Pak students asked to opt for Malaysian Varsities

June 30, 2013 Off By Web Desk

Karachi: Malaysia is the emerging hub of higher education in South East Asia and Pakistani students should avail this opportunity.

Malaysia with 21 public universities, 5 branch campuses of UK and Australian universities, 33plus private universities and more than 500 higher education institutes provide a diverse range of courses in various areas of specialisations.

This was stated by Malaysian Consul General Abu Bakar Mamat while briefing the media about the twoday Tenth Study Malaysia Education Exhibition to be held in Karachi from June 29.

Mamat said foreign students aspiring for quality and affordable international degrees now look to Asian countries and Malaysia is fast becoming a higher education hub in Asia. Malaysia ranks ninths worldwide as a preferred destination for international students by the United Nation Education Science and Cultural Organisation UNESCO.

The high standard and excellent facilities Malaysian universities provide have been key to attracting many foreign students.

The organiser of Malaysia Education Exhibition, North Pole International’s Managing Director Babar Bashir briefing the media said Malaysia had emerged as one of the main education markets in Pakistan due to several advantages. He said this is evident from the fact that more than 3,000 Pakistanis have chosen Malaysia as a destination for higher studies in the last three to four years.

Bashir added that 13 of the best public and private higher educational institutes in Malaysia are showcased by North Pole International at a twoday exhibition which opened on June 29 at a local hotel.

He said the exhibition will also be held in Islamabad and Lahore, and is also endorsed by the Malaysian High Commission in Pakistan.