Islamabad, July 09, 2012 (PPI-OT): Ambassador Khan made this announcement during certificate distribution ceremony organized in honour of top position holders in matriculation and O-Level exams;
The Embassy not only acknowledges and appreciates these achievements but we have to ensure that our young generation carries its drive and initiative
ABU DHABI//JULY 9:Pakistan’s top envoy to the Emirates Jamil Ahmed Khan Monday announced another pioneering initiative and extended career counseling opportunity for the brightest of Pakistani students in the UAE, and reserved first working day of the month for the students to visit the embassy for career-oriented chat with the ambassador.
Ambassador Jamil Khan made this announcement while addressing a special gathering at the embassy premises to honour the bright young Pakistani students who clinched top positions in the latest round of the matriculation exams held all over the UAE.
Ambassador Khan, the patron-in-chief of all Pakistani schools in UAE as well as the guest of honour for the special event, handed commendation certificates to the brightest of the Pakistani matriculates and other high achievers in the O-level exams. The ceremony drew a jolly crowd comprising students, proud teachers and happy parents.
Over all, thirty-two students enrolled in various Emirates’ schools, and securing top scores, were invited to receive the commendation certificates from the Pakistan’s ambassador. Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Khan congratulated the high scorers for bringing joy and pride to the community and the nation and praised the parents and teachers for providing the enabling environment for the young minds to excel.
“This is an elegant gathering and I am touched by the warmth and jubilation I am seeing here today. Pakistan’s Embassy not only acknowledges and appreciates these achievements but we have to ensure that our young generation carries the drive and initiative all the way.
The envoy cited examples from South Korea and recalled how enhanced school enrolment in the country led to the making of knowledge economy with higher per capita output. “Knowledge economies all over the world are propelled forward by their brightest, like the ones we have in our midst today,” Khan added.
Ambassador Khan termed education as the best remedy to cure the menace of extremism and terrorism, plaguing the world peace and security. “Education is the cure for the obscured minds because the knowledge sets people free of preconceived notions and prejudices. That is why chances are greater for the school drop outs to be lured by extremist tendencies.”
He lauded Pakistani schools for imparting quality education, as half the fee compared to other school chains in the Emirates. Ambassador khan invited the top position holders to the embassy on the first working day of every month for a career-counseling chat over a cup of tea.
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Miss. Aisha Kiran
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Embassy of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Abu Dhabi