Phnom Penh (FN), June 24 – Senior minister in charge of special mission Kun Kim is appointed to be first vice-president of the National Committee for Disaster Management, replacing Nhim Vanda, according to the government’s decision dated Monday, 24 June.

According to Prime Minister Hun Sen, the former first vice-president Vanda was dismissed, for lacking of accountability, and making lies in a recent case of collapsed building in Sihanoukville on 22 June, causing 25 dead and 24 others injured.