Wednesday, 20 February 2013 9:59 AM

Japan Provides Additional Assistance

The Japanese Ambassador to Solomon Islands Mr.Akira Iwanade, has announced that the Government of Japan will provide additional emergency relief supplies to the victims of the recent Temotu Tsunami.

In a recent media statement, Mr Iwanade announces that besides its initial assistance, the Government of Japan will provide three thousand five hundred blankets and one thousand water containers.

He adds that the supplies are expected to arrive in Honiara on Thursday this week.

Making the announcement, Mr Iwanade says the cordial relationship established between Japan and Solomon Islands will remain and be strengthened.

He says Japan had similar experiences in 2011during the Great East Japan tsunami and received overwhelming support from around the world including Solomon Islands.

The Japanese Ambassador says in the same manner the Government and people of Japan would like to express their heartfelt condolences to the Government and People of Solomon Islands, especially victims in Temotu Province.

The Government of Japan had previously donated an initial assistance of 32,160 water purification sachets which can provide for 3,500 people for 30 days.

 

Source: http://www.sibconline.com.sb

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