Profile: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen
Xinhua Net | 13 May 2017
BEIJING, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will visit China on May 13-17 while attending the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.
Hun Sen was born in 1951 in Cambodia's Kampong Cham Province. He was elected as vice president of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) in 1991 and served as Second Prime Minister of Cambodia after the first general election in 1993.
Hun Sen became the Cambodian prime minister after winning the general election in 1998 and was reelected in 2003, 2008, and 2013 respectively.
In 2015, Hun Sen was elected as president of the CPP.
Hun Sen is married and has five children. He paid official visits to China in 1996, 1999, 2004, 2010, and 2013 respectively, and attended activities such as the China-ASEAN Expo, the Boao Asia Forum, and the first Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Leaders' Meeting.