Pakistan is going to establish a world-class high-tech university in Sri Lanka under the patronage of COMSATS University Islamabad.
The High Commission of Pakistan in Colombo hosted a welcome ceremonial at Galadari Hotel in bond with the Pakistan’s 79th National Day celebrations. At that moment, the Pakistani diplomat announced the technology university initiative soon commenced in Sri Lanka.
The modalities of this eminent initiative are being discussed with concerned authorities, the Government of Pakistan, through its High Commission, will be giving 1000 scholarships to the Sri Lankan students in various fields and will embark on exchange of faculty members and students programs.
Sri Lankan Minister for City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education, Rauff Hakeem chaired the ceremonial as chief guest. During his address, he remunerated a rich tribute to the Government and people of Pakistan for always being accommodating to Sri Lanka in the time of need.
He recalled the healthy relations between the two countries and said that Pakistan and Sri Lanka have always maintained slam, pleasant and jointly supportive relations which are broad-based and all-around.
Confer to that, High Commissioner Hashmat said that “The relationship between Sri Lankans and Pakistanis has existed for over two thousand years. These relations are further cemented by the commonality of eternal values of universal peace and love, espoused both by Buddhism and Islam.”