Saudi Arabia offers 700 scholarships to Pakistani students

Saudi Arabia offers 700 scholarships to Pakistani students

ISLAMABAD, Dec 8 (APP):In a move aimed at fostering stronger ties and promoting educational collaboration, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has offered 700 scholarships to Pakistani students eager to pursue higher studies in diverse fields across educational institutions in the country.

The country had earlier offered 600 scholarships which now have been increased to 700, a statement issued on Friday said.

The Pakistani students can avail these scholarships by applying through ‘study in Saudi’ electronic portal.

The portal provides a one window comprehensive gateway to international students to apply and process application for study in the Kingdom.

Three broad options are given in the portal for study in the Kingdom i.e. self-financed, partial scholarship and full scholarship. Students can apply for their desired degree which includes almost all disciplines except medical science.

The details are given on the website of Pakistan’s Mission in Riyadh (http://pakistaninksa.com/education/) in both Urdu and English languages.

A link of the ‘Study in Saudi’ is also given on our Mission’s website (http://studyinsaudi.moe.gov.sa/).

By Najam ul Hassan

Najam ul Hassan is a Sr. Reporter who reports on Prime Minister, President, Foreign Office, and special assignments.

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