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PHNOM PENH Ryan Callahan Jersey , Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- The National Assembly of Cambodia voted on Monday to allow a court investigation into opposition leader and lawmaker Kem Sokha who was accused of treason.

Kem Sokha, 64, president of the main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), was arrested at his home in Phnom Penh on Sept. 3 for allegedly plotting the overthrow of the government with the U.S. support. He was charged with "treason" by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court last week.

Sixty-seven lawmakers from the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) took part in the 20-minute parliamentary session, as all CNRP lawmakers boycotted it.

At the end of the session Brayden Point Jersey , National Assembly President Heng Samrin announced that "all 67 lawmakers in attendance unanimously voted to allow the court to continue its procedures against Kem Sokha, a lawmaker for Kampong Cham province."

The arrest of Kem Sokha came after a video, broadcast by Australia-based Cambodian Broadcasting Network in late 2013, was posted on Facebook on Sept. 2. The video showed Kem Sokha delivered a speech during a gathering with his supporters in Australia and he told them about his secret plot against the Cambodian government with the U.S. support.

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said during a university graduation ceremony on Monday that the act of treason would not be tolerated and an investigation was underway to find out whether the whole CNRP got involved in the plot.

"If the whole party is found getting involved in the act of treason, that party will be dissolved in accordance with the law Ondrej Palat Jersey ," he said.

Kem Sokha became the president of the CNRP in March 2017, replacing his long-serving predecessor, Sam Rainsy, who resigned in February. Sam Rainsy, 68 Alex Killorn Jersey , has been living in self-exile in France since November 2015 to avoid at least eight-year prison sentence for defamation and incitement cases.

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KATHMANDU, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Nepal on Tuesday celebrated the second anniversary of the promulgation of its new constitution as a national festival.

Two years have passed since the Himalayan nation promulgated its new constitution at the historic Constituent Assembly in 2015.

A special function was organized to mark the Constitution Day at the Nepal Army pavilion in Kathmandu, attended by President Bidya Devi Bhandari, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun Chris Kunitz Jersey , Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, among others.

The new national statute named "Nepal Constitution-2072" was promulgated by then President Dr Ram Baran Yadav. It is the first constitution in the country to have been drafted by the people's representatives, which features 35 parts, 308 articles and nine schedules.

The constitution has been regarded as an important document, guaranteeing the rights of people of all languages Tyler Johnson Jersey , and religion, women, indigenous nationalities, minorities and others.

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ISLAMABAD, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Qatar has decided to grant free of charge visas to Pakistani nationals for a period of 30 days on arrival in Qatar, the country's ambassador in Islamabad said on Tuesday.

An embassy statement issued by Ambassador of Qatar to Pakistan Saqr bin Mubarak Al Mansouri said that the passengers must have valid passport for at least six months.

The statement said the passengers must have confirmed returned ticket.

Pakistanis coming directly from Pakistan should have a certificate of vaccination against polio according to the procedure currently in place, the statement said.

Last month, Qatar introduced a visa-on-arrival facility for Pakistani passport holders.

Earlier this month Mikhail Sergachev Jersey For Sale , Qatar offered visa-free entry to 80 countries amid tensions with Saudi Arabia and some of its allies.

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