Top position holders from Pakistan visit High Commission, London

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APP53-06 LONDON: June 06 - Pakistan High Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas distributing shields among the visiting Top position holder students from Pakistan. APP

ISLAMABAD, June 6 (APP): A group of 31 top position holder students
of Matric, Intermediate and Graduation levels from all over Pakistan
visited the Pakistan High Commission, London.
According to a message recieved here Tuesday, Pakistan’s High
Commissioner Syed Ibne Abbas welcomed the students and congratulated
them on their academic achievements. He commended students’ aspirations
to serve Pakistan in diverse fields and asked them to be proud
Pakistanis.
The high commissioner hoped that their interaction with a host of
public and private institutions in the United Kingdom would be
productive and rewarding.
He appreciated the vision of Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad
Shehbaz Shairf for providing the students with an excellent opportunity
to visit foreign educational institutions and get deeper understanding
of diverse cultures.
He called upon the students to make the most of this opportunity to enrich their learning experience by interacting with the academic
luminaries in the UK.
The Government of Punjab has undertaken the initiative to
familiarize the bright and promising students from all over Pakistan,
with the leading educational institutions of the European countries.
The objective is to encourage them to pursue education at the world’s leading academic institutions. The students will also get to know the cutting edge technologies and academic practices in the developed
world.
The group, during their stay in the UK, will be visiting
prestigious academic institutions where they will get exposure to contemporary teaching and research methods. The students are
accompanied by Lahore College for Women University Vice Chancellor
Dr Rukhsana Kousar and Additional Secretary, Chief Minister’s
Secretariat Punjab, Shahid Iqbal.
The students were presented mementos on the occasion. They also interacted with the officers of the Mission.