[INNEWS Comprehensive Report] According to Cambodian media reports, Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni and his mother Monineath left for Beijing on the morning of August 28 for routine health checks. Chairman of the Senate Say Chhum, Chairman of the King’s Supreme Advisory Council Hun Sen, Mrs. Bun Rany, Chairman of the National Assembly Khuon Sudary, former Chairman of the National Assembly Heng Samrin, new Prime Minister Hun Manet and Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Wang Wentian went to the airport to see him off.
Say Chhum, President of the Senate, acts as acting head of state during the King’s absence. At the same time, the king also wished all compatriots across the country to enjoy the four blessings of Buddhism: longevity, wealth, well-being, and wisdom.
It is reported that Cambodia and China have close relations, and the Chinese government has paid great attention to the health of the King of Cambodia and the mother of the country. The king and the mother of state go to Beijing, China twice a year for medical examinations.