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  1. Al Bhatti

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    December 24, 2014

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    A Pakistani taxi driver Mubein Al Haq Lal Haleem, who returned a bag containing more than Dh100,000, was honoured by Sharjah Police on Thursday morning for his honesty.

    Honest taxi driver honoured by Sharjah Police
    Driver returns bag containing more than Dh100,000 left in his cab

    A Pakistani taxi driver, who returned a bag containing more than Dh100,000, was honoured by Sharjah Police on Thursday morning for his honesty.

    Mubein Al Haq Lal Haleem handed over the bag with the money that was left by a passenger, to the police as soon as he found that in his taxi.

    Brigadier Mohammad Eid Al Madhloum, Director-General of Police Operations at Sharjah Police, and Colonel Jihad Sahoo, director of Sharjah Police’s Criminal Investigation Department, presented Haleim with a certificate of appreciation.

    They said the award comes within the framework of activating a partnership between the community and Sharjah Police, as well as spreading the spirit of cooperation, in order to establish a secure and safe society.

    Brigadier Al Madhloum praised Haleim and said he was a model for taxi drivers. He urged all community members to follow Haleim’s deed.

    Honest taxi driver honoured by Sharjah Police | GulfNews.com




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    December 30, 2014

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    Javed Jalil Khattak (left), Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai, and Muhammad Abdul Wahid Khan, Press Counsellor at Dubai Consulate, honour taxi driver Mubein Al Haq on Monday.

    Pakistani cabbie honoured: Returns Dh100k forgotten by passenger
    He was awarded a certificate for his honesty

    Honesty is the best policy! This matters most when a poor man earning a few thousand bucks returns a bag full of money to its original owner.

    In a second such incident in the UAE, a Pakistani taxi driver handed over to police a bag containing more than Dh100,000 in cash, which forgotten by a passenger in the taxi.

    Mubein Al Haq Lal Haleem, a father of six, was honoured by Javed Jalil Khattak, Consul General of Pakistan in Dubai, on Monday, December 29, 2014.

    A ceremony was held at Consulate General of Pakistan, Dubai, to honour the ‘hero of the Pakistani community’ with a certificate for his honesty.

    In a similar incident earlier this week, a 20-year-old Pakistani Shahan Sardar, a cleaner with a Dubai-based car rental company, was honoured for his honesty when he returned a bag with Dh25,000 in cash to its rightful owner.

    Pakistani cabbie honoured: Returns Dh100k forgotten by passenger - Emirates 24/7
     
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    Btw guys, there is an article on a Pakhtuns musician in dawn.com today. The story is heartwarming.

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    Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain honouring Mobisher Rabbani for his contributions in the fields of diplomacy and philanthropy at a ceremony in Islamabad recently.

    Pakistan president felicitates Dubai-based philanthropist

    Mamnoon Hussain commended Mobisher Rabbani for his contributions in the fields of diplomacy and philanthropy at a ceremony held in Islamabad.

    Dubai-based diplomatic consultant and philanthropist Mobisher Rabbani was recently commended by the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain, for his contributions in the fields of diplomacy and philanthropy at a ceremony held in Islamabad.

    Rabbani spent five weeks as part of the study group of the National Defence University, Pakistan, that was tasked to prepare an implementation policy plan for “Pakistan Vision 2025”. The study group consisted of senators, parliamentarians, ambassadors, bureaucrats, military officials, and industrialists. To understand the dynamics and diversity of Pakistan, they travelled to all provinces and were briefed by the respective governors, chief ministers, and ministers.

    In order to implement Vision 2025 effectively, the study group recommended a well-defined coordination mechanism among federating units including four provinces, and special areas such as Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) to reach the desired goals. A rigorously defined roadmap and timeline along with performance indicators were prepared in consultations with all stakeholders. “It was a proud moment to be part of the prestigious group and to be able to share my experiences and expertise on behalf of overseas Pakistanis. It is high time the Pakistani diaspora go beyond just contributing through remittances and philanthropic contributions back home,” he said.

