Japan grants US$241,710 for two high schools in Ayeyawady Region

Japanese official and local authorities formally at handover ceremony of basic education school building.
Japanese official and local authorities formally at handover ceremony of basic education school building.

On 26th November 2014, Col. Takeshi HARA, First Secretary and Defense Attaché of the Embassy of Japan, U Saw Mya Thein, Minister for Electric Power and Industry of Ayeyawady Region, Deputy Director of Region Education Department, District and Township Education Officers, District and Township Administrators, teachers and students, committee chairman and committee members of the projects and local residents attended the hand-over and opening ceremonies of Ah Htet Paykone Village Basic Education Branch High School and Nyaunggu Village Basic Education High School were held in Wakema Township, Ayeyarwady Region.
The Government of Japan, under its Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme, has extended the assistance totaling US$241,710 for two humanitarian assistance  programs for construction of Ah Htet Paykone Village Basic Education Branch High School in Wakema Township, Ayeyawady Region, US$120,955 and the project for construction of Nyaunggu Village Basic Education High School in Wakema Township, Ayeyawady Region, US$120,755.
Altogether 1,467 students at Ah Htet Paykone Village Basic Education Branch High School and 850 students at Nyaunggu Village Basic Education High School in Wakema Township, Ayeyawady Region will directly benefit from the improved learning environment including new school buildings with necessary furniture provided by the Japanese Government’s GGP scheme.

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