Dipl: (Japan to provide grant of ¥322m for human resource development in Pakistan)
ISLAMABAD:Japan will provide a grant of 322 million Japanese Yen for human resource development in Pakistan.
An agreement to this effect was signed here on Thursday. Minister for Economic Affairs Muhammad Hammad Azhar was present on the occasion.
Under the grant programme, Japan will offer scholarships for master and doctoral degrees to the young capable government officials.
Hammad Azhar expressed the hope that this opportunity will strengthen the government’s administrative capacities.
He also expressed gratitude for Japan’s long term economic partnership with Pakistan and reiterated Pakistan’s strong commitment for further strengthening the bilateral relationship.