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NEWS - Japan Provides Grant Aid to
- Subject: NEWS - Japan Provides Grant Aid to
- From: BurmaJapan@xxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 12 Nov 1997 14:12:00
Japan Provides Grant Aid to Myanmar Organizations
YANGON (Nov. 10) XINHUA - Japan will give nearly
200,000 U.S. dollars to local Myanmar
organizations in grant aid to help rural development
projects and agricultural education, according to a
press release by the Japanese embassy here
Contracts were signed here today between the
Japanese ambassador to Myanmar and these
According to the contracts, some 57,000 U.S.
dollars was provided to associations of Baptist
churches for their integrated rural development
projects in the Thantlang and Kalaymyo areas of
The rest of the money was extended to the
OSICA-International and Education Uplifting
Association of Greater Pakhangyi for their
agricultural education training program and
construction project in Pakhangyi.
Japan also extended to Myanmar in June about
16.5 million U.S. dollars used for debt relief.