Closing Ceremony of VOR/DME Maintenance Course
Phnom Penh, April 7, 2017: The training course on “VOR/DME Maintenance” for seven (07) officials from Cambodia’s State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA), jointly organized by the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), was wrapped up on April 7, 2017.
The closing and certificate handover ceremony was presided over by Mr. Jeong Yun Gil, Country Director of KOICA Cambodia Office, and His Excellency Mao Havannall, Secretary of State of the SSCA.
According to KOICA, the 3-week training course, the fourth of its kind, was conducted at the Civil Aviation Training Centre (CATC) in Phnom Penh which trained by two (2) Cambodian instructors, and supported the syllabus by professor from the Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) of the Republic of Korea.
Addressing at the event, Mr. Jeong Yun Gil said that KOICA was proud that it established the Civil Aviation Training Center (CATC) in the right place and right time for the development in aviation sector and provided capacity building programs on aviation management in Cambodia.
Mr. Jeong Yun Gil added that he was so proud and pleased that KOICA established the Civil Aviation Training Center (CATC) here in Phnom Penh by strong partnership between the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA), the Korea Airports Corporation (KAC), and KOICA.
“The sustainability of the center will be ensured only when the CATC, owner of the center have strong ownership for the center. KOICA and KAC will always be remained the strong supporter for CATC’s sustainable development effort. I am sure that newly established CATC will become a hub for aviation training in Southeast Asian region with strong leadership forward looking vision of H.E. Mao Havannall, the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation,” he underlined.
His Excellency Mao Havannal expressed his high appreciation and thanks to KOICA and the Korean expert and Cambodia instructors who are working hard to prepare program and syllabus for this training course and make it happen as plan. “Through this training course, trainees will have ability to maintain VOR/DME working and can fix it and on the other hand I can say that SSCA, service providers will have more technical staff who know about this equipment and meet the desire human resources strategy that Cambodian government sets on his term and also saving cost and time for sending to train abroad,” he stressed.
Mr. Jeong Yun Gil also laid stress that KOICA has been supporting projects not only in health, rural development, transportation, and education sector, but also in economic and cultural sector for the last 25 years and we are confident that these projects have greatly contributed to the development in Cambodia.
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