Press Releases

305, 2020

Educational Radio Program for Kids Launched in Gilgit & Skardu

On the footprints of Tele School Channel, Alight Pakistan and National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) in collaboration with the Education Department of Gilgit-Baltistan have launched an online distance learning educational program on Radio Pakistan and FM channels for children in Gilgit-Baltistan districts.

1304, 2020

Global Drive #InOurHands to Curb Corona Spread Kickstarts in Pakistan

Alight Global’s #InOurHands campaign regarding dissemination of creative health awareness messaging through celebrity engagement has been launched in Pakistan to provide basic information through videos and infographics to people to keep themselves and families clean and help contain coronavirus spread in Pakistan.

502, 2020

ALIGHT Team Expressed Solidarity with the People of Jammu and Kashmir

The ALIGHT team expressed solidarity with the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the 5th February 2020 in nation’s capital Islamabad. ALIGHT team across the country demanded respect for the Basic Human Rights of Kashmiris as enshrined in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

801, 2020

Turkish Ambassador Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul visits Star schools

His Excellency, Ambassador of Turkey, Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul, Madame Zlatomira Yurdakul, Turkish Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. Emrah Hussain Kurt, Country Coordinator of TİKA Pakistan, Mr. Gökhan Umut, Turkish Counsellor for Education, Mr Ilhami Ayranci, and Director Education of Pak-Turk Schools visited ALIGHT-PAGE STAR schools in Islamabad yesterday.

512, 2019

ALIGHT and Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) sign monumental LOI

INGO ALIGHT formerly American Refugee Committee and Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) on Wednesday, towards setting up two non-formal schools for juveniles and establishing a virtual teacher training academy (VTTA) inside the university’s premises in ICT.

2811, 2019

KP’s Education Sector Highlighted

A seminar was organized by ALIGHT Pakistan formerly known as American Refugee Committee to highlight the issues pertaining to out of school children and seek solutions through recommendations. The event was held at Shaheed Usama Zafar Higher Secondary School No. 2 Peshawar city by ALIGHT Pakistan, formerly known as American Refugee Committee.

1610, 2019

School for Afghan refugee children inaugurated

A primary school for children of the Afghan refugee community in Islamabad’s I-12 was inaugurated by Shehryar Afridi, Minister for Refugee Affairs in the presence of media personnel.

1110, 2019

International Day of Girl Child Celebrated

The International Day for Girl Child was commemorated by students and teachers in Islamabad with the support of Alight Pakistan (formerly American Refugee Committee), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), Pakistan Alliance for Girls Education (PAGE) and Moawin Foundation.