BAYAMO, Cuba, Jul 17 (acn) Nine foreign youngsters graduated from the University of Granma (UdG) in the 2013-2014 academic year declared themselves in this city to be grateful to the Cuban people and government and committed to use well all knowledge acquired. After receiving his certificate as Agricultural Engineer, Pa Tamba Jammeh, of the Republic of Gambia, told ACN that he is very happy, because he could make his dream come true after six years of study on the Caribbean island.
He promised that he will use his knowledge in a good cause, in favor of his people.
During the graduation ceremony, the young Gambian and another 36 graduates received the Gold Title, which requires a minimum of 4.75 points of academic index and outstanding comprehensive performance.
Sachai Saykhammoun, of the People’s Democratic Republic of Laos, also said he was very happy with his graduation as Agricultural Engineer, and because he will contribute, with the knowledge acquired in Cuba, to his country’s development.
On Thursday, 1,222 students of the UdG received their certificates corresponding to 16 degree courses. Since its inauguration in 1976, 22,453 students have graduated from this center, in its 37 academic years.
Nancy Bueno, rector of the institution, pointed out that the new graduates are from the republics of Gambia, Senegal, Mali and Guinea, the People’s Democratic Republic of Laos, the Kingdom of Swaziland and the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.