Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria awarded Edith Evelyn Wali Muhammad Trust Scholarships for 2019 to seven Ph.D students from Pakistan.
The students are currently enrolled in various academic disciplines of S&T at University of Westminster, University of Manchester, Imperial College, UCL and King’s College.
According to a statement, the award ceremony took place at the High Commission.
The award winners were Syed Ibrahim Ghazanavi, Muhammad Zubair, Jaweria Amjad, Muhammad Zaid Hameed, Bushra Kanwal, Natasha Jafri and Syed Waqas Arif.
In his remarks on the occasion, the High Commissioner felicitated the students and their parents on achieving this well-deserved award on merit.
Zakaria said as the global economic gravity was shifting towards Asia, there were enormous opportunities in Pakistan waiting for them.
Emphasizing on the importance of knowledge, Zakaria advised the students to enter new academic fields that had great promise for future like artificial intelligence, block-chain technology, etc.
He also advised the scholars to avail these opportunities.
The High Commissioner also expressed his appreciation for the Trustees of Wali Muhammad Trust for managing its affairs in a professional and transparent manner.