China offers Scholarship opportunity to 44 Ethiopian Students

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Addis Ababa, 27 August 2014 (WIC) - China has provided 44 postgraduate scholarship opportunities to Ethiopian students this academic year, Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia said.

In a briefing ceremony held at the Embassy, State Minister of Education Kaba Urgessa said that china has been supporting the human resource development program efforts of the government of Ethiopia by providing long and short term training opportunities.

He also hoped that the students would acquire new knowledge and also learn the rich culture of the Chinese people during their stay in China.

They were required to be focused in study, take a great responsibility of bringing home the knowledge and contribute for the development and well being of Ethiopia, the State Minister added.

Ambassador Xie Xiaoyan, on his behalf, said that the exchange and cooperation in education is an important component of the Comprehensive Cooperative Partnership between the two countries.

China will continue its efforts to further bolster the bilateral cooperation in education, and all other sectors with Ethiopia, he added