Japan Funds Mine Clearance Operations in Sour

The Embassy of Japan continues to support the mine clearance operations in the blue line, in order to provide a safer environment and boost the economic development of the area.

To fund the project, on September 21, 2018 2018, H.E. Mr. Matahiro Yamaguchi, Ambassador of Japan to Lebanon signed a grant contract with Ret. Brig. General Badwi El Sakkal, President of the Lebanese Association for Mine and Natural Disaster Action (LAMINDA), a local NGO that has been operating on mine and cluster munitions clearance in South Lebanon since its establishment in 2014.  

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 Ret. Brig. General Badwi El Sakkal 
and Ambassador Yamaguchi 
Shaking Hands after Signing the Grant Contract   
   Group Photo