China’s Ministry of Education released the proclamation that China has become the top education destination for international students. A total of 492,185 international students from 196 countries and regions studied in China.
According to a report, South Korea ranked first with 50,600 students and Pakistan ranked third with 28,023 students, followed by Thailand with 28,608 and the United States with 20,996 students.
The number of Pakistani students has risen in China mainly because of a chain of privileged policies offered by the Chinese government after the launch of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a channel project of Belt and Road Initiative.
Pakistani budding aspirants are studying Chinese language, engineering, medical, computer science and various other fields in china. Currently, 6,156 Pakistani students are studying in Ph.D., 3,600 in Masters, 11,100 in Bachelors and 3,000 in Short Term Exchange Programs across China.
Pakistani students take part in cultural activities organized by different universities across China. Pakistani students represent the country by setting up booths with traditional Pakistani stuff that depicting different social and cultural activities and historical places in Pakistan.