ABBOTTABAD - Caretaker Governor and Speaker KP Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani on Saturday distributed cheques for Rahmat-ul-Lil-Alamin Scholarship among 60 needy and intelligent students on behalf of the KP government.

The Governor also distributed honorarium cheques to 132 more Imam Masjids of Abbottabad.

While talking to the scholars and students, he highlighted the importance of Rahmatul-ul-Lil-Alamin scholarship and the honorarium for the students, scholars and imams of mosques and emphasised that for the promotion of education and solving financial problems provision of scholarships and honorarium to the deserving persons is the priority of the KP government and more steps would be taken in future.

District Khatib Abbottabad Maulana Abdul Wajid appreciated the initiatives taken by the government and urged the government to take more steps in future and termed it as a key role in promoting education and Islamic teachings.

Deputy Commissioner Abbottabad welcomed the award for students and Ulema and stressed on the administration to ensure all possible cooperation and continue to take steps to improve the quality of life of the people. 60 male students were provided cheques worth Rs25000 each under the Rehmat-ul-Lil-Alamin Scholarship. Similarly, a total of Rs.1,425,000 were provided to 57 girls.

So far, 198 scholars have been paid Rs10,000 each per month while work on 622 cases was in progress and after the completion, the process of distribution of honorarium to the remaining scholars would also be started.