Islamabad: Imran Khan led federal government in Pakistan plans to reserve 1,600 scholarships for Kashmiri students from the Indian controlled part.
This was disclosed during a meeting of the Pakistani National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Federal Education and Professional Training here on Wednesday.
The governmet move is a ‘show of goodwill for Kashmiri brethren’, officials informed the parliamentary panel, according to the Express Tribune.
During the session, the committee was told that the government will offer scholarships to students from Jammu and Kashmir administered by India. These 1,600 scholarships will be offered at educational institutions operating under the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) in the federal capital, the report said.