KP decides to start scholarships madaris students

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

Khyber Pakthunkhwa government has decided to start scholarship programme for madaris students across the province on the pattern of Rehatul lil Alameen scholarship.

The decision was made in a meeting of Auqaf and Religious Affairs department held here on Sunday with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan in the chair.

Chief Minister has directed the Auqaf and Religious Affairs department to take necessary steps to initiate scholarship programme for students of registered seminaries in the province.

While briefing the meeting, it was informed that existing laws of the Auqaf department would be amended for the better utilization and management of these properties and present commercial rents were being reviewed to bring it at par with the market rate.