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Almost half a million pa’anga of 3 community projects were signed yesterday, thanks to the Government of Japan

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 28/02/2017

The Government of Japan continues assisting the people of Tonga.

Almost half a million pa’anga project for 3 communities were signed yesterday.

This is part of the many projects assisted by the Japanese Government to strengthen people’s capabilities at the grassroots level.

The 3 projects include restoring the Emergency medical services for Ha’apai and ‘Eua by aiding the procurement of an ambulance vehicle to each island.

Secondly is installing an ice making machine for ‘Uiha Island to boost their fishery sector.

Lastly, is building 4 classrooms for the technical course students of Tonga College ‘Atele.

Speaking during the program, the Ambassador of Japan to Tonga – H.E Yukio Numata urged   the recipients to take good care of the assistance so it not only benefit today’s generations but also the future.

“In total these projects are approximately almost half a million Tongan pa’anga, and attempts to address a broader scope of human insecurities. I am confident that with our coordinated efforts we can overcome many of the hardships that the Kingdom faces. I am certain that through these interactions the existing warm friendship between our countries will become even stronger”, says H.E Yukio Numata.

Attending the program was the Director of Health – Dr. Siale ‘Akauola and representatives from communities that were fortunate in this project, thanked the government of Japan for this great assistance.

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