Pirzada assures Yemeni students will receive scholarships

Staff Report
ISLAMABAD: Yemen ambassador Mohammed Motahar Alashabi called on inter-provincial coordination minister Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada on Friday, whereat matters regarding education and sports besides scholarship program for Yemeni students were discussed; an official statement said.

Pirzada said that Yemeni students will be provided proper facilities in Pakistan, adding that students of Yemen will be provided scholarships under cultural exchange program.

He said that Pakistan and Yemen are brotherly Islamic countries and enjoy cordial relations. Pirzada said that Pakistan greatly values its relations with Yemen and people of Pakistan have great respect for the people of Yemen.

Alashabi said that Pakistan and Yemen have close and fraternal ties and noted that students from Yemen are studying in different educational institutions in Pakistan.

Pakistan sports board (PSB) director general Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera and officers of inter-provincial coordination ministry were present in the meeting.