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Board of Trustees welcomes newest member

We are delighted to welcome a new trustee, confirmed at our recent board of trustees meeting hosted at the Ancient Iran and India Trust in Cambridge. He is Professor Faisal Devji, who has written extensively on Pakistan and on intellectual … Continue reading

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In conversation with Malala Yousafzai and Syed Babar Ali

An interactive discussion with two of the leading advocates of education in Pakistan. This talk will focus on the challenges Pakistan’s marginalized populations—notably minorities, women and low-income communities—face in accessing quality education and how institutions and individuals can help ensure … Continue reading

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Why Trump freezing aid for Pakistan is a bad idea

President Trump’s decision last week to suspend almost all security aid to Pakistan, which quickly followed his accusation that Pakistan had “given us nothing but lies and deceit,” suggests that his administration is carrying out the hard-line approach that the … Continue reading

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Universities to introduce course to counter extremism

Alarmed by the rising trend of extremism in students, Pakistan’s top universities gathered in Islamabad to discuss their role in countering the threat of radicalisation and instilling peaceful ideology, writes Sana Jamal for Gulf News.   As many as 80 … Continue reading

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Noon Trustees special guests at Cambridge University gathering

Two of our Trustees were welcomed as special guests at the recent welcome gathering for all international scholars at Cambridge University, held at the Twelvetrees Hotel, hosted by the new vice-chancellor, Professor Stephen Toope. Dr Paul Flather, the Chair of … Continue reading

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