Life in Pakistan

January 6, 2021

Pakistan: One of the Two Countries Founded on an Ideal

Officially known as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China […]
January 6, 2021

The National Anthem with Persian Touch

Adopted as the national anthem in 1954 and composed into music in 1949 by Ahmad G. Chaghla, the National Anthem of Pakistan (Qaumi Taranah) is in […]
January 6, 2021

‘The Most’ in Pakistan

Pakistan has 35 summits with heights exceeding 7000 metres. The 8.611 metres tall K2 is second to the Mount Everest and the 8.125 metres tall Nanga […]
January 26, 2021

Stonehenge in Pakistan (Video)

The village of Asota Sharif, located 30 km north-east of Mardan, one of the important cities of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and in the Swabi region, […]
January 29, 2021

A Pakistani in love with Turkey and the Turkish language: Muhammad Sabir*

Late Turkologist Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sabir dedicated his life to the fraternal bonds between Pakistan and Turkey. Sabir, who after reading Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s Risale-i Nur […]
February 2, 2021

Uch Sharif: A Turkish-Islamic city by its name and history

A city thousands of kilometres away from Anatolia, Uch Sharif is exclusively peculiar with its cultural and religious motifs. Researcher Doğan Yücel wrote about the relationship […]
February 4, 2021

Iqbal, Rumi, and Pakistan*

Researcher Adem Arıkanlı pens a portrait of Allama Dr. Muhammad Iqbal, who first conceived the idea of Pakistan’s independence. Noting the similar aspects of Iqbal with […]
February 12, 2021

Muhammad Iqbal and his bond with Turks

This time, researcher Doğan Yücel provides us a different portrait of Allama Muhammed Iqbal. Giving an overview of Iqbal’s life and his world of thought, Yücel […]
February 15, 2021

Pakistan as a ‘fruit paradise’ (1)

Researcher Doğan Yücel wrote about the variety of fruits, a rarely known aspect of Pakistan. Comparing with similar fruits in Turkey, Yucel added his own experience […]