Handover Ceremony of Garbage Collecting Truck at U District in Pohnpei

     On May 22, 2017, Ambassador Ryoichi Horie was invited to attend the handover ceremony for Garbage Collecting Truck held at U District Government Office in Pohnpei. The Garbage Collecting Truck was provided under the Non-Project Grant Aid for Disaster Reduction Equipment schem (Total Project cost is approx. 3.2 million USD).
    
      At the ceremony, Speaker of U Council, Mr. Estephan Primo gave remarks and expressed deep appreciation for the attendance of members of the Japan Embassy including Ambassador Ryoichi Horie and for the donation of Garbage Collecting Truck on behalf of U district.

     In response, Ambassador Ryoichi Horie mentioned that U district is well recognized as a beautiful place for him and his wife as they often eat beautiful fruits harvested in U district. He emphasized the importance of environmental awareness of the local people in order to preserve a beautiful environment. He mentioned that he would like U district to strive to make sure that the Garbage Collecting Truck provided will be fully utilized and that a beautiful environment will be conserved.
    
     In the last remarks, Iso Nahnken of U, Mr. Ihlen Joseph proudly showed off the Truck , and mentioning that there are many districts in Pohnpei that received Garbage Collecting Trucks from Japan but he thinks that this is the best one, encouraged U district people to make utmost efforts for beautiful environment.
 

With provided Garbage Collecting Truck (From Left, Speaker of U Council Mr. Estehpan Primo, Iso Nahnken of U Mr. Ihlen Joseph , Chief Minister of U Dahker Abrahm, Ambassador Ryoichi Horie, Madam yuko)

Provided Garbage Collecting Truck