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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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Master Artisans Find the Missing “Link”

“This is my visiting card; you can contact me round the clock,” says an excited Muhammad Saleem Mughal the moment a keen onlooker comes to a halt in front of his stall. Saleem is an internationally renowned craftsman with extraordinary ...

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There’s light at the end of the tunnel

Pakistan is a developing country with population well above 180 million, majority of which lives in villages. Agriculture is its mainstay and the main profession of its rural populace which tills lands from dawn to dusk to feed their countrymen. ...

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Gemstones- the Treasure Trove of GB

The Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan not only offers painterly landscapes, a kaleidoscope of cultures and a deeply generous people, it also possesses a hidden wealth under its soil in the form of gemstones – only a negligible percentage of which ...

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TVET comes to limelight, infuses hope in youth

The tastefully decorated hall of the posh hotel gave a festive look and housed visitors from different backgrounds, professions and age groups. There were students, teachers, parents, trainees and trainers from technical institutes, career counselors, industry representatives, government officials and ...

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