Japan assists Municipality of Sarraaine El Faouqa

(24 November 2008)



Japan will donate US$ 65,500 through its Grassroots Grants Program to the Municipality of Sarraaine El Faouqa for the project for utilizing an ambulance in Sarraaine El Faouqa.

Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon Mr. Yoshihisa Kuroda and the Mayor of the Municipality of Sarraaine El Faouqa, Mr. Atrif Ali Shouman, signed a contract to this effect at the Embassy of Japan today.

Japan’s Grassroots Grants Program has so far extended more than US$ 8.3 Million since 1996 to finance development projects throughout Lebanon proposed and implemented by municipalities, NGOs, hospitals, private schools, research institutes, and other non-profit organizations.

(c) Embassy of Japan in Lebanon

Serail Hill Area, Army St. Zokak El-Blat, Beirut, Lebanon


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