The Government of Japan, under its Grassroots Grant Assistance (GGA) Scheme, grantedUS$ 88,000 for the reconstruction of CycloneNargis-affectedKyiTanPostPrimary Schoolin TwantayTownship, Yangon Divison on December 23, 2008.
Two single-storied buildings with 5 classrooms and related facilities such as furniture, toilets and ground tank, reconstructed under GGA Scheme for this school, were handed over by Mr. Mitsuji Suzuka, Counsellorof Japanese Embassy to the authorities concerned on June18, 2009 at KyiTanPostPrimary School.
PreviousSchool buildings were destroyed by the Cyclone Nargis last year. Thesenew buildings and related facilities provided under Japan’s assistance scheme are expected to improve the children’s learning environment.
In order to create a better environment for study in Cyclone-affected area, the Government of Japan will continue providing funding through its GGA Scheme for reconstruction of school buildings. It is expected that this assistance will benefit the students in their pursuit of formal studies, thereby further strengthening existing friendly relations between Japan and Myanmar.