GCU Endowment Fund playing great job for needy students: PM

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APP81-13 LAHORE: May 13 – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi addressing a gathering at the Annual Function of Endowment Fund Trust at GC University Lahore. APP photo by Mustafa Lashari

LAHORE, May 13 (APP):Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Sunday said the Endowment Fund of Government College University (GCU) was doing a great job to facilitate the deserving students.
He said this while addressing the Endowment Fund Trust’s annual function here at the Government College University.
The prime minister also announced Rs 50 million for the fund on behalf of the federal government, and said resources played a significant role in delivering quality education.
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said the GCU had been imparting quality education for 154 years, adding he was sure that the institute would keep delivering quality education with full devotion and commitment.
He said the GCU had a beautiful campus and hoped that the fund would further be increased and more facilities would be
provided in the institute.
GCU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Hassan Amir Shah said:”The GCU Endowment Fund Trust (EFT) is doing a great job and a good number of students are being facilitated through this fund.”
GCU EFT Executive Committee Secretary Dr Khalid Manzoor Butt said this year almost Rs12.5 million had been distributed among 550 needy students and hoped that day would come when the maximum number of students would be facilitated.
Endowment Fund Trust President Iqbal Z Ahamd also spoke on the occasion.
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb and Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana were also present.
Later, the prime minister distributed shields among donors, while a shield was presented to him.