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GOLD Delegation visits Gilgit to discuss various issues

  February 27, 2008: A ten member delegation of the Gulmit Organization for Local Development visited Gilgit to meet the chief executive and government officials and discuss various issues of public interest. Led by Afzal Khan, Chairman of the organization, the delegation met Ghazanfar Ali Khan, Chief Executive Northern Areas, Secretary Education and Director of Educaiton Department...

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Scientific Studies and Our Youth

by Aslam Khan Ghalib  Significance of explaining the benefits of studying science, in general, and most specifically, the field of biotechnology to the youth of our region, has increased tremendously. Science, since its inception, has insinuated human mind and triggered it to institute innovative. No doubt most of the things instituted are instinctive as during the process of...

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Red Tape hurting Doctor’s Careers in Gilgit – Baltistan

By Farman Ali   Medical profession in Gilgit-Baltistan has been a victim of discrimination as far as advancement in career is concerned since local doctors took over from the army doctors who manned the earliest facilities in the mountains.  It was during the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto government in 1970s that seats...

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High Mountain Research

By Zulfiqar Ali Khan  “Research is the bedrock and lifeblood of both educational and the overall development of a nation. It not only provides the information-base for researchers, educationists, and scholars for further evolution and dissemination of existing knowledge but also facts and figures for planners, policy makers and development...

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‘Salam Teacher’ Award for Sir Muhammad Rehber of Gojal

  by Asghar Khan  Gilgit, February 15 :      Mohtaram Ustad Muhammad Rehber, of Gulmit Gojal, was awarded the “Salam Teacher Award” in Islamabad by the caretaker Prime Minister,  Muhammad Mian Soomro and Education Minister, Shamsh Kasam Lakha. The event took place on 11th of February, 2008. Ustad Muhamamd Rehber is Head Master...

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