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Scholarship Distribution Ceremony held at OPF under Overseas Pakistanis Education Fund (OPEF)

Islamabad, 23-02-2018

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation

Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development

Shahrah-e-Jamhuriyat G/5-2, Islamabad

Press Release 

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) under the leadership and guidance of the Federal Minister for overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (OPs & HRD), Federal Secretary (OPs & HRD) and the Board of Governors is offering the children of Overseas Pakistanis to pursue the best possible education without worrying about the fee expenses.

OPF, in a landmark achievement organized its first ever scholarship cheque distribution ceremony under Overseas Pakistanis Education Fund (OPEF). Through this program OPF aims at offering the best educational opportunities for the bright and talented children of overseas Pakistanis. Focusing on the tag line “Why settle for average when OPF offers you the best” it envisions to facilitate the families of overseas Pakistanis by all possible means.

The scholarship program was recently launched by OPF in collaboration with Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) in which a handsome amount of PKR 30 million has been allocated for the current financial year. OPF while delivering on its commitment of providing the best services to families and children of overseas Pakistanis successfully carried out the first phase of the scholarship program. It is worth mentioning here that PEEF has provided technical and logistic support to OPF and will also assist in the disbursement of scholarships throughout Pakistan.

Quotes by;

Federal Secretary OPs & HRD Dr. Muhammad Hashim Popalzai opined that OPF will continue its valiant efforts for the welfare of Overseas Pakistanis and their families.

Managing Director OPF Hbib Ur Rehman Gillani congratulated the successful students on receiving scholarships and committed that OPF will keep on coming up with such initiatives in the coming future.

Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) is a government organization mandated to protect the rights of overseas Pakistanis for the past 40 years. It has played a pivotal role in highlighting the problems faced by overseas Pakistanis and providing viable solutions to those problems. Apart from complaint redressal, OPF has also been actively serving overseas Pakistanis in the areas of housing, education, welfare and other social issues.

OPF is credited for successfully establishing 24 state-of-the-art educational institutes providing quality education for the children of overseas Pakistanis. Working under the leadership of the Federal Minister for overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (OP & HRD), Federal Secretary (OPs & HRD) and the Board of Governors, OPF is coming up with new initiatives to further enhance its service portfolio resulting in increased effectiveness.

 

Dated; February 23, 2018                                                                Public Relations Officer