More scholarships from Taiwan

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THE visiting President of Taiwan has announced to Solomon Islands that there will be more scholarships on offer next year.

Addressing the country’s Parliament yesterday, President Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan will increase 18 vacancies for its six Pacific allies in the education programme as of next year.

She said young men and women of Solomon Islands interested to undergo medicine studies as well as other professions can apply.

President Tsai said Taiwan has continued to provide scholarships every year to promote tertiary education for its Pacific allies.

She also announced that Taiwan has included Solomon Islands National University into its list of partners for another scholarship programme.

President Tsai stressed that Taiwan’s first development plan for SINU is to install a high-power solar light system.

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