Governor General delivers remarks at the opening of the Confucius Institute at the UWI Five Islands Campus.

A new Confucius Institute was opened at the UWI Five Islands Campus on Sunday the 1st December 2019.
His Excellency Sir Rodney Williams delivered  remarks on this occasion. He said that this Institute , which is already on two campuses of the U.W.I.,will play a pivotal role in developing our young people and equipping them for the changes and challenges of the future.
Sir Rodney further stated
that there are other countries that have previously embarked on this type of project in Antigua and Barbuda such as:
The Venezuelan Institute,
The British Council, and Les Alliance Francaise and that these initiatives assist the different countries of the world in developing a better understanding of each other’s language, culture and religion while helping to foster world peace.
The Governor General said that this institute will assist in making our Caribbean nationals more competitive on the world stage.
He stated that our UWI continues to play its part in educating our Caribbean people , making us more productive citizens and this institute is another step in this direction.
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