Jammu and Kashmir Students Association expressed gratitude to External Affairs Minister Dr S.Jaishankar and J-K Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam for their personal intervention and efforts in resolving issue of Kashmiri Medical students studying in Bangladesh.
In a statement issued spokesperson of Association, Nasir Khuehami said that the association appreciated prompt and quick response from External Affairs Ministry and J-K Chief Secretary, adding that they have paid its valuable attention towards the Kashmiri students.
He said that Kashmiri students will breath a sigh of relief in these testing times, adding that Association took the matter with External Affairs Ministry and UT Govt in this regard, “The chief secretary personally intervened in it and resolved the matter at the earliest possible time,” he said.
The association, he said welcomes the decision of Bangladesh Govt and expressed gratitude to Chief Secretary and Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary for considering students’ demand as first priority and taking this to Bangladesh Foreign Affairs Ministry.
Khuehami added that the MBBS students career was at stake as their exam was on cards. However, with the intervention of official back at home they sorted the issue and the same exam was postponed which brought a sigh of relief amid the fear of travelling amid the deadly 2nd wave of covid19.
Younus Rashid, Additional Spokesperson of Association welcomed the Bangladesh Govt decision to postpone the Medical exams amid the COVID-19 pandemic and called it a “great relief” for hundred of students and their parents. He said that students studying in Bangladesh had a sigh of relief after their exams were postponed citing the unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases in the country.
Rashid said, Kashmiri students pursuing MBBS in Bangladesh were in distress amid the major spike in the deadly virus.