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Pakistan will provide educational scholarships to 4500 Afghan students next year, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Muhammad Sadiq

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Islamabad. November 19 (APP): Former Ambassador and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister and Special Representative for Afghanistan Affairs, Muhammad Sadiq has said that the government of Pakistan will provide 4500 more educational scholarships to Afghan students next year, compared to about 6000 Afghan students. They are studying in various fields including medical, engineering and social sciences from leading universities of Pakistan. He said this at the Afghanistan Inter-Ministerial Liaison Cell meeting here on Saturday.

A high-level delegation led by Afghanistan's Health Minister Dr. Ibad met Pakistani officials and discussed Pakistan-Afghan relations and Pakistan's assistance to Afghan citizens in the fields of education and health. He said that Pakistan is "providing financial assistance of one billion rupees to Afghanistan in the health sector and upgrading three major hospitals of Afghanistan, including the next six departments, which include hemodialysis, urology, endoscopy, Includes operating rooms, critical care centers and radiology departments.

The government of Pakistan will provide salaries to the staff of the three hospitals and the upgradation of these hospitals will be included in the financial package, which include Jinnah Hospital in Kabul, Naib Amin Hospital in Logar and Nishtar Hospital in Jalalabad. Afghan Health Minister Dr. Ibad appreciated and thanked the efforts and cooperation of the Government of Pakistan in this difficult time. He said that Pakistan's role is important for peace and development in Afghanistan.

Dr. Ibad said that Afghanistan is the best place for Pakistani investors and all unnecessary difficulties will be removed very soon for a favorable bilateral relationship in the fields of education and health. Ambassador of Afghanistan to Pakistan Muhammad Shoaib, senior officials of the Ministry of Health of Afghanistan and Dr. Shoaib Shafi, President CPSP, AICC, DG Health Nespak, Dr. Iqbal VC Shafa University, VC Khyber Medical University were present in the meeting. and MD Nespak Dr. Zia participated.

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