Pakistan offers Sri Lanka support in technical education
COLOMBO: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat called on Sri lankan Minister for Science and Technology Dr. Sarath Amunugama in Colombo and discussed with him matters of mutual cooperation in diverse fields.
During the meeting, the matters of mutual cooperation in varying levels and bilateral relations between the two countries were also discussed.
The envoy apprised the minister about the forthcoming visit of Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS)’s delegation to Sri Lanka.
He affirmed that the visit will further enhance educational cooperation between the two countries.
He informed the minister about Pakistan-Sri Lanka Higher Education Cooperation Programme under which numerous scholarships are being provided to Sri Lankan youth in diverse fields.
He also offered Pakistan’s support to Sri Lanka in the field of technical education.