Thai army completes de-mining training in Kilinochchi

[TamilNet, Thursday, 18 September 2003, 14:07 GMT]
A ten member team of the Royal Thai Army Thursday completed a three week special training in de-mining equipment handling for forty five personnel of the Humanitarian De-mining Unit of the Tamil Rehabilitation Organisation (TRO) in Kilinochchi. The Royal Thai army team leader Lt. Col. Suchart presented certificates to the HDU personnel who took part in the special training program.


Lt. Col. Suchart presenting a gift to Mr. Reggie

Addressing the function to mark the completion of the training program in Kilinochchi Thursday, Mr. K. P Reggie, head of the TRO, said, “This program is not only about training in de-mining but it is a bridge that has brought together our people and the people of Thailand”.

Director of the HDU, Mr. S. Parani, Deputy Head of the TRO, Mr. S. Iniyavan, and the Mr. Kazuhiro Kaneko Head of satellite office of the UNHCR in Vanni took part in the function.


Lt. Col. Suchart addressing the HDU personnel

 

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