Cambodian parliament adopts draft law on state of emergency

Police stand by barricades at a checkpoint set up at the border between Phnom Penh and neighbouring Kandal province, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, in Phnom Penh on April 10, 2020. - AFP

PHNOM PENH (Xinhua): The National Assembly of Cambodia on Friday (April 10) approved a draft law on the state of emergency amid the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

One hundred and fifteen lawmakers, including Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, unanimously passed the draft bill.

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