    Pakistan president felicitates Dubai-based philanthropist - Khaleej Times

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    July 20, 2011

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    Mobisher Rabbani (cq-al), 26, of Dubai, poses for his portrait at Times Square Mall in Dubai on Monday, December 21, 2009. Rabbani was recently elected president of the UAE chapter of the Future Leaders of Pakistan, a nongovernmental organisation that aims to reach out to young

    Mobisher Rabbani was born and raised in Dubai but has never forgotten his heritage from Sialkot in north-eastern Pakistan.

    A businessman and philanthropist, Mr Rabbani, 27, is writing a book about what it means to be a Pakistani expatriate in the UAE, aiming to dispel some of the misconceptions he says the world has about Pakistan.

    He is putting the finishing touches to Travelling with a Pakistani Passport and is looking for a publisher.

    "The reason I started the book was because of the negative impression people have of Pakistan from outside of the country," Mr Rabbani says.

    "I wanted to show people the benefits and disadvantages of having a Pakistani passport."

    The story, which he expects to finish by the end of the year, takes the reader through his childhood in the Emirates during the 1980s.

    "That was an interesting time because the Pakistani economy was doing well at that time and it was stable, and the GCC countries were on the way up," Mr Rabbani says.

    He attended the English Medium Private School in Dubai, which is opposite the Pakistan School in Oud Metha.

    "I was in Dubai during the 1990s when the Babri Mosque was destroyed and saw the reaction that had on Pakistanis living here," Mr Rabbani says, referring to the 1992 destruction of the 16th-century mosque in Ayodhya, India.

    Babri was the subject of a decades-long ownership dispute between Muslims and Hindus. Pakistanis joined Muslims around the world in their outrage at the mosque's destruction.

    "That had a very negative impact on Pakistanis here and I try to explain that in the book," Mr Rabbani says.

    He then went to the US to study business administration at Oklahoma State University and was there during the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001.

    "That was a difficult time, not just for me as a Pakistani Muslim but for everyone," he says. "There had always been security measures but following the attacks it became increasingly difficult to go anywhere."

    The book also looks at the impact those attacks had on the lives of Pakistanis and their country.

    "But there are also many positives to being a Pakistani and carrying a Pakistani passport," Mr Rabbani says. "In countries like Turkey, Sri Lanka, the UAE and China you are welcomed."

    He recalls one time when he was in a long line of cars waiting at a checkpoint in Sri Lanka. When the guards spotted his Pakistani passport he was immediately moved to the front of the line.


    After university, Mr Rabbani has devoted most of his efforts to supporting human rights and humanitarian campaigns for victims of Pakistan's flooding and earthquake disasters.

    He regularly meets ambassadors from other countries to try to bring people together through associations and groups. He splits his time between working for his family trading business and running a foundation that helps disadvantaged people in Pakistan.

    "People in Pakistan think that those who live outside of the country have no interest in participating or helping the country, but that just isn't the case," Mr Rabbani says.

    "Pakistani expatriates from all over the world have a deep affection for the country and that is one of the reasons I felt I had to write this book."

    His uncle, Nawaz Rabbani, says the book will help to dispel some of the myths surrounding Pakistan.

    "We call Dubai and the UAE home now as we have been here for 40 years, but your heart is always in your native land," Nawaz says.

    "We might not be living in Pakistan, but we do have family there and take a great interest in what the country is going through."

    Along with a growing number of young Pakistanis who have studied in western countries, Mr Rabbani is part of a generation with experience outside of the country, his uncle says.

    "This means they can bring in new ideas from outside and help improve the situation in Pakistan," Nawaz says.

    All of the proceeds from the book will go to the Rabbani Foundation, which carries out charity work in Pakistan, the author says.

    Dubai author provides passport to Pakistani life | The National

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    "This means they can bring in new ideas from outside and help improve the situation in Pakistan,"

    But who will allow that to happen? Our lawmakers, decision makers and politicians?
     
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    Meanwhile in Pakistan?


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    February 09, 2015

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    Honest Pakistani returns Dh50,000 found on Dubai ATM.

