The National Assembly will vote this month to decide whether the ruling CPP’s recently removed Minister of Industry, Mines and Energy, Suy Sem, will be appointed as the new Minister of Mines and Energy, CPP lawmaker Chheang Vun said Friday. Mr. Sem’s return to his old, but newly-renamed, ministry would mean that former Commerce Minister Cham Prasidh is now the new Minister of Industry and Handicrafts. Last month, the National Assembly said it would split the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy into two new ministries, and add the “handicraft” portfolio to the new ministerial iteration. “The government
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