Karachi: The Consulate General of Japan, Karachi, on behalf of the Government of Japan is holding the Grant Contract Signing Ceremony with Starfish Karachi, entitled the “Project for Constructing Starfish Vocational Training Centre at SITE Town in Karachi”.
For this project, the Consulate General of Japan shall provide Starfish Karachi with USD 101,007 (about Rs 8.6 Million) in order to construct a vocational training centre in a disadvantaged Christian community of SITE Town and to install equipments for different kinds of the technical training.
The signing ceremony will take place on Monday, February 20th 2012, at 3 pm sharp at the Japan Cultural Centre of the Consulate General of Japan at Karachi.
(Please arrive at the Japan Cultural Centre adjacent to the Consulate General of Japan 10 minutes before the time of the ceremony. Also please bring your photo ID to enter the Consulate premises.)
Mr. Masaharu Sato, the Consul General of Japan will represent the Japanese Government while the President Mr. Anser Javed will represent Starfish Karachi.
The Government of Japan has been keenly promoting the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP) in Pakistan since 1989, amounting to more than 200 projects throughout Pakistan, assisting in the field of Health, Primary Education, Water Supply, Environment, Vocational Training, Agriculture and various other fields. Its main purpose is, supporting NGOs/CBOs and Local Government Bodies, by covering the costs of relatively small projects, which find it difficult to manage on their own.
For more information, contact:
Consulate-General of Japan in Karachi
6/2 Civil Lines, Abdullah Haroon Road,
G. P. O. Box No. 3745
TEL: +92-21 3522-0800
FAX: +92-21 3522-0820