Kathmandu: Chairman of National Assembly Mr.Ganesh Prasad Timilsina distributed ‘Ambassador of Pakistan Scholarships’ to 500 Nepali students.
The scholarship amounting to NRs 10,000 each were awarded by the Embassy of Pakistan at the 8th Annual Ambassador of Pakistan Scholarship distribution ceremony.
Besides scholarship, Samir KC from Pashupati Secondary School, Parbat, was awarded the gold medal for being the best student of the school. The ceremony was organised at Hyatt Regency, Kathmandu.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to Nepal, Majhar Javed, said the country is increasing the number of scholarships while expressing its commitment to help the country as a youth who is the driving force of Nepal’s development and to make them academically strong. He expressed his commitment to further expanding the scholarship programme.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman Timilsina appreciated the efforts by Pakistan Embassy to create a people-to-people connection between the two countries, especially in the field of education.
Himalayan Shamsher Rana, president of Nepal-Pakistan Friendship and Cultural Organization, praised the embassy’s efforts and the scholarships programme has brought the youth of the two countries closer.