Higher qualifications: 15 HEC scholars to pursue further education in France

Published: February 1, 2012
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Fifteen Pakistani laureates will pursue split-PhDs and post-doctorates in France this year, said a press release issued by the French embassy on Tuesday.

French ambassador Philippe Thiebaud hosted a reception at the embassy for the scholars, who will depart next month. They will stay in France for nine months.

The scientists, experts in a variety of fields, come from Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi, Mardan and Multan. They will join the best French research institutions and laboratories.

This fellowship, co-funded by the Higher Education Commission, offers highly qualified Pakistani doctoral and postdoctoral scientists an opportunity to do research.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 1st, 2012.

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