PM Imran Khan’s ‘Rehmatul-Lil Alameen’ scholarship program to also cover non-Muslim students

A budget of ₨. 27.93 billion has been approved for the national-level program which will be used for the scholarship program for the next five years.

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PM Imran Khan launches Rs27.93bn Rehmatul-Lil Alameen scholarship programmePrime Minister Imran Khan initiated the Rehmatul-Lil Alameen scholarship program in Islamabad on Thursday.

The program, which will help the students of underprivileged segments of society access undergraduate education, will be implemented in 129 public sector universities across Pakistan.

A budget of ₨. 27.93 billion has been approved for the national-level program which will be used for the scholarship program for the next five years.

Speaking at the inauguration ceremony in Islamabad, PM Imran said the scholarship would be available to all Pakistanis, including non-Muslims, adding that the federal government will annually provide ₨. 5.5 billion for 70,000 scholarships.

PM Khan said that under the scholarship program, a total of 350,000 scholarships would be provided in five years at the cost of ₨. 28 billion.

Rehmatul-lil Alameen Scholarships Program 2021

The premier asserted that the government is primarily focusing on the education sector with the objective that “our youth learn from the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, the Seal of the Prophets. “

Speaking on the occasion, the Minister for Education, Shafqat Mahmood, said the Rehmatul-Lil Alameen Scholarship is a nationwide program and will be implemented in 129 universities across the nation.

He added that 50% scholarships would be given to women while 2% would go to specially-abled persons.

The Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Fawad Chaudhry, and the Minister for Human Rights, Shireen Mazari, also announced the news on social media, encouraging those eligible to apply for it.

The provinces are also independently pursuing the Rehmatul-Lil Alameen Scholarship program.

In Punjab, one billion rupees have been approved for this scholarship program annually, while Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has allocated ₨. 427 million.

What are your views on this? Share with us in the comments below.

  • What is the point of using an arab sentence for a program in Pakistan? Can’t you come up with a urdu name for it? Is it too difficult for you? I wudnt be surprised if he uses turkish words….such a shameless insaan

    • Bhai shrm ap kren. Arabic sentence nhi woh Quranic verse h. Favoritism m insaan her hdd he paar ker jata h…

  • Jab tak France ka ambassador nai nikaalo ge tab tak koi faida nai honay wala ……..kabhi apnay zameer ki bhi sun lia karo


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