Bhutan signs Grant contract with Japan

Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan Mr. Takeshi Yagi with the Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan, V. Namgyel
Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan Mr. Takeshi Yagi with the Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan, V. Namgyel

The Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan, V. Namgyel, signed the Grant Contracts on ‘The Project for Construction of Hostels for Students at Dungna Lower Secondary School in Chukha Dzongkhag’ and ‘The Project for Supply of Fire Trucks in Lhuentse and Pemagatshel’ under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) with the Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan Mr. Takeshi Yagi, on 22 March, 2013.
Under the Project for Construction of Hostels for Students at Dungna Lower Secondary School (LSS) in Chukha Dzongkhag, the Government of Japan will provide a total assistance of US$ 125,072 for the construction of 3 units of hostel. The hostels facility will benefit children from six sub blocks of Dungna Block with 8 villages consisting of 115 households.
The project will contribute toward achieving the goal of education for all as the hostel facility will enable children from the far flung villages to attend school.
Under the Project for Supply of Fire Trucks in Lhuentse and Pemagatshel, the Government of Japan will provide US$ 21,306 for shipment of two fire trucks from Japan to Bhutan. This project will strengthen the fire fighting capacity at the two towns and also protect the important heritage structures from fire hazards in the Dzongkhags.
Ambassador V. Namgyel conveyed the deep appreciation of the government and people of Bhutan to the government and people of Japan for this grant assistance for grassroots human security.
He said that the continued assistance from Japan demonstrates the deep friendship and steadfast support Japan has always extended to Bhutan.

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