State Secretariat of Civil Aviation Grants a Courtesy call to Acting President of KOICA
Phnom Penh: On August 3, 2017, at 03:30 pm, State Secretariat of Civil Aviation granted a courtesy call to KOICA’s delegation headed by H.E. CHOI Sungho, Acting President of KOICA. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss CATC Project and KOICA’s development cooperation activities with Cambodia. After having a meeting, delegation went to visit the building of Civil Aviation Training Center (CATC) of Cambodia’s State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) funded by the Government of the Republic of Korea via the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) with the total budget of US$10,100,000. CATC is designed to develop the country’s economy to improve the capacity and human resources in the field of civil aviation security and ensure the safety and air transport services with high quality.
Please be reminded that the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) launched an inauguration ceremony to finalize the official handover and takeover of the Civil Aviation Training Center (CATC), the fruition of the project on “The Establishment of Civil Aviation Training Center (CATC) in Cambodia”, to the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) which took place on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 on the grounds of Phnom Penh International Airport.
This project was proposed by the Royal Government of Cambodia to the Government of the Republic of Korea through KOICA with the following objectives 1) to contribute to the sustainable socioeconomic development of the Royal Government of Cambodia through the establishment of the CATC and its related capacity building programs to ensure safe, secure, efficient, and cost-effective international and domestic air transportation services, at international standards of performance; and 2) to improve the quality and quantity of human resources and institutional capability in Cambodia for effective management of the civil aviation sector.
Finally, SSCA requested for KOICA’s support for dispatching more professional Korean experts to CATC for more two (2) years. ||The End||