Cambodian Fire Safety Milestone

2019-08-27 17:06:39

A major milestone for the adoption of the Code for Fire Protection Design of Buildings was the launch of the Khmer version of The Code to the Police National Seminar on Fire Safety at Ministry of Interior Headquarters on the 12th August 2019, with H.E. General Santebandith Ouk Kimlekh, Secretarty of State of Ministry of Interior, High Representative of H.E. Samdech Kralahom Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Ministry of Interior presiding and giving the keynote speech.

At the seminar, all the distinguished delegates heard the terrible effects of fire in the Kingdom over the past year, both in terms of human lives and financial costs. Moving forward, the code will provide the essential framework for keeping Cambodia safer from fire related risks and all Officials from across the country were urged to crack down hard on construction and buildings that did not comply with fire standards.

Please see the press reports of this event: