The Executive Vice President and Executive Officer of Asia Pacific of Hitachi Ltd, Mr. Junzo Najazima, has announced of its plan to donate one million Maldivian rufiyaa to Male’ Water Crisis Management Fund. The announcement was made at a meeting held with President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, Monday morning at the President’s Office.
Mr. Junzo is visiting the Maldives as part of the Hitachi expert team, to inspect the damages caused to the generator units during the fire that broke out at the Maldives Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC) on 4th December 2014.
Discussions at the meeting were focused on the recovery efforts of being undertaken by MWSC to replace the damaged panel boards and revive the water system. In this regard, President Yameen underscored the Government’s commitment to find a total solution to the issue, and to establish a fallback system for future emergencies.
Speaking at the meeting, President Yameen extended his appreciation to the Hitachi Company for their generous contributions towards the Fund. The President also expressed his gratitude, to the Government and people of Japan, for their continued support and assistance to the Maldives in times of need.
President Yameen was joined at the call by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Dunya Maumoon, and the Minister of Defence and National Security, Col (Rtd) Mohamed Nazim.
Mr. Junzo was joined at the call by the Ambassador of Japan to the Maldives, Mr. Nobuhito Hobo.