63 Pakistani students awarded with British Chevening scholarship

63 Pakistani students are being sent for a one year master’s programme to United Kingdom, the scholarships for the programme are sponsored by the UK Government’s Chevening programme.

The Acting British high Commissioner, Mr Richard Crowder presented certificates to the number of scholars in Islamabad on Thursday before their departure to United Kingdom.

The Acting British High Commissioner Mr Richard Crowder while presenting the certificates to the scholars said: “I congratulate the nominated scholars on this superb achievement. The year 2017 marks the 70th Anniversary of UK-Pakistan relations as well as the Chevening Scholarship Programme is an integral part of our strong relationship along with Pakistan. Both United Kingdom as well as Pakistan benefit from the sharing of ideas and the learning that results from the Chevening Scholarship Programme”.

 He further added: “This is a golden chance for the scholars to get knowledge from the most well-known universities of the world in United Kingdom and experience a dynamic, vibrant as well as multiracial society. I advise our scholars to explore as well as to make the best use of their time in United Kingdom, and experience the culture, heritage, landscape and also the individuals of United Kingdom. The innovative experiences plus the knowledge will help them make a difference to the future of Pakistan”.