Former ruling party lawmaker selected as new NEC chairman

Prach Chan, the new chairman of the National Election Committee, is seen on live television at the National Assembly in Phnom Penh, June 24. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

The National Assembly on Thursday voted to appoint former provincial governor Prach Chan as the new chairman of the National Election Committee (NEC) to replace Sik Bun Hok, who resigned on June 3 due to health issues.