Rs 1.5 bln for Afghan students

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Islamabad, JULY 10  (DNA) :  Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Ambassador (R) Muhammad Sadiq said that government of Pakistan has released RS 1.551 billion to Higher Education Commission to meet expenses of Afghan students who are currently studying under Pakistan’s scholarship program.

In his tweets, he stated that “Government has released Rs.1.551 billion to HEC to meet expenses of Afghan students who are studying under Pakistan’s scholarship program.” He further added that “This important program for Afghan youth was starving for resources over the last several months due to paucity of funds.” On the other hand, Afghan students who are currently studying in Pakistan appreciated the decision of the Pakistani government.