Cambodia Asks India to Help Train Cambodian Soldiers for UN Peacekeeping Missions
AKP Phnom Penh, August 10, 2012 —
Cambodian Delegate Minister Attached to the Prime Minister H.E. Prak Sokhonn on Tuesday requested India to continue its support to the training of Cambodian armed personnel for the UN Peacekeeping missions.
The request was raised at the closing ceremony of a training course at Cambodia’s National Center for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and ERW (Explosive Remnants of War) Clearance (NPMEC) at Oudong, Kampong Speu province, with newly-appointed Indian Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Dinesh K. Patnaik in attendance.
On the occasion, H.E. Prak Sokhonn, also Vice President of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority, highly appreciated the Cambodia-India cooperation and profoundly thanked India for its assistance to Cambodia, especially in the field of mines and ERW clearance training.
Since 2006, Cambodia has received 10 training courses from India.
By LIM Nary