Pakistani students who have been awarded scholarships to study in Indonesian unis were honoured during a reception organised by the Indonesian Embassy in Islamabad on Friday. The Dharmasiswa cultural exchange programme offers full-ride scholarships that can be used for schooling, lodging, and food.
Ambassador Adam Tugio of Indonesia gave a speech during the occasion, congratulating the students and noting that Pakistan has the highest number of recipients of these awards. The increasing number of Pakistani students in Indonesia, he said, is evidence of the countries’ close connection and shared intellectual interests.
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Tugio also remarked on how the Dharmasiswa programme enhances pupils’ familiarity with and appreciation of Indonesia’s diverse cultural heritage. His prediction for you: “Once you finish your studies,” he continued, “you’ll be like cultural ambassadors, strengthening the bond between our two countries.”
A number of scholarship recipients who had previously studied in Indonesia gave speeches at the event. More information about the Dharmasiswa scholarship, as well as instructions on how to apply, can be found on the website and social media accounts of the Indonesian Embassy.
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