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Astonishing Places You Wouldn’t Believe Are In Pakistan
Pakistan, home to a population of almost 200 million people, rich in culture and exotic places for tourism has faded under the dark clouds of terrorism and other mind-numbing concerns. However, let’s for once not highlight our slip-ups and focus on the brighter side of things. These exotic destinations will make you want to pack your bags and leave immediately.
In the history of Gilgit-Baltistan, there have been some historical events and transformational incidents that have had far-reaching impacts on the socio-economic development of Gilgit-Baltistan. These include war of independence against Dogra Raj in 1947, advent of Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in 1946, abolishment of State Subject Rule and principalities by introducing the regular civil administrative structure in GB in 1974 and construction of mighty Karakoram Highway (KKH) in 1978. Similarly in 1994, the PPP led federal government introduced Legal Framework Order giving GB limited authority over local affairs through an elected body. In 2009, the PPP led federal government promulgated an empowerment order that gave the region its distinct identity as Gilgit-Baltistan with a Governor and Chief Minister, making it seems like Pakistan’s fifth province.
Before 1978 Gilgit-Baltistan was cut off from the rest of the world and Pakistan due to harsh terrain and lack of accessible r…
Most of us, if not all go to UAE on a visit or tourist visa for Job Hunting! And majority of us have no guarantee to find a satisfying job. But here are some of the time-tested tips and suggestions to maximize your chances to find a suitable job within short span of time and resources in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi-UAE. It takes time to research and locate your ideal position in UAE. If you are unemployed, make this task your full-time job; if you're employed, set aside some time every day after work for job search.UAE is a highly competitive job market where 83.5% expatriates are working. Due to Emiratization policy, preference is given to local candidates than comes western and Arab citizens followed by western educated candidates. Asians are in high supply and low demand; thus receiving comparatively lesser salaries. Therefore, it is strongly suggested first to develop competitive advantage, create sound forward linkages and take calculated risk and informed decisions on the ba…
Lately Alif Ailaan and ASER Pakistan have released their reports
District Education Rankings 2016andAnnual Status of Education Report-2015respectively.
Both of these reports were showing nationwide educational attainments in terms
of learning outcomes, enrollment, school infrastructure and facilities among
other indicators. In this regard, I have already assessed the ASER Report-2015
and published my findings with respect to the ground realities incomparative
analysis of education in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Pakistan.
The crux of both the reports is that, overall performing of GB is over and above
the national average in terms of net enrollment, retention and learning
outcomes in language and numeracy. However, the school infrastructure score
remains deplorable, with more than 50% of the schools failing to provide basic
facilities to students in GB. District Hunza-Nagar and Ghizer are on top of the
list in terms of Primary schools as % of total schools at national level. In