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Australian High Commissioner calls on Chairman HEC.

ISLAMABAD -- Griffith University, Australia will offer 100 per cent tuition fee waiver to five Pakistani students every year. This was announced in a meeting of Margaret Adamson, Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan with Dr. Tariq Banuri, Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) during her visit to the Commission Secretariat. Dr. Banuri said HEC values its partnership with Australian higher education institutions and welcomes Griffith University to become part of this partnership. He said that 10 Australian universities are on board with HEC and 160 Pakistani students are currently enrolled in PhD programmes in these institutions. He informed the delegation that Pakistan's priorities include not only STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines but also Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts.

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Publication:The Messenger (Karachi, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Feb 1, 2019
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