Ministry of education asks Pakistan for more scholarships for Afghan students



Higher Education Minister, Mawlavi Nada Mohammad Nadeem met with ambassador of Pakistan to Afghanistan Saifullah Khan on Sunday, to discuss the provision of scholarships to Afghan students, the ministry said.

According to a statement, Nadeem said that Afghanistan and Pakistan are two neighboring countries that have a lot in common in terms of religion and culture.

He stressed the need for good educational ties between the two countries and for sharing scientific and research experiences with each other.

Nadeem asked the acting ambassador of Pakistan to cooperate in addressing the problems of Afghan students in the country and providing scholarships to more Afghan students.

The ambassador of Pakistan in Kabul, Saifullah Khan, assured Nadeem the problems of Afghan students in Pakistan would be addressed.

Based on the ministry’s statement, in this meeting, Khan, emphasized the need to solve the problems of Pakistani students in Afghanistan and promised to cooperate in this regard.

According to the Ministry’s statement, the two sides also discussed improving educational relations, facilitating student visas and sharing scientific experiences.—Ariana news