1,436 students to get interest-free loan: SBP

KARACHI: An amount of Rs 189.29 million will be disbursed as interest-free loans to deserving students for higher studies within Pakistan for the 2009-2010 session.The loan amount has been approved by Apex Committee for Students Loan Scheme. The Committee met under chairmanship of SBP Deputy Governor Yaseen Anwar here, said a press release issued by State Bank of Pakistan here on Monday. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Finance Division of SBP, National Bank of Pakistan, MCB Bank Limited, Allied Bank limited, Habib Bank limited and United Bank Limited.These interest free loans will be given to 1,436 deserving students in different disciplines from all over the country for pursuing Graduation, Masters and Ph.D studies for the 2009-2010 session.The names of successful students are available at the National Bank of Pakistan’s – App
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