Grant signing ceremony for ten new projects held at the Embassy of Japan in Dushanbe

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DUSHANBE, 25.01.2017. /NIAT Khovar/. The grant signing ceremony for ten new projects under Japans scheme of Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) was held at the Embassy of Japan in Dushanbe on Tuesday January 24.

According to the NIAT Khovar correspondent, the grant contracts were signed by Mr. Hajime KITAOKA, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of Tajikistan, and the representatives of the grantee organizations. The total grant amount is USD 834,789.

The new GGP projects signed are the Project for the Construction of a New Building for School No.50 in Sayod Village, Turdiev Jamoat, Hamadoni District for the amount of USD 84,400, the Project for the Reconstruction of Two Bridges in Yakkadin Jamoat, Jayhun District for the amount of USD 84,355, the Project for Rehabilitation of Regional Hospital in Vrang Jamoat, Ishkoshim District for the amount of USD 85,191, the Project for Construction of a New Building for Regional Hospital in Qizil Rabat Jamoat, Murghob District for the amount of USD 88,026, the Project for Provision of Agricultural Machinery to Saghirdasht Jamoat, Darvoz District for the amount of USD 84,814, the Project for the Construction of a New Building for Regional Hospital in Doghiston Village, Doghiston Jamoat, Shamsiddini Shohin District for the amount of USD 85,052, the Project for the Rehabilitation of Existing School Building and the Construction of New Buildings for School No.29 in Vatan Village, Obshorom Jamoat, Shahrituz District for the amount of USD 84,868, the Project for Provision of Excavator for Maintenance of the Irrigation Canal in Farkhor District for the amount of USD 79,800, the Project for Improvement of Drinking Water System in Qubodiyon District for the amount of USD 84,216 and the Project for the Soil Reinforcement for Riverside Slopes and the Improvement of Irrigation Systems in 5 Villages in Roshtqala District for the amount of USD 74,067.

During the ceremony, while affirming the friendly relationship between Tajikistan and Japan, Mr. KITAOKA emphasized Japans firm commitment to support Tajik people from human security perspective, as well as the importance of implementing socioeconomic development projects that will lead to upliftment of the living conditions in rural areas. The grant recipients expressed gratitude to the Government and the people of Japan.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan