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Opening ceremony of higher secondary school held 2022-06-23

Date: 
Thursday, 2022, June 23
Location: 
Source: 
pakobserver.net Pakistan Observer
Aga Khan School, Mastuj, was established in 1987
Author: 
Gul Hamaad Farooqi

Higher Secondary school Groundbreaking ceremony was held at Buzund at Torkho area by Aga Khan Education Services for Pakistan (AKESP).

Earlier ground breaking ceremonies were held for two School, Booni, and, Mastuj in district upper Chitral. The expansion will increase access to quality education and extend the school from high to higher secondary, moving (AKESP) towards its goal of providing seamless transition to students from Kindergarten to 12th Grade (K-12).

President Aga Khan Council for Pakistan, Hafiz Sherali, for both ceremonies attended as thechief guest, while Wing Commander Chitral Scout Lt Colonel Shahzad Nadeem was the guestof the honor at Mastuj and Rai Afzal Ali was the guest of honor at Booni. Besides them CEO, Aga Khan Education Service, Pakistan, Imtiaz Momin along with senior management, leadership of the Aga Khan Regional and Local Council.

Talking to this scribe General Manager of KES Brig retired Khush Muhammad Khan said that Aga Khan School (AKS), Booni and Aga Khan School (AKS), Mastuj are amongst the 156 Aga Khan schools operating in Pakistan with a total enrolment of more than 50,000 students. The new buildings at the two schools will increase the combined capacity by over 1000 students – AKS Booni by over 600 students and AKS Mastuj by over 400 students. Altogether, more than 40 modern and spacious classrooms, 8 science and computer laboratories, 2 libraries and offices and other facilities will be constructed.

The buildings are designed to enhance the learning experience with multi-purpose and flexible learning spaces reflecting the rapid changes in modern teaching methodologies. It will facilitate students to question, explore and collaborate which are necessary foundational skills to equip students to meet the complex challenges of the 21st century.


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