Sri Lankan Students Arrived in Karachi for Student Exchange Program

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As cricket enthusiasts were flying to Colombo for the T20 World Cup 2012, six Sri Lankan students arrived in Karachi for a week-long student exchange programme. The CAS school, under their Nelson Mandela Peace Fellowship, welcomed the students from Ladies’ College, Colombo on September 29. The fellowship aims to promote a cordial relationship between the two countries by understanding each other’s cultures. The foreign students were welcomed at the airport by the CAS faculty members and families of the students they were staying with. Fun activities were planned for the visitors, such as visiting historical places and going to the beach. But it wasn’t all fun and games as the students also attended classes at…

Students Clean the Walls of the City on Pakistan Day

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Farwa Javed, a medical student, was not a lot different from her peers, in that she would spend Pakistan Day by sleeping till noon and then stay glued to the television. This year, however, was to be spent on doing more constructive things. On Friday, March 23, numerous young people could be found on the main Zamzama road. They were participating in an anti wall-chalking drive that was organised by two youth-based organisations, Let’s Build On, and Green Volunteers Pakistan. Farwa, carrying a thick brush, said, “I wanted to do something constructive instead of wasting the day, so I decided to participate in this event after coming to know about it.” Muntazir Mahdi, who heads…