Google announces 1,000 scholarships for Balochistan youth

The Balochistan government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tech Valley Pakistan under which 1,000 Google Career Certificates Scholarships will be provided to the province’s youth.

Chief Secretary Balochistan Abdul Aziz Aqeeli announced on Wednesday that the certificates will be awarded to the participants on completion of training and employment opportunities will be offered to them as well.

 He expressed these views while addressing a ceremony organised in collaboration with the government of Balochistan and Tech Valley Pakistan.

The official said information technology (IT) classes will be started in the schools of Balochistan with the help of Tech Valley and Google will provide US$500,000 dollars in this regard.

He said the tech giant will also provide 10 buses which will run in different areas of Balochistan to facilitate the students.

Courtesy Express Tribune