Kandal province deputy governor Kong Sophon was greeted by the King The Royal Decree always forms the Kandal Provincial Governor, replacing Mao Phirun, who has been promoted to the new post. According to the Royal Decree on 18 February 2020.

The appointment of Kong Sophon, the governor of Kandal province, was made at the request of Samdech Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia.