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  • Pak-Turk school staffers move IHC against orders to leave Pakistan

    The management of Pak-Turk Schools on Wednesday moved the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against the interior ministry's orders directing school staffers to leave Pakistan by Nov 20...

    Read more: Staff of Pak-Turk schools told to leave Pakistan by 20thEarlier on Nov 14, the ministry ordered the Turkish staff of the educational network to leave Pakistan within a week...

  • Pak-Turk School bids adieu to Turkish teachers

    ISLAMABAD: Most Turkish teachers and members of staff working in Pak-Turk Schools in Islamabad have left Pakistan and the remaining are preparing to leave the country soon...

    Students and parents hosted a farewell party for the teachers and staff at the school’s H-8 campus over the weekend...

  • FIR sought for former Pak-Turk Schools director's 'mysterious' disappearance

    Authorities at a Turkish school in Lahore on Wednesday filed a request at the Satu Katla police station for the opening of a case regarding the 'mysterious disappearance' of a Pak-Turk Schools' former director and his family, police said...

    The school official, Mesut Kaçmaz, his wife and two children were picked up by unidentified men from their house late on Tuesday night, police said...

  • Ex-vice president of Pak-Turk Schools, family ‘abducted’

    LAHORE: A Turkish national and former vice president of the Pak-Turk Schools was reportedly abducted along with his wife and two daughters from their residence in Wapda Town early on Wednesday...

    According to the application filed with the Sattokatla police station, around 20 people, including some women, arrived at 461, E2 Block, Wapda Town, Lahore — the residence of Mesut Kacmaz and his family — early in the morning...

  • Industry wants say in finalisation of Pak-Turk FTA

    “The results of previous FTAs especially with China have not been encouraging for the local industry and we fear similar results regarding Pak-Turkey FTA,” said Ameen Jan, Former management consultant and strategy advisor at Mckinsey & Company and United Nations...

    He was addressing a roundtable on Thursday adding that the final negotiations over Pak-Turkey FTA was approaching and Pakistan should ensure a targeted approach to seek...

  • Pak-Turk schools move court to prevent adverse action from govt

    ISLAMABAD: The Pak-Turk school network approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday in order to avoid adverse action against their 28 branches in 10 cities across Pakistan...

    This comes after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the Pakistani government to close down the Pak-Turk schools as the Turkish government believes the school chain is part of a network owned by Fetullah Gulen, a political rival of Mr...

  • Quetta's students implore government to keep Pak-Turk schools open

    QUETTA: The students and staff of Pak-Turk schools held a protest in Quetta, fearing the closure of the educational institutions by the federal government...

    The protest comes on the heels of a request by the Turkish government to take action against Pak-Turk schools after the failed putsch in Turkey, blamed on reclusive cleric Fethullah Gulen...

  • Pak-Turk Schools to be taken over by Turkey's Maarif Foundation

    Turkey’s Maarif Foundation will take over the administration of Pak-Turk Schools in Pakistan following the registration of the foundation as an INGO by the Ministry of Interior...

    The registration comes after the interior ministry denied extending the visas of existing Turkish staff of Pak-Turk schools present in the country...

  • Staff of Pak-Turk schools told to leave Pakistan by 20th

    ISLAMABAD: Ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Pakistan, the interior ministry has asked the Turkish staff of Pak-Turk schools and colleges to leave the country by Nov 20...

    ”The network of Pak-Turk schools and colleges was launched in 1995 under an international NGO registered with the Turkish government...

  • Pak-Turk schools saga

    However, his visit has coincided with a controversial decision taken by the government here: the Pak-Turk Education Foundation’s Turkish staff and their families have been given three days to leave the country, causing the foundation’s management to move court against the orders...

    The Pak-Turk schools are administered by a foundation linked to Fethullah Gulen, once an ally of Mr Erdogan...

  • IHC tells Pak-Turk petitioners to approach interior ministry over expulsion of staffers

    Islamabad High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition against the expulsion of Pak-Turk staffers by November 20, saying that the petitioners should approach the interior ministry in this regard...

    Pak-Turk Chairman Alamgir Khan and two other staff members had approached the Islamabad High Court regarding the matter of the expulsion of staffers from the country and not receiving an explanation about the refusal to extend their visas......

  • Students protest over govt order to deport Pak-Turk schoolteachers

    KARACHI: Nearly 100 students, teachers and administrative staff of the Pak-Turk schools in Karachi gathered outside the Karachi Press Club on Thursday to protest against the government’s decision to send their Turkish teachers back...

    My parents sent me here to study after they saw an advertisement in the paper about the Pak-Turk schools four years ago,” she said...

  • Sindh High Court restrains federal govt from expelling staff of Pak-Turk schools

    A division bench at Sindh High Court Hyderabad circuit on Tuesday restrained federal government from taking punitive action against nine staff members of Pak-Turk schools in Hyderabad and Jamshoro districts...

    The petitioners said that their children are studying in schools run by Pak-Turk International Education Foundation in Jamshoro and Hyderabad districtsThe petitioners urged the court to declare the said notification of federal...

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