PAYMENT KEEPS SOLOMON ISLANDS COLLEGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION OPEN

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HONIARA, Solomon Islands (October 15, 2000 - Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation/PINA Nius Online)---The government has paid one million dollars to the Solomon Islands College of Higher Education.

This action averted an eminent closure of the college.

Special Advisor to the Prime Minister, Edward Hunuehu, confirmed to SIBC that this action follows discussions between the Minister of Education and Finance and the College Council and representative from the Directorate office.

The college intended to close its doors because of the financial difficulties.

For additional reports from the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation, go to PACIFIC ISLANDS REPORT News/Information Links: Radio/TV News/Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation.

Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) Website: http://www.pinanius.org 

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