Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki on Friday announced that his country would sponsor 50 scholarships which will be granted to the students of Balochistan.
The announcement was made during a meeting with Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani. According to the Senate spokesperson, the scholarships will be granted to students wishing to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies.
The spokesperson said all expenses incurred by the students during the course of their education will be paid for by the Saudi government and the students will also be provided a monthly stipend.
In January 2018, during the 11th session of the Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC), it was agreed between the two countries to encourage cooperation in the fields of scientific research, exchange of scholarship and experiences in health teaching and medical staff and exchange of student visits.