Laptop Arrival In SVG

The one lap top per child initiative is moving into the second phase with the arrival yesterday afternoon of 12-thousand 5-hundred laptop computers.

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves was on hand at the Campden Park Container Port to witness the arrival of the computers.

Giving remarks, after the computers were offloaded, the Prime Minister said funding for the lap tops was made possible through a grant from the Government and People of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

He said the British Firm, Dennis Publishing was also instrumental in the process.

Dr. Gonsalves said the Government hopes to begin the distribution of the computers very soon. He said a further one thousand laptops will soon arrive for the students of the community college.

Meanwhile Chief Education Officer Lou-Anne Gilchirst urged the students to use the devices to improve their knowledge. She also expressed gratitude to the Government for making the computers available.