Japan To Support CMAC with Heavy Mine-Clearing Machines

Japan will provide five heavy mine-clearing machines and other facilities to the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) to further advance its operation, according to local media report.

The assistance that takes the form of grant aid is equivalent to US$5 million.

As highlighted in the report, H.E. Heng Ratana, CMAC Director General, told that the official handover ceremony of the equipment has been scheduled on May 8 at its Battambang provincial office.

H.E. Gen. Hun Manet, Deputy Chairman of Joint Staff of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) will represent Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen to co-chair the event with H.E. Horinouchi Hidehisa, Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press