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T he company flew

over British servicing engineer Alan Vale and two Thai assistants from their

subsidiary company in Bangkok to conduct the two-day session.

Land Rover

has no permanent presence in the country and the 40 or so vehicles here

belonging to NGOs, the British Embassy and Enterprise oil have been suffering

from a lack of skilled maintenance.

Vale and his assistants will be

returning to Phnom Penh every two months to carry out further repair and

servicing work and in the longer term the company is considering creating a

sales and maintenance center here. Land Rover's parent company in Britain was

taken over last week by the German quality car manufacturer BMW.

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