    Honest Pakistani returns Dh50,000 found on Dubai ATM
    Police honours Pakistani and Filipina for their honesty

    Dubai Police honoured Pakistani national Mohammed Alem on Sunday for his honesty and sincerity for returning a sum of money that amounted to more than his annual salary.

    The honest man who earns Dh3,500 a month found Dh50,000 on top of an ATM machine in Dubai, but without a second thought, he took the amount straight to the nearest police station, in Muraqqabat.

    The police also honoured Jean, a Filipina, for returning Dh4,300 found in an ATM in Deira City Centre.

    Mohammed Alem works in a contracting firm, and found the package with money when he went to withdraw some cash from his personal account.

    At a news conference to honour Alem and other honest Dubai residents, Colonel Dr Adel Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director, Al Muraqqabat police station, said: “The police discovered that the amount of money belonged to a Sudanese businessman, who had gone to deposit a cash amount of Dh150,000 in the ATM, but forgot one of the packets on top of the ATM machine.

    “When he realised that he was short of Dh50,000, the Sudanese gentleman thought he had been robbed and rushed to report it at the Muraqqabat Police Station. Since the bank branch was closed by then, we decided to wait until the next day to get security footage from the bank.”

    However, within a few hours, Alem arrived at the police station with the missing package. Police summoned the Sudanese owner and returned the money to him in the presence of the honest Pakistani. The Sudanese businessman rewarded Alem an undisclosed amount of money for his honesty.

    Colonel Adel Al Suwaidi honoured Alem with the money and a certificate of appreciation in recognition for his honesty.

    He noted that Alem had shown utmost honesty despite the fact that he earns just Dh3,500 per month, and supports a family of his wife and two children, in addition to his father and mother (all living in Pakistan), but he refused to take the money.

    Alem said at the press conference that he didn’t even think of keeping the money for himself because he can’t feed his family with money that isn’t his (haram).


    These are the first two individuals to be honoured by Dubai Police in 2015.

    Honest Pakistani returns Dh50,000 found on Dubai ATM - Emirates 24/7
     
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    February 8, 2015

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    Dr. Adel Mohammad, Director of Muraqabat Police Station, gives a recognition of honesty award to Mohammad Alam of Pakistan who returned AED 50k to Dubai Police which he found on the floor infont of an ATM machine at the Al Mamzar Center.


    Man who returned Dh50,000 in cash says it was his duty as a Muslim

    Mohamad Alem has been praised for his honesty after handing Dh50,000 he found on a bank cash machine to the police.

    After finding the money while using the ATM, the Pakistani, 25, took it and went to the nearest police station.

    Meanwhile, a Sudanese businessman lodged a police report that he had lost money while trying to deposit Dh150,000 at the ATM.

    “The businessman had placed the Dh50,000 on top of an ATM because he could only deposit a certain amount at a time,” said Col Adel Al Suwaidy, director of Al Muraqqabat Police Station.

    “He took Dh100,000 and tried to deposit it in the machine, which wouldn’t accept the money. So he moved to another ATM and forgot about the Dh50,000.”

    Col Al Suwaidy said his officers thanked Mr Alem for his honesty. “Brother Alem is a supervisor at a construction company and earns Dh3,500, a very modest income,” he said.

    “We wanted to honour him for his honesty and show that safety in the country is important to UAE residents just as much as it is to the authorities.”

    Mr Alem, whose wife and two children live in Pakistan, said he was very happy to be thanked by the officers, adding that it was his duty as a Muslim to be honest.

    “I would never take money that does not belong to me, it would be tainted. I wish to earn my money honourably,” he said.

    Mr Alem is not the only honest person to hand over large sums of lost cash to the police.

    More than Dh125,000 was returned to its owner after being taken to Al Muraqqabat Police Station, said Col Suwaidy, adding that separate sums of US$24,792 (Dh91,038) and €825 (Dh3,427) were also returned.

