ISLAMABAD: The Government of Pakistan (GoP) through its High Commission in Sri Lanka has awarded fully funded higher education scholarships to nine Sri Lankan students in the fields of pharmacy and engineering for studying in top Pakistani institutions.
In addition to this, the GoP is also awarding Annual Jinnah Scholarships to bright Sri Lankan students of O/L and A/L since 2006, a press release on Tuesday said.
The scholarships have been awarded under the ‘Pakistan Technical Assistance Programme (PTAP) for Sri Lanka’.
High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Dr Shahid Ahmad Hashmat met the selected students at the High Commission of Pakistan and congratulated them on their selection for education in Pakistan.
The high commissioner emphasised the importance of collaboration between the two friendly countries and said that these scholarships were offered with the objective to support Sri Lankan students to continue their higher studies, create new professional relationships and bilateral communication between the institutions of the two countries.