Opening Vietnam-funded military school in Cambodia
The Royal Cambodian Army (RCA) and Vietnam’s Defence Attaché office in Cambodia held a ceremony on February 21st to open a lecture hall and commencing the construction of an accommodation building for students of the Techo Military Engineering School in Kampong Province.
Illustrative image. (Source: Internet)
This is a practical activity marking the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam-Cambodia diplomatic relationship in 2017.
Speaking at the ceremony, Marshal Pol Saroeun, Commander-in-Chief of the RCA, and officials of the school expressed their deep gratitude to the Party, State, Army and Vietnamese people for assisting with the construction of the school and many other facilities for the RCA, bringing in new faces and help training staff for the RCA.
He stressed that with the unconditional help of the People’s Army of Vietnam, the RCA has become more modern and stronger and completed all its missions, and he affirmed that the school was the best evidence of the time-honoured friendship, solidarity, traditional relationship between the armies and peoples of the two countries.
The lecture hall and the accommodation building belong to the project on building the Techo Military Engineering School, funded by the Vietnamese Ministry of Defence at a total cost of USD 1 million.
Starting in 2010, the school has become the RCA’s first training facility meeting the conditions to train high-level military officers for the RCA in general and the Military Engineering Command in particular./.