Gilgit-Baltistan: 10 GB Students to Participate in Global Exchange Program of USEFP

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Islamabad (PT): Ten undergraduate students from GB will participate in the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program through United States Education Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP). The students of GB are part of the hundred and forty undergraduates selected from different Universities of Pakistan. These students will Experience the US culture and attend regular classes at the US institutes for one semester in the spring 2014. The students are excited to participate in one semester Exchange Program.

“I am really excited to visit States and feel fortunate as I am selected after a long process of documentation, TOEFl and several interviews. After meeting the students coming from all over the country at pre-departure orientation session in Islamabad, I realized that Pakistan has a great talent and diverse culture to represent in the host country. I am Student of Civil Engineering at Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology Karachi and I will attend the Missouri State University, Springfield in United States”, Said Muhammad Yasir, Exchange Nominee from Ghanche District of Gilgit Baltistan,

These Hundred and forty students are from various universities of the four Provinces, Federally Administrated Areas, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. The students attended the Orientation session at Serena Islamabad meet the officials from the US Embassy, advisors from the USEFP in connection to their departure in first week of the next month.

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