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HEC offers Afghan students PhD, master’s scholarships

HEC offers Afghan students PhD, master’s scholarships

Apr 06, 2017 - 14:19

ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistaninfo-icon’s Higher Educationinfo-icon Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad has said master’s and PhD scholarships are part of the 3,000 scholarships for Afghan students.

Earlier, Pakistan had announced awarding 3,000 scholarships to Afghan students. Higher education officials from both countries also inked an accord in this regard.

Speaking to a delegation of Afghan journalists in Islamabad, the HEC chairman said master and doctoral scholarships had been added to the programme.

The Pakistani embassy, in coordination with the Afghan Higher Education Ministry, would soon announce examinations for the scholarships in Kabulinfo-icon.

In addition to the scholarships, the HEC had arranged training schemes for Afghan Higher Education Ministry officials, the official added.

Dr. Mukhtar urged both countries should shun negative propaganda against each other to come closer through education and development. He said Pakistani would further facilitate the visa process for Afghan students.


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