Education

Lubna Ahmed from Gilgit Baltistan receives Gold Medal at 27th Convocation of the University of Karachi

KARACHI: The 27th Convocation of the University of Karachi was held at Campus’s Valika Ground on Saturday. As many as 1,961 passing out students were conferred degrees on the occasion. In all, 168 gold medals were also awarded to those who secured first positions in their respective departments. The degrees and madels were conferred by the Vice Chancellor Karachi University, Prof. Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan. Lubna Ahmad from Sost Gojal






Hope for forlorn children

Islamabad-Among the 200 million Pakistani population nearly half are challenged by the menace of poverty translating into all sorts of ills and deprivations. Children from this background are exposed from birth to the harsher realities of life, ending up in wrong hands, falling prey to exploiters or in other cases finding their way into cash-starved orphanages. The government does little to help them out and bring them at par with






NDMA starts pilot programme of School Safety Framework in 68 schools

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has started pilot project of Pakistan School Safety Framework in 68 selected public and private schools across the country. The project is being implemented in different schools including Beacon house, Fazaia School System, Bahria School System, APSACS, City School System. The schools selected for the pilot project are based in Peshawar, Lahore, Karachi, Quetta, Islamabad Capital Territory, Muzaffarabad and Gilgit. The purpose of






Kasgar University and KIU GB sign agreement to enhance cooperation

Kasgar University and KIU GB sign agreement to enhance cooperation. According to agreement, both universities cooperate with each others in next three years. University of Kashgar, China and Karakorum International University Gilgit Baltistan have signed an agreement to exchange educational and research activities. Acting VC , kiu Dr . Arifun-Nisa Naqvi and Dean of Chines language Mr. Lue young signed an agreement at a ceremony held in Gilgit. According to






USAID holds graduation ceremony for 98 aspiring teachers from Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit: The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held a graduation ceremony for 98 talented students enrolled in the two-year Associate Degree in Education (ADE) in Gilgit-Baltistan. Minister of Education and Information, Muhammad Ibrahim Sanai stated on the occasion, “The Government of Gilgit-Baltistan is proud of our students who have taken on the great responsibility of leading the future generations. We thank the U.S. government for assisting Pakistan in improving






[Education] NTS Commonwealth General Scholarships, 2017

Applications are invited for studying abroad under the Commonwealth General Scholarships Program for the year 2017. Scholarships are fully funded and final selection will be made by the donor country. Scholarships are expected to be offered by United Kingdom, New Zealand and other commonwealth countries. Masters, PhD  Diverse subjects Open to nationals of Pakistan  Government of Pakistan 19 Sep 2016 Full Funding, Abroad More about this scholarship The Ministry of






GOVT UTILIZING ALL RESOURCE FOR UPLIFT OF EDUCATION SECTOR: IBRAHIM

Gilgit: Provincial government is utilizing all available resource for the uplift of education sector in Gilgit-Baltistan. This was stated by provincial Education Minister Muhammad Ibrahim Sanai while talking to delegations in Gilgit on Friday. He said that keeping in view of the importance of education sector provincial government has allocated adequate amount in the budget of current financial year.






[Education] BADA Excellence Award 2016 announced

Karachi, Sost Today [Webdesk] Baltit Academic Development Association (BADA) has announced its scholarship program “BADA Excellence Award 2016” to support and encourage undergraduate students. The principal aim of this scholarship program is to offer financial support to current undergraduate students and to encourage serious and deserving students to continue their studies. The focus on undergraduate students has been selected in recognition and assists young students as early as possible for






Australia, Gilgit Baltistan’s joint education initiative launched

ISLAMABAD: The Australian High Commission in Islamabad and the local government of Gilgit Baltistan launched the ‘Gilgit-Baltistan Education Strategy 2016-2030’, which aims to provide equal opportunities to boys and girls regarding education. Australian High Commissioner Margaret Adamson, Gilgit-Baltistan Governor Mir Ghazanfar and Gilgit-Baltistan Education Minister Muhammad Ibrahim Sanai launched the project at the 8th meeting of Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Conference. The education strategy was revised as part of the Australian






[Education] OEC Expos 2016 Phunder

Gilgit-Baltistan(PR, July 11): OEC conducted its first series of expos  for 2016  in Phunder. This expo was funded by different sponsors notably, it was  powered by Central Asia Institute(CAI), KNR Pvt Ltd, National Bakers and many other donors.  The first venue for the expo became the local library of the Shamaran valley and the number of participants for this first expo were more than 15 ranging from 9th class to