Honorarium for Ulema, a landmark step of KP

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Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakthunkhwa, Kamran Bangash on Friday said that start of financial assistance program for the welfare of Ulema and Imams (prayers leaders) was yet another landmark step of the provincial government.

The Khyber Pakthunkhwa government has released an amount Rs620m as first quarter stipend for fi-nancial assis-tance of Ulema and minorities leaders during financial year 2021-22.

He said that giving financial assistant to a respectable segment of soci-ety was recognition of worthy role of Ulema in the society and their services for the cause of Islam.

Bangash said that contrary to the previous govern-ments, the PTI government was taking steps for the welfare and financial assistance of Ulema above any politics and favoritism.—APP

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