FIVE Guadalcanal – CITREC graduates are set to work in Canada for 24 months in the coming days.
Guadalcanal provincial executive and staff from GP-Education authority held a farewell luncheon with Guadalcanal-CITREC students Friday last week at GP-headquarter Rita-eleven.
Two will take up supervisory role in their respect workplace within the Tourism and Hospitality industry whilst the other three will pilot a new programme working in dairy farms.
Their immigration nomination documents for Canada came with an employment confirmation that provides them the opportunity to remain in Canada on permanent basis as residents, a process they will apply for when arriving in Canada under the immigrant nominee programme.
They will be joining Mr Careka Volley and Ms Amelia Muse who are already in Canada on immigrant nominee programme.
Speaking during the luncheon, Premier Veke reminded the candidates to be good ambassadors for Guadalcanal Province as many more students will be following their footsteps in the coming months and years.
“This CITREC program is a huge investment for our province, and you are our human resources and capital the province invests in. Take pride and responsibility seriously as you take on this new challenge in your life. Display our worthy culture and custom in Canada” Premier Veke told them.
Also speaking during the event was Guadalcanal Provincial Minister for Education Hon Lazarus Rina who reminded the candidates and others that selection criteria was done in Canada.
“GP-Education authority does not select candidate. Therefore you are the lucky ones out of the rest for now. Be on your best, behave properly and pave the way for others” Hon Rina emphasized.
On-behalf on the students, Mr Johnathan Benozi thanked the Premier and his executive, GP-Education authority and CITREC office in Canada for their efforts and persistence in making everything possible for them to travel, work and live in Canada.
“I thank you and assure you Mr Premier, your good executive and the people of Guadalcanal that we will be good ambassadors for our Province and the country. We understand this opportunity is for many more candidates after us, hence we will not mess it up” Mr Jonathan said.
The five traveling to Canada in the coming days are, Markly Tiaro, Jonathan Benozi, Buddley Sopo, Thomas Mike and Delite Grace.
—GP PRESS RELEASE