PHNOM PENH: To prevent the spread of the disease, COVID-19, the prince Hun Sen announced the closure of all casinos across Cambodia from April 1, 2020 until a new regulation.
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen speaks at a press conference this morning on March 30, 2020 at the National Assembly.
Samdech Techo Hun Sen: The reason why he decided to stay for a few days is to temporarily close all casinos. Facilitate casino owners to set up their salaries for their staff. During this temporary closure, the state does not levy a business tax.
Prime Minister Hun Sen said that the regulation to close all casinos from 23:59 pm on 1 April 2020 Go. Why do we have to wait until April 1 to take effect tonight? No, in the case of casino owners, how to deal with their workers, because if the boss closes immediately, then the owner is responsible. The issue of workers being suspended by workers about the shutdown .
The Ministry of Economy and Finance also issued a statement stating that measures such as casinos should be stopped. Its business has been temporarily suspended from 24 April 1, 2020 until further notice. The monthly income obligation is waived April 1, 2020, until the day the business is reopened. From this guidance, the Ministry of Economy and Finance will take legal action in effect.
His Excellency Sam Rainsy, on March 30, 2020, posted an official Facebook message requesting Hun Sen to close the casino. Immediately, despite all forms of gambling and illicit money, the proceeds of corruption are high because the government must protect people's lives. Citizens Before Everything ៕ By: Sarkozy