By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Apr. 5: Embassy of Pakistan organised the ninth Annual Ambassador of Pakistan Scholarship Programme here on Monday.
Himalaya Shamsher Rana gave away “Ambassador of Pakistan Scholarships” to 550 Nepali students. The scholarships amounting to NRs 10000/- each were awarded to deserving/ bright students of government schools from across Nepal, the Embassy of Pakistan said in a press release.
Speaking on the occasion, Rana appreciated the efforts of Pakistan Embassy to enhance people-to-people contact between the two counties, especially in the field of education. This, he said, was a reflection of the friendly ties between Pakistan and Nepal. He expressed appreciation for the Embassy’s efforts which, he said, had gone a long way in bringing the youths of the two counties closer.
Pakistan Ambassador Syed Haider Shah expressed his resolve and desire to further expand the scholarship programme.
Ambassador of Pakistan scholarship programme, started in 2013, has been growing over the years and has become popular among Nepali youth as a symbol of Pakistan-Nepal friendship.