The Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC), Allah Waly Trust, and six public sector universities and colleges have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide scholarships to needy students. The objective of the MoU is to promote higher education and support students who are facing financial difficulties through collaboration between Allah Walay Trust and PHEC.
Under this agreement, Allah Waly Trust will provide financial support to public sector universities and colleges in Punjab, including the University of Punjab, the University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU), King Edward Medical University (KEMU), Allama Iqbal Medical College (AIMC), and the de’Montmorency College of Dentistry.
The ceremony was attended by Prof. Dr. Shahid Munir, Chairperson, PHEC and Mr. Shahid Lone, Chairman, Allah Waly Trust, and the vice-chancellors and representatives of the universities, including Prof. Dr. Khalid Masud Gondal, Vice Chancellor, of KEMU, Prof. Dr. Khalid Mahmood, Vice Chancellor of the University of Punjab, Dr. Syed Mansoor Sarwar, Vice Chancellor of UET, Prof. Dr. Mahmood Ayaz, Vice Chancellor of KEMU, Prof. Dr. Nadeem Hafeez Butt, Principal of AIMU, and Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ilyas, Vice Principal of DMDC.
The scholarship program will cover the tuition fees of the selected students. The selection process for the scholarship will be based on financial need. Engr. Dr. Mansoor Ahmad Baluch, COO of PHEC, Dr. Muhammad Mumtaz Ali Khan, Director of HRD at PHEC, and Mr. Qazi Muhammad Ali, Assistant Director of HRD at PHEC, were also present at the meeting.