Weapons belonging to the Royal Gendarmerie will be registered and entered into computerized
database, as part of a European assistance program.
The European Union Assistance on Curbing Small Arms and light weapons in Cambodia
(EU ASAC) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of National Defense to provide
better storage facilities for guns.
The agreement was signed by David de Beer from Eu Asac and Lt General Chai Saing
Yun, secretary of state in te Ministry of National Defence.
The EU ASAC has approved $1.3 million to help improve Cambodia's management of small
The program provides safe storage facilities for Military Regions 1 to 5 and hopes
to extend this to include the air force and navy.
Extensive training will be provided to provincial commanders, logistical operaters
and computer operators to track the registered weapons.