1500 students to receive Japanese scholarships: Seiji KojimaPunjab schools upgrade programme
PESHAWAR, Sept 13: Japanese
Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Seiji Kojima said Government
of Japan under its Non Project Grant Aid (NPGA)will provide scholarships to 1500
students from 26 Pakistani Universities over a span of five years.
The Japanese Ambassador said this
while addressing scholarship award distribution ceremony here at a local hotel
Japan Ambassador gave scholarship award to 33 selected students of the Institute
of Management Sciences Peshawar.
The ceremony was attended among
others by honorary Consul General of Japan Embassy Nawabzada
Fazal Karim Afridi, Joint Director Institute of Management Sciences Dr. Mohsin,
Khalid Sutlan Khwaja and officials of the Japanese embassy.
The Japanese Ambassador said his
government under NPGA has provided approximately Rs.600 million for this project
of Japanese Need Based Scholarship to the Higher Education Commission.
He said, the purpose of this project is to help the students who have been forced to abandon their studies
due to their economic constraints. These scholarships will support those
deserving students in completing their academic careers thereby, enabling them
to play a vital role in the development of this country in the future, he
Mr. Seiji Kojima said the
Government of Japan under this need based scholarship programme gives special
consideration to the students from the Fata region. "Therefore I would like to
encourage students from Fata studying in this institution or in other
institution to apply for this scholarship", he told the participants of the
The Japanese Ambassador
congratulated the students on receiving the scholarships and
said these students would prove to be an asset to the nation through their hard work
He assured that the government of
Japan would continue its efforts to support enhancement of higher education in
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