More educational exchanges between Pakistan, Malaysia urged

Founder Editor Tazeen Akhtar..

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12th April, 2013 - Pakistan High Commissioner to Malaysia Mr. Shahid Masroor Gul Kiani has called for enhancing academic exchanges and strengthening educational linkages between Pakistan and Malaysia.
“We value such linkages in fostering brotherly relations and bringing people of both countries closer to each other,” he said during a visit to Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU) Kuala Lumpur here.

The High Commissioner accompanied by Community Welfare & Labour Counsellor Mr. Nadeem Ashraf was warmly received at the campus by Datuk Dr Parmjit Singh, the Founder and CEO of APIIT Education Group Malaysia, as well as senior management, faculty and Pakistani students enrolled at the campus. He was given a detailed presentation by the higher executive management of APU on different initiatives aimed at modernising and launching new academic programmes at the university. He was happy to be told about the outstanding performance both in studies and extra-curricular activities by the Pakistani students numbering around 250 alone at APU.

Later, Mr. Shahid Masroor Gul Kiani addressed a gathering of the Pakistani students and faculty of APU. He exhorted the students to excel in their studies and gain knowledge and understanding in diverse fields of Engineering, Management, Media, Accounting, Technology, Software, Multimedia and Services. He appreciated the efforts made by the management to provide excellent facilities for students.

He said Pakistani students studying in the Malaysian universities were the true ambassadors of their country and called on them to distinguish themselves by displaying an exemplary conduct and producing excellent results in the academics and extra-curricular activities. “I am glad that the number of Pakistani students enrolled in the Malaysian universities has gone well over 3000 and they are being engaged by the corporate sector looking for efficient and well-trained high-end workforce both in Pakistan and Malaysia,” he said.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12th April, 2013