US provides over 24 billion kip for unexploded ordnance clearance

The US government has agreed to provide a grant worth 24 billion kip (US$3,026,000) to the project for supporting rural development through Unexploded Ordnance clearance in Xieng Khuang province. 
The grant will contribute to non-technical and technical survey and clearance of the Unexploded Ordnance clearance (UXO) in the three Xieng Khuang districts of Nonghet, Khoun and Phaxay. The project running for one year is being funded by the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, U.S Department of State (WRA). 

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