Consul General Engages with Students at Mehran University in Jamshoro and English Works Inauguration in Hyderabad [HamariWeb] 21 Jan, 2017

Hyderabad– In her second trip to Jamshoro, U.S. Consul General Grace Shelton met with studentsat the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) who had recently returned from an exchange at the University of Utah in the United States.As participants ofthe U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (CAS-W), a U.S.-government funded program,CG Shelton lauded them as leaders in sustainable water development. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aslam Uqaili, Vice Chancellor MUET, and faculty members were also present during the interactive session.CG Shelton also toured the construction site for the building for the U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water.

While in Hyderabad, Consul General Grace Shelton launched the next season of the U.S. government-sponsoredEnglish Works Program for 50 students aged 17-25. Speaking to the students CG Shelton said, “The English Works program helps Pakistani youth achieve their tremendous potential and acquire 21st century business communication skills so
they can take on leadership roles for their communities and country.”

The English Works Programfocuses on improving English-language skills among disadvantaged Pakistani youth, with a particular emphasis on business English and job-oriented vocabulary. The students in this year’s program come from a variety of educational and cultural backgrounds and currently there are 525 students enrolled from all over Pakistan.

In other meetings earlier in the day, CG Shelton met with civil society leaders at the Center for Peace and Civil Society (CPCS) and discussed child labor issues with government officials.
 


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