Scholarships distributes among the position
holders of matriculation examination
CHITRAL: The speakers in a function held here on the other
day in connection with distribution of scholarships among the
position holders of matriculation examination in the district
reiterated that the religious leaders are no averse to modern
education but they supported it whole heartedly.
The scholarships to the top six position holders of matriculation
examination are given by Qari Faizullah, the president of a Karachi
based seminary, Madressa Imam Muhammad for the last thirteen years
while prizes were also reserved for the Kalash students who formed
the minority in the district.
The speakers including District Naib Nazim Maulana Abdul Shakoor,
acting District Education Officer Ihsanul Haq, tehsil nazim Maulana
Muhammad Ilyas and and khateeb of Shahi Masjid Maulana Khaleequz
Zaman and others.
They said that the scholarships granted every year by a cleric was
enough to dispel the impression that the religious leaders
differentiated between the modern education and the religious one
and special prizes to the Kalash students expressed the catholicity
of their outlook.
They said that Qari Faizullah has also contributed substantially to
the development of English medium schools and introduction of
information technology in the district.
The speakers said that a proper balance between the modern
scientific education and theology will lead to bring about harmony
in the society and its impact has started to be discerned.
Regarding the quality of education in the schools, the speakers
were of the view that the quality of education has greatly improved
in Chitral which can be substantiated by the fact that recently the
district was declared second in the province by the government for
its quality education.
The winners of scholarships included Naseer Ahmed of Broze Public
School for securing first position, Mukhtar Ahmed of Frontier Corps
Public School for second positions nad Sheema Syed Jalal for third
position amongst the private sector schools.
Similarly, in the public sector schools, the prizes were grabbed by
Zubair Ahmed of Governemnt High School Mori Lusht, Shahnaz Ahmed of
Government Girls High School Reshun and Mohsina Bibi of the same
school for first, second and third positions respectively.
The prize for the Kalash community students was grabbed by Gule
Sahar of Government High School Bumburate.
Shields were given to the principals of the respective schools of
the position holders in appreciation of their efficiency.