The Government of Japan has provided assistance worth approximately AU$11 million to the Government of Kiribati through its Economic Social Development Program.
The funding assistance was approved by the Government of Japan in February this year and will support the procurement of equipment for fisheries and marine resource development, medical equipment and a dredger.
The ESDP is a type of assistance that supports socioeconomic development efforts, including poverty reduction of developing countries.
Kiribati’s High Commissioner to Fiji- David Teaabo and Ambassador of Japan to Kiribati-. Masahiro Omura formalized the assistance through the exchange of Notes signing ceremony was hosted by the Embassy of Japan this week at the Embassy of Japan in Suva.