A prize distribution ceremony was held by the Pakistan Foreign Office Women’s Association at the Foreign Office (PFOWA) in Islamabad on Friday, said a press release.
During the ceremony, the position holders and participants who successfully completed their training in a computer course were given certificates and other prizes.
Indonesian ambassador Ishak Latuconisia, the chief guest, distributed prizes to 83 position holders and completion certificated to 26 students, who successfully completed their training course.
He also gave presented special Batik bags to students. His wife, Butar Latuconisia, and representatives of the National Rural Support Programme (NRSP) were also present on the occasion.
Ambassador Latuconisia congratulated the students and urged them to become a role model in the society, and highlighted the importance of computer knowledge in enhancing one’s capabilities and technical skills.
PWOFA President Taranum Bashir highlighted the special relationship between PFOWA and the Indonesian Women Association, and apprised the participants regarding the charity activities and social support programmes being assisted by Butar in Pakistan.
During the event, PFOWA Education Secretary Shahida Shah presented the Education Report 2010-11 in which she highlighted various activities of PFOWA’s education wing for the promotion of education in Pakistan. She also congratulated the students who showed remarkable academic performance.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 30th, 2011.