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Cuba signs Agreement with Japan to Favor Sanitation in Havana

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Cuba signs Agreement with Japan to Favor Sanitation in HavanaHAVANA, Cuba, Nov 24 (acn) The Havana Provincial Administration Council (CAP by its Spanish acronym) signed an agreement with the Japan International Cooperation System (JICS) for the acquisition of more than 60 solid waste collection trucks.

Reinaldo Garcia, president of the Provincial Assembly of the People's Power, thanked the Japanese agency for its action, which also includes the supply of spare parts, and will improve community services to mark the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, in 2019.
He stressed that a second part of the project is foreseen, for the acquisition of new vehicles by the end of next year which will have a positive impact on sanitation work in the Cuban capital.
Takuma Momoi, JICS head of division, said they will be responsible for carrying out the Waste Management Improvement Project in Havana, commissioned by the government of Japan.
At our headquarters in Tokyo, we have been in charge for almost 30 years of the implementation of initiatives that take place in different parts of the world, mainly financed by the taxes of the Japanese people, Momoi noted.
He explained his nation's commitment to the Kyoto Protocol, aimed at reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, which is why they care about the final treatment and disposal of waste.
We are confident that once the cooperation actions to be completed, everyone to be satisfied with the equipment purchased and can meet the existing needs, he added.

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