Turkish Envoy opens school for disadvantaged kids of Islamabad



Ambassador of Turkiye Dr Mehmet Paçacı on Thursday inaugurated a school titled ‘Star School’ for disadvantaged children of Mehrabadi area of Islamabad in Sector G-12 and commended the Pakistan Alliance for Girls Education (PAGE), the Turkish Red Crescent and the Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Training for joining hands for a noble cause.

The programme serves the most disadvantaged children in Islamabad with daily healthy meals, mental health care, an Accelerated Learning Programme and a variety of exciting activities. The intervention is also supported by JICA and the ICT Administration.

Head of Delegation Turkish Red Crescent Mr Ibrahim Carlos, Additional Secretary Ministry of Federal Education & Professional Training Waseem Ajmal Chaudhary, Director General Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) Ikram Malik, Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Irfan Nawaz Memon, representative of JICA, ICT Administration, and the Executive Director of PAGE Ms Fajer Rabia Pasha were also present on the occasion. The launching ceremony was also attended by team members of the TRC and PAGE.

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