via CAAI News Media
NAM NEWS NETWORK Jan 30th, 2010
PHNOM PENH, Jan 30 (NNN-AKP) — Cambodian prime minister has urged the Ministry of National Defense to promote the capacity of the human resources in the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) at the level equal to that in the regional countries as well as in the world.
Addressing the closing seminar to review the reform of RCAF in the last five years (2005-2009) and set its objective in the next five years (2010-2014), Hun Sen noted that in the early 21st century, Cambodia still has a gap if compared to some regional countries, mainly a lack of human resources to be faced, which he requested the ministry to surmount.
He said since the military reform in 2000, Cambodia has seen many difficulties and big sacrifices by successfully carrying out ?win-win policy? that brings peace, national reconciliation, country unity and certainty to the Cambodian people.
He also highlighted the situation and the main principles for implementing the policy of national defense, being aimed at being sure to maintain national independence, sovereignty, peace, security, public order for contributing to the national development.
He also gave some recommendations to Cambodian officers on the viewpoint in the future based on the present, the past experiences of advantage and disadvantage, the challenging issue and opportunities for solving the problem in response to the urgent development in the region and the world.
In his speech, the Cambodian premier also reminded the soldiers to perform good deeds for the sake of the nation and the people. — NNN-AKP