“THE Government through the Ministry of Education has paid a total of $10milllion in COVID-19 allowance package to local students studying in overseas educational institutions.
“This was revealed by the Minister of Education and Human Resources Development (MERHD) Lanelle Tanangada in parliament on Wednesday when contributing to a motion to approve the proclamation declared by the Governor-General (GG) to extend the State of Public Emergency (SoPE) for further four months.
“The motion was passed late Wednesday after two days of debate.
“Ms. Tanangada in her contribution said her ministry has supported local overseas students both sponsored and private.
““Stranded nationals were also supported, she added.
“My ministry has supported students on scholarships with COVID-19 allowance package and privately sponsored tertiary students and stranded nationals,” she said.”
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