The Republic of China (Taiwan)’s Ambassador to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Peter Sha Li-Lan is urging Vincentian students to seize the opportunities offered to them.
This, as the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines and the The Government of the Republic of China on Taiwan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Education on Wednesday April 5, at the Foreign Affairs Conference Room.
“I would urge all the Vincentian students, whether they are already studying in Taiwan, or whether they are a beneficiary of the scholarships I just mentioned that we are opening yet another door. Seize the opportunity, we will be working alongside with you because we know certainly the benefits of investing in yourself and in education,” he said.
The Government of the Republic of China on Taiwan is investing US 1 million dollars per year for the next three (3) years in tertiary education and training for Vincentians.
The MOU also includes ten more Ministry of Foreign Affairs Scholarships per year for the next three years. Ambassador Sha Li- Lan said Taiwan is an example of how investing in education and building the human resources of a country can result in development and total transformation.