ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch the Rehmatul-Lil Alameen scholarship program in Islamabad on Thursday (today), Radio Pakistan reported.
The program, which will help the students of underprivileged segments of society access undergraduate education, will be implemented in 129 public sector universities across the country.
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 provinces are also pursuing the Rehmatul-Lil Alameen scholarship program.
In Punjab, the annual budget of one billion rupees has been approved for this scholarship program.
The scholarship program will also be rolled out in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, for which the budget allocation will be Rs427 million.