President Dr Arif Alvi Sunday condemned the assassination of Jamia Farooqia head Maulana Adil and resolved that the anti-Pakistan elements would never succeed in their nefarious designs. On Saturday, head of Jamia Farooqia seminary of Karachi Maulana Adil Khan was shot dead along with his diver in the city. The president said in order to thwart the designs of anti-Pakistan elements, the people of Pakistan would have to forge unity and harmony in the society. He assured that the culprits of the heinous crime would soon be brought to justice. Expressing sympathies with the bereaved family, the president prayed for peace of the departed soul and strength to the family members to bear the loss with equanimity. Meanwhile, President Dr Arif Alvi said that Pakistan is moving towards a non-elite health and education system for both the sectors being key in poverty reduction and national development. The president said this while retweeting Ehsaas Program head Dr Sania Nishtar’s call on Twitter for Ehsaas Undergraduate Scholarships applications from students with family income less than Rs 45,000. The scholarship, covering tuition fee and living stipend, will provide deserving students an opportunity to study in any of 125 public sector universities. The portal ehsaas.hec.gov.pk is open for applications till October 30, 2020. “All students must spread this so that deserving apply for scholarships in time. More than 50,000 scholarships given last year,” the president remarked.