Japan provides financial aid to Nepal for education sector

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal], August 16 (ANI): The Japanese Government will be providing Nepal a grand aid of (Nepalese Rupees) NRs. 280 million to the School Sector Development Program of Nepal. The objective of the SSDP for Nepal is to improve the quality, equitable access, and efficiency of basic and secondary education in Nepal by supporting the government's School Sector Development Program. As per a Kathmandu Times report, the exchange of notes was signed between Secretary Ministry of Finance Shanta Raj Subedi and Japanese Ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa on Tuesday, while Joint Secretary Baikuntha Aryal and Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Nepal Jun Sakuma signed the grant agreement and memorandum of understanding. (ANI)