Unease at Pakistani Schools in Afghan Province

Siam Zamir News

Lack of state schools in Taleban-dominated parts of Paktika mean children are forced to learn in Urdu. Fifteen-year-old Afghan schoolboy Emran Khan is proud of his detailed knowledge of Pakistani history. Questioned about the number of provinces in Pakistan, he smiles and answers confidently, “Four states – Sind, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan.” Asked when Pakistan became independent, he immediately … Read More