Malaysia Offers Scholarships To Pakistani Students


Malaysia offers scholarships to Pakistani students

The scholarships will be funded by the Malaysian government.

Islamabad (Pakistan Point News – 21st December, 2018) Malaysia has offered various scholarships to Pakistani students.

The scholarships will be given under Human Resource Development Scholarship project. The scholarships will be funded by the Malaysian government.

The Malaysian High Commissioner to Pakistan conveyed his commitment for offering scholarships to Pakistani students in Malaysian universities in a meeting with Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Muhammad Usman Dar.

The two discussed avenues of mutual cooperation for youth empowerment through promotion of technical and vocational training.

Ikram Bin Muhammad Ibrahim briefed Special Assistant Dar on various initiatives his government is taking for socioeconomic development of youth in Malaysia.

He appreciated the vision of Pakistani government for uplift and empowerment of its youth which comprises 64 per cent of population.

He expressed the hope that both countries can work together for exploring various avenues for socio-economic empowerment of Pakistani youth.

Usman Dar thanked the High Commissioner for his country's interest in working with Pakistani government for empowerment of youth.

The PTI government had promised to provide 1 crore jobs to youth. In this regard, the government has developed a National Job Portal and a mobile app to connect certified skilled manpower with the potential employers in the country.

National Job Portal would serve as a one-stop data bank for employment in order to bridge the void between demand and supply sides.

Mahnoor Sheikh

The writer is News Editor, Pakistan Point. She has graduated in Mass Communication and has worked in various media houses