Wah Region(12)

Brief History of Wah Region

Wah is an exceptionally developed part of the country having 100% literacy rate and thus very rightly termed as "An Island of Excellence". Regional Office Wah was established in 1984 to manage the functioning of FG Institutions of Wah, Taxila, Kamra and Havelian. It is the second largest region, comprising 4 colleges (including a postgraduate college) and 44 schools with 1300 faculty members and over 40000 students. The oldest institution is FG High School No.1 Wah which was established in 1951 Whereas FG Postgraduate College for Women Wah is the first college established in 1956. Wah Region has a unique status that the only Teachers' Training Centre of FG system is located at Wah, which is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure like language laboratory, computer laboratory, conference room and an excellent library. The institutions of Wah Region, most of the time, remained ahead in the fields of curricular & co-curricular activities. Wah Region has a distinct honour that Abdul Wasay Ikhlaq, a student of FG Boys Public School Wah Cantt topped Federal Board in SSC Exam 2013 by obtaining 1026/1050 marks. Whereas, FG Public School, Taxila and FG Primary School No.10, Wah Cantt have been declared the Best Schools in Middle and Primary Standard Scholarship Exams. In sports and co-curricular competitions also Wah Region has been declared as the Best at schools level. It is worth-mentioning that Wasif Saif, a student of FG Boys Public School Wah had topped Federal Board in 1984. Later Dr. Wasif Saif won 47 gold medals and is doing research on treatment of Cancer at TUFT School of Medicine, Boston, USA. We have a lengthy list of our alumni who are serving the nation at home and abroad.

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