56 Afghan students offered higher education scholarships in Pakistan - Pakistan Today

56 Afghan students offered higher education scholarships in Pakistan

Pakistan’s envoy to Kabul on Thursday hosted lunch for 56 Afghan students who would soon be leaving for Pakistan to study Master’s, MPhil and PhD degrees on full scholarships granted by the government of Pakistan.

According to a press release issued by the Pakistan embassy in Kabul, Ambassador Zahid Nasrullah Khan hosted the students, which include 20 Agricultural candidates who are availing the dedicated scholarships given to the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture.

Khan, speaking on the occasion, underlined that as a manifestation of Pakistan’s historical and brotherly relations with Afghanistan, Pakistan is investing in the development of human capital of Afghanistan with the expectation that these students would play a vital role in the economic future of the country.

The students appreciated the embassy’s outreach efforts and were happy to avail the opportunity to study in Pakistan, the press release added.



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