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Arif Alvi Appreciates Ehsaas Scholarship Programme

President Arif Alvi says progress in science and technology is need of the hour and calls for provision of quality education in line with contemporary challenges.

The President was addressing at the convocation of Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute in Islamabad.

The President said it is essential to provide opportunities for higher education to deserving students.

He said for this purpose the government's scholarship scheme under the Ehsaas program is a good step in this direction.

President Alvi also emphasized the need for promoting inexpensive distance education to accelerate country's pace of progress.

He said the present government gave highest ever number of fifty thousand scholarships this year to enable the deserving students to get higher education.