Japan grants over USD one million for demining

Luanda – At least 1.5 million US dollars was made available this Tuesday in Luanda by the Japanese government to support demining programs in the country.

The amount will also serve to support a project to build a school in the province of Luanda.

The signing of the contracts was initialed between the Japanese ambassador to Angola, Hirorori Sawada, with officials from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) linked to the demining work in the provinces of Cuanza Sul, Cuanza Norte and Moxico.

For the demining work, NGO MAG, which operates in the province of Moxico, received USD 647,059 and the NGO APACOMINAS, which operates in Moxico, with USD 442,650.

The NGO APN, which intervenes in the province of Cuanza Norte, received USD 282,540, while the Arnaldo Jansem Sheltering Center received USD 137,376 for the construction of a school.

On the occasion, Ambassador Hirorori Sawada said that Angola faces the challenge of reaching the goal of being free of landmines by 2025 and Japan has always supported this purpose, through financing, equipping, training and technology transfer.

Source: Angola Press News Agency

Japan grants over USD one million for demining

Luanda – At least 1.5 million US dollars was made available this Tuesday in Luanda by the Japanese government to support demining programs in the country.

The amount will also serve to support a project to build a school in the province of Luanda.

The signing of the contracts was initialed between the Japanese ambassador to Angola, Hirorori Sawada, with officials from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) linked to the demining work in the provinces of Cuanza Sul, Cuanza Norte and Moxico.

For the demining work, NGO MAG, which operates in the province of Moxico, received USD 647,059 and the NGO APACOMINAS, which operates in Moxico, with USD 442,650.

The NGO APN, which intervenes in the province of Cuanza Norte, received USD 282,540, while the Arnaldo Jansem Sheltering Center received USD 137,376 for the construction of a school.

On the occasion, Ambassador Hirorori Sawada said that Angola faces the challenge of reaching the goal of being free of landmines by 2025 and Japan has always supported this purpose, through financing, equipping, training and technology transfer.

Source: Angola Press News Agency