Japan assists the Armenian Relief
Cross in Lebanon
the Armenian Relief Cross in Lebanon (ARCL) in equipping and rehabilitating the
radiology unit at the "Araxy Boulghourdjian"
socio-medical center in Bourj
Hamoud. Established in 1929, ARCL's main mission is community service, through mainly
humanitarian and sanitary services.
Ambassador of Japan
Mr. Koichi Kawakami and Ms. Taline
Kelbashian, president of the regional committee of ARCL, signed the
grant contract of US$103,500 to this effect at the Embassy of Japan on 9 December
This is funded by gGrant Assistance for Grassroots
Human Security Project (GGP)h of Japan. Japanfs
GGP supports development projects at grass-roots level proposed by such
bodies as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local governmental
authorities in Lebanon. Japan has so far extended through
GGP more than US$ 10.2 million since 1996.