Life in Pakistan

September 28, 2021

Why was the century-old kite festival banned for 10 years?

Researcher Doğan Yücel wrote down the reasons the Basant Kite Festival, the ancient festival of Pakistan, was banned for 10 years and allowed again. Part Two: […]
September 29, 2021

First PakTurk branch in Multan and efforts to turn a ‘ruin’ into a school building

Educationist Sadullah Bayazit continues to narrate the his ‘friend-in-destiny’ Abdulgani Gülmez’s life in Pakistan. In the eleventh part of the memoirs, Bayazit wrote about the preparations […]
September 30, 2021

How did the Pakistani businessmen’s trips to Turkey gain impetus?

In this part of his memoirs, educationist Taner Koçyiğit wrote about the duties he and his colleagues undertook within the scope of their public relations tasks […]
October 3, 2021

How did the one-day ‘honeymoon’ dream turn out to be a disappointment?

Educationist Sadullah Bayazit continues to narrate his colleague Abdülgani Gülmez’s life in Pakistan. In this part, Bayazit narrates Gülmez’s journey from Khairpur Mirs to Multan, his […]
October 5, 2021

Education volunteer Sevda Arslan (1): I learned to live together in Pakistan without judging people

The activities of the education volunteers who migrated to Pakistan from Turkey were not just about teaching in schools. There were also volunteers who provided guidance […]
October 6, 2021

Education volunteer Sevda Arslan (2): If we went to Pakistan again, we would love to live in Peshawar as a family

In the second part of our interview with Sevda Arslan, an education volunteer who lived in Pakistan for 13 years, we relate the memories in Lahore […]
October 7, 2021

Education volunteer Sevda Arslan (3): My children wish their ties with Pakistan to continue, my daughter considers becoming a citizen there

Sevda Arslan, who lived in Pakistan for 13 years and raised her three children there, narrates the process of leaving the country and how her family […]
October 13, 2021

Science fair and a logo that unlocks closed doors

Educationist Mehmet Karadayı wrote about the impact of a science fair organized by the PakTurk Schools in Islamabad on students and the city residents. He also […]
October 15, 2021

The days we went to maternity check-ups on rickshaws …

In this part of the article series, Turkish teacher Doğan Yücel narrated the birth of their first child, Zeynep Nazlı, and their experiences. Part Seventeen: We […]