Deputy Head of Mission at Japanese Embassy in Pakistan Shindo Yusuke recently inaugurated a project for provision of medical equipment to Mian Muhmmad Bukhsh Trust Hospital, a non-governmental organisation, in Dhanyala village, Jhelum district. The inauguration ceremony was attended by Jhelum DC Saif Anwar Jappa, MPA Sabrina Javed, UK town Burnly’s ex-mayor Chaudhry Najeeb Khan, ex-IGP Khalid Qureshi and community representatives.It is pertinent to mention here that the Government of Japan had extended financial assistance to Mian Muhammad Buksh Trust in fiscal year 2017 for the procurement of Essential medical equipment which includes X-Ray and Ultrasound machines for the trust, Hospital. Now with the availability of this medical equipment procured with the support of the government of Japan, over 150,000 people of area will have easy access to better health facilities in their own locality. Earlier the community of the region had to travel almost 15 KM distance to avail such medical facilities. Shindo Yusuke, while speaking at the inaugural ceremony, congratulated the community member and Khurram Farid Bargatt Vice Chairman Mian Muhammad Bukhsh Trust and his team for the successful completion of this important project. Shindo said that health sector is one of the priority areas where the Government of Japan provided assistance to Pakistan. He stressed upon the need of easy access of marginalized communities to essential health care services as a way of improving community well-being, particularly of women and children. He also expressed his hope this project would not only help community members to enjoy better health care facilities but would also help further strengthening the existing friendly relations between the people of Japan and Pakistan.In the end, Khurram thanked Embassy of Japan for their generous donation for equipment and presented traditional turban to his Excellency for their valuable contribution for the provision of better health services in remote area of Jhelum.