Published On: Fri, Apr 16th, 2021
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Sruggle for rule of law is going on in the country & we will win this struggle: PM Imran Khan

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the struggle for rule of law is going on in the country and we will win this struggle.

Prime Minister Imran Khan launched Rehmatul-Lil Alameen scholarship program for intermediate and undergraduate students in Islamabad on Thursday.

Speaking on the occasion Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistanis should understand one thing that when a nation become a great nation it become through rule of law, adding that until and unless rule of law is ensured the society could not progress. He said that nation could not become a great nation until and unless it brigs powerful under the law. He said that there is no rocket science involved in this, adding that whatsoever a weak man commits theft he could not purchase flat in London, adding that not only the theft of the powerful is in billions but they have to bring the money abroad otherwise it could not be hided in the country. He said that the currency of the country is also affected through money laundering.

PM Imran Khan said that it is the report of the United Nations Secretary General that $1,000 billion is brought to rich countries and tax havens from poor countries and this deed is done by rich people and not by the poor people. He said that until and unless the powerful people are brought under the law, the country could not make progress. He said that this was established in the State of Madina.

Prime Minister said the scholarship will be available to all the Pakistanis including non-Muslims. The Prime Minister said the federal government will annually provide five point five billion rupees for seventy thousand scholarships.

He said under the scholarship program a total of three hundred and fifty thousand scholarships will be provided in five years at a cost of twenty eight billion rupees.

The Prime Minister said the provincial governments of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will also separately provide scholarship to the students.

Imran Khan reaffirmed the commitment to build Pakistan as a great nation on the State of Madina’s principles of rule of law and focus on education.

He noted that no nation can make progress without education. He said the present government is especially focusing on the education sector with the aim that our youth learn from the Sunnah of Hazrat Muhammad Sallallaho Alaihe Wa Salam Khatim-un-Nabiyeen.

The Prime Minister said under the umbrella of Ehsaas program, several programs have been started for the relief of under privileged segments of the society. He said the network of Koi Bhooka Na Soye will be expanded to the entire country. He also commended the governments of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for deciding to provide the universal health coverage to the people.

The Prime Minister said the struggle launched for supremacy of law will be won by us. He said no country can move forward without bringing the powerful people under the ambit of law.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Federal Education, Professional Training, National Heritage and Culture Shafqat Mahmood said Rehmatul-Lil Alameen scholarship is a nationwide program and it will be implemented in one hundred and twenty nine universities across the country. He said fifty percent scholarships will be given to the women whilst two percent to the disabled persons. He was confident that this program will bring revolution in the education sector.

Speaking on the occasion via video link, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Ahmed Khan Buzdar said a mechanism has been developed so that the students can apply for the scholarship from their homes.

In his remarks, Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan said they support the federal government’s initiatives aimed at uplifting the education sector.