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Pakistan awards scholarships to Sri Lankan students

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has awarded scholarships to nine Sri Lankan students in the field of medicine in top Pakistani institutions under Pakistan Technical Assistance Programme (PTAP) for Sri Lanka.

The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Dr Shahid Ahmad Hashmat met the students at the High Commission of Pakistan and congratulated them on their selection for higher education in Pakistan, said a press release received here on Friday.

The high commissioner stressed the importance of collaboration between the two friendly countries for the uplift of the people.

He said that these scholarships were offered with the objective to support Sri Lankan students to continue their higher studies, create new professional relationship and bilateral communication between the institutions of the two countries.

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