2000 Afghans getting education through scholarships in Pakistan


ISLAMABAD, Aug 26 (APP): Around 2,000 scholarships have
been granted to Afghan students in different disciplines
including medical and engineering colleges.
Talking to APP here on Friday Secretary States and Frontier
Regions (SAFRON), he said that Pakistani government would extend visa to all the Afghan students till completion of their education.
Over 7,000 Afghan students were presently studying in Pakistan on self finance basis, while over 30,000 Afghans, who had completed their education in Pakistan, were now serving their country at different government departments, military and multi national companies.
To a question he said that all those men who had married
Afghan women and the Afghan women married to Pakistani men, could get citizenship in accordance with the government policies.
He said that a summary had been already moved to the prime minister for relaxing all those Afghan refugees who had property or business in Pakistan, till they sold their property or wound up their businesses.