June 15, 2016
AIP Foundation, in partnership with The UPS Foundation, has awarded top prizes to three communes in the “Commune of Excellence in Helmet Use” competition, which launched at the end of January to encourage broader support for helmet use in the three target provinces of Kampong Speu, Kandal, and Phnom Penh as part of the two-year project Head Safe. Helmet On. Today’s awards ceremony announced that the winners were Vorsor and Trapaingkong Communes in the Samrong Tong District of Kampong Speu Province and Prek Eng Commune in the Chba Ampov District of Phnom Penh Province.
Around 70 people were in attendance at the ceremony, among them H.E. Min Meanvy, Secretary of State of Transportation and Secretary General of the National Road Safety Committee, and H.E. Leng Vy, Under Secretary of State of the Ministry of Interior. These senior officials were joined by representatives of the 18 communes involved in the competition as well as provincial- and district-level representatives, members of the competition’s evaluation working group, and media.