Tokyo thanks Astana for help in overcoming earthquake and tsunami consequences

March 17. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Kanat Kulshmanov

Tokyo thanks Astana for help in overcoming earthquake and tsunami consequencesTokyo is grateful to Astana for its readiness to render assistance in overcoming the consequences of the earthquake and tsunami. Ambassador of Japan to Kazakhstan Yuzo Harada said it in an interview to journalists.

“Kazakhstan expressed readiness to help Japan, we appreciate it!” Y.Harada said. According to him, the Japanese Government is considering how and what kind of assistance it will accept from Kazakhstan.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2361379

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Japan hopes for big supplies of Kazakhstan’s uranium

March 17. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Kanat Kulshmanov

Japan hopes for big supplies of uranium from Kazakhstan. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Kazakhstan Yuzo Harada has said it today at the briefing in Astana.

‘There have been no supplies of uranium to Japan so far. Certainly, there will be plenty of them in future. We really hope for it,’ the Ambassador said.

According to him, the disaster that hit the country will not affect the cooperation in this sphere. 

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2361384

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Japan allocates funds for realization of three social projects in Kazakhstan

March 17. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Kanat Kulshmanov

Japan plans to allocate grants to the amount if USD 260 thousand for realization of three social projects in Kazakhstan within the official program “Roots of Grass”.

Corresponding contracts were signed today by Japanese Ambassador to Kazakhstan Yuzo Harada and representatives of non-governmental organizations of Kazakhstan.

Thus, the Japanese side will allocate USD 80 728 for purchasing agricultural equipment to create protective forest plantations on the dried Aral Sea bed. Another USD 100 thousand is planned to be provided for reconstruction and extension of premises for children with disabilities from “Samal” rehabilitation center. USD 86 181 will be allocated for repair of a hospital in Karaganda region.

“We are sure that Japan is able to overcome the difficulties it faces today, in this regard, we render this assistance,” the Ambassador said.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2361413

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