Photograph: Pha Lina / Phnom Penh Post Planning Minister Chhay Thorn on Wednesday led the working group to clarify the Census Advisory Council's comments and suggestions on the census process. Last year, after Prime Minister Hun Sen approved the request of a member of the Supreme Council.

The meeting, chaired by Shift Chairman Nuon Sokhavy, runs on Wednesday from 9 am until noon. At 12 noon at the Prime Minister's Office, the presence of members of the Supreme Council of the 13 parties and nearly 70 Ministry of Planning officials.

According to a press release from the Secretariat of the Supreme Council of Advisory and Advisory, Wednesday, the majority of party delegates cited The Irregularities of the Census of 2019 Organized by Ministry of Planning, in particular, missing large numbers of citizens in Phnom Penh and The provinces compared to the figure of p Lou obtained.

In addition, the issue of nepotism within the Ministry of Planning, as well as some important practical issues, has been discussed. The question was raised to a Ministry of Planning delegation.

Sok Sovann Vathana Savong, president of the Khmer Rouge Party, who had asked the Prime Minister for comment on the matter, told the Post. The Post on Wednesday wanted the minister to come to light because he had discovered irregularities in the ministry. As much as Fraud, demographic data, census scams, and nepotism.

He added that after several hours of questioning, some issues were not resolved by the minister and the ministry's staff Admittedly, there are even more reasons to make excuses, as there are many evidences, such as the census officials sticking to paper. Homeless homes plus figures Just one list.

"The census is missing, but inflating this data has implications for the national development plan, the three-year investment plan, and the rolling stock." The cost of economic analysis is affected if we take census statistics from fraud. This meeting he (Chhay Thon) does not recognize anything, there is a reason for that. "But no, we will collect this evidence and send it to Samdech Techo because we have the evidence."

A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Planning could not be reached for comment Wednesday as she could not be reached.

According to a census report of 2019 prepared by the Ministry of Planning, the temporary census figures for Cambodia as of today. As of March 3, 2019, the population was 15,288,489, of whom 7,418,577 were male and 7,869,912 female. Compared to the 2008 census, the population of Cambodia grew by more than 1.8 million, or 14.1 percent.

Phnom Penh is the most populated city, with a total of 2,2937,11 people who continue to stand in first place while Kandal province Second, Kep still has the last smallest population of 41,798. According to the census report.

But what Sok Sovann Vathana Sabong found shows that the real missing people, such as those in Prey Veng province, have lost about 200,000 people. In fact, in 2013. The official number of citizens in Phnom Penh was 1.4 million in 2019, but the census results More than 2 million people have been identified as clues to the report's breach.