Washington DC, 25 January 2022 (TDI): Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States, Asad Majeed Khan was invited by the University of Virginia to give an insight into Pakistan for the people of the University of Virginia.

During the session, Ambassador Khan exchanged with Ambassador Stephen D. Mull, Dean Ian H. Solomon, and students of the University. The session was virtual and moderated by the Vice Provost for Global Affairs, Ambassador Steve Mull.

It was the different branches of the University that led the session. Such as the UVA Global, the Frank Batten School of Leadership, Public policy, Miller Center, and the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and culture.

About the University of Virginia 

It is a public institution made for the advancement of human knowledge, the education of leaders, and giving the citizens tools to be well informed. Thomas Jefferson is the founder of the University and created it in 1819. 

It is an establishment of higher education, with different schools; the School of law, architecture, data science, and many more. Moreover, the community and culture of the University revolve around active students involvement, commitment to arts, and the significant athletic program. 

UVA Global An Overview:

The University of Virginia’s global program is formed by different learning communities that study the 21st century. Its curriculum prepares the students to understand and navigate the complex social, political, and economic systems. 

UVA’s Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and culture

This department focuses on the historical ties between the nations of the Middle East. The Middle East regroups countries such as Afghanistan, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Yemen, United Arab Emirates. 

In addition, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, and Tunisia are in North Africa, and India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka are in South Asia. 

Furthermore, the University teaches six languages of the region. The six languages are Arabic, Hebrew, Hindi, Persian, Sanskrit, and Urdu languages spoken by 32 % of the world population.