Signing Ceremony of Exchange of Notes under the Japanese Grant Aid for the Project for Reconstruction of Bridges on Primary National Highway No.4
Ambassador V. Namgyel of Bhutan to Japan and Ambassador Kenji Hiramatsu of Japan to Bhutan signed the Exchange of Notes under the Japanese Grant Aid ‘The Project for Reconstruction of Bridges on Primary National Highway No.4’ on 16 December 2016 in New Delhi. The grant which amounts to 2,156 million Yen will fund the reconstruction of four bridges on Primary National Highway No.4.
Speaking at the signing ceremony held at the Japanese Embassy in New Delhi, Ambassador Namgyel conveyed the appreciation of the Royal Government of Bhutan to the Government of Japan for its steadfast support and generous assistance to Bhutan’s development. He said that this project will greatly benefit the people of Central Bhutan which in turn will facilitate towards achieving balanced socio-economic development throughout the country.
Ambassador Namgyel conveyed the deep appreciation of the Royal Government and people of Bhutan to the Government and people of Japan for their continued assistance and friendship.
With the signing of the Exchange of Notes in New Delhi, the Grant Aid agreement for the project will now be signed between Secretary, Gross National Happiness Commission and Chief Representative, JICA Bhutan Office in Thimphu.