Life in Pakistan

May 7, 2021

Climate in Pakistan and ways to cool down in desert heat

Educationist and researcher Doğan Yücel wrote about the climate patterns in Pakistan by adding his own experiences. He narrated how monsoon rains affect life and what […]
May 6, 2021

I was in Islamabad, but no one was waiting for a person like me!

Education volunteer Taner Koçyiğit wrote about his life in Pakistan, where he spent 14 years having gone there even chancing to sell vacuum cleaners for the […]
May 4, 2021

Turkish students’ ‘mom in a foreign land’ Ayşegül Akyıldız: We know the hardships suffered are not in vain

Homemaker Ayşegül Akyıldız, who went to Pakistan with her two children and her husband when the PakTurk Schools were under duress, especially tried to stand by […]
May 1, 2021

‘Disaster of the Century’ and Being a Woman in Pakistan (Documentary)

We are now broadcasting the documentary “Being a Woman in Pakistan”, which was shot in 2015 by Medyalogic, but could not be broadcast until today. Pakistan […]
May 1, 2021

My extraordinary experiences in orderly Islamabad traffic

Educationist and researcher Doğan Yücel wrote about the Islamabad traffic, which bears different aspects from the traffic in other Pakistani cities. He narrates the interesting and […]
April 30, 2021

If it’s about ‘Hizmet’, it does not offend if I am to sell vacuum cleaners

Education volunteer Taner Koçyiğit wrote about his colourful life in Pakistan, where he spent 14 years of his youth with the intention of ‘Hizmet’, having gone […]
April 27, 2021

The service the world talks about: The Mobile Camel Library in Balochistan

Two sisters living in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province developed an interesting project for village children who could not reach the books due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The […]
April 27, 2021

Teacher Zübeyde who was welcomed with roses in Quetta (2): I do not wish to change Pakistan’s place in my heart

In the second part of our interview with Zübeyde Koçyiğit, who taught Islamiat at PakTurk Schools, you will read about her years in Lahore and Islamabad, […]
April 24, 2021

Colourful months of Ramadan in Pakistan and an iftar dinner at ‘Ayten’

In this part of a series of articles, educationist and writer Mehmet Karadayı narrated the preparations that started before Ramadan in Pakistan, how it showed changes […]
April 22, 2021

Times when we were caught in the middle of social events!

Researcher and educationist Doğan Yücel narrated some of the social events in which he found himself caught inadvertently in Pakistan and how he managed to come […]
April 22, 2021

Teacher Zübeyde who was given a welcome of roses in Quetta (1): I cannot forget the innocence in my students’ eyes

Zübeyde Koçyiğit, who taught Islamiat at PakTurk Schools, had the Pakistan episode in her life started before she even got there. That was because, when she […]
April 21, 2021

‘Disaster of the Century’ and Iqbalia Town (Documentary)

We are broadcasting the documentary “Iqbalia Town”, which was shot in 2015 by the Medyalogic broadcasting company, but could not be broadcast until today. Pakistan was […]
April 20, 2021

Ramadan: Life that Starts with the Crescent (2): TV shows and fast-breaking snacks

In the second part of his article on Ramadan in Pakistan, educationist Sadık Pakdil, narrated the TV shows that transformed in time into displays of competition […]
April 19, 2021

Five Pakistanis who carved a mountain tunnel for the love of the Qur’an: Jabal-e-Noor al-Qur’an Museum

Fatih Çapar, who had his university education in Pakistan and also worked as a journalist there for some years, wrote about the story of the five […]
April 16, 2021

I experienced the most beautiful months of Ramadan there

Educationist Ekrem Kara wrote one of his memories on a tarawih prayer during a month of Ramadan in Pakistan. First of all, I should say that […]
April 15, 2021

‘The language of my beloved is Turkish; alas, I do not know Turkish!’

Researcher Doğan Yücel wrote about the relations of Turkish teachers with a bunch people in Pakistan who knew Turkish. Yucel also explained how, with the impact […]
April 15, 2021

I experienced Ramadan duly with the ‘tarawih’ and the Eid in Pakistan

Sadullah Bayazit, an educationist who lived in Pakistan for almost a quarter of a century, wrote about the months of Ramadan he had experienced there. Stating […]
April 15, 2021

Ramadan: Life that starts with the Crescent (1)

Educationist Sadık Pakdil wrote about the Ramadan preparations, forms of worship and iftar-sahoor traditions in Pakistan, where he worked for many years. For the people of […]
April 13, 2021

Teacher Hilal: We bore all hardships for the sake of a sublime meaning

Mrs. Hilal is a teacher who tried not to neglect her own children while trying to get her students on the track of progress. She left […]
April 9, 2021

Our link with Turkey and the giant dish antennas

Researcher Dogan Yucel, wrote about the communication limitations they experienced in Pakistan during the days when the smartphones were not widespread and how they had established […]
April 9, 2021

Interesting traffic incidents we experienced in Pakistan (1)

Educationist Sadullah Bayazit wrote about the interesting traffic incidents he and his colleagues experienced in Pakistan. We will publish the traffic incidents experienced by different people […]
April 1, 2021

Traffic in Pakistan: Order in chaos!

Researcher Doğan Yücel wrote about the order and rules of the traffic in Pakistan, which appears like a “chaotic mess” from the outside. The points told […]
March 24, 2021

Addictive Pakistani food, desserts and drinks

Researcher Doğan Yücel wrote about the meals, desserts and drinks he tasted in Pakistan and could not forget until today. Here are the flavours some of […]
March 23, 2021

Happy Pakistan Resolution Day!

Today is March the 23rd, the Pakistan Day. It’s the anniversary of the day in 1940, when Muslims of the Subcontinent proclaimed from Lahore to the […]
March 21, 2021

Gadani: The last stop for ships in Pakistan

The Gadani shipbreaking yard is the third largest shipbreaking site in the world, located on a 10 km coastline along the Arabian Sea in the southern […]
March 19, 2021

Street flavours of Pakistan are simply unique

Having described Pakistan’s vegetables and fruits in his previous articles, researcher Doğan Yücel wrote about Pakistani street food this time: Some of these flavours, which are […]
March 18, 2021

Climes that touch the souls and the buses in Pakistan!

Fatih Çapar, who – besides the difficulties he faced in Pakistan where he went to study at a university – discovered different climes that touched the […]
March 13, 2021

‘The politeness of our Pakistani houseowner took a load off my mind’

In this episode of his life in Pakistan, educator-writer Mehmet Karadayı continues to describe his houseowner, his shopping adventures and, of course, his test with English […]
March 10, 2021

‘Baba Noor’ who waited for years a letter from his son

‘Baba Noor’ is a short story by Ahmad Nadim Qasimi, one of the most prolific authors of Pakistani Urdu literature. We share the story as translated […]
March 9, 2021

The vegetables of Pakistan and those we are unable to eat!

Researcher Doğan Yücel, who previously showcased the fruits of Pakistan in three different articles, wrote the about the vegetables of Pakistan this time. Telling about Pakistan’s […]

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