Phnom Penh (FN), Oct. 3 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen said that the implementation of social protection policies for the people in Banteay Srei district’s Run Ta Ek village does not violated the election laws.

The premier spoke at the graduation ceremony of nearly 4,000 students of Vanda Institute, held on Monday (Oct 3) at OCIC, Phnom Penh’s Chroy Chongvar district.

"Hun Sen was accused that he used the social protection policies to serve as tool for an pre-election campaign. I would like to reaffirm that in my capacity of prime minister, I have the rights to implement the government’s policies [for my people],” the premier underscored.

The premier’s remarks were made in response to the baseless accusations that the social protection policies provided to the people at Run Ta Ek area is like running an early election campaign.