Assistance to the disaster-struck areas from the Republic of Paraguay
June 24, 2011
- On Friday, June 24, the Government of Paraguay informed us that it decided to contribute approximately USD110, 000 for an assistance plan to disaster-struck areas in Tohoku promoted by Paraguay's Nikkei and a Japanese company. The Paraguayan Government is involved in the implementation of this plan through the Embassy of Paraguay in Japan as well as financial assistance.
- Early after the earthquake, H.E. Mr. Frernando Lugo Méndez, President of Paraguay and H.E. Dr. Luis Federico Franco, Vice-President expressed their condolences and sympathy.
- The Government of Japan deeply appreciates the cooperation of public and private sectors of Paraguay.
(Note) Using 100 tons of non-GMO soybeans which the agricultural cooperative Iguazú supplied at no charge, the Gialinks, a Japanese company which works for assistance to Japanese farmers in South America, has been producing and providing Tofu for the disaster-struck areas.
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