Japan Contributes on Different  Programs in Yemen [Archives:2000/13/Local News]

March 27 2000

The Government of Japan extends to the Government of the Republic of Yemen a grant amounting to 4 million US Dollars for the execution of the project for Improvement of Medical Equipment for Maternal and Child Health in District Hospitals.
Notes to this effect were signed and exchanged at Wednesday, March 22, 2000, between H.E Mr. Ahmed Mohammed Sofan, Minister of Planning and Development and H.E Mr. Akira Hoshi, Ambassador of Japan in Sana’a.
It is worth mentioning that the Government of Japan has supported Yemen’s endeavor for improvement of maternal and child health care through its economic cooperation programs, including the grant assistance up to 226 million Yen for the execution of the project Improvement of Cold Chain System in Yemen.
On the other hand, the Government of Japan has decided to embark US$ 450,000 out of Japan’s contribution to the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Assistance in Mine Action for the Level One landmine Survey Project in Yemen.
The objective of this project, which is implemented by United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), is to implement a Level 1 Survey in Yemen in order to accurately define the scope and impact of mine contamination in Yemen.