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PR No. 115 CHINESE GOVERNMENT TO OFFER SCHOLARSHIPS TO PAKISTANI STUDENTS IN CULTURAL STUDIES Islamabad

Chinese government will offer scholarships to Pakistani students in the subject of cultural studies at Masters Level, every year.

 

This was revealed by Chinese Cultural Counsellor, You Yi during a meeting with Federal Secretary, National History and Literary Heritage (NHLH) Division, Engineer Aamir Hasan, held here Wednesday.

 

The meeting was also attended by Joint Secretary, NHLH Division Syed Junaid Ikhlaq, Deputy Secretary, Nazir Ahmad and other officials of the division.

 

Speaking on the occasion, Chinese Cultural Counsellor, You Yi said, Chinese government has given formal approval for providing extra ordinary scholarships to Pakistani students and will bear all their educational expenses.

 

These scholarships will be provided to Pakistani students from the next year, he informed.

 

Chinese Cultural Counsellor, You Yi said cultural bonds between China and Pakistan are strengthening with the passage of time which is living example of everlasting friendship between the two countries.

 

Federal Secretary, Aamir Hasan and Chinese Cultural Counsellor, You Yi agreed on establishing `Chinese Corner’ at National Library of Pakistan (NLP) for which the arrangements would be made soon.

 

They also agreed on arranging exhibition of Pakistani antiquities in China and signing agreements for cooperation in museum sector in near future.

 

It was decided in the meeting that Pakistan and China will join hands for promotion of cultural activities and explore more avenues of cooperation in different fields of Fine Arts.

 

Speaking on the occasion, Engineer Aamir Hassan said Pakistan and China have emerged as `Iron brothers’ due to their exemplary friendship.

 

He assured that the division will facilitate all the efforts to promote cultural and literary relations between Pakistan and China which would serve as impetus to bring two nations closer.

 

Aamir Hassan emphasized on efforts to translate Chinese and Pakistani literature in each other’s language and said exchange of literary delegations will foster people to people contact.

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