Karachi: (Aftab Channa) Sindh Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that Pakistan and China both are brotherly countries and they have deeper ties than seas and higher than mountains and because of CPEC , these relations are strengthening day by day. While those students, who are going on scholarship to China from Sindh, will improve these relationships and work as ambassadors between Pakistan and Sindh.
This he said as a chief guest in a ceremony of giving away passports and other documents to the students who have been selected for Chinese scholarship, here in Sindh Assembly building on Wednesday. On this occasion Counsel General China Wang Yu, Secretary Education (Schools) Abdul Aziz Uqaili and other officials were also present.
Provincial Minister for E&L Jam Mehtab told that under five year program, each year a certain number of students were sent to China on scholarship and that was a second badge. ‘ This year 29 students are being sent to China , out of which 14 are female students, while last year 60 students were sent to China.’ he added. Provincial Minister said that these students would get education in China in different universities for five years and on return they would teach Chinese language in the centers established by Sindh government.
While speaking on the occasion, Counsel General China Wang Yu said that CPEC had manifolded the importance of Pakistan and it was a key country and China appreciated the sacrifices of Pakistani people and its law enforcement agencies which they rendered against war on terrorism. He also congratulated the selected students, their parents and Sindh Education Department in this regard and advised the students that besides learning Chinese language, they must also get expertise in other subjects and build people to people better relationships.
On this occasion Secretary Education Schools Abdul Aziz Uqaili briefed about the objectives and procedure for the scholarship. The students of previous badge expressed their experiences in China in Chinese language.