The Japanese government presented a K3.5 million school package tothe education department last week Friday. This package will cater for one thousand schools inthe country that receivedthe EQUIT program.
The package comprises of television sets, stationaries, first aid kits and document projectors amongst thers.
Ambassador of Japan tPNG Hiroharu Iwasaki presentedthe school package tothe vice minister for education Siniwin Gisuwat and acting secretary for the education department Luke Taita in Port Moresby.
A total of one hundred thousand books, two hundred and forty thousand notebooks, document projectors and first aid kits.
Mr. Iwasaki said allthe materials were designed and produced based on national policies to standardize quality and appropriate content of materials.
He reiterated to guests, students’ teachers andthe general public that education isthe key to progress inthe country and cannot be traded for anything else.
He assuredthe Japanese government’s commitment to support improver education standards through various mediums particularly throughthe EQUIT program.
Government andthe education department said bilateral relations withthe Japanese government will be maintained.
Bernadette Efi, National EMTV News