Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on November 22 affirmed that the country remains stable after the dissolution of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in accordance with the Supreme Court’s order.

Speaking to workers of a garment factory in Phnom Penh capital city, the PM stressed that Cambodia is stable, with all activities taking place normally and there is no political crisis.

He also affirmed that garment and footwear exports of Cambodia will not be affected by the dissolution of the CNRP as the country has various international trade partners.

Garment and footwear are key exports of Cambodia, creating jobs for nearly 754,000 domestic workers and raking in 7.3 billion USD, or 74 percent of Cambodia’s export revenue last year.

On the occasion, PM Hun Sen announced a ceremony to pray for the country’s peace which will be held at Angkor Wat Temple on December 2-3 with the participation of more than 7,000 monks.

Cambodia’s Supreme Court on November 16 ordered the dissolution of the CNRP in response to the Interior Ministry's lawsuit. The court ruling also banned 118 senior officials of the party from politics for five years from the date of this verdict issuance.

The Interior Ministry accused the CNRP of seriously violating the revised Law on Political Parties, saying the party had conspired with foreigners to topple the Government. CNRP leader Kem Sokha was arrested on September 3 on charge of treason.

Fifty-five members of the CNRP were removed from their posts in the National Assembly of Cambodia and more than 5,000 other members were stripped from commune council seats.

Next week, the National Election Committee of Cambodia will distribute the seats held by the CNRP in the National Assembly and commune councils to other political parties that also joined in the election.-VNA