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May 1, 2012

Japan Grants Nepal US$3M For Food Security

Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Genba
meets with Nepal's government officials, Kathmandu, Nepal
Photo: India Times 
Japan will grant Nepal US$3 million for food security.  This announcement was made during a visit of Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Genba to Kathmandu, Nepal.  The funds are to be used to raise farm output.

The Japanese Foreign Minister is in Nepal to visit with President Ram Baran Yadav, Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai, and other political leaders.  His visit is to show support for the peace process and express Japan's hope that a new constitution will be approved soon.

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