Latest News Highlights

UGANDA RECEIVES TEN UNITS OF EMERGENCY VEHICLES FROM JAPAN FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION

Wednesday, 4th March 2020
Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Health, Uganda

The Mission coordinated the donation and eventual shipment of ten (10) units of Emergency Vehicles (Fire fighting Vehicles and Ambulances) from the Japan Firefighters Association to the Ministries responsible for Internal Affairs and Health in Uganda.


The Minister of State for Primary Health Care, Dr. Joyce Moriku received the four (4) ambulances on behalf of the Government of Uganda and during her speech expressed gratitude for Japan-Africa Development and added that the vehicles would go a long way to save the lives of our people in our situations of emergency.


The Assistant Commissioner of Police acting as Director for Fire Prevention and Rescue Services, Kihanda Hassan, received the six (6) fire fighting vehicles on behalf of the Uganda Police Force and committed to use them effectively to extend services to the people of Uganda.


The Representative of Japan-Africa Development, Amida Kibirige, asserted that this was an act of kindness from the Government of Japan and its associates as she gave recognition to other parties that contributed to the donation and the shipment of the equipment.


Fifteen Irish nationals, who are friends with Mr. Willy Ngoya of Wilna International (an NPO in Japan), voluntarily offered pro bono services in support of the conveyance of the donation from Mombasa, Kenya to Kampala, Uganda.



Source:

Share