Chinese embassy has extended need-based scholarships to NUML students who are unable to meet their education expenses.
Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing distributed cheques of the Chinese Embassy Scholarships among 89 deserving students during his visit to National University of Modern Languages (NUML).
China is keen on promoting education in Pakistan, Ambassador Jing said. “These scholarships are just a token and humble contribution to educate the deserving Pakistani youth, he said adding the embassy will continue awarding the scholarships to the needy students annually.
Ambassador said that learning languages of each other is essential for enhancement of bilateral relations and future of both the countries lies on the young and energetic youth of both sides. He said that NUML has become a brand in China for learning languages and education. He vowed that amount of the scholarship will be increased in next year to give benefit to the maximum students.
Director General NUML Brig Muhammad Ibrahim in his address said that Sino-Pak friendship is deep-rooted and time-tested and such kind gestures will have positive impact on the relations of two countries. It is important to mention that 300 students applied for the scholarship, 103 were called for interview after scrutiny and later by the independent committee recommended 89 students for the scholarship.
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Ambassador said that learning languages of each other is essential for enhancement of bilateral relations. Future of both the countries is linked with the young and energetic youth of both sides, Jing said. He said that NUML has become a brand in China for learning languages and education. He vowed that amount of the scholarship will be increased next year to give benefit to the maximum students.
Chinese Cultural Counsellor You Yi, NUML Director General Brig Muhammad Ibrahim, varsity’s registrar, deans, directors and heads of departments, faculty members and students were present at the ceremony held at the NUML auditorium.
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Ibrahim said Sino-Pak friendship is deep rooted and time tested and scholarships are going to further strengthen love of the people of Pakistan for China.