Government Certifies 13 Venezuela -Trained S/Leonean Medics

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The New Direction agenda, he said, is committed in enhancing the human resource capita through education.

Dr. Kabba also expressed sincere gratitude to the Government of Venezuela for the offer of thirty scholarships to the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone to capacitate Sierra Leoneans in various disciplines including medicine, agriculture and engineering. ‘It is our hope (New Direction) to rekindle relations between the two countries, strengthen and deepen engagements and collaborations on matters of mutual interests through bilateral consultations’, he  added.

‘Many thanks to the parents and guardians for their support to their children and wards over the years, which has resulted in this laudable achievement; it is now your responsibility to put into practice what you have acquired and to serve as pioneers for quality health service delivery to this nation’, Dr. Alie Kabba concluded.

The Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation delivered the welcome statement and the vote of thanks was delivered by FodayTejan Mansaray.

The certification ceremony was witnessed by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mrs. Nimatulai Bah-Chang, the Deputy Director General for Policy and Technical Cooperation, Dr. Michael Kargbo, Directors from the various divisions in the Ministry, parents and other distinguished guests.