Vunibokoi officially receive school facilities and furniture

Ambassador of Japan to Fiji, Masahiro Omura, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence and National Security Inia Seruiratu with students of Vunibokoi Primary School. Picture: SUPPLIED

THE Government of Japan today handed over facilities and furniture worth $983,305 to Vunibokoi District School through the Adopt a School programme.

A new duplex teachers quarters, rehabilitated and reinforced school buildings and 10 sets of students’ desk and chair and two sets of teachers’ desk and chair was handed over to the school under Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Programme.

The Ambassador of Japan to Fiji, Masahiro Omura in his address today urged the Vunibokoi School community to take utmost care of the new facilities so that future generations are able to get access to quality education.

“This project serves to strengthen friendship between the peoples and governments of Japan and Fiji,” Mr Omura said.

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence and National Security Inia Seruiratu was also present at the ceremony today.

The assistance is part of the Government of Japan’s support for Adopt a School programme which is part of Fiji’s rehabilitation efforts after TC Winston.

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