    Man who returned Dh50,000 in cash says it was his duty as a Muslim | The National
     
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    February 12, 2015

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    Rehman Shah, originally from Peshawar, at work in his small but bright studio in RAK's old town.

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    Shah’s workspace is replete with paintings of the outdoors — all palm fronds and blue skies.


    Artist from Ras Al Khaimah paints prayer words on road signs to promote humility and responsibility


    They can be seen everywhere – small signs wedged into rocks on bumpy wadi roads, or stuck in the sand beside three-lane motorways. Each carries a word or two of prayer in tidy Arabic calligraphy: alhamdulillah, praise God; astaghfirullah, God forgive us; mashallah, God has willed it; and Allahu Akbar, God is great.

    The signs appear on the side of the road, placed anonymously to serve as a reminder of one’s humility before God and, some believe, to make people better drivers. Religious symbolism in the UAE is kept to a minimum and the signs are small and simple.

    “Yanni, it makes people take time to look and to read, and to think of God and the dead,” says Rehman Shah, 37, a painter whose signs punctuate the country’s roadsides. “They turn off the music or radio and then they start to recite these words.”

    Shah believes reminding people of their mortality causes drivers to be responsible. He comes across his signs at dangerous intersections, sharp corners and areas known for fatal crashes.

    Many customers order signs by the dozen when advised by family.

    “A lot of people come and say: ‘My mom or my father told me to do this,’” says Shah. “Maybe their friend has died from a crash and they do this for his soul. They might get five Subhan Allah [Glorious is God], five Allahu Akbar, five astaghfirullah. Many come from Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. The price between Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah is so different.”

    Shah works from a cluster of art shops in RAK’s old town, where Emiratis travel from across the country to buy prayer signs at competitive prices. Like most of the artists in this quarter, he comes from the Peshawar district in northern Pakistan, an area renowned for its artists. Shah has worked as a professional painter since he was 12. He operates from a bright shop under a ceiling painted with palm fronds and blue skies. He sees his signs on roads all over the country.

    When he’s not painting prayers onto plywood for Dh20 a sign, Shah paints ornate outdoor scenes in majlis reception rooms, a popular trend in new Emirati suburbs.

    One of the busiest times of the year is around National Day in December, when Shah paints poetry and portraits of sheikhs on cars to commemorate the 1971 union of the UAE. The wall on his shop reads, “The Happiest Nation” and Shah is inclined to agree. Between religion and state, Shah makes a good living.

    Various prayers can also be found on cars. Mashallah, a phrase used for protection from the evil eye, may be the country’s most popular car decal, and with good reason. A 2008 survey of 260 Al Ain traffic policemen at eight stations found that 17 per cent attributed crashes to the evil eye and 15 per cent to djinn or spirits.

    When Faisal Shihabudheen got a new 4x4, he carefully placed a sticker with the Arabic words “Do not forget to think of God” on the front windscreen to protect his car from the evil eye.

    “You know, if someone sees the car and feels jealous, they then will see this and pray and we won’t have any problems after that,” said the 20-something Shihabudheen, who lives in RAK.

    A small disk decorated with script from the Quran dangles from his rear-view mirror. “It’s just to say drive safe,” says his friend, Sam Suseelam, an Indian national raised in RAK.

    But not everyone subscribes to Shah’s belief that such signs change driver behaviour. “It does not change our driving style. We just deeply believe in it,” says Suseelam, who identifies himself as a mix of Hindu and Christian.

    The purpose is spiritual, according to Salem Akram, a graphics designer at Art Design. Roads are a good place for signs because they reach a wider audience.

    “It’s to put in their mind they should always remember Allah,” says Akram, 23, a Palestinian.

    Art Design makes these signs in wood, aluminium and plastic for free on request, for government or individuals. After all, says Akram, “it’s for God”.

    The best places are the most congested, where people’s thoughts are most likely to turn more frustrated or annoyed, he says.

    “In waiting areas, because people hate waiting and maybe this will fill the time, to remember God and what God does,” says Akram. “Like parking areas, public areas that gather people, places with traffic.”

    Who, after all, has not said a little prayer in traffic?

