Japan to build seven schools in southern Chin State
17 February 2015 — The Japanese government has provided financial assistance for building two high schools and five schools in the townships of Kanpetlet, Mindat and Matupi in Chin State.
The assistance given through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GGP) Scheme is for construction of high schools in Kanpetlet and Matupi townships, and five other ‘unspecified’ schools in Mindat townships.
It also includes an upgradation of medical facilities in Matupi township.
The Global New Light of Myanmar yesterday said that the handover and opening ceremonies of the projects were held from 3 to 5 February in each township respectively.
The ceremonies were attended by Dr. Ba Maung, State minister of social affairs; and Mr. Kei Maeda, second secretary of the Embassy of Japan.
The Japanese aid for the projects totals US$ 507,094.
It also provides assistance for construction of two high schools and one health centre in northern parts of Chin State.#