Students visit South Korea on exchange programme


ISLAMABAD: A delegation of young students of the Pakistani universities from all over the country recently visited South Korea under an exchange programme, introduced by the government of Korea, in collaboration with two well-known universities of South Korea, Dongshin University, and Semyong University.Undergraduate students from 42 countries were selected to participate in this programme. The Pakistani students presented culture of Pakistan in South Korea. Exchange of ideas, information, and participation by the Pakistani delegation was highly appreciated. The delegation won the cultural night award.The students won people hearts with their performance, which included dresses and dances of each province of Pakistan and were also asked to perform at the closing ceremony again. Hundreds of applicants applied for this programme, out-of-which eight were selected from all over the country. Shanzay Tariq from COMSATS Institute Islamabad, Asha Naveed and Aftab Ullah from GIK Institute, Khizran Atika from COMSATS Abbottabad, Momina Javed from NUML, Rehmat Ali, Bahadur Ali and Kanza Batool from NED Karachi.The students also visited eight cities of South Korea and had a chance to interact with the people from 42 different countries. Informal discussions amongst the students resulted in changing the general perception of the Pakistani people. However, by the end of the programme, people from different cultures were much appreciative of the friendly attitude of the Pakistani delegation.

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