Principal Deputy Administrator of U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration Visits Cambodia

H.E. Frank A. Rose, Principal Deputy Administrator of the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), is visiting the Kingdom of Cambodia to discuss the nuclear security partnership with officials in Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville, the U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh said in a press release AKP received this afternoon. On Feb. 21, Mr. Rose had a productive discussion on enhancing nuclear safeguards and radiological emergency preparedness with H.E. Ung Eang, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Mines and Energy and Vice-President of the Secretariat of the National Counter-Terrorism Committee, and with H.E. Ly Vanna, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Mines and Energy. He met separately with officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to address cooperation on nuclear security and nonproliferation efforts. 'NNSA values its collaboration with the Kingdom of Cambodia on nuclear and radiological emergency preparedness and response, and we particularly appreciate our partner ship on nuclear smuggling detection,' Mr. Rose said. While in the Kingdom, Mr. Rose is also scheduled to meet port and customs officials and engage with university students on cybersecurity before continuing to his next stop in the region, Vietnam. Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse