Baligh ur Rehman appreciates Canadian govt’ assistance program for Pakistan

Islamabad: Minister for Education and Eng. Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman on Friday has said  the Canadian Government’s ongoing assistance programme for Pakistan’s education sector was appreciable and Government of Pakistan was  utilizing the same for the benefit of the people of state .

The Minister  stated this during a meeting held here with the Canadian High Commissioner Perry John Calderwood, who  called on him to discuss current and prospective cooperation in education sector, a news release said.

The Minister while welcoming  the High Commissioner  assured him of his support in the implementation of the assistance program.

The High Commissioner praised the contributions of Pakistani students studying in Canada both to the host institutions and the community.

He also commended the agreements between Pakistani and Canadian Universities and said that there was tremendous potential for cooperation in the education sector going forward as well.

Academic linkages have also strengthened people to people ties between the two countries, he added.

The Minister said that people of Pakistan always cherish good experiences in Canada and receive a feeling of warmth from Canadian people.

He also shared the present government’s initiatives and achievements in improving quality, accessibility and infrastructure of education with the High Commissioner.

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