UAE IT firm gives 25 scholarships to Pak students

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STAFF REPORT IBD: TEXPO Group of Companies, a UAE leading global technology infrastructure provider and an IT consulting company, has 25 scholarships for talented students of six public sector IT departments in Pakistan under a talent hunt programme.
These students are selected among 371 contestants from six universities including NED University, Karachi University, Jamashoro, Balochistan and Peshawar and Karakoram, through an online countrywide test held on May 10.
These one-year scholarships will be an annual feature, said President and CEO Dr. Sarfraz Alam while speaking at scholarship award ceremony on the closing day of 7th CONNECT-2012, at Karachi Expo.
These students will be got connected by the companies professionals every two weeks of a month through video-conference where they will be provided knowledge of the industry and its changing trends.
The students who will want to acquire extra qualification in Microsoft and CISCO certification will be supported financially by our company, the TEXPO chief said.
Dr Sarfraz, who is a Ph.D in IT security, said that IT professionals can greatly help Pakistan in improving its image in the world as our IT professionals are in demand world over.


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