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Photo: Thailand Mine Action Centre.Photo: Thailand Mine Action Centre

Visit to Thailand Mine Action Centre

Last updated: 12.12.2014 // H.E. Ambassador Kjetil Paulsen and Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. Erik Svedahl, visited the Thailand Mine Action Centre (TMAC) on December 8th with representatives from the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA).

NPA has supported TMAC since 2009 with technical advice on strategic planning, national mine action standards, information management and land release, and is currently the only international NGO working on mine action in Thailand. The present programme is funded by the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Director General of TMAC, Lt.Gen. Krisda Norapoompipat, gave a presentation on the current situation and future challenges for mine action in Thailand. Ambassador Paulsen said that the Norwegian government is pleased to support this important work to improve the livelihood and security of people living in affected areas.

For more information, go to the NPA website http://www.npaid.org/Our-work/Countries/Asia/Thailand