Germany has committed to providing another €3.5 million ($3,841,000) over the next two years to the Halo Trust for landmine clearance in Cambodia in a bid to help the Kingdom reach its landmine-free goal in 2025.
The pledge came as the German Ambassador to Cambodia Christian Berger and Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) first vice-president Ly Thuch, made a joint visit to a minefield in O’Smach commune, in Samrong district, Oddar Meanchey province, on March 17.
“Germany has pledged to contribute an additional $3.8 million to landmine clearance in Cambodia through 2020 and 2021. The mine clearance organisation Halo Trust will be in charge of implementing the programme.
Source: The Phnom Penh Post