Closing ceremony of US-Pak Universities Partnership Grants Programme held in Islamabad

Government & Politics

A closing ceremony of US-Pak Universities Partnership Grants Programme 2020-2023 was held in Islamabad on Saturday.

The programme funded by the US Government was attended by 200 faculty members and 2000 students of five public sector universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Addressing the closing ceremony, Public Affairs Officer for the US Consulate General Peshawar Monica Davis said this partnership grants program will strengthen US-Pakistan relations.

She said US-Pakistan are celebrating 75th anniversary of relations, and this programme contributes to bringing our people and countries closer together.

Monica Davis said the US mission in Pakistan has strong relationship with Higher Education Commission. She expressed the hope such programmes should be continued in future.

She said the US is supporting in promoting education and cultural exchange for many Pakistani youth.

Later, talking exclusively to Radio Pakistan's correspondent Nasir Ullah Najam, Monica Davis said this program is aimed at linking Pakistan's Universities with those in the United States. She said we have created a consortium of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Universities and faculty and students have learnt a lot from this program.

Monica Davis said we look forward to future partnerships with the universities in Pakistan.

Source: Radio Pakistan