Oddar Meanchey Province: HE Senior Minister Ly Thuch stated that the Royal Government of Cambodia has issuedA clear vision and strategic plan to end the threat posed by landmines and explosive remnants of war in Cambodia.

In the afternoon of July 14, 2020, HE Senior Minister Ly Thuch, First Vice President of the Mine Authority, presided over a meeting on education and outreach. Awareness on Mines and Explosive Remnants of War in Oddar Meanchey Province with the Invitation of HE Pen Kosal, Governor of Oddar Meanchey and HE Siprasit, Chairman of the Provincial Council.

The meeting was attended by the leaders of the Mine Authority, Departments / Units around the province, the Armed Forces, provincial officials, Pimak Mapu and demining operators. .



Oddar Meanchey Provincial Governor Discusses Mine-Related Challenges and Instructs All Departments / Units and the Armed Forces continue to pay attention to the inclusion of mine issues as a priority in the agenda of their regular meetings.

The Senior Minister confirmed that the Royal Government of Cambodia has set out a clear vision and strategic plan to end the threat of landmines and explosive remnants. Due to the war in Cambodia, the clean-up work requires a lot of human resources, materials and funds to complete the clean-up as planned in 2025. .

The Senior Minister requested the national and international operators and stakeholders to continue to cooperate in educating the people in a targeted and effective manner. Effective awareness of the dangers posed by landmines and explosive remnants of war.

At the same time, HE Senior Minister brought Samdech Techo's high guidance on education, understanding of mines and explosive remnants of war like Below:

• Ask local authorities, villages, communes, districts to help educate the public about landmines and explosive remnants of war in public and inside. Its community to avoid the dangers of those bullets eventually.

Request the competent authorities to cooperate in supporting the educational activities to disseminate information on the dangers of landmines and explosive remnants of war by national and international operators. .

Request the Provincial Department of Education, Youth and Sports to strengthen the widespread dissemination of the dangers of landmines and explosive remnants of war in schools.

• Request the provincial police and the police station to help disseminate information about the dangers of landmines and explosive remnants of war to the community, especially the implementation of the guidelines. The policy of safe villages and communes and the law on the control of firearms, explosives and ammunition, and research and confiscation of people who keep ammunition in the family For processing into various utilities. By: Kolap