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World Teachers' Day in Peshawar

World Teachers Day was celebrated on 5th of Oct 2012 in Peshawar with implementation support from Peshawar University Teachers Association (PUTA). Over 200 participants including teachers, students, education department officials, media, UN agencies representatives, civil society, representatives from different teachers associations and people from different walk of life were present in the seminar, held in PUTA hall, University of Peshawar.

Minister for information and culture, KPK Mr. Mian Iftikhar Ahmad graced the event with his presence as chief guest. Large number of senior university, colleges and school teachers were also present as dignitaries in the seminar. Event started with welcome note from provincial coordinator UNESCO - KPK, PUTA President talked about good memories and contribution of teachers in his life. Dr. Irshad Tirmazi represented Director UNESCO Islamabad Dr. Kozue Kay Nagata and read her message for WTD 2012.

Other speakers in the seminar were Minister of information and culture, KPK Mr. Mian Iftikhar Ahmad, Vice chancellor University of Peshawar Mr. Qibla Ayaz, representative of senior teachers including Professor Dr. Rajali Khatak, Professor Inayat ullah afghani, Dr. Sara Safdar, School teachers association president Arbab Khan Afridi. 9 senior teachers in recognition of their life time services for the profession were awarded shields by UNESCO, Minister Information and culture KPK presented these shields. All participants of the seminar observed one minute standing silence to give respect and thank all their teachers.

  Joint Message by UNESCO, UNDP, UNICEF, ILO and Education
   International on World Teachers Day En | Ur
  World Teachers' Day Poster
 Events on World Teachers' Day 2012
  Islamabad | Karachi | Peshawar | Quetta | Lahore
 Press Clipping
  Daily Times | The Nation | Pak Observer | APP | UNIC
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