Islamabad: The Japanese government has announced its decision to fund electrification and education projects in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), a news source reported.
As per the publication, it will provide USD 236,230 in financial assistance to four non-governmental organisations (NGOs): Friends Welfare Association (FWA) Torghar (KP), Leaning Awareness & Motivation (LAMP) Khyber District (KP), Action for Human Advancement (AHAT) Kasur District (Punjab), and Hana Developmental Council (HDC) Mandi Bahauddin (Punjab).
Japanese Ambassador to Pakistan Matsuda Kuninori congratulated the NGOs who won the Japanese grants for their social development projects. He hoped that these initiatives would educate children and provide electrification in the respective rural areas.
Previously, Japan had granted PKR 700 million to the National Textile University (NTU) Faisalabad for enhancing the educational facilities and procuring necessary technological equipment. It initiated a process for importing Pakistani labour workforce.