CPP officially backs Hun Manet to be next prime minister

Prime Minister Hun Sen's son Hun Manet was officially endorsed Friday by CPP members as a future prime minister candidate during the party's Central Committee meeting in Phnom Penh. CamboJA/ Pring Samrang

During its Friday conference, the central committee of the Cambodian People’s Party endorsed Prime Minister Hun Sen’s eldest son, Hun Manet, as the next likely head of the national government.