Golden Dragon Military Drill 2018 To Begin Next Week

The joint military drill between the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) and Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) dubbed Golden Dragon 2018 will start next week at a mountainous area in Kraing Ampil commune, Samrong Tong district, Kampong Speu province.

According to a recent announcement of the Ministry of National Defence, this real bullet exercise will be conducted from Mar. 15 to 30 under the theme Counter-Terrorism and Humanitarian Work.

The drill's organising committee called on the public not to be surprise of the explosion sound and deployment of military equipment during this period.

Golden Dragon 2018 is aimed to mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic ties between Cambodia and China and to boost the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership of Cooperation between both nations.

The first Golden Dragon Military Drill was conducted in December 2016.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press