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PM launches Rehmatul-Lil Alameen scholarship program in Islamabad


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

15th Apr, 2021. 11:11 am
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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday launched Rehmatul-Lil Alameen scholarship program in Islamabad.

According to the details, Prime Minister launched the scholarship program for intermediate and undergraduate students. The scholarship will be available to all the Pakistanis including non-Muslims.

Speaking on the occasion, Imran Khan reaffirmed his commitment to make to build Pakistan as a great country with rule of law and focus on education.

Imran Khan said that federal government will annually provide 5.5 billion rupees for 70,000 scholarships.

‘No nation can make progress without education,’ said the Prime Minister, adding that the present government is especially focusing on the education sector with an aim that our youth learn from the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him).’

The Prime Minister said under the umbrella of Ehsaas program, several programs have been started for the relief of underprivileged segments of the society.  The Prime Minister said the struggle launched for supremacy of law will be won by us.

Let it be known that due to COVID-19, many students are unable to pay their fees. They stopped their education because of their poor financial background. Therefore a budget of 27.93 billion rupees has been approved for this national level program which will be used in the next five years.

The Scholarship program will be implemented in 129 public sector universities across the country.

The program will help the students of underprivileged segments of the society access the undergraduate education.

The provinces are also pursuing Rehmatul-Lil Alameen scholarship program. In Punjab, the annual budget of one billion rupees has been approved for this scholarship program.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on February 23rd 2021 launched the Rehmatul Lil Alameen (PBUH) Scholarship Programme. Chief Minister asserted the launch of the Rehmatul Lil Alameen (PBUH) Scholarship Programme was an honour for him.

“The respect, glory, honour and grandeur of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) cannot be expressed in words. The immaculate character and glory of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) cannot be expressed in words”, he observed.

Usman Buzdar announced that the scope of this scholarship will be expanded to other professional degrees as 50 percent scholarships will be given on merit while the rest of the amount will be earmarked for needy and deserving students.

According to the reports, the Rehmatul-Lil Alameen scholarship program will also be rolled out in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, for which the budget allocation will be 427 million rupees.

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