Higher education scholarships offer for Pakistani street child football team

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan National Assembly Speaker with Street Children Football Team at the Parliament House in Islamabad on May 14, 2014. Syed Lakht-e-Hasnain, Chairman, Muslim Hands, UK is also seen in the picture. He is well known philanthropist and social leader involved in charity work worldwide. (File picture)

ISLAMABAD: Inter University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences Pakistan (IUCPSS) has announced higher education scholarships for members of the Pakistan street child football team who performed outstandingly by securing runner-up position in the recent Street Child Football World Cup 2018 in Moscow.
“IUCPSS, in collaboration with its partner universities and organizations, would also arrange coaching and orientation workshops for the young football team players,” National Coordinator for IUCPSS Muhammad Murtaza Noor told Arab News on Wednesday.
Director General Higher Education Commission (HEC) Farmanullah Anjum appreciated the gesture by IUCPSS and he assured the cooperation of HEC in this regard. He said that HEC would continue to work with IUCPSS and Muslim Hands in order to extend every possible support for such useful initiatives aimed at real empowerment of 1.7 million street children across Pakistan.