The Punjab government has announced bearing educational expenses of toppers in BA examination from Sindh and in matriculation from Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Special Assistant to Punjab CM Syed Zaeem Hussain Qadri has said the provincial government would fully pay for academic and other education needs of Amna Asif who clinched the first position in BA examination in Sindh and Kayanoos Khan who bagged the second position in matriculation examination in AJK.

Qadri said the chief minister issued instructions in this regard.  Amna, from a poor family, had made an appeal for financial assistance. Kayanoos Khan of AJK collects waste papers to meet his education expenses and he had expressed desire to continue his studies despite financial problems.