Ceremony for the award of Pakistan Jinnah Scholarship -2018

High commission of Pakistan has been awarding Jinnah Scholarships to the Sri Lankan students since 2006. Over the years, more than 1700 students have benefited from the scholarships.

Apart from the Jinnah Scholarships, Government of Pakistan has been offering scholarships in the field of Medicine, Engineering, Dentistry and Pharmacy since 1976.

Jinnah Scholarships have been named in the honor of founder of Pakistan Muhammad Ali Jinnah who was a great visionary leader and statesman. Mr. Muhammad Ali Jinnah passionately believed in the value of education.

The awarding  ceremony of Ali Jinnah Scholarship 2018 was held at the Grand Kandyan Hotel Kandy on 19th June 2018. Prof. Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, University of Peradeniya was the chief guest of this awarding ceremony.

Mr. Janbaz Khan, Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan and Mr.KeseraSenanayake, the Mayor of Kandy were among the participants.