The meeting spotlighted the participation of Mr. Hoang Nam, Deputy chairman of Quang Tri Provincial People’s Committee (PPC), Head of Quang Tri Mine Action Steering Committee (PMASC); Ms. Nguyen Trieu Thuong, Director of Quang Trị DOFA, Head of PMU; Mr. Thai Huu Lieu, Director of QTMAC; Mr. Dinh Ngoc Vu, Deputy director of QTMAC; and representatives of MAG, PTVN, NPA/RENEW.
On behalf of QTMAC, Mr. Dinh Ngoc Vu, Deputy Director delivered a presentation on the mine action (MA) overview in Quang Tri, highlighting the outstanding achievements of Quang Tri, and QTMAC’s role in mine action coordination management and monitoring in recent years.
After being shared with the process of development, operations, achievements and vision of QTMAC, Ms. Bonnie Denise Jenkins and the delegates highly appreciated the great results in MA that Quang Tri Government and MA organizations have recently achieved under the flexible and effective coordination of QTMAC in implementing the provincial MA strategy for the period 2016-2025. Next, the delegation had a round-table discussion on the role and participation of women in MA in Quang Tri with 15 female staff from MAG, NPA/RENEW PTVN. The discussion highlighted the important role of women and their great contribution in humanitarian MA in Quang Tri.
At the end of the meeting, She told that she had a useful visit to central Quang Tri province where she witnessed the close and efficient coordination between the locality and the US side including non-governmental organizations in carrying out MA projects. She affirmed that she will work to seek more Government resources to aid the deployment of more projects in this field.
We are grateful to the State Department’s Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement for funding the Project “Capacity development for QMTAC” for the past years and the period 2022-2025.