The Heros Within: Samina Ali

"I am the only visually impaired girl from Gilgit-Baltistan who got admission and is studying a masters degree at Karachi University. We are five siblings; four sisters and a brother and except my youngest sister, the rest of us are visually impaired from birth. However, with the grace of Allah Almighty, all of us are [...]

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The Heros WIthin Series I : Ammand Muhammad

"Life is a long journey, and I believe everyday is a new start and, there is something new to learn and to get inspired from. I have the degree of BSc Industrial Engineering from University of Punjab, Lahore. Moreover, I completed my MS in Project Management from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), one of a [...]

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Mr. Arshad Ali, a Fulbright scholar, conducts interactive session with the students of Yaseen valley

Oct-8: Mr. Arshad Ali conducted an interactive session with the youth of village Hundur  of Yaseen Valley, Ghizer. Mr. Arhad is a full-bright scholar, who has recently returned to the country after completing his higher studies in the US. After the session, he wrote at  An interactive session with emerging passionate youth from Yasin Valley. [...]

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Six candidates from Gilgit-Baltistan clear written test of CSS

                Oct-9: As per various online news agencies of Gilgit-Baltistan, a total of six candidates have passed written test of CSS. The list include Mr. Talad Fia, a student of IBA; Mr. Asad Ali; a student of LUMS; Mr. Shehzad; a student of NDU;. and the only female [...]

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‘Kiran Sitary’, a curriculum workbook of KPK Education Board, features Samina Khayal

Along-with Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and other prominent Pakistani women, Ms. Samina Khayal, hailing from Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, gets featured in the curriculum workbook of KPK Education Board. She is a high-altitude mountaineer who climbed Mount Everest in 2013. She is the first and only Pakistani woman to climb Everest. The course workbook for students is [...]

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The Heros Within Series I: Noorani Barkat

"Life gives us many good moments where we feel like everything is perfect. I am sure that you have felt that many times too.  Hearing the news of my scholarship for higher studies in the USA  is one of the most auspicous moments of my life. I still remember that day. I was on my [...]

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The Heros Within Series I : Sabuhi Essa

"He [My Grandfather] was a driver of a passenger Willys jeep who drove every morning on the roads carved in the dry mountains of Gilgit-Baltistan. I, wholeheartedly, salute him that he had managed to educate his two older sons at a time when education was accessible to very few in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). One of them [...]

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The Heros Within Series I: Shakoor Khan

"Born in Nasirabad, a small village in the lower Hunza valley, I remember our lives being dictated not by a calendar or a clock but by the climate and seasons. I remember celebrating wheat harvest for we could regularly eat bread thenceforth. In the spring, I remember eating mulberries and dried apricots for lunch and [...]

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The Heros Within Series I : Muneera Shaheen

Appeal: Under Investing in Future Leaders Scholarship project, OEC is sponsoring meritorious and deserving scholars-studying in elementary schools- from far flung areas of Gilgit-Baltistan &  Chitral, therefore, you’re kindly requested to sponsor a OEC-IFL Scholar by clicking SIGN UP as  IFL SPONSOR "They say life is a roller-coaster and a constant struggle. I experienced it when I graduated [...]

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The Heros Within Series I : Amjad Nadeem

Appeal: Under Investing in Future Leaders Scholarship project, OEC is sponsoring meritorious and deserving scholars-studying in elementary schools- from far flung areas of Gilgit-Baltistan &  Chitral, therefore, you’re kindly requested to sponsor a OEC-IFL Scholar by clicking SIGN UP as  IFL SPONSOR “Difficulties and challenges are part of our life and we all have to face them, but some [...]

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