Pakistani universities pledge over Rs500 mln for earthquake relief in Turkiye
The universities pledged more than 500 million for the earthquake-affected areas of Turkiye
Islamabad: Pakistani universities have pledged an amount of Rs. 500 million for earthquake relief activities in Turkey.
A 34-member high-level Pakistani delegation from 18 universities participated in the Eurasian Higher Education Summit in Istanbul under the auspices of Private Sector Universities Pakistan (APSUP).
The universities pledged more than 500 million for the earthquake-affected areas of Turkiye which would be spent on relief, rehabilitation, and scholarships for students from the affected areas.
During the summit, the Pakistani Pavilion was set up, and the Chairman of APSUP, Prof. Dr. Abdul Rehman, along with Rector Superior University, Prof. Dr. Sumaira Rehman, handed over a cheque of 400,000 Turkish lira to Elif Aydin, Vice Chairman of the Board Anatolian Education and Cultural Foundation Turkiye.
The President of Eurasian Universities Union, Prof. Dr. Mustafa Aydin, expressed his gratitude to APSUP and the Pakistani nation for their continued support to the Turkish people, especially during hard times.
Several universities in Pakistan extended their support to the earthquake-affected people of Turkey.
The University of Lahore donated one million US dollars in the form of 150 tons of edibles, fireproof and waterproof tents, blankets, and medicines.
The University of Faisalabad donated 110 hundred dollars for community services, and a 20-member team from the University of Faisalabad participated in rehabilitation activities in the affected areas.
The University of Sialkot and the International Institute of Science, Arts, and Technology Gujranwala jointly announced scholarships worth 10 million Pakistani rupees for Turkish students affected by the earthquake.
Under the University of Management and Technology Lahore Scholarship Program for Turkey, scholarships worth one million dollars will be awarded, with special preference given to students from the affected areas.
Additionally, the Coordinator General of COMSTECH, Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Chaudhary who was also part of the Pakistani delegation, offered fully funded scholarships and research fellowships to Turkish nationals severely affected by the earthquake in collaboration with APSUP and member universities of COMSTECH Consortium of Excellence.
The APSUP member universities remain committed to extending all possible assistance to the earthquake-affected people of Turkiye.
Twitter's Trust and Safety head resigns
FIA Cybercrime arrest two accused of sexual harassment
‘I am innocent, supporter of Pakistan Army’: Elahi
Asad urges Govt to prioritize economic crisis over detentions
Ahad Raza Mir to be seen in World War II series
NAB summons Bushra Bibi in £190 mln case
Winter activity and political turmoil!
Government, opposition and public!
Present regime and dengue!
The repetition of history and the hidden sciences!
Whispers, rumors and rulers' narrative!
"PML-N and People's Party Face to Face" | News Headlines | 12 PM | 02 June 2023 | GNN
Breaking News | NAB Summoned Bushra Bibi | GNN
Exclusive Footage Of Pervaiz Elahi Waving Hand In Court | GNN
Exclusive! Sanam Javed And Tayyaba Raja Breaks The Silence | What Happened In Jail? | GNN
Breaking News | Pervaiz Elahi Appeared In Anti Corruption Court | GNN
LIVE | President DR Arif Alvi Address The Ceremony | GNN
Pakistan 1 day ago
UK CGS lauds Pakistan’s efforts to bring peace, stability
Pakistan 2 hours ago
PTI’s Sindh central, vice-president resigns
Business 1 day ago
Govt reduces price of petroleum products
World 2 days ago
6.2 magnitude quake hits New Zealand
Regional 5 hours ago
Armed men forcibly took away Jibran Nasir: wife Mansha
Regional 2 days ago
Karachi airport seals bakery for selling sub-standard food
World 2 days ago
Nine injured in shooting incident at Hollywood Beach, Florida
Business 1 day ago
IMF mission chief's statement is interference in internal affairs: Aisha Ghaus