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    October 18, 2016



Scholarships distributes among the position holders of matriculation examination

By Zahiruddin

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.


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