Cambodia: Takeo now ‘mine-free’

Takeo province was officially declared “mine-free” in a March 21 ceremony attended by Ly Thuch, senior minister and first vice-president of the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA), making it the 11th first-order administrative division to be cleared of mines as part of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s campaign to clear the entire Kingdom by 2025.

Thuch said the work was carried out with the support of the Samdech Techo Project for Mine Action’s “Providing Safe Ground, Creating Smiles” campaign.

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Source: The Phnom Penh Post