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Nursing scholarships in Pakistan

By Our Correspondent
November 16, 2023
This representational image shows an individual holding a graduation cap. — Unsplash/File
This representational image shows an individual holding a graduation cap. — Unsplash/File

Islamabad:In a momentous ceremony held at the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, a groundbreaking partnership has been forged between the National Endowment Scholarship for Talent (NEST), operating under the Ministry of Federal Education, Professional Training, Government of Pakistan, and MCB Islamic Bank.

Distinguished participants from the Ministry and NEST included Waseem Ajmal Chaudhry, CEO NEST Federal Secretary Education; Syeda Hajra Suhail, GM NEST, Hameed Khan Niazi, CFO NEST; Malick Mazahr Awan, AM P&C; Majeed Asif, AM V&D; Zahid Awan, AM Finance; Waleed Bin Mushtaq, Communication Officer; and other esteemed members. Representing MCB Islamic Bank were Muhammad Ibrahim, General Manager; Malik Tahir, Regional Head; and Salahuddin, Area Manager.

The bedrock of this collaboration is a Letter of Understanding signed by Secretary FE&PT, Waseem Ajmal Chaudhry, and Muhammad Ibrahim General Manager MCB Islamic Bank. The collaboration's primary objective is to advance education in the field of Nursing and contribute to poverty eradication through Nesting Education. MCB Islamic Bank commits to making annual charitable donations to NEST to support deserving Nursing students throughout their degree programs. In return, NEST pledges complete transparency in the allocation of funds, offering detailed insights into beneficiary selection and fund utilization.

This collaboration aspires to empower aspiring Nursing professionals, fostering educational growth and socio-economic development across Pakistan. Both NEST and MCB Islamic Bank express their fervor for this noble cause and anticipate that this partnership will significantly contribute to the enhancement of education and the uplift of deserving students pursuing Nursing degrees in Pakistan.

This alliance marks a milestone in the joint efforts of NEST and MCB Islamic Bank to strengthen educational opportunities, exemplifying their commitment to the welfare and progress of the nation.