KARACHI – Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia, Honorable Hadi Santoso has announced that Indonesia will give 10 scholarships to the students of International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi (UoK) and other institutions.
“Indonesian students for higher education will also be trained at the finest research establishment of Pakistan under the supervision of the qualified faculty of ICCBS, University of Karachi.”
He made this announcement during a meeting with Director ICCBS-UoK Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary. The meeting was held at Dr. Panjwani Center for Molecular Medicine and Drug Research, UoK on Monday. The Indonesian Consul General was also accompanied by Vice Consul of Indonesia Baskoro Nugroho Ajie and other Indonesian officials. Senior professor Dr. Khalid M. Khan along with Dr. Sonia Siddiqui and Dr. Hina Siddiqui were also present in the meeting.
The consul general said this scholarship would be issued every year to the research students of ICCBS, adding that Indonesian higher learning institutions would also train ICCBS researchers under the students’ exchange programme. He appreciated the developments made by ICCBS in various fields of chemical and biological sciences, and congratulated ICCBS leadership for leading Muslim World especially in the field of chemical and biological sciences with this premium research institution. He said that his country’s institutions intended to have more research collaborations with the leading research establishment of Pakistan.
Director ICCBS-UoK Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary welcomed the delegates, and said that ICCBS would provide all research and educational support to the visiting Indonesian students at ICCBS. He informed all the delegates that ICCBS had already trained more than 10 Indonesian research students in previous years.
ICCBS also offers scholarships to higher learning students of Indonesia, he said and added that ICCBS-UoK had already singed MoUs with two leading Indonesian institutions, including Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) and Agriculture University Bogor