KARACHI          -          Hamdard Foundation Pakistan has provided meritorious scholarships to 224 bright & deserving students from all over the country under Shaheed-e-Pakistan Hakim Mohammed Said Memorial Scholarship programme in an auspicious event held at Naimat Begum Hamdard University Hospital. Ms Sadia Rashid, President Hamdard Foundation Pakistan (HFP), presided over the proceedings. Prof. Dr. Syed Shabib-ulHasan (Vice Chancellor Hamdard University) and Prof. Dr. Tamim Akhar (Medical Director NBHUH) graced the occasion as guests of honour. Students who successfully secured scholarships attended the ceremony with their parents in large numbers. Ms Sadia Rashid in her presidential statement congratulated the students and advised them to value time and follow the footsteps of Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said, who strictly followed this principle. She told the young audience that the younger generation must respect the elders because this deed pleases Allah. “We all should go to bed on time and get up early in the morning. With this, you will have plenty of time to study and also your health will improve. Do not use smartphones excessively,” she added. Prof. Dr. Syed Shabib-ul-Hasan said Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said had sown a seed of Hamdard Pakistan which now had become a tenacious tree. “Hamdard has been serving the nation in the fields of education and health. Hamdard Pakistan serves the people; today’s event is proof of this, he said. He expressed his pleasure in getting invited over as a guest of honour at the students’ scholarship ceremony. Later Ms Sadia Rashid along with the guests of honour, distributed cheques to students. As usual this year, more than 10 million rupees of scholarships have been provided to the bright and deserving students hailing from different parts of the country. Students of matriculation received Rs25,000 each, while intermediate students from all over the country received Rs50,000. All of these students have been showing excellent educational performance.