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Japan pledges $175,000 for two Nablus- area villages

Dec. 28, 2018 3:40 P.M. (Updated: Jan. 10, 2019 1:32 P.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Grant contracts for two Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) were signed on Thursday by the Japanese Ambassador for the Palestinian Affairs, Takeshi Okubo, and representatives of Beit Dajan and Talfit village councils at the Japanese Representative Office to Palestine in Ramallah City, in the central occupied West Bank, for a total amount of $174,796.

The Beit Dajan village council in Nablus in the northern West Bank will use a fund of $88,247 to provide 122 students with appropriate educational requirements in the school building by constructing 4 classrooms (192 M2) in Beit Dajan secondary school.

The Talfit village council will also use a fund of $86,549 to provide 77 students with appropriate educational conditions in the school building by constructing 4 classrooms (180 M2) in Talfit Secondary Girls School.

Okubo congratulated the Beit Dajan and Talfit village council and wished them success in their project; he emphasized Japan’s firm commitment to supporting Palestinian people from a human security perspective as well as the importance of implementing social and economic development projects needed for Palestinian communities.
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