26 C
Sierra Leone
Sunday, January 29, 2023

Sierra Leonean Students Arrive In China to Pursue PhD, Masters Degrees

HomeAYV NewsSierra Leonean Students Arrive In China to Pursue PhD, Masters Degrees

Sierra Leonean Students Arrive In China to Pursue PhD, Masters Degrees

Date:

Related stories

ReNIP to Hold Lower-Level Elections This Weekend

The Republic National Independent Party (ReNIP), will tomorrow 28th...

Multi-Purpose Biometric Identity Cards Set to be Launched

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio will officially...

Health Ministry Engages AYV Staff on the Need for COVID Vaccination

The Health Education Division at the Ministry of Health...

Parliament Votes Against Annulment of Public Elections Rules

Following a motion brought by the Leader of the...

 

Two (2), out of the 15 females shall be pursing PhDs, one in Analysis and Management of Economic System at Dalian University of Technology) and the other Applied Economic at Capital University of Economics and Business.

Ten (10) of them shall be pursuing Master’s degrees.

Areas of studies include; Environmental Science and Engineering, Computer and Application Technology, International Relations, Public Health, Clinical Medicine, Public Administration, Applied Economics, Mineral Processing Engineering, Software Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Chemical Engineering, Statistics, Accountancy, Hydrology and Water Resource Engineering and Broadcast and TV Journalism.

The country’s envoy to China, HE Ambassador Alimamy P. Koroma said Sierra Leone was grateful that the Chinese Government continues to help “our government and people in building our human resource capacity.” He admonished those that are direct beneficiaries to make the best use of the opportunity.

“China is the place today where people from all over the world including America, Europe come for education and training. So our students here stand to become the great professional students from these other countries after their training in China.”

He said, as an Embassy “we welcome our compatriots and commit ourselves to giving our support to them during the course of their studies and to continue to work with the authorities of the Chinese government.”

The country’s student’s leader in China, Saidu M. Sesay sees the latest award of scholarships as a plus to Sierra Leone’s human resource base, “especially in increasing the knowledge and experience of those successful students.

Sesay said, the entire student body is thankful to the Chinese Government for the increase in the number of successful students to 49, which “clearly indicates the interest the Chinese government continues to demonstrate towards our country’s development agenda, especially in the area of human resource development.”

He commended the Government of Sierra Leone, through the Ministry of Education for providing the platform for students to pursue high studies abroad, also calling on colleague students to return home after studies and be part of the change process.

China and Sierra Leone continue to enjoy unbroken ties of friendship both at the people-to-people and government (diplomatic) levels.

China is one of Sierra Leone’s strategic development partners. It continues to support the country in a number of sectors, not least infrastructure, health and human resource growth through the annual provision of scholarships to deserving students.

Business News

Subscribe

- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

- Browse free from up to 5 devices at once

NPPA Releases First Quater 2023 Public Procurement Price Norm

The Board, Management and Staff of the National Public Procurement Authority (NPPA), with appropriation to the Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of...