Pakistan to send 10,000 students to US for higher education, says minister

  • 27-Feb-2017

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Islamabad: Minister for Planning Ahsan Iqbal has said that Pakistan will have to maintain its relations along with United States keeping in view the present regional situation.

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He was speaking at a seminar on Saturday on ‘New US Administration and Pakistan’s Strategy’ in Lahore.

At the seminar he said that:

“More than 10,000 Pakistani youth will be sent to American universities for getting higher education.”

He made a complete analysis of Pak-US relationship in the background of the result of the recent US presidential election.

He furthermore added that there was a huge change between the 20th century and the 21st century.

The minister moreover said that Pakistan and US have commonalities in their national interests and policies as the two nations want elimination of terrorism and establishing durable peace in Afghanistan.

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Ahsan also said that job making is another priority of the government of US and Pakistan could play its role in development of American industry while becoming part of its high supply chain and value addition on win-win basis.

The Minister said that Donald Trump had also expressed his tenacity to improve more relations along with Pakistan during his telephonic conversation along with Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.

He said that now European countries, Central Asia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Iran as well as United Kingdom are keeping an eye on Pakistan and showing their keen interest to be part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.


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