NSU Vice Chancellor Praises PFOWA Philanthropy in Education Sector

March 10th, 2023
NSU Vice Chancellor Praises PFOWA Philanthropy in Education Sector

NSU Vice Chancellor Praises PFOWA Philanthropy in Education Sector

A five-member team under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Mukhtar, Vice Chancellor of National Skills University Islamabad, participated in the scholarship distribution ceremony of the Pakistan Foreign Office Women's Association (PFOWA). In this ceremony, Dr. Asad Majeed Khan, Foreign Secretary of Pakistan, distributed PFOWA scholarship cheques among meritorious students. This program supports sons and daughters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs employees in grades 1 – 15. Other initiatives of the PFOWA are in supporting healthcare programs, including widows' welfare.

Addressing scholarship winners and their parents, the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan stressed the need for learning employable skills. According to him, there is a need that our academic institutions must train youth with quality education relevant to the job market. Globalization and the mobility of talents urge skills and technology education to be highly competitive.

Addressing scholarship winners and their parents, the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan stressed the need for learning employable skills. According to him, there is a need that our academic institutions must train youth with quality education relevant to the job market. Globalization and the mobility of talents urge skills and technology education to be highly competitive.

Members of the NSU team, including Dr. Sarwat Naz Mirza, Registrar of the University, Dr. Madiha Khalid, and Ms. Zara Obaid, also briefed students about various skills programs the National Skills University Islamabad is offering.

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