Consul General Hideki Yamaji, Consulate-General of Japan in Cebu led the turnover of books to the Negros Occ. Provincial Library in Bacolod City this afternoon.
The books were received by Negros Occ. Board Member Rita Gatuslao, Provincial Librarian Rio Rio Lynne Panisa, and April Duran of the Special Projects and Concerns Division, among others.
The Read Japan Project was implemented in cooperation with the Nippon Foundation and the Japan Science Society together with the Consulate-General of Japan in Cebu.
It aims to provide readers around the world with an accurate picture of Japan through the donation of remarkable books. It also aims to help students and researchers who are interested in Japanese studies.
The library received 143 books that contain facts about Japan, and Japanese history, economy, culture, and tradition.