LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has announced financial assistance for meeting the educational expenditure of a student Haroon of Kasur who has achieved prominent position in matriculation examination.
According to TheNewsTribe’s correspondent from Punjab capital city Lahore, Haroon is the son of a local plumber.
The Chief Minister said that the students like Haroon are a precious asset of the nation who despite financial problems achieved prominent position in examinations through their hard work and determination.
“All problems can be overcome with courage and steadfastness.”
Shahbaz Sharif said that Punjab government is implementing a comprehensive programme for the encouragement of talented girl and boy students and not only educational scholarships are being given to them for studying at prestigious educational institutions but they are also being sent on study tour abroad.
The Chief Minister also congratulated the father of Haroon.
Muhammad Nafeel Irfan, student of Aitchison College Lahore, won US Space Foundation art contest.
At least 15,000 students across the world participated in the different grades and categories of this art contest under the title of ‘Conquest of the Universe’.
Nafeel in his pencil sketch showed the earth, which is busy in playing, and the mankind conquering it with space shuttle and space ship. He also showed that what mankind achieved during its search of the space.
Nafeel has dedicated his award to youth of the nation. He was of the view that Pakistani youth have talent to meet any challenge.