    Artist from Ras Al Khaimah paints prayer words on road signs to promote humility and responsibility | The National
     
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    February 19, 2015

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    Kulsoom Tariq says some parents have no respect for arts or literature and force their children to study science because they want them to become doctors or engineers.


    Dubai student battles odds with diligence
    Kulsoom ranks first among 19,000 children from 1,100 schools in Pakistan board exam

    Dubai student Kulsoom Tariq, has stood first from among 19,000 students from 1,100 Pakistani schools around the world who sat for Islamabad’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) 2014 examination.

    After securing the highest marks in the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad, SSC examination, the Pakistani 16-year-old said she hopes to use her education to change people’s mind-set in the country.

    The Pakistani who was honoured by her school, H.H Shaikh Rashid Al Maktoum Pakistan School on Thursday, believes many from her country are constrained by pressure from parents who don’t allow their children to choose their line of study or take decisions with regards to their lives.

    “I stood first in the humanitarian stream. I got a total of 969 out of 1,100 after completing two-year examinations in economics, computer science and general science. What helped me was that my parents were open-minded and supported me in my education-related choices,” said Kulsoom.

    But other parents, she said, don’t give their children the luxury of choosing what they want to study, leading students to become demotivated and so, underperform in school.

    “Parents force their children to choose the science stream because they want them to become doctors or engineers. They have no respect for the arts or literature streams. I think this contributes in a big way to the unsatisfactory performance of Pakistani schools in the annual school inspections.”

    According to the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Pakistani schools have underperformed in inspections, receiving an ‘unsatisfactory’ ranking year after year.

    Kulsoom also believes that teachers in Pakistani schools are not doing enough to motivate students.

    “I am currently studying psychology at the Pakistan Education Academy and after that; I want to major in educational psychology at university. I choose this subject after seeing students become indifferent about their education since they were not doing what they loved.”

    Kulsoom said in her case, she was able to excel because she spared no effort in her studies and ensured that she revised all her subjects with diligence.

    Her advice to students who wish to excel in their board exams is to follow their passion and study hard.

    Kulsoom’s mother said she was ecstatic when she learnt about her child’s achievement, but not surprised.

    “I expected it because my daughter always did well in school. I did not force her to pick a particular stream, because all I care about is for her to get an education. It doesn’t matter what type it is as long as she is happy.”

    Dubai student battles odds with diligence | GulfNews.com
     
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    Gates assured his support to the KP government in efforts to eliminate polio from the province. -Reuters/File Photo


    KARACHI: Philanthropist and chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, called Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday and appreciated his efforts in trying to eliminate polio virus from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

    Gates congratulated Imran on conducting a successful anti-polio campaign, ‘Sehat Ka Ittehad’ (Alliance for Health), in the province. He also expressed grief and sorrow over the killing of 131 students during a Taliban attack on school in Peshawar.

    The philanthropist assured his support to the KP government in carrying out further efforts to eliminate the crippling disease from the province.
     
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    WOW !!! This is too good child should be promoted in every platform.. But where is our Media ? Oh Sorry if a child sing a Justin bieber's song he will be on Morning shows and in In every news . Sadly this is how things happen in Pakistan :(
     
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    Pakistani bodybuilder Atif Anwar on Sunday won a title at the Arnold Classic body building competition held in Australia.

    Anwar won the ‘over 100 kg class’ title at the event named after Hollywood legend and seven times Mr Olympia, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    Anwar is a former Mr Pakistan and first ever Pakistani to compete in the Mr Universe competition, where he secured the fourth position. He has previously won the National bodybuilding title as well as Mr Sindh and Mr Karachi.

    Pakistani bodybuilder wins title at Arnold Classic Australia - The Express Tribune
     
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    Pakistani girl competes in skiing compeititon despite losing leg in 2005 earthquake

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    Insha Afsar was one of the 138,000 people injured in the devastating earthquake which hit northern parts of Pakistan in 2005, losing her left leg up to her hip. But the 14-year-old has come a long way since then.

