Internal orientation with 6th batch PEACE Scholarships candidates of Capital Region Independent Development Authority was held

Kabul – 22th Aug 2016: An internal orientation with the 6th batch PEACE Scholarships candidates of Capital Region Independent Development Authority was held under leadership of H.E. Dipl. Eng. Alham Omar Hotaki – CEO of Capital Region Independent Development Authority (CRIDA).

In the beginning, H.E. Dipl. Eng. Alham Omar Hotaki spoke about the importance of these scholarships both in personal and academic life of each candidates and asked all the candidates to utilize from this golden opportunity as much as they can. He also picked up about the students who have successfully completed their master degree course through the previous batches of PEACE Scholarships program and returned back to the country, and were offered job opportunities with higher privileges in CRIDA.

Subsequently, H.E. Dipl. Eng. Alham Omar Hotaki encouraged the candidates to work hard on their research and specialization area, and make sure that their research topics should focus on the issues related to our major national projects such as the capital region, so that the practical and technical potential of these national projects could grow. He also added that all the candidates should try to adorn themselves with the most advanced technology and know-how where after return, use them in the development and prosperity of our beloved country.

It is worth mentioning that till now 32 candidates from CRIDA have been introduced to PEACE Scholarships Program. In 2015 and 2016, 9 of these candidates returned to the country after successfully completing their postgraduate courses and are now serving the society. 16 of these candidates are currently studying for their master degree course and the remaining 7 candidates will soon be heading to Japan in the near future.

At the end, H.E. Dipl. Eng. Alham Omar Hotaki - CEO of Capital Region Independent Development Authority wished a happy farewell to each of the 6th batch PEACE Scholarships candidates from CRIDA, after successfully passing several selection and screening processes and praised their relentless patience and active participation in the development of such mega national projects.