Phnom Penh (FN), Oct. 7 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen continued to urge people nationwide to organize and eat oatmeal, Ork Ambok, in order to protect Nation, Religion, and King, addressing Monday in a meeting with 443 “A” graders, held at the Peace Palace.
“Let’s turn our National Independence Day and the birth of RCAF as the day to eat oatmeal [Ork Ambok] in order to protect national motto [Nation, Religion, and King],” said Prime Minister.
“We have always protected all the three of our motto. As there is a plot to destroy our motto, let’s eat oatmeal to protect our Nation, Religion, King,” he underlined.
Prime Minister announced to host nationwide “Ork Ambok” on 9 November 2019, which is also the date former opposition leader Sam Rainsy sets to repatriate following years in exile.
For the people of Cambodia, Ork Ambok – eating oatmeal served with coconut juice – is one the three other ceremonies celebrated during the traditional Water Festival, held every November.