216 Cambodian Peacekeepers To Depart for Central African Republic

AKP Phnom Penh, November 01, 2018 —

New batch of Cambodian peacekeepers will depart the country tomorrow for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic.

The information was shared yesterday in a press release from the Ministry of National Defence, highlighting that in total, there are 216 soldiers and ten of them are female.

An official event will be organised under the auspices of Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces H.E. Gen. Pol Saroeun to honour their departure.

The deployed troop belongs to Engineer Company Unit 594 and will replace their predecessors of Unit 954 who had completed their one-year assignment in the African country.

By Lim Nary