King Norodom Sihamoni has signed off on a Royal Decree terminating the positions of every ministry-level adviser in the government except for those of Prime Minister Hun Sen in order to allow recently appointed officials to appoint new advisers. The decree, signed October 1 and obtained Tuesday, removes from office every deputy prime minister adviser and senior minister adviser appointed to their position before the swearing in of the government for the fifth mandate last month. “Terminate the positions of government advisers—all adviser/assistants to deputy prime ministers; all adviser-assistants to the cabinets of deputy prime ministers, senior ministers
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