Quetta June 22, 2018 – As part of its efforts to bring the students from
underprivileged areas of Pakistan into the mainstream of education, National
University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) in collaboration with Army’s
Southern Command (Quetta) and Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) inaugurated the
Balochistan student outreach programme 2018 here on Friday. This is the second batch
of students enrolled from various districts of Balochistan under the NUST
Outreach Programme, first being graduated in 2017.
The 4-week coaching programme,
scheduled to be held from June 21, 2018 to July 20, 2018, will enable the
selected students to compete with the students from more developed areas of
Pakistan, and qualify for admission at NUST, the premier higher education
institution of Pakistan.
Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa,
HI (M), Commander Southern Command, graced the occasion as chief guest.
Prominent among others present were Managing Director PPL Mr Wamiq Bukhari,
Pro-Rector Academics NUST Dr Asif Raza and senior civil and military officers. The
chief guest termed the NUST outreach a landmark initiative that will go a long
way in providing equal opportunities to the youth of under-served areas of the
Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa welcoming Managing Director PPL Mr Wamiq Bukhari
Dr Asif Raza Pro-Rector NUST addressing the audience
Managing Director PPL Mr Wamiq Bukhari addressing the audience