Deputy Chair of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bisera Turković and Ambassador of Japan to B&H Ito Makoto signed today an Agreement on Japanese grants in the amount of 100 million yen for equipping medical institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Minister Turković thanked Japan and the Japanese Government for today's valuable donation, emphasizing the strong and friendly ties between the two countries.
She also congratulated the National Day of Japan, which is being celebrated today, on the occasion of the birthday of the Japanese Emperor Naruhito and handed over a congratulatory message to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
Ambassador Makoto thanked for the congratulations and expressed satisfaction that this year, which marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, the Japanese Government donated grants to equip medical institutions in B&H.
On this occasion, he also announced his country's assistance to the security sector in B&H, i.e. the strengthening of the Border Police.
Turković pointed out that strengthening the B&H state border in a situation of a large influx of migrants is of key importance, and stressed that the importance of Japanese donations is greater due to carefully selected sectors for which assistance is intended, the B&H MoFA said.