Japanese Embassy hands over Health Equipments for the hospital of Secours Populaire Libanais in Nabatieh
(20 November 2009)
Charge d'Affaires a.i. of Embassy of Japan, Mr. Tatsuyuki Ueda, visited on Friday 20 November, 2009, the hospital of Secours Populaire Libanais in Nabatieh, where a project for equipping and updating the operating room has completed. The project, funded by the Government of Japan through its “Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP)”, aims at improvement of the health services in a remote area. The Embassy and the Association have signed the grant contract of US$85,814 on 15 January, 2008 for this aim.
Japan’s GGP supports development projects at grass-roots level proposed by such bodies as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and local governmental authorities in Lebanon. Japan has so far extended through GGP more than US$ 9 million since 1996.