KATHMANDU, June 3: The Embassy of Pakistan in Kathmandu organized an Alumni Get-Together to honor Nepalese nationals who graduated from various educational institutions in Pakistan. The event took place on Saturday.
These graduates were recipients of scholarships under the Pakistan Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) in fields such as MBBS, BDS, D. Pharmacy, and BS Engineering. Professor Dr. Bhola Thapa, Vice-Chancellor of Kathmandu University, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
In his address, Vice-Chancellor Thapa recalled the deep and warm friendship between Nepal and Pakistan and expressed appreciation for Pakistan's support in Nepal's development, particularly in the field of technical education. He also thanked the Government of Pakistan for providing Nepalese students with quality education at renowned Pakistani institutions.
Thapa acknowledged that the students who graduated from Pakistan were making significant contributions to Nepal's progress through their valuable educational experiences. He expressed hope for Pakistan's continued support in the future as well.
Ambassador Abrar H Hashmi, the Pakistani Ambassador to Nepal, stated that the educational scholarships provided by Pakistan to Nepalese students exemplified the strong people-to-people relations between the two countries. He mentioned that Nepalese students had forged lifelong friendships during their time in Pakistan and carried positive memories with them throughout their lives.
Ambassador Hashmi assured Pakistan's commitment to continue supporting educational scholarships for Nepalese students in the future. He expressed gratitude to the Alumni for their dedication to serving humanity.