Life in Pakistan

December 11, 2021

The beginning of a new life: My first year at PakTurk

Muzammil Shahzad, who graduated from the Lahore PakTurk College in 2012, wrote his school memoirs for the PakTurkFile. In the first part, he narrated how he […]
December 12, 2021

A colourful Eid ul-Adha memory from the village Bamabala

Educationist Doğan Yücel wrote a memory of from an Eid-ul Adha he experienced while working in Lahore years ago. He explained how the sacrificial animal shares […]
December 14, 2021

Educationist and theologian Mustafa Hatipoğlu (5): I spent the best years of my life in Pakistan

In the last part of our interview with Mustafa Hatipoğlu, one of the first Hizmet-inspired volunteers who migrated to Pakistan at a young age to provide […]
December 20, 2021

Turkey trip with business people from Brandreth Road

Educationist Doğan Yücel narrated his trip to Turkey, an activity of the businessmen’s association he had co-founded with some teachers in Lahore. Part Twenty-Five: In Lahore, […]
December 21, 2021

Mathematics teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan’s mysterious journey from Izmir to Pakistan (1)

While still a high school student, Hacer Bahar Çokarslan had intended to become a teacher in Turkish schools abroad. Her parents were not even willing to […]
December 23, 2021

Bidding farewell to Prof. Dr. Zafar Iqbal, a devotee of Turkish language…

On sad occasion of Prof. Dr. Zafar Iqbal’s demise, educationist Doğan Yücel wrote his memoirs about this late Pakistani academic who conducted significant studies on the […]
December 26, 2021

How did Pakistani businessmen and their spouses support education services?

In this part of his memoirs, educationist Taner Koçyiğit wrote how and under what conditions Pakistani businessmen, tradesmen and their spouses supported education services, and what […]
December 28, 2021

Maths Teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan (2): It’s not my thing, but if Allah wills, He makes you loved by your students!

In the second part of our interview, PakTurk Schools Mathematics Teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan narrates her first teaching experiences in Karachi and Lahore, her rapport with […]
January 2, 2022

The story of an adventurous journey from Kayseri to Lahore

Hüseyin Yılmaz, who went to Pakistan years ago to study at a university there, wrote down one of his unforgettable travel memories. There are moments full […]