    The teen is now tearing down the giant slalom course at Loon Mountain as she competes for a top position in the US Paralympic Alpine National Championships.

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    The talented Ski racer says she loves her new life in America, where she was brought after the 2005 earthquake to get a prosthesis.

    Pakistani girl competes in skiing compeititon despite losing leg in 2005 earthquake - The Express Tribune
     
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    Asif Durrani, Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE, Zia Ul Hasan, President of the Pakistan Association

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    Girl, 4, returns envelope with Dh13,000 in it; honoured for honesty
    Pakistan Association in Dubai honours community members to mark National Day

    Four-year-old Qurratulain never knew she would be honoured in front of hundreds for an honest deed.
    The kindergarten pupil at Pakistan Islamic Higher Secondary School in Sharjah was recognised on Friday after she returned an envelope containing Dh13,000 (about $3,515) which she found on the street -- and made sure that it was returned to its rightful owner.

    The girl’s father, Atiq-Ur Rehman, told Gulf News that his daughter is in the habit of picking up pieces of papers which have Arabic writing on them, thinking it might be verses from the Quran.

    And that's how she picked up the envelope from the street as she was going to school with her mother early one morning. As it turned out, the girl had found Arabic writing on the envelope's cover.

    Qurratulain gave the envelope to her mother saying that she should take care of it.

    Her mother was startled when she found Dh13,000 in the envelope. She informed her husband and all of them went to the Buhaira police station in Sharjah to return the money.

    Police found the person who had lost the money: an Arab student who had lost the cash meant to pay his school fee.

    The police officer was very pleased with the girl and asked her if she wanted anything.

    Police car ride

    “I want a ride in the police car and a picture with a police uncle,” she said and was assured by the officer that her wish would be granted.

    “My wife and I are very proud that my daughter was honoured for her honesty as it is a lesson for all children to follow in their life,” Rehman said and thanked the association for their recognition.

    Qurratulain stood tall as Asif Ali Durrani, Pakistan Ambassador to the UAE, handed her the Pakistan Day Award for her honesty at a jampacked gathering organised on Friday by the Pakistan Association in Dubai (PAD) at its premises to mark the National Day of Pakistan.

    A total of 12 Pakistani community members who excelled in their fields while working in the UAE were awarded.

    Durrani also gave presented Pakistan Day awards to others who were selected by the PAD for their distinguished services.

    They included Saher Shaikh, volunteer; Ashfaq Ahmed, journalist at Gulf News; Jameel Khan, journalist; Zamarud Khan, journalist; Zahoorul Islam, poet; Aisha Memon, student; Dr Mohammad Hamed Farooqi, Director Dubai Diabetic Centre; Rafiq Ahmad; finance professional; Abdul Gaffar Aboobaker Fancy, chartered accountant; Sajjad Haider, chartered accountant; and Alai Javid, nurse.

    Dr Zia-Ul Hassan, president of the PAD, said that Pakistan Day Awards are the most prestigious honours for the community members who are chosen by the special committee formed by the association. The awards are given in recognition of individuals for their services in any field of interest reflecting a positive image of Pakistan in the UAE.

    Girl, 4, returns envelope with Dh13,000 in it; honoured for honesty |GulfNews.com
     
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    Pakistan siblings become youngest certified ethical hackers

    Class-5 student Ahmed, 9, and his 14-years-old sister Musfira have earned the honours of becoming youngest ever certified hackers of the CEH.

    Following in the footsteps of Arfa Karim and Aziz Awan, young brother and sister Musfira and Ahmed have proved their mettle in the world of computers by passing exams of Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) with flying colours.

    Class-5 student Ahmed, 9, and his 14-years-old sister Musfira have earned the honours of becoming youngest ever certified hackers of the CEH.

    Belonging to a middle-class family from Lahore’s Ravi Road neighbourhood, both children always wanted to pursue their careers in the Information Technology (IT). They have expressed their desire to be part of the government’s efforts to safeguard sensitive national data and websites.

    Pakistan siblings become youngest certified ethical hackers