PR NO.197 Islamabad


Call on by Ambassador of Romania H.E Emilion Ion to Minister of State Engr Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman at Minister’s Office today.

Minister of State welcomed the Ambassador and said that Pakistan enjoys a cordial relationship with Romania. Both the dignitaries talked about the education statuses in both the countries.

Ambassador of Romania talked about the revival of the agreement between Pakistan and Romania which was signed in 1968. And for that he gave some suggestions/recommendations to the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training in order to renew the ties between the two countries. Minister of State highly appreciated the efforts of H.E Mr. Emilion in this regard and admitted that they are many agreements signed among the countries which get shelved in the process. It would be our privileged to look into to your suggestions and then implement them in true letter and spirit, said the Minister.

Ambassador of Romania also talked about the scholarships for Pakistani students. On that Minister of State said our students go to UK, USA, Germany, and China etc for higher studies and now we need to diversify their destinations and should include Romania in our list too. He also admired the medical education in Romania as it is one of the best in the world. Further he talked about the initiatives taken by the President of Romania for good governance etc.  They also discussed the current projects of Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training.

In the end, Minister of State presented a book on the life of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and presented the shield of the Ministry to H.E Ambassador of Romania, as a token of appreciation.