Five Pakistani students have graduated from New Delhi’s South Asian University (SAU), a private media outlet reported.
The students were awarded degrees during SAU’s third convocation held last week and attended by Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood.
As per the details, the Pakistani students completed their Masters in diverse disciplines including biotechnology, computer science, law and international relations from the varsity the decision to establish which was taken at the SAARC Summit held in New Delhi in April 2007.
Speaking to the Pakistani graduates separately, the high commissioner congratulated them and their families and wished them well in their professional pursuits. He also stressed the pivotal role that the students and SAU could play in bringing the youth from South Asian nations together for grooming and higher learning.
The high commissioner hoped that more Pakistani students would be able to join SAU in the coming years.
Meanwhile, SAU President Dr Kavita Sharma highlighted the educational institute’s progress so far along with its vision and future plans. It was told that a total of 161 students received their Master’s degrees, while 10 got M Phil and four PhD degrees in the current year.