Republic of China invest in human resource development in St Kitts and Nevis

In the annual Monetary Taiwanese Scholarship Ceremony held on March 23 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Auditorium, they have offered scholarships to students to the different schools of Federation of St Kitts and Nevis. 

Republic of China invest in human resource development in St Kitts and Nevis
Republic of China invest in human resource development in St Kitts and Nevis

St Kitts and Nevis: St Kitts and Nevis and the Republic of China- Taiwan have been included in various types of diplomatic relations after the embassy of the country set out in the Federation. The Republic of China continued to invest heavily in human resource development in St Kitts and Nevis. 

The embassy of Taiwan in St Kitts and Nevis have offered monetary scholarships to local students of the country. 

In the annual Monetary Taiwanese Scholarship Ceremony held on March 23 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Auditorium, they have offered scholarships to students to the different schools of Federation of St Kitts and Nevis. 

A total of 170 students, of which 126 were from St Kitts, while 45 were from Nevis. The students were from primary, secondary and tertiary educational institutions were awarded. 

While informing about the offering of the scholarships, Resident Ambassador of the Republic of China to St. Kitts and Nevis, Michael Lin, explained that investing in human resource development is extremely important to fueling national development.

“As we all know, human resources lay the foundation for national development, and education is the key to the enhancement of human resources. Over the years, the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has been working closely with the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis in human resources development of the Federation by the human resources development project implemented on an annual basis,” said Ambassador Lin. 

Expressing his pleasure over the investment, he asserted that they are happy to see that this has been consistent in contributing to the education and the future success of the students in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Lin congratulated the recipients on their achievements and encouraged them to keep excelling. He also expressed gratitude to the Ministry of Education and the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis for their “strong support in the project”, adding that through this “strong effort” of the two countries “, we will continue to support the students and teachers, as well as the human resource development in St. Kitts and Nevis.”

Minister of Education, Jonel Powell, reflected on the relationship between both countries and expressed gratitude to the Government of Taiwan.

“The partnership and friendship forged with the Government and people of the Republic China (Taiwan) have grown tremendously, and for that, we are eternally grateful,” said Minister Powell.

The annual Monetary Taiwanese Scholarship project also provided funding for scholarships and education-related resources to the schools of St Kitts and Nevis. The ceremony was slated for late 2021 but postponed due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19.