Jinnah Scholarships to 131 Sri Lankan Students


The Pakistan Excessive Fee, Colombo organized the Jinnah Scholarship ceremony, at Bandaranaike Memorial Worldwide Convention Corridor (BMICH), to award scholarships to vibrant and deserving A-Degree college students of Sri Lanka. 

These scholarships have been awarded by the Authorities of Pakistan to Sri Lankan college students of A Degree since 2006. 

Thus far, greater than 2400 Sri Lankan college students have benefitted from this program, named after Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the revered founding father of Pakistan.

Vidura Wickramanayaka, Minister for Buddhasasana, Spiritual & Cultural Affairs, Sri Lanka graced the event as Chief Visitor and extremely appreciated the gracious gesture from the folks and Authorities of Pakistan. 

He added that such efforts might be very fruitful in strengthening bilateral relations between the 2 pleasant international locations. 

He additional added that the youth is our future and thru such scholarship applications, we strengthen our future generations.

In his remarks, Main Basic (Retd) Umar Farooq Burki HI (M) emphasised upon the significance of the connection that each the international locations take pleasure in and the truth that Pakistan goals at strengthening these robust ties manifolds. 

He added that the Jinnah Scholarship is a testomony to the robust bond between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, and it displays our dedication to enhancing the capabilities of youth with higher academic alternatives.

He additionally knowledgeable the viewers that Authorities of Pakistan has been awarding the Jinnah Scholarship for vibrant Sri Lankan college students since 2006. 

Main Basic (Retd) Umar Farooq Burki HI (M) talked about that the scholars who certified for this prestigious scholarship got here from all provinces of the island.

Throughout the Jinnah scholarship awarding ceremony, certificates had been awarded by Vedura Wickramanayaka, Minister of Buddhasasana, Spiritual & Cultural Affairs, Governor of Central Financial institution of Sri Lanka, Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe, Excessive Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka and Deputy Excessive Commissioner. Professors representing Universities, Ambassadors, political personalities and pals of Pakistan had been additionally current on the event.

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