Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 18 – Cambodian king Norodom Sihamoni called on the Cambodian people to go to the polls for the 7th National Assembly election on 23 July 2023 in order to elect their leaders for development and prosperity of the kingdom.

In a message to his compatriots, his majesty the king said that the July 23 election was a universal, free, fair, equitable and anonymous election in accordance with the principles of liberal democracy.

“Do not worry about oppression, threats or intimidation from any person or party," he said. “All compatriots, please exercise your right to vote according to your own conscience, and freely vote in favor of your reliable candidate of any political party."