平成29年度草の根・人間の安全保障無償資金協力「北レバノン県における地雷及び不発弾除去活動支援計画」及び「ソホモル村貯水槽整備計画」の署名式を行いました

The Embassy of Japan funds HI demining operations in North Lebanon & the installation of a water tank in the village of Sohmor in West Beqaa.

On February 5 2018, H.E. Mr. Matahiro Yamaguchi, Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon signed a grant contract with Mrs. Caroline Duconseille, Head of Mission of HI, in the presence of Brigadier General Ziad Nasr, Director of Lebanon Mine Action Center (LMAC). With a grant of USD 600,999, this project will benefit around 35,100 people living around the contaminated areas in Batroun, Koura, and Bsharre in North Lebanon, which will be used for agricultural and residential purposes.

On the same day, Ambassador Yamaguchi concluded a grant contract with Mr. Mohamed Al Kechen, Mayor of the Municipality of Sohmor in West Beqaa. The Government of Japan provides up to USD 88,730 to fund the installation of a water tank that will provide clear water to around 1,000 residents and Syrian refugees.

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Mrs.Duconseille, Head of HI’s Mission to Lebanon,
and Ambassador Yamaguchi
after the signing the Grant Contract
Mrs.Duconseille (left) AmbassadorYamaguchi(Middle) Brigadire General Ziad Nasser(Middle)
Mr. Devaux (right)
Mr.El Khechen , Mayor of the Municipality of Sohmor, and Ambassador Yamaguchi
after the signing the Grant Contract
Mr.Alaa Eddine (Left)  Mr. Al Khechen (middle) Ambassador Yamaguchi (middle)
Mr. Al-Qazwini (right)