17 May 2006

Taiwan hands over funds for Pacific aid projects

12:17 pm on 17 May 2006

Taiwan has officially handed over the funds connected to aid projects for 8 Pacific regional organisations.

Taiwan's Trade Representative in Suva, Sherman Kuo, provided 735,000 U.S. dollars to the Forum Secretariat for assistance that was originally announced at the end of last year.

The Forum Fisheries Agency, the Fiji School of Medicine and the University of the South Pacific are among the eight organisations to receive funding for a variety of projects.