Japanese Embassy commemorates the completion of the Project for Rehabilitating Al-Maqaiteh School in Akkar
(24 November 2009)
Charge d'Affaires a.i. of Embassy of Japan, Mr. Tatsuyuki Ueda, visited on Tuesday 24 November, 2009, Al-Maqaiteh School in Akkar, where Fares Foundation has completed the Project for Rehabilitating Al-Maqaiteh School. The project, funded by the Government of Japan through its “Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP)”, aims at improvement of the educational services in a remote area. The Embassy and the Foundation have signed the grant contract of US$47,500 on 19 January, 2006 for this aim.
Japan’s GGP supports development projects at grass-roots level proposed by such bodies as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local governmental authorities in Lebanon. Japan has so far extended through GGP more than US$ 9 million since 1996.