General Tea Banh
Lieutenant General Nem Sowath
ID Number 000069
Personal Details  
Full Name Lieutenant General Nem Sowath
Date of Birth 01 December 1957
Place of Birth Toeuk Vil Village, Koh Khel Commune, Saang District, Kandal Province, Kingdom of Cambodian
Mobile Phone 012 850088/ 097 7777788
Employment History  
   
Present Director General of General Department of Policy & Foreign Affairs,
Ministry of National Defense and Advisor & Director of Cabinet of
H.E Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defense
2004-2008 Director General of General Department of Policy & Foreign Affairs, Ministry of National Defense and Advisor & Director of Cabinet of H.E Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of National Defense and Deputy Secretary General of Ministry of National Defense
1995-1999 Deputy Director General of Defense Services, Director of Department of Policy and Planning,
Ministry of National Defense of Cambodia
1993-1995 Deputy Director of Cabinet of the Ministry of National Defense of
1989-1999 Personal Secretary of H.E General Tea Banh, State Minister and Minister of Defense of Cambodia
1984-1987 Personal Assistant of the Vice Minister of Defense, responsible for Finance Technology, Air Force, and Foreign Military Relation
1983-1988 Commander of Company, Battalion analysis officer of the Cabinet in the Ministry of National Defense of Cambodia
1980 Chief of the Bureau of Immigration in the Airport, Pochentong
1979 Was a Soldier who continued to become a Commander of Platoon in the First Intelligent Battalion in Ta-Khmao
   
Educational Detail  
2008 Received Ph.D. in Political Science at University of Cambodia (Cambodia)
2002 Received Master Degree in Public Management (MPM) at National University of Singapore (Singapore) and Harvard University (USA)
1997 Completed Peace Keeping and Law of Armed Conflict at Warfare Center, Australia
1996 Completed Senior International Defense, Management Course (SIDM) in the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, USA
  Completed an American language course in the Defense Language Institute, USA (Lackland Air Force Base, San-Antonio, Texas)
1995-1996 Completed a course of training for Senior Military Commander (5th batch) as an honorary leader in the team
1981-1983 Completed a course of study in Senior Officer School and was a team leader in Odessa, Republic of Ukraine (Formally part of the Soviet Union)
1974-1975 Undertook a study of Humanity and Literature at University of Phnom Penh.
   

Society Involvement

 
Present Eminent Expert Person (EEP) for ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF)Member of the Council of Security & Corporation of Asia Pacific (CSCAP) Member of the ASEAN Institute of Security and International Study (ASEAN-ISIS)
2001-2002 President of the Cambodian Martial Art Committee
1999-2001 Active member of the Central Committee of Cambodian Red Cross
1985-1989 President of Cambodian Karatedo Federation
   

Medallion Awards

 
  - Received the award for “Great Warrior” (Medal of Monysaraphaon)
- Received Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal of National Defense
- Received the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Medal of Victory
- Received the Medal of Warrior (Medal of Kingdom of Cambodia)
- Received a Foreign Medal (America, Russia, Mongolia and Malaysia)
   

Hobbies

 
  Tennis, Golf, Karatedo and Research
   

Lieutenant General Nem Sowath was married in 1980 and has a daughter and three sons.