RAMALLAH, Sunday, February 26, 2023 (WAFA) - Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Nakashima Yoichi, today visited Faqqua village in Jenin Governorate to celebrate the completion of a project funded by the Government of Japan through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP).
The Government of Japan extended a grant of $107,475 to Faqqua Village Council to improve the residence access to sufficient electricity for using electric appliances by installing two electric adapters and connecting the new adapters and the existing main cable with the new underground cables (1335m), in addition to the rehabilitation of 2000m of cables.
Upon the completion of the project, 600 people who use electricity in Faqqua village benefit from the project.
In his speech, Yoichi 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.
Since 1993 the Government of Japan has extended its official development assistance to approximately USD 2.3 billion, to the Palestinians. GGP projects have been formulated in collaboration with the Palestinian Authority through the Ministry of Finance and Planning since 2010.