Saudi Arabia to provide equipment worth over Rs3b to UAJK


The government of Saudi Arabia has announced to provide the latest educational equipment worth Rs 3 billion to the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (UAJK) to further equip the recently completed state of the art King Abdullah campus of the institution. Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Maliki, announced this, while addressing an agreement signing ceremony held at Kashmir House in Islamabad on Thursday.

Under the agreement, Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) would provide modern educational instructional kits for the science and IT labs of the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Campus of the university. Addressing the occasion, Ambassador Maliki said that the important project in education would directly help achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) of the United Nations. He added that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through the SFD, provided more than 333 million dollars to implement 23 projects in various parts of Pakistan.


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