Life in Pakistan

January 4, 2022

Maths Teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan (3): We became like siblings with the Pakistani parents

In the third part of our interview, Hacer Bahar Çokarslan, who taught Mathematics at the PakTurk Schools, narrated her marriage process and how that affected her […]
January 5, 2022

Why did Pakistani businessmen show interest in Turkey trips?

In this part of his memoirs, educationist Taner Koçyiğit narrated how Pakistani businessmen and traders started their trips to Turkey and why their participation increased over […]
January 7, 2022

The years when the ‘dreams came true’ at PakTurk…

Muzammil Shahzad, who graduated from the PakTurk College in Lahore in 2012, wrote his school memoirs for the PakTurkFile. In the second part of his memoirs, […]
January 8, 2022

Heartrending news from Pakistan: 25 perished in high-hill blizzard

Pakistan has been shaken by the snowstorm disaster in the north of the country. 25 people lost their lives when stranded on roads near Murree. It […]
January 10, 2022

Maths teacher Hacer Bahar Çokarslan (4): ‘Let’s buy some things for home as a token of prayer for us to remain in Pakistan’

Hacer Bahar Çokarslan, who worked as a Mathematics teacher at the PakTurk Schools, narrated her experiences while she was preparing to leave Pakistan, the support given […]
January 14, 2022

Immemorial ancestral lands and visits by Turkish businessmen…

In this part of his memoirs, educationist Taner Koçyiğit narrated Lahore, where he worked for eight years. Emphasizing the historical, commercial and cultural significance of the […]
January 17, 2022

A businessmen’s trip to Turkey and the healing water taken from Urfa to Pakistan!

Educationist Doğan Yücel wrote about the trip to Turkey he and his colleagues had organized with businessmen from Lahore and Islamabad, and the “healing water” taken […]
January 18, 2022

The first fundraiser for the new school in Lahore

Educationist Taner Koçyiğit wrote about the first fundraiser for education services participated by the businessmen in Lahore and how PakTurk Schools gradually transitioned from villa-type school […]
January 22, 2022

The ageless taste of Pakistani cuisine: Shami Kebab

Today we publish the first of our ‘Food Memories’ series. Sadık Pakdil, an educationist who formerly worked at the PakTurk Schools, wrote the history and recipe […]