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Pakistan’s envoy to Malaysia calls for enhancing academic exchanges and strengthening educational linkages between Pakistan and Malaysia

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Islamabad, April 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan High Commissioner to Malaysia Mr. Shahid Masroor Gul Kiani has called for enhancing academic exchanges and strengthening educational linkages between Pakistan and Malaysia.

According to a press release receive here today from Malaysia “we value such linkages in fostering brotherly relations and bringing people of both countries closer to each other,” he said during a visit to Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU), Kuala Lumpur here.

The High Commissioner accompanied by Community Welfare and Labour Counsellor, Mr. Nadeem Ashraf was warmly received at the campus by Datuk Dr Parmjit Singh, the Founder and CEO of APIIT Education Group Malaysia, as well as senior management, faculty and Pakistani students enrolled at the campus.

He was given a detailed presentation by the higher executive management of APU on different initiatives aimed at modernising and launching new academic programmes at the university. He was pleased when told about the outstanding performance both in studies and extra-curricular activities by the Pakistani students numbering around 250 alone at APU.

Later, Mr. Shahid Masroor Gul Kiani addressed a gathering of the Pakistani students and faculty of APU. He exhorted the students to excel in their studies and gain knowledge and understanding in diverse fields of Engineering, Management, Media, Accounting, Technology, Software, Multimedia and Services. He appreciated the efforts made by the management to provide excellent facilities for students.

He said Pakistani students studying in the Malaysian universities were the true ambassadors of their country and called on them to distinguish themselves by displaying an exemplary conduct and producing excellent results in the academics and extra-curricular activities.

“I am glad that the number of Pakistani students enrolled in the Malaysian universities have done well and they are being engaged by the corporate sector who were looking for efficient and well-trained high-end workforce both in Pakistan and Malaysia,” he said.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326


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