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Japan extends additional grant to youth project
Feb 12,2013 - Last updated at Feb 12,2013
AMMAN — The Japanese government has decided to extend a $316,158 grant as support to a youth project to be implemented by the Japanese NGO KnK (Children without Borders), in cooperation with the Higher Council for Youth (HCY).
KnK started the implementation of the project in 2010 and has so far completed two phases, according to a Japanese embassy statement.
Japanese Ambassador Junichi Kosuge and KnK Project Coordinator Koko Kato signed the grant contract on Tuesday.
The project seeks to provide trainees with actual experience in running daily operations of youth centres.
Japan has extended two grants totalling 3.26 billion yen (around JD22.68 million) to Jordan, the Japanese embassy said on Thursday.
The Ministry of Education and Japan’s Kokkyo Naki Kodomotachi (KnK), or Children without Borders, on Monday signed an agreement to implement an educational assistance project for children of Syrian refugees at the Bahrain Educational Complex within the Zaatari Refugee Camp.
Finance Minister Suleiman Hafez on Tuesday discussed with Japanese Ambassador to Jordan Junichi Kosuge ways to increase cooperation between the two countries.
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