Ambassador Sumi participated in completion ceremonies of the IOM-implemented projects in the Donetsk region

2016/2/16

1. Completion ceremony of the project for renovation of the children and youth creativity center in Kostyantynivka

Welcome ceremony
Inspecting the Center
  On February 15, 2016, Ambassador of Japan Shigeki Sumi visited Kostyantynivka town and participated in the completion ceremony of the project for renovation of the children and youth creativity center. In the framework of the project, which was implemented by International Organization for Migration (IOM), the renovation of old floors, walls, ceilings, windows and toilets was performed. It is expected that many children, including IDPs, will benefit from the assistance provided.

2. Completion ceremony of the project for renovation of Svyatohirsk municipal music school

During the ceremony
During the ceremony
  On February 15, 2016, Ambassador of Japan Shigeki Sumi visited Svyatohirsk and participated in the completion ceremony of the project for renovation of Svyatohirsk municipal music school. In the framework of the project funded by Japan, which was implemented by IOM, the renovation of old floors, walls, ceilings, windows and the heating system was performed. It is expected that many children, including IDPs, will benefit from the assistance provided.

3. Completion ceremony of the project for renovation of the children and youth creativity center in Druzhkivka

During the ceremony
During the ceremony
  On February 15, 2016, Ambassador Sumi visited Druzhivka city and participated in the completion ceremony of the project for renovation of the children and youth creativity center. It is expected that many children, including IDPs, will benefit from this project funded by Japan, which was implemented by IOM. Druzhkivka City Mayor Mr. Valerii Hnatenko also participated in the ceremony and presented a medal of merit to Ambassador Sumi in honour of Japan’s assistance.

4. Visit to a gravesite of Japanese prisoners of war in Druzhkivka

Offering flowers
Offering flowers
  On February 15, 2016, Ambassador Sumi visited Druzhivka city in the Donetsk region and together with the City Mayor Mr. Valerii Hnatyuk offered flowers upon the graves of Japanese prisoners of World War II. More than one hundred Japanese soldiers, whom were captured by the Soviet army and died in a prison camp, are buried at this gravesite.