Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 23 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen recalled the fraud case of a commune clerk in Kandal province who embezzled the national budget for supporting poor families during COVID19 for his personal benefits.

The premier spoke at the annual meeting of the Ministry of Interior on Thursday afternoon (Feb. 23) at Sokha Phnom Penh Hotel.

"The Royal Government has been working hard. Please do not destroy the joint efforts and collective achievements as well as the happiness of people for personal benefits," the premier underscored.

Samdech clarified that the action of that commune clerk was unacceptable. He must return the funds he took and face legal actions.