ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: In order to extend hope among the deserving students, the Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) has joined hands with the Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) and the Institute of Cost and Management Accountant (ICMA).
In a ceremony held at the PBM Head Office in Islamabad on Wednesday, the Managing Director PBM Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar signed the Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) while the Director FJWU Dr. Shoaib Akhtar and the Regional Director ICMA Abdul Hafeez validated the MoUs with their signatures.
The MoUs articulate the PBM’s yearly support to 100 postgraduate deserving and promising students of the FJWU while 50 such students in the ICMA.
The MoUs also affirm the bonding of both the educational Institutes with the PBM for carrying out the Impact Evaluation Studies, various social activities including the celebration of the International Days and general public awareness campaigns about diseases and other social issues.
The PBM will also offer internships to the students for community work across the Country.
While addressing the events, the Managing Director PBM Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar reaffirmed the government’s commitment for accommodating downtrodden segments of the society with a note that “we are determined to invest on youth taking all the possible measures to eliminate the financial barriers to their educational track.”
Malik Zaheer Abbas Khokhar said that equipped with digital infrastructure and computerized network to the district level, the PBM is committed to accomplish the responsibility to support such students who are promising and also willing to complete their studies but unfortunately, unable to pay their tuition fee being part of a poor family.
Expressing their gratitude to the PBM, both the directors appreciated the initiative for keeping the deserving students on their educational journey giving hope and pleasure to their parents as well.