The Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States (US) Asad Majeed Khan has shown his keen focus on improvement in the competence level of students. Recently a meeting was hosted for a visiting group of 98 Pakistani students in which Pakistani ambassador has urged to make the best use of their stay in the United States by enhancing their learning abilities, capacity building and active engagement with the local community in order to improve their capabilities.
Global Undergraduate Exchange Programme
The Global Undergraduate Exchange Programme is currently working under the guidance of the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Since its inception 10 years ago, The Global-UGRAD programme has supported over 2,000 young leaders from across Pakistan from the last 10 years.
Applicants Of Global Programme
Applicants of this year’s programme belong from different areas of Pakistan, including Gilgit-Baltistan and FATA and belong to diverse academic fields such as engineering, business, medicine, and social sciences students of Pakistan. The selected students will be given the chance to learn from 58 different host institutions of the United States including 31 states in total.
Ambassador’s Gesture Of Hope For Students
At the Pakistani embassy in Washington, the ambassador Asad Khan hosted a lunch for the student He expressed a gesture of hope related to this programme that it would help the students to polish their professional and leadership skills.
10th Anniversary Of Global Programme
On the 10th anniversary of the Global Exchange programme Mary Kirk and Kerri Hannan thanked the Ambassador for welcoming the participants of the programme. They briefed the Ambassador and the participants about the programme and its history.
Importance of Educational Exchanges
The Ambassador pointed out that educational exchanges were an important component of the seven decades of the US-Pakistani bilateral relationship. The Pakistani envoy was confident that the long-standing relationship would be fortified in the years to come.
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