PR No. 163 State Minister Engr Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman has been awarded with an honorary degree of Doctorate (PhD) by the prestigious Belarusian University, Belarusian State Technological University in Belarus today Islamabad

The Honorary degree of doctorate has been conferred upon the State Minister in respect of his immense efforts in the field of education, especially technical and vocational education. I feel extremely privileged and honored to receive this degree from the esteemed university of Belarus (BelarusianStateTechnologicalUniversity) today, said the State Minister. It’s a proud moment not only for me but for my entire nation back home in Pakistan. I dedicate this degree to our students, teachers, educationists, scholars and to each and every person of my country, said the Minister.

State Minister Engr Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman has been on the three days visit to Belarus. He has visited Educational Centers of excellence for Mechanical Engineering, Automobile Technologies, and Building Technologies over there and admired their state of the art facilities. He has closely observed the National Skills Competition for vocational and technical skills organized by World Skills Organization, which was the great experience in itself.  National Skill Competition has given me an insight to further develop the course of technical and vocational training education in Pakistan, stated the Minister.

A future roadmap of accelerated steps for facilitating Pakistani students along with the students and faculty exchange programs, in both the countries, were agreed upon in the meetings of State Minister Baligh Ur Rehman with the Education Minister Belarus  Mr. Mikhail Zhuravkov and Deputy Education Minister Belarus Mr. Vadim Bogush. Among other incentives, a discounted fee structure for Pakistani students was also agreed by the Belarusian side, said the Minister.

Minister of State thanked the Government of Belarus and admired their hospitality. He said that both the countries enjoy cordial relationship and we would love to strengthen this bond in near future.