Nhek Bun Chhay

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Nhek Bun Chhay is a Cambodian politician and leader of Khmer National United Party. Prior to his career in the military, he begun as a rebel and supported the royalist forces of Funcinpec until he rose to the rank of general. He begun his career as a politician after the downfall of Funcinpec and founded his own political party.

Nhek Bun Chhay
Member of Parliament
for Banteay Meanchey
Battambang (1993–2008)
In office
2 July 1993 – 28 July 2013
Second Vice President of the Senate
In office
1999–2003
President Chea Sim
Deputy Prime Minister of Cambodia
In office
16 July 2004 – 24 September 2013
Monarch Norodom Sihanouk
Norodom Sihamoni
Prime Minister Hun Sen
Personal details
Born (1958-02-07) 7 February 1958 (age 60)
Battambang, Cambodia
Political party Khmer National United Party
Other political
affiliations
FUNCINPEC (until 2016)
Spouse(s) Sam Sopheap
Alma mater St. Clements University
Profession Politician


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