Cambodia inaugurates Vietnam-funded construction
The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces on May 4th inaugurated and put into use the officer training school’s headquarters in Kampong Speu province, funded by the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence.
Commander-in-chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, General Pon Saruon, Vietnamese military attaché to Cambodia, Colonel Nguyen Anh Dung, as well as officers and students from the officer training school attended the inauguration ceremony.
During the ceremony, General Pon Saruon stressed that the Vietnamese army had always assisted the Cambodian army and people in national protection and construction.
He went on to say that the assistance had contributed to the building of a stronger and stronger army, and to the completion of the mission in protecting the nation.
The officer training school’s 2-storey headquarters was built on an area of 600 square metres with a capital of USD240,000.
The headquarters can serve the study and working activities of some 450 lecturers and students.
Based on a protocol on defence cooperation, in 2015, the Vietnamese army gave assistance worth some USD4 million for the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces in basic constructions.
After the inauguration ceremony, General Pon Saruon and Colonel Nguyen Anh Dung participated in the opening ceremony of the 20th officer training course, with the first students studying in the new headquarters./.
( Compiled by VNF )