Provincial Minister for Education and Literacy Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar recently stated that Pakistan and China are brotherly countries. The ties between the two are deeper than seas and higher than mountains, he noted.
While addressing a ceremony to hand over passports and other documents to the students chosen for Chinese scholarship, he stated:
“Those students, who are going to China from Sindh on scholarship would improve the relationships and work as ambassador between Pakistan and Sindh.”
There were a number of officers who were present on the occasion as well including Consul General of China Wang Yu and Secretary Education Schools Abdul Aziz Uqaili.
Under-five year programme, each year a specific number of students were sent to China on scholarship and that was a second badge the minister said. He added ‘”This year 29 students are being sent to China, out of which 14 are female students, while last year 60 students were sent to there.”
Those students would get education in China in various universities for 5 years. When they return they would instruct Chinese language in the centers set up by Sindh government.
He congratulated the students who were chosen for the scholarship, their parents and Sindh Education Department and also advised students to get expertise in other subjects in addition to Chinese and improve people to people relationships.