Phnom Penh (FN), Aug. 5 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen, in his capacity as the rotating chair of ASEAN in 2022, said that the safety factor allowed the kingdom to host the ASEAN Summits in physical format after two year hiatus due to COVID19.

The premier spoke while receiving an honorary doctorate degree from RUPP on Friday morning (Aug 5).

The premier classified safety factor into two categories namely (1) safe due to peace, political stability, security and social order; and (2) safe due to the kingdom’s effective control on COVID19.

Samdech reiterated that this "safety factor" plays significant roles for prosperity and development and that citizens shall jointly protect it at all cost.