Reception for Chevening Scholars at the High Commission

Chevening Scholars build bridges between Pakistan and the UK: Syed Ibne Abbas

The Pakistan High Commission London hosted the Chevening Scholars at a reception today. The group comprised students from both public and private sectors of Pakistan.

H.E. Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK welcomed the students. He felicitated the students on the award of prestigious Chevening scholarship. The High Commissioner stated that Chevening scholars play an important role in bringing our two countries closer and build bridges between our two peoples.

The High Commissioner urged the students to benefit from the enriching academic experience in Britain and then use the acquired knowledge and expertise for the progress and development of Pakistan.

The High Commissioner also briefed the students about Pakistani diaspora and their achievements in various walks of life in the UK. He also highlighted the post Brexit opportunities for Pakistan.

The students shared their diverse experiences as well as academic and professional backgrounds with the High Commissioner and officers. They also learnt more about the role and functioning of the Mission.

This year 63 Pakistani scholars and fellows are going to complete their degrees under the Chevening Scholarship Programme.

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