AIOU waives fees for FATA, Balochistan students

Students in the areas will get free education from the next semester

News Desk October 17, 2017
Students in the areas will get free education from the next semester. PHOTO: FILE

Students of Baluchistan and Federally Administrated Tribal areas (Fata ) will get free education from the next semester (spring 2018) through distance learning system of the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU).

This is first-time in the history of AIOU that free education at the secondary-level was being made available for marginalised or less-developed areas of the country.

The announcement was made by the Vice Chancellor Dr Shahid Siddiqui while addressing the National Conference on English Language and Literature that concluded after adopting a number of proposals to expand the knowledge-corridor of English learning.

The two-day event was organised by the varsity’s Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 17th, 2017.

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