Pakistan’s first Model Disability Survey launched

Pakistan has launched its first Model Disability Survey (MDS) that would help estimate the percentage and potential of people with disability – most unheard and uncounted population of the country. The survey can be  a valuable document for the policy-makers as it would also help identify challenges faced by disabled Pakistan and define interventions needed…

Mobile Library launched in Islamabad

The mobile library bus, launched here in Islamabad, offers an exciting and accessible opportunity for children to explore the marvelous world of books, especially for students of schools which do not have established libraries. The Mobile Bus Library Program has been initiated under United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded Pakistan Reading Project to help…

Pakistan Monument

The blooming flower-shaped Pakistan monument is located in the Shakarparian Hills and is spread over a total area of 2.8 hectares – signifying the four provinces and three territories of Pakistan.The four main petals of the monument signify the four provinces (Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa) whereas the three smaller petals represent the three territories (Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Kashmir and the Federally Administered…

Saidpur Village

Beautifully placed on the slopes of the breathtaking Margalla Hills, Saidpur Village has footprints of various civilizations, including Gandhara, Greek, Buddhist, Mughal, Ashoka and the colonial periods. After its renovation in 2008, the hundreds of years  olf village now serves as a popular recreational spot for both local and foreign visitors offering them glimpses of multicultural heritage flourishing under the Margalla Hills.

Faisal Mosque

There is no other landmark that has honour to be the iconic symbol of Islamabad than Faisal Mosque. Completed in 1986, Faisal Mosque (also known as Shah Faisal Masjid) is one of the largest mosques in the world, located at the foot of Margalla Hills. The exceptionally huge and unique mosque of Islamabad is designed…