OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER – The Republic of China (Taiwan) has contributed approximately EC$4.58 million towards three projects.
Of the total sum, EC$2, 016,150 represents the second tranche of funds for the Walcott Place & Grass Street Urban Enhancement Project. This project is currently underway.
The second cheque of EC$2,308,600 will be presented for the construction of the Soufriere Town square.
The third cheque will be in the amount of XCD $257,529.56 for the purchase of laptops for Form Three students under the “One Laptop Per Child” Programme, training of 500 teachers over the next year through the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Organisation of American States (OAS), and the purchase of ICT equipment for schools.
The cheque presentation is currently underway in the Cabinet Room of the Office of the Prime Minister.