On Thursday, August 27, 2020, Ambassador Karasawa joined the groundbreaking ceremony for “The Project for Renovating Senior Citizens Center” at the Meyuns Youth Center compound. This ceremony was held with other four infrastructure projects’ groundbreaking and ribbon cutting ceremonies that attended by President Remengesau, Jr., Minister of Communityand Cultural Affairs Temengil, traditional chiefs and some officials from Koror State Government.
The multipurpose room and the bathrooms at the Senior Citizens Center will be renovated under the Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP).
In the ceremony, President Rememgesau, Jr. expressed his gratitude towards Japan’s assistance. Minister Temengil stated that she was happy to see its renovation as she had been waiting for its happening for a long time.
Ambassador Karasawa stated in his speech that people would be able to use the facilities safely and feel secured in the building after the completion of the project. He also delivered his hope that it would accommodate more people and improve their quality of life.