Cambodian delegation visits Muhamalai de-mining site
[November 08 2018]
A 9-member delegation of the Cambodian Mine Action
Authority (CMAA) visited the Muhamalai humanitarian de-mining site on
Wednesday (07 November). According to Army media, the Cambodian
delegation had made the visit with the intention of broadening their
knowledge through Sri Lanka's humanitarian de-mining work.
During the visit, the delegation led by the Secretary
General, CMAA, Mr. Prum Sophakmonkol was presented with a comprehensive
briefing on the operations of the ongoing Army de-mining work in
Muhamalai and adjacent areas by Army officials. Later they went onsite
to witness Army manual and mechanical de-mining teams stage field
demonstrations. They also visited the HALO Trust resettlement site in
Muhamalai where other non-governmental de-miners are in operation.
visiting Cambodian delegation is expected to attend a full-day workshop
at the National Mine Action Centre in Colombo during their stay in the