UNOPSUnited Nations Office for Project Services
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Ghana, he said, is one of two countries in Africa that made it through the vetting process, expressing gratitude to UNOPS.
The development of 6,500 homes has begun in Amasaman, near Accra, in the first part of ambitious projects by the government of Ghana, UNOPS and Sustainable Housing Solutions (SHS) Holdings, to build 200,000 affordable and sustainable homes.
The MoU signed by UNOPS, Sustainable Housing Solutions (SHS) and the Government of Pakistan to build 500,000 new homes is a part of Prime Minister Imran Khan's plans to build five million housing units in the country.
The prime minister noted that the UNOPS' financial assistance would utilize the local labour and material, which would directly benefit 40 industries of the country allied with the construction sector.
A statement issued here said that the Japan government had donated these buses under its general assistance to UNOPS and the same were handed over to the KP government in a ceremony which took place at the Chief Minister House.
These buses have been designed in accordance to the requirements set forth by UNOPS. The buses will be donated to various government departments of Khyber PakhtunKhwa.
The ceremony took place in Chief Minister House in Peshawar which was attended by officials of FUSO Master Motors, UNOPS, the government of Japan and KPK government.
The envisaged project is to be implemented by UNOPS Pakistan Office in partnership with the KPK Education Department through the joint financial support of the Department of International Department (DFID) and the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD).
Remembering Unops' work in Afghanistan as an example, Vanshelboim speaks of marked results becoming tarnished by allegations of embezzlement of "funds of personal use" and senior officials"playing with project expenditure."
He explained $68 millions of the grant would be spent on construction works and $3.9 million on operation costs and 10.5 million on salaries and facilities to UNOPS employees.