Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman the Federal Minister Ministry of Federal Education Professional Training and Mr. CHEN Basheng, Minister of Education, China has agreed in principle to increase collaboration between their two Ministers to further strengthen existing ties in the field of education
Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman the Federal Minister Ministry of Federal Education Professional Training and Mr. CHEN Basheng, Minister of Education, China has agreed in principle to increase collaboration between their two Ministers to further strengthen existing ties in the field of education.
Both ministers who met on the sidelines of the 39th Session of UNESCO General Conference in Paris today also highlighted the importance of students and faculties exchanges to further consolidate the economic, social and cultural ties between the two countries.
The meeting was also attended by the Ambassador of Pakistan and Permanent Delegate of Pakistan to UNESCO Mr. Moin ul Haque and Chinese Ambassador to France Mr. Yang Shen and other members of the two delegations.
Pakistan Minister for National Education sought Chinese collaboration and cooperation for focused educational and training programme to impart specific and need based training to the Pakistani students with a view to cater to the emerging requirements for trained human resource for China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project in Pakistan.
Mr. Baligh ur Rehman appreciated opening of five Confucius centers by the Chinese government in Pakistan to cater to the growing interest amongst the youth of Pakistan to learn Chinese language. He also sought Chinese government’s support for attractive special packages for the Pakistani students who are increasingly seeking admissions in the public and private Chinese universities.
Both sides expressed satisfaction over the existing level of cooperation between China and Pakistan in multilateral institutions like UNESCO for jointly contributing to the global agenda for peace and development.
Earlier, the Federal Minister of Education attended the opening session of the 39th Session of UNESCO General Conference.
The Federal Minister of Education who arrived here yesterday is leading the Pakistani delegation in the ongoing 39th Session of UNESCO General Conference. During his stay he will deliver the country statement in the conference and will hold a number of bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Denmark, Malaysia, Norway and Turkey. He will also hold meetings with the outgoing and incoming Director Generals of UNESCO.