Lao People’s Democratic Republic accepts 15-Unit Donation

First Secretary Bounnhang Keosavang, Embassy of Laos, Washington, DC accepts a donation of 15 GA-72Cd magnetic locators from Michael B. Head, President, Schonstedt Instrument Company. The instruments will be used to find and clear cluster munitions in one of the world’s most contaminated countries.

Also present for the occasion were Max Gaylard, Director, United Nations Mine Action Service, as well as dignitaries from the U.S. Department of State, the offices of U.S. Senators Byrd and Rockefeller, U.S. Representative Capito and West Virginia Governor Manchin.

The ceremony underscored Schonstedt’s open-ended commitment of free tools for global humanitarian demining.