LAHORE – Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi has announced to waive off the tuition fee of Kashmiri students studying in Punjab.
He also announced that 200 Kashmiri students will also be given laptops by the Punjab government.
While addressing a delegation of Kashmiri students studying in Punjab who met him at the Chief Minister’s Office, the CM asked the traffic police to issue driving licenses to the students of Kashmiris and assured that the Bank of Punjab would also be asked to open accounts for them. Similarly, steps will be taken to fix post graduation quota for Kashmiri students enrolled in medical colleges and the prime minister will also be approached to resolve students’ visa issues of Kashmiris who are like our own children, he added.
The students thanked the CM and appreciated the organization of Kashmir Solidarity Day events. Participants also offered prayers for the departed souls of earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria. Columnist Taufiq Butt said that the doors of hearts of Pakistanis are always open for Kashmir and Kashmir.
Provincial Minister for Information and Culture Aamir Mir, Minister for Special Healthcare and Medical Education Dr Javed Akram, special secretary healthcare, secretary information, VCs of King Edward Medical University and Fatima Jinnah Medical University, Vice President Punjab Medical Association and others.