Mutiara Lions have embarked on another humanitarian project named the "J" Project ... "J" standing for Japan ... when they ink a historic Memorandum of Understanding with the NPO Urban & Community Development (NPO UCD) of Tokyo, Japan this 25 September 2011 at the Eastin Hotel, Penang,
The Club in collaboration with the NPO UCD of Japan will temporarily repatriate japanese nationals affected by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan recently for a six month period to Penang.
The historic signing of the Memorandum of Understanding will be done in the presence of Guest of Honour, Y.B. Tuan Phee Boon Poh, Penang State Executive Councillor; H.E. Mr. Tetsuro Kai, Consul-General of Japan and District Governor Shawn Lee.
Organising Chairperson for the project Lion Ed Kiew reports that the first japanese families to be temporarily repatriated are expected to be in Penang latest by end of the year.