By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Mar. 20: The Embassy of Pakistan in Nepal organised an Alumni Get Together in hounour of the Nepalis who graduated from various educational institutions of Pakistan.
These graduates were recipients 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 held on Saturday as the Chief Guest, according to the press release of the embassy.
"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 the 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 the future as well, according to the press release.
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 the future as well. He thanked the Alumni for upholding the spirit of serving humanity, read the press release.