Saturday , in the honour of Nepalese citizens graduated from various educational institutions of Pakistan, the Embassy of Pakistan organized an Alumni Get Together at Hotel Aloft Kathmandu.
These graduates were recipient of scholarships under Pakistan Technical Assistance Programme (PTAP) in MBBS, BDS, D. Pharmacy, BS Engineering etc. General (R) Rajendra Chhetri, former Chief of Army Staff of Nepalese Army graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. In his remarks on the occasion, General Chhetri recollected the depth and warmth of Nepal-Pakistan friendly relations and appreciated the support of Pakistan for Nepal’s development, especially in the field of technical education. He also thanked Government of Pakistan for equipping Nepalese students with quality education at its renowned educational institutions. He noted that the students qualified from Pakistan were contributing towards the progress of Nepal with their rich educational experience.
General Chhetri expressed the hope for Pakistan’s continued support in future as well. In his remarks, Ambassador Syed Haider Shah said that the educational scholarships by Pakistan to Nepalese students reflected the closeness of people-to-people relations between Pakistan and Nepal.
He said that Nepalese students made life-long friends while in Pakistan and carried with them positive memories all their lives. He also assured of Pakistan’s continued support for educational scholarships to Nepalese students in future as well. He thanked the Alumni for upholding the spirit of serving humanity.