Subject: Timor Leste Med Students to Cuba

Timor Leste Med Students to Cuba

Dili, Jan 19 (Prensa Latina) Timor Leste First Deputy Minister Rui Maria de Araujo saw off in this capital Friday 100 of 200 new students from this small Asian country to study medicine in Cuba.

This group will join 500 students who are already preparing on the island as future physicians, which is also developing in this country a humanitarian aid program with a health professional brigade.

In his speech, Araujo, also Public Health Minister, was grateful to President Fidel Castro for such a beautiful gesture of solidarity and exhorted Timor Leste students to study to get good results.

According to the teaching plan sponsored and financed by Cuba, Timor Leste will have a new generation of medical sciences experts by 2012.

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