Pacific Island students to access China scholarships
September 13, 2018 4:55 am
Students from the Pacific Islands Development Forum member countries can now get scholarships to study in universities in China.
This comes after the signing of an agreement between the Forum and the Pacific China Friendship Association this morning.
Association Patron Princess Salote Pilolevu says the deal will ensure the two partners reach the grassroots level.
“The hard work of our President of our Association Dr Hiria Ottino, he obtains scholarships from various universities from China and distributes it amongst the 13 member countries.”
Forum Secretary General, Francois Martel says the joint forces of the two young organisations will also accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals around the Pacific.
Martel says this is also part of the agreement in developing other sectors that will greatly impact the lives of the Pacific people.