Japanese-funded project for the rehabilitation of water network in Izariya completed

A Japanese-funded project for the rehabilitation of water network in the town of Izariya, east of Jerusalem, was completed, according to a press release.

Masayuki Magoshi, Ambassador for the Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, visited Izariya yesterday to celebrate the completion of the project funded by the Government of Japan through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP).

A grant of $88,937 was extended to Izariya municipality for the rehabilitation of the main water network through replacement of 1000 meters of plastic pipes with galvanized steel piles to serve around 250 families and all 30,000 residents of the town.

In his speech, Masayuki Magoshi emphasized Japan’s firm commitment of supporting Palestinian people from 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 $2 billion, to the Palestinians. GGP projects have been formulated in collaboration with the Palestinian Authority through Ministry of Finance and Planning since 2010.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency