Cambodian King leaves for China

10:39, February 22, 2010      

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Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni left here on Monday for Beijing, China to visit his father and mother who have routine medical checkup and rest in Beijing.

He was seen off at the Phnom Penh International Airport by Senate President Chea Sim, National Assembly President Heng Samrin, Prime Minister Hun Sen, and other government officials, royal family members as well as Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia Zhang Jinfeng.

During his stay in China, Sihamoni will also visit Fujian, China's eastern province, according to the Royal Palace.

According to the Constitution of the Kingdom, at the absence of the King, President of the Senate Chea Sim will assume the duty as acting Head of State.

Source: Xinhua
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