PPI Original Text (PPI-OT) – Bank Al-Habib donates Rs 1m to Government College University Lahore

Lahore, June 01, 2012 (PPI-OT): The golden scholarships for deserving students by Government College University Lahore Endowment Fund Trust (GCU EFT) have increased to 20 as a private bank (Bank Al-Habib) on Friday donated Rs one million to the GCU Endowment Fund for initiating another life-time golden scholarship. The perpetual golden scholarship to be named after the Bank would be given to a GCU deserving student every year on merit.

The golden scholarship covers the university fee as well as hostel expenses of a student. Bank Al-Habib General Manager (Central) handed over the cheque of Rs one million to GCU Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman, while GCU EFT Executive Committee Secretary Dr. Khalid Manzoor Butt.

“This is the second golden scholarship donated by the private bank (Bank Al-Habib) to GCU-EFT and they have pledged to donate a scholarship every year, so that deserving students can continue their studies without any financial burden,” said Dr. Butt. The trust secretary said that GCU EFT has received as many as 38 scholarships up till now which include 20 golden and 18 sliver scholarships.

The sliver scholarship is initiated with a donation of Rs 0.5 million and covers the university fee student only. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Khaleeq-ur-Rahman expressed gratitude on the donation by Bank Al-Habib and stressed that other banks should also come forward and support the quality education in the country.

For more information, contact:
GC University
Director Sports/Secretary
Khadim Ali Khan
Squash Complex
GC University, Lahore
UAN: 111-000-010 Ext: 296
Tel: 042-99213352

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