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PSC keeps tabs on students

Ioane Burese
Thursday, May 03, 2012

PUBLIC Service Commission permanent secretary Parmesh Chand has discussed the progress of eight Fijian students studying in Morocoo.

The students are recipients of the Moroccan Agency for International Co-operation (AMCI) scholarship. Mr Chand discussed with AMCI officials matters related to the training opportunities provided to the students in Rabat the ca¡pital of Morocoo, and how this could be further enhanced.

The students are studying French for a year and upon completion they will enrol at different universities in Morocco to specialise in their field of interest.

Three of the students ù Abdul Shaheed, Khadeejah Whippy and Melissa Sami ù will undertake further studies in medicine while Tevita Rokotovitovi will study information technology. Amitesh Narayan, Aaqib Rahman and Imitiaz Ali are pursuing degree studies in engineering while Luke Vakalala will enrol for the Bachelor of Science Technique degree.

Mr Chand said government was committed to increasing the number of students in Morocco in line with Fiji's growing bilateral relationship with countries in the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).