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Power shutdown disturbing students’ study: Shahbaz

Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that Muhsen Ali, who secured the first position in the BA annual examination 2012 from the Punjab University despite working at his brother’s tandoor, is an asset of the nation.

He was expressing his views at the house of Muhsen at Mian Raheema village here on Saturday. The chief minister said that the Punjab government was spending billions of rupees to encourage brilliant students like Muhsen.

“Danish schools are being set up across the province to provide better education to the children of the poor,” he maintained.

The chief minister was of the view that children of landlords and bureaucrats achieved positions in the past, but now the son of a poor man had achieved the first position and established a new record.

He declared that the Punjab government would utilise all its resources for the better future of such brilliants students who would formulate Pakistan as per vision of the Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal.

Criticising the long and unscheduled loadshedding of electricity, the chief minister said that the shutdown had badly disturbed the study of students. Later, he awarded the allotment letter and the key of a house at Ashiana Housing Colony, Lahore to Mushen Ali. He announced that the Punjab government would bear all the higher education expenses of Muhsen.

The chief minister also upgraded Government High School, Mian Raheema as higher secondary school. He ordered to establish a sports complex in the village and end the shortage of doctors at Mian Raheema Hospital.

He also announced prizes for Muqadas Shahbaz, a resident of Hafizabad, who secured the third position in the BA annual examination. DCO Muhammad Asif, Commissioner Abdul Jabbar Shaheen, Zaeem Qadari, Afzal Hussain Tarar, MNA Saeera Tarar and MPA Asadullah Arain were also present.

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