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Exchange of Notes concerning Grant Aid to Ukraine“the Programme for Emergency Recovery”

March 3, 2023
Ambassador Matsuda and Deputy Prime Minister Kubrakov who sign a note
Ambassador Matsuda and Deputy Prime Minister Kubrakov who shake hands holding a note

On March 2, 2023, H.E. Mr. MATSUDA Kuninori, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine and H.E. Mr. Oleksandr Kubrakov, Deputy Prime Minister for Restoration of Ukraine and Minister for Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine signed and exchanged notes for the Grant Aid “the Programme for Emergency Recovery” (grant amount: 22.44 billion yen) in Kiyv, Ukraine.
This cooperation will provide the Government of Ukraine, which has been suffering from Russian aggression, with equipment necessary for (1) mine action and debris clerance, which are prerequisites for recovery and reconstruction, (2) livelihood reconstruction including the provision of basic infrastructure, which supports the returning diplaced people(electricity and energy, water supply and sewerage, education, healthcare, transportation, etc.), and (3) recovery of agriculture as a key industry. This will thereby contribute to the rapid recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine.

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