Japanese Government supports UXO LAO
The Government of Japan has agreed to provide a grant totaling US$ 679,611 in support of UXO Lao operations in the provinces of Sekong and Attapue for 2010. The Grant Contract of the project was signed on 25th January 2010 in Vientiane Between Lao National UXO Programme Director Mr. Bounpone Sayasenh and Ambassador of Japan to the Lao PDR H.E. Mr. Masaaki Miyashita, witnessed by Vice Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Mr. Laolee Faiphengyoua and UNDP Resident Representative Assistant Mr. Iori KATO.. The grant will be channelled through the UXO Trust Fund for Lao PDR managed by UNDP.