Government of Japan has extended grant assistance worth over over 27 million dollars to the government of Pakistan for two projects to improve airport security and procure of metrological equipment.

The grant will be spent on project for improvement of airport security (phase-2) and the economic and social development programme for provision of meteorological equipment.

Secretary, economic affairs division Syed Ghazanfar Abbas Jillani and charge d’ affairs ad interim at the embassy of Japan Takashi Harada signed the exchange of notes and record of discussion on behalf of their governments in Islamabad.

The utilization of this grant will pave the way to safeguard, passengers, their belongings, airlines and its assets, aircraft, national assets and functionaries from the acts of unlawful interference.

The non-project grant aid will be utilized to procure meteorological equipments for Pakistan meteorological department for installation in Punjab and Sindh provinces.