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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 6, 2021

We got to know all trees in the Kuğulu Park while waiting for the Pakistani visa!

Educationist Sadullah Bayazit wrote about the emigration of Abdülgani Gülmez, whom he met in Turkey in the 90s while he was getting prepared for going to […]
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 29, 2021

My dear and true-to-his-name friend Abdülgani Gülmez’s journey to Pakistan

Educationist Sadullah Bayazit wrote about the “emigration ” of Abdülgani Gülmez, who he met in Turkey in the 1990s while he was preparing for leaving for […]
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 27, 2021

Speaking Urdu in Africa and the students’ reaction!

Gamze Çiçek, who had her university education in Pakistan and had to migrate to Africa afterwards, wrote her experiences in that continent, mentioning the various impacts […]
April 26, 2021

Bitter news from Istanbul: 4 Pakistanis lost their lives in a fire in a warehouse

Four Pakistani workers lost their lives in a fire in a hardware warehouse in Arnavutköy, Istanbul. No information was given about the cause of the fire […]
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 21, 2021

ISMO: The seed planted in Quetta and transformed into a brand in Pakistan

Veteran educationist Sadullah Bayazit narrated how an unassuming step taken in Quetta in 2005 with an amateur spirit turned into a resounding success with determination and […]
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 12, 2021

The fatherly advice that changed Allama Iqbal’s life: Recite the Qur’an as if Allah is addressing you!

On the occasion of the month of Ramadan, which is to start by tomorrow, we share the fatherly advice, which Allama Dr. Muhammad Iqbal proudly mentioned […]
April 11, 2021

Donate in this Ramadan to preserve the memories and rights of the PakTurk Schools

Why does PakTurkFile appeal to crowdfunding? PakTurkFile has been established with an aim to preserve the memories of the Hizmet volunteers who founded and run the […]
April 10, 2021

‘Opening of a school in the ‘Garden of Dreams’

Educationist Sadullah Bayazit wrote about the founding process of the last branch of the PakTurk Schools, which was opened in Lahore under his supervision, and the […]
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 7, 2021

Brotherhood strengthened with Eid al-Adha after the earthquake (*)

(*) In  2006, Metin Keskin, a journalist working in Germany, had covered the humanitarian aid tour organized after the devastating October 2005 earthquake in Pakistan for […]

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