Phnom Penh (FN), Jun. 23 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen informed compatriots that his new official date of birth is 5 August 1952, according to the letter seen by Fresh News on Thursday (Jun 23).

On 22 June 2022, Phnom Penh Municipal Court approved premier Hun Sen’s request to change date of birth from 4 April 1951 to 5 August 1952.

4 April 1951 was actually the day that he joined the army as appealed by late king father Norodom Sihanouk. 5 August 1952 was his true birth date.