Standard Chartered joins hands with AMANTECH to provide technical education to 41 scholars

September 4, 2013 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: In a ceremony held at the Standard Chartered Head Office in Karachi, the Bank committed to provide financial support for 41 AMANTECH less-privileged students for a one year programme.

As the oldest and largest international bank in Pakistan, Standard Chartered recognises the integral importance of building and supporting sustainable communities, not only for its own stakeholders but for the public at large.

To date, Standard Chartered’s education programme has extended more than 3,300 scholarships to deserving students across Pakistan and supports institutions for both vocational and higher learning. Scholarships are provided to students for vocational training in mechanical skills related to automobiles and general electric.

Commenting at the ceremony, Mohsin A. Nathani, Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Pakistan said, “By supporting AMANTECH, we are supporting Pakistan’s future. Technical education helps young people get gainful employment helping them become a positive contributor to their families and the society at large. We are a trusted and caring partner, dedicated to making a difference in our community.”

Ahsan Jamil Chief Executive, AMAN Foundation said, “Aman Foundation’s transformative work is born out of the belief that Pakistanis must take the lead to solve Pakistan’s problems. Standard Chartered Pakistan has showcased its commitment to this belief by generously committing scholarship funds to AMANTECH’s mission for a skilled Pakistan”

Technical education helps young people to get gainful employment thereby helping them to become positive contributor to their families and the society at large.