Cambodia Hosts the 3rd Meeting of ARMAC Steering Committee

The 3rd Meeting of the Steering Committee of ASEAN Regional Mine Action Centre (ARMAC) was organised here at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation on Monday.

The meeting was chaired by H.E. Christopher B. Montero, Ambassador of the Philippines to Cambodia and Chairman of ARMAC Steering Committee.

The main topics of discussion included the centre's budget, action plan for 2017-2018, and the process to choose the ARMAC's Executive Director.

ARMAC headquarters was inaugurated in Phnom Penh on May 25, 2016. It was initiated by Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, while the country hosted the ASEAN Summits in 2012.

ARMAC serves as a regional centre of excellence in addressing the humanitarian aspects of the explosive remnants of wars (ERW) for interested ASEAN Member States.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press