The Ambassador Tsunozaki emphasised that social welfare was one of the major sectors of Japanese support to the citizen of the Republic of Serbia, in spite Japan itself met the difficulties as a consequence of the last year's devastating earthquake. This donation, the Ambassador said, will help disabled people to integrate into the community more easily, expressing his hope that the relations between two countries and nations will progress further.
On behalf of Zrenjanin City, Zlatana Ankić, The City Council member, in charge of sport and youth, thanked to the people of Japan for the donation.
The representatives of Vojvodina Paraplegics Association and Ministry of Work and Social Policy of the Republic of Serbia, local government and Srem Association were present were present at the ceremony too. The Government of Japan financially supports the project implementation which will contribute to the economic and social development of Serbia. The main field of interest are environment and social protection. So far in Serbia 145 similar donations were implemented since 1999.