The scholarship program aims to benefit Sri Lankan students who want to pursue their studies in Pakistan. The application process will be available online, according to Dr. Ahmed.
The launch of this program will provide a valuable opportunity for Sri Lankan students to gain access to higher education in Pakistan and to experience a new culture.
The Allama Iqbal Scholarships for Sri Lankan Students is an important part of the Pak-Sri Lanka Higher Education Cooperation Program, which aims to strengthen the relationship between the two countries through education.
The HEC in Pakistan is implementing the program, and the Chairman of HEC announced the offer of 1,000 scholarships to Sri Lankan students, with 350 fully-funded scholarships already awarded to students in top universities.
The ceremony held at the Governor House in Sindh was a welcome event for Sri Lankan students who are currently studying in Pakistani universities under the scholarship.
Governor Sindh, Kamran Tessori, was the chief guest, and he emphasized the importance of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Overall, the Allama Iqbal Scholarships for Sri Lankan Students is a significant step towards strengthening the relationship between Pakistan and Sri Lanka through education. I
t provides a valuable opportunity for Sri Lankan students to gain access to higher education in Pakistan and to experience a new culture, while also promoting cultural exchange and understanding between the two countries.