Thammavong visits to pay respects to Hun Sen’s late father

Published on July 17, 2013

Premier Thongsing Thammavong pays respect to death of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s father who passed away last week

Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong led a Lao delegation leaving Vientiane on Tuesday afternoon to pay their respects to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s father, Hun Neang who passed away last week the age of 89.

Lao Prime Ministers and his delegation arrived in Phnom Penh on Tuesday afternoon to pay their last respects to Hun Neang, Prime Minister Hun Sen’s father, who died of natural causes at the age of 89 on Friday.

High-profile figure from Laos, Prime Ministers and his delegation expressed their condolences to Cambodian Prime Minister Somdeth Hun Sen over the death of his father, and Cambodian Primiere Somdeth Hun Sen extended his gratitude to them for traveling to Cambodia for the funeral.

On behalf of Lao government and people, Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong sincerely expressed his deep condolences to the Cambodian Premiere’s families, Cambodian government and its people for the loss of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s father Hun Neang.

The state-owned National Television of Kampuchea reported that, Prime Minister Hun Sen’s father, Hun Neang had six children, 30 grandchildren and 66 great grandchildren. They called him a good father and a respected Buddhist who had built several schools, repaired crumbling Buddhist pagodas and helped poor farmers by building water wells and many more.

The report said Prime Minister Hun Sen’s father, who died of natural causes at the age of 89 on Friday.