Category Archives: Activities

Urdu version of “I am Malala” launched

LAHORE: Malala Yousafzai’s struggle gave one message that don’t clip the wings of your daughters and let them peruse their education career. This was stated by speakers at the book launching ceremony of Mein Hoon Malala, an Urdu version of ‘I am Malala’. IA Rehman in his address said the book is written in simple Urdu language and this is important she wrote this book before getting a Nobel Peace .

Eqbal Ahmad Distinguished Lecture – Mani Shankar Aiyar

EQBAL AHMAD DISTINGUISHED LECTURE, LAHORE Lecture under the aegis of Mashal Books INDIA-PAKISTAN PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS BY MANI SHANKAR AIYAR, MP (RAJYA SABHA) FORMER CONSUL-GENERAL OF INDIA, KARACHI (1978-1982) WEDNESDAY, 23 MAY 2012 Friends, It is a sad measure of the distance from Amritsar to Lahore that it was not until I was invited to deliver this lecture that I heard of the distinguished Pakistani peace activist, Dr. Eqbal Ahmad, .

Seminar: Pakistan after Osama bin Laden

Speakers at the seminar titled “Pakistan after Osama bin Laden: Options for Pakistan” urged the rulers not to conceal facts from the nation about Abbottabad operation rather than holding secret meetings like parliament`s joint session. The seminar was organized by Mashal Books, at the Dorab Patel auditorium of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. “The situation has become very serious after the Abbottabad .

Education Reform and The White Paper

A seminar and interactive discussion on “Education Reform and The White Paper” was organized by Mashal on February 12, 2007 at the Avari Hotel in Lahore. The team leader of the National Education Policy Review Team and chief author of the White Paper, Mr Javed Hasan Aly, and the Punjab Education Minister, Mian Imran Masood, were the principal speakers. The discussion was initiated by Mashal’s chairman, Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy, .

Symposium on Reviving Education in Pakistan

Mashal, in collaboration with Oxford University Press, organised a symposium “Reviving Education in Pakistan” in Islamabad on January 29, 1999. The symposium had four sessions and a concluding session. Each of the session was dedicated to a specific aspect of education in Pakistan with reference to the book Education and the State: Fifty Years of Pakistan. The topics of the five sessions were as follows: 1- Ideology and Purpose .