Chinese Ambassador scholarship established at QAU

Staff Reporter

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, HE Sun Weidong inaugurated the Chinese Ambassador Scholarship for undergraduate and MPhil students at the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR), Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad.
In this regard a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the Chinese ambassador and QAU Vice Chancellor Dr Javed Ashraf. Speaking on the ground-breaking occasion, Ambassador Weidong said the scholarship to the tune of US$29,500 was the “first of its kind” offered by the Chinese Embassy to students of a public sector university in Pakistan. In an academic year, each of the ten selected students enrolled in the under-graduate and MPhil degree programs will receive an amount of Rs.150,000 on need and merit basis.
The Scholarship was established with the an aim to help students in the Quaid-i-Azam University with financial difficulties to finish their study, promote academic activity in Pakistan-China relations as well as nurture youth scholars for Pakistan-China friendship.
While addressing the students and faculty,the Chinese ambassador said that Pakistan and China are iron brothers as both countries has always trusted and supported each other.

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