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Taiwan offers financial assistance to Solomons 27/11/2008

Taiwan says it is willing to help Solomon Islands cope with the global financial crisis, despite it's own struggling economy.

Taiwan's ambassador George Chan, has met with Prime Minister Dr Derek Sikua where he provided the final installment of funding for the Rural Constituency Development Fund set up last year.

Mr Chan also released funding for the Solomon Islands Government Training and Education Awards.

Ambassador Chan told Dr Sikua the current global financial crisis not only affects the richest countries but poor countries like the Solomons and its vital nations help their neighbours.

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