Handover Ceremony of school building at Alotau Primary School in Milne Bay Province

スピーチ Ambassador Watanabe delivers a speech
プレート Ambassador Watanabe with a plaque commemorating the completion of the school building built by grassroots grant project
ステッカー Ambassador Watanabe attaching an Japanese ODA sticker to the door of the classroom provided by grassroots grant project
On February 27, Ambassador Watanabe attended the handover ceremony for the project for expansion of Alotau Primary School in Milne Bay Province. The Japanese government provided the school with two scool buildings with 4 classrooms, 2 teachers waiting rooms, 42 desks and chairs to approximately 295,000 kina.
At the handover ceremony, Ambassador Watanabe said, "Education is not just about acquiring knowledge. It is an investment for future development. The Government of Japan is pleased to support PNG's efforts to improve its education sector through this project. It is our sincere hope that this project will deepen the friendship between the people of Japan and PNG and contribute to fostering a partnership between our two countries.
The guests of honor including Mr. Numa Provincial Administrator of Milne Bay Province expressed their appreciation for Japan's support for the project and the activities of the JICA overseas volunteers who had been dispatched to the province before the COVID19 pandemic, and their hope that the dispatch of these volunteers would be resumed.