Japan Receives Condolences and Donation
from Armenian Relief Society for the Japanese People who were hit by the Great
East Japan Earthquake
Embassy of Japan in Lebanon
received deep condolences and valuable donation for the Japanese people
suffered by the Great East Japan earthquake of last March from Armenian Relief
donation amounting to 23,679 USD was handed over to H.E. Mr. Koichi Kawakami,
Ambassador of Japan in Lebanon
by Ms. Taline Kelbashian, chairperson
of the Armenian Relief Cross in Lebanon
on behalf of Armenian Relief Society today, 21 June 2011, at the premises of
Embassy of Japan in Lebanon.
All the donation will be transferred to, and administered by, the
Distribution Committee, which is formed by the local governments of the
Armenian Relief Society, founded in New
York in 1910, is an independent, non-sectarian
philanthropic society serving the humanitarian and cultural needs of the
Armenian people with entities in 26 countries and a membership of 15,000.
Embassy of Japan in Lebanon has
extended total 20 million yen in 2000, 2002 and 2007 to support the medical
center of Armenian Relief Cross in Lebanon through Grant Assistance
for Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP).