Cambodian King, Queen Chip in for Demining


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(The Phnom Penh Post) King Norodom Sihamoni and Queen Mother Norodom Monineath Sihanouk have donated a total of $1.5 million to fund demining work in Cambodia through the “Samdech Techo Project for Mine Action” (STP-MA).

The fundraising drive, initiated recently by Prime Minister Hun Sen, has now reached over $20 million in just over three weeks.

In two separate letters to the premier, King Sihamoni and the Queen Mother donated $500,000 and $1 million respectively to the government to fund demining efforts throughout the country as part of the renewed push to make Cambodia mine-free by 2025.


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Published: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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