The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan on Wednesday afternoon donates Pakistani Rs 3.76 million to Pakistan Institute of China Studies (PICS) of Sargodha University for establishing ‘Chinese Ambassador Scholarship’ programme 2023.
According to an official statement issued by the University, the funding will be used to award scholarships to the most talented as well as promising needy students besides promoting Chinese language and cultural activities in the university.
Vice Chancellor of Sargodha University Professor Dr Qasir Abass appreciated the initiative of the Chinese Embassy and said that this goodwill gesture would create significant impact on lives of students and generate a healthy competition among students to win the award.
The vice chancellor said, in a short span of time, several initiatives had been taken to strengthen China Studies and linking the University with several Chinese institutions to ensure quality education and research.
Director Pakistan Institute of China Studies of Sargodha University Dr Fazalur Rahman received the cheque from Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Nong Rong in the embassy.