It was announced yesterday by the Islamabad-Japan International Cooperation Centre that 20 fully funded scholarships would be given to the Pakistani federal government officers of Pakistan for studying at the universities in Japan under the Human Resource Development Scholarship project. Via this scholarship, 18 scholars for the master’s program of 2 years and 2 scholars for the Doctoral program of 3 years would be selected from the federal government officers of Pakistan.
The newly announced fully-funded scholarship program would start from the 2019 summers. For enlightening this scholarship program, the JICE organized a seminar at the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms Pakistani government.
The scholarships have been introduced under the grant aid project of the Japanese government referred to as ‘The Project for Human Resource Development Scholarship’.
Rashid Sohail—the Deputy Secretary of Economic Affairs Division, Takuya Sei—representative of JICA Pakistan and the Counsellor of the Embassy of Japan in Pakistan—Yuji Tokita attended the occasion. During the occasion they spoke about the newly launched scholarship program and motivated the participants, possible applicants to take advantage from this opportunity of studying in Japan.
A federal government official who is also a graduate of GRIPS University of Japan, made a remarkable and informative presentation during the seminar on his academic achievements and experiences while studying in Japan as well as on his career path as a government officer after coming back to Pakistan. The seminar participants exchanged opinions and asked questions regarding the life in Japan and about studying there.