An alumni of Government College University Lahore has set a golden
example by initiating a perpetual scholarship, in the name of his
teacher, with a donation of rupees one million to the University's
Endowment Fund Trust (EFT).
An overseas Pakistani and Old Ravian, Mr. Danyal Barkat Syed, donated
rupees one million to GCU-EFT to initiate the Golden Scholarship in
memory of his mentor and teacher Muhammad Asghar, saying that he
wanted to say thank you to his teacher for making him capable of facing
and solving challenges of life and also making him better human
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi expressed gratitude to Mr.
Danyal Barkat , saying he has set a golden example for all Old Ravians
to follow. The vice chancellor said that the total donation of Mr.
Danyal Barkat to GCU-EFT stood at Rs. 1,100,000/- .
Prof. Zaidi said that Muhammad Asghar Golden Scholarship would be given
to a deserving student every year on merit.
GCU EFT Executive Committee President Mr. Iqbal Z Ahmed also welcomed
this generous donation.