Send-off: UK increases number of Chevening scholars  

Events were attended by scholars from across all of Pakistan, Chevening alumni


Our Correspondent August 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD: The UK government has further increased the number of Chevening Scholarships available to Pakistanis. The announcement came at send-off events held in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore for the current crop of departing scholars.

Events were attended by scholars from across all of Pakistan, Chevening alumni, and officials from the British High Commission.

Speaking at the pre-departure event in Islamabad, British Deputy High Commissioner Patrick Moody said, “I am pleased to announce that the number of Chevening scholars being sent from Pakistan to the UK has again increased. The number has risen from 73 candidates in 2015 to 81 scholars this year.”

Published in The Express Tribune, August 31st, 2016.

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