The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided US$85 million for mine clearance activities in Cambodia from 2006 to 2025.

In a farewell meeting here on June 22 with Mr. Nick Beresford, outgoing UNDP’s Resident Representative in Cambodia, H.E. Ly Thuch, Senior Minister and First Vice President of Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) said that the UNDP’s assistance has contributed to the development of all sectors in Cambodia, particularly mine clearance.

Targeted provinces for the UNDP’s assistance of US$85 million are Battambang, Pailin, and Banteay Meanchey, he said.

H.E. Ly Thuch considered UNDP as a strong partner who has worked tirelessly and actively with the CMAA, and thanked UNDP for its financial, material and technical support.

For his part, Mr. Nick Beresford said that he is proud of working in Cambodia to contribute to the country’s development as well as mine clearance activities for humanity.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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