Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, the Prime Minister of Pakistan has announced PKR 50 million for GCU’s endowment fund at Endowment Fund Trust’s annual function at the Government College University on 13 May. The fund has been announced on behalf of the federal government to deliver quality education. PM Abbasi acknowledged that GCU was doing a remarkable job to facilitate deserving students in need through the endowment fund.
Referring to the 154 years of GCU towards imparting quality education, the PM expressed his assurance that the institute would keep delivering quality education with full devotion and commitment. With the government fund, the PM hopes 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 informed that almost Rs 12.5 million had been distributed among 550 needy students and hoped that day would come when the maximum number of students would be facilitated.
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb and Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana were also present. Later, the PM distributed mementos of appreciation among donors.