Memories

February 16, 2021

How many kilos would one put on during a ‘Pakistani Ramadhan’?

In the second part of his memoir, educationist and writer Mehmet Karadayı tells about his first days in Pakistan and his adaptation process. Karadayı proficiently makes […]
February 18, 2021

What was the punishment for mistaking Haripur for Khairpur?

Education volunteer Yavuz İlbay, who worked at PakTurk Schools for about 15 years, wrote an interesting memory that came to his mind after hearing about the […]
February 19, 2021

The last thing that caught my eye was the teachers’ tears

In the last episode of his memoir, education volunteer Osman Arslanhan explained the process that led to his departure from Pakistan. Conveying the parents’ sincere feelings […]
February 23, 2021

Why was the Turkish flag placed on the Pakistani student’s grave?

Anum Anwar was a student who had contracted cancer and died while studying at the PakTurk Schools. Anum, who loved Turkey and her Turkish teachers, had […]
February 24, 2021

Zeynep Simsar, who left Hacettepe University for Pakistan: The thrill for “emigration” made me even forget missing my family

Zeynep Simsar was one of the students who could not continue their studies in Turkey due to the restrictions on the practice of their faith. Like […]
February 25, 2021

PakTurk alumna Tooba Jamali: I’ve learned that everything taught by love would last forever

Tooba Jamali, an alumna of PakTurk Schools Quetta Girls High School shared her feelings about her school days with us. “I felt better in PakTurk than […]
February 26, 2021

Teachers’ most painful farewell: They buried their ‘hearts’ in the soil (Video)

Turkish teachers and administrators of PakTurk Schools had to leave Pakistan with their families at the end of 2016 by the decision of the political will. […]
February 27, 2021

Running into Urdu just as breaking through English!

In this part of his memoir, educationist and writer Mehmet Karadayı narrates the process of his adjustment to the life in Pakistan and details his haircut […]
March 2, 2021

Turkish MP: I liked the name of the schools the most

Educator Engin Yiğit wrote about Multan also known as “the Konya of Pakistan” and his memories there. While describing the growth process of the PakTurk Schools, […]