1.83 Billion Japan Grant to Nepal

Japan pledged to extend an assistance of Rs 1.832 billion to Nepal for implementation of two projects.

Rs 1.518 billion of the grant would be spend for the implementation of the Project for Improvement of Aviation Safety Facilities in Major Airports, with the purpose of improving the safety and efficiency of air transport in Nepal and Rs 313 million would be spent for the implementation of the School Sector Development Programme (SSDP).

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Nepal Chief Jun Sakuma and Ministry of Finance Joint-Secretary Baikuntha Aryal signed the grant agreements for smooth implementation of the projects.