Imran Khans visit to the Abruzzi school

 DSC_0189_resizeThe village of Siankhor in the Shigar valley, sits on the road to Askoli, the starting point to treks in Pakistan's Karakorum mountain range. It is home to the Abruzzi Higher Secondary School, which was visited by Imran Khan, chairman PTI, along with Jahangir Tareen, on September 3, 2012. Delighted to have Mr. Imran Khan amidst them, the students of the school and the people of Shigar valley gave them a rousing welcome.
Both Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen were given a full tour of the school by the board.
Later Wazir Fida Ali, President of Shigar Town Management  & Development Society, addressed the audience.

=”×150.jpg” width=”150″ height=”150″ />Imran Khan addressed both the students and the people of Shigar. He spoke about the importance of education, politics of Pakistan and addressed the issue of sectarian violence across the country including Gilgit Baltistan. Mr. Jahangir Tareen pledged a grant of ten lakh rupees for the school to help with purchase of a school bus.

Sohail Amir Khan, CEO, Computer Connection Institute Sialkot, whose generous donation has made the computer lab and training for students and teachers possible, was also present at the occasion.
3 September, 2012 became a historic day for the people of Shigar Valley, particularly for the Abruzzi Higher Secondary School in Siankhor.