Syed Ali Shah:

QUETTA: The Balochistan government and Google signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding the 1000 scholarships for students of the province. In this connection, a ceremony was held at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Wednesday.

Google announced the provision of 1,000 scholarships to the students of Balochistan. However, a formal MoU was signed in the presence of Balochistan Minister for Finance, Zamarak Khan Achakzai, Chief Secretary Balochistan, Abdul Aziz Uqaili, Secretary of Information, Hamza Shafqaat.

Secretary Information Technology Balochistan, Tayyab Lehri and Omar Farooq, the Google team leader signed the MoU.

Youths to get an online job under the program

The aim of this initiative is to enable the youth to get online jobs by aligning them with the requirements of the modern age. An agreement has been signed between the government of Balochistan and Google regarding the Google scholarship and internship for the youth of Balochistan.

Expressing his views, CS Balochistan said that the agreement between the Balochistan government and Google is an important development. The Chief Minister is deeply interested in providing dignified employment to the youth of Balochistan province. In May of this year, Google had given 1000 scholarships to the youth of Balochistan, with more than 900 youths enrolled in this program so far.

Google to give another 2,000 scholarships: Hamza Shafqaat

About the details of the agreement, Information Secretary Muhammad Hamza Shafaqat said that another 2000 will be given by Google. The scholarships that have been given include 1,000 scholarships for girls and boys.

The Balochistan government thanked Google and other allied organizations for supporting the students of the province and opening new vistas of opportunities for them.




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