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Japan to fund US$40 mln project to upgrade Honiara International Airport

Japan to fund US$40 mln project to upgrade Honiara International Airport
Japan to fund US$40 mln project to upgrade Honiara International Airport
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The Solomon Islands government has signed a milestone agreement in Tokyo with the Japanese Government for the improvement of the Honiara International Airport Project.

Minister of Foreign Affairs & External Trade Honorable Milner Tozaka and the Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono officially signed the agreement at the Japanese Foreign Affairs Office,
Solomon Times reports.

During the signing ceremony Minister Tozaka acknowledged the Government of Japan for its unwavering support in infrastructure development.

The US$39,616,015 is directed towards the upgrading of the Honiara International Airport.

“I would like to express through you our gratitude towards your Government for the continuous support rendered to us through the volunteers, Grassroots projects and more importantly the country’s infrastructure development ambitions,” he said.

Minister Tozaka said Japan remains the leading infrastructure development partner in Solomon Islands.

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