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Japan to Provide US$41 Million for Mine Clearance and Water Supply Projects in Cambodia

The Government of Japan will extend approximately US$41 million in grant to support mine clearance and victim assistance and water supply projects in Cambodia.The Exchange of Notes and related documents on the extension of Japanese Grant Aid will be si…

The Government of Japan will extend approximately US$41 million in grant to support mine clearance and victim assistance and water supply projects in Cambodia.

The Exchange of Notes and related documents on the extension of Japanese Grant Aid will be signed on Mar. 2 between H.E. PRAK Sokhonn, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Cambodia, and H.E. MIKAMI Masahiro, Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia.

According to a press release of the Cambodian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, US$17 million of the total amount will be used for the Integrated Mine Clearance and Landmine Victim Assistance (Phase 2), and the rest US$24 million will be for the Expansion of Water Supply System in Svay Rieng province.

“The above grant aid extended by the Government of Japan will crucially contribute to the Royal Government of Cambodia's efforts to stimulate economic and social development of the Kingdom as well as further enhance the existing good cooperation and bonds of traditional friendship between the two countries,” underlined the press release.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press