Four Grant Assistance Projects for Bhutan signed in the amount of 576 million Yen

The signing ceremony of the Exchange of Notes (E/N) for Grant Aid and the Grant Contracts (G/Cs) for Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GGP), was held on 3rd March 2017, at the Embassy of Japan in New Delhi.

In this ceremony, the E/N and G/Cs were signed between H.E. Mr. Kenji Hiramatsu, Ambassador of Japan to Bhutan, and H.E. Maj. Gen. Vetsop Namgyel, Ambassador of Bhutan to Japan.

 On the occasion, Ambassador Hiramatsu stated that “we would like to contribute more to the economic development of Bhutan by meeting various needs from small to large, better combining Grant Aid, GGP and furthermore Technical Cooperation.”

Please refer to the Press Release dated 27th February 2017 for details of each project.
 
1. Grant Aid

“The Project for Improvement of Medical Equipment at the National and Regional Referral Hospitals”
     Counterpart: Ministry of Health
     Total amount of the Grant: 551 million Yen
 
2. Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GGP)

 (1) “The Project for Provision of Equipment for National Mushroom Centre”
          Recipient Organization: National Mushroom Centre
          Total amount of the Grant: 8.4 million Yen
 
(2) “The Project for Provision of Medical Equipment for Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital”
          Recipient Organization: Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital
          Total amount of the Grant: 8.5 million Yen
 
(3) “The Project for Construction of Girl’s Hostel at Chungkha Primary School in Chhuka”
          Recipient Organization: Chungkha Primary School
          Total amount of the Grant: 8.3 million Yen