Phnom Penh (FN), Nov. 6 – Cambodian prime minister Hun Manet said that effective management of the government officials is crucial for efficient work performance as it should contain evaluation mechanism and effective management of the existing human capital.

The premier spoke on Monday (Nov. 6) at an inauguration of the Ministry of Interior's new administration building in Phnom Penh.

"Assigning and appointing officials is an important task, especially the head of the sub-national unit as their roles involve in setting out direction, uniting, and making decision. Therefore, it should have a clear evaluation mechanism to avoid any intervention, and effective management of the existing human capital, who are committed to serving the citizens,” the premier underscored.

On the occasion, Samdech Thipadei added the appointment of female officials is highly encouraged in order to enhance gender equality in leadership roles.