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Turning Dreams into Reality Skilfully

The city of Muzaffargarh lies along the bank of the Chenab River. This proximity is a boon for its thriving agricultural sector. In 2010, however, the area was shown the devastating downside of being so close to a thundering watercourse ...

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Pakistani youth to get vocational counselling

Confidence comes from discipline and training and it proves to be true for Kiran Zubair, one of Pakistan’s recently internationally certified experts in vocational counselling and placement. “The role of vocational counsellor is to facilitate the aspiring youngsters and this ...

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Under one roof to learn, share experiences

The gracefully-decorated seminar hall gave a look of mini Pakistan. The overall mood was upbeat and there was a unique feel of festivity all around. Delegates from country’s different provinces, backgrounds and cultures had gathered under one roof to interact ...

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Under one roof to learn, share experiences

The gracefully-decorated seminar hall gave a look of mini Pakistan. The overall mood was upbeat and there was a unique feel of festivity all around. Delegates from country’s different provinces, backgrounds and cultures had gathered under one roof to interact ...

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Dreams Come True

Twenty-five-year-old Lousia Sharif has had a dream that she has nurtured for as long as she can remember: to educate children – especially those of the downtrodden class of society, for whom the education of their kids is nothing but ...

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Gender is no barrier in skills development

Situated at a distance of around 70 kilometers from Punjab’s provincial headquarter Lahore, the district of Chunian is popularly known for two things: for being a textile hub and for being home to Pakistan’s biggest man-made forest, Changa Manga.But a ...

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A FIT case of Unbiased Development

Sonia Rafaqat, 28, sits with a Juki machine in front of her and listens keenly to the instructor. Totally oblivious to the presence of an evaluation team standing nearby, she tries to absorb everything she hears. She is completely involved ...

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Journey of hope: From deep waters to lands of opportunity

Dera Ghazi Khan is a strategically located district of Punjab, Pakistan with its geographical boundaries touching three other provinces. Due to this central location, it can be called a gateway to lands and terrains inhabited by people with myriad ethnic ...

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Determined Youth Rebuild Washed-Away Fortunes

When devastating floods hit southern Punjab in 2010, the historic city of Multan became the base camp for local and international humanitarian and relief organizations. From Multan, they disbursed relief goods to the neighbouring districts which had become inaccessible due ...

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