Happy 20th birthday APC from all of us in Pakistan

June 13, 2010 at 9:11 am 3 comments

1990 – 2010 the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is 20 years old.

APC, the world’s longest-running network, celebrates their 20th anniversary in May 2010. Twenty years networking online for social justice and sustainable development.

Since so many APC women were in Islamabad for the FTX, we decided to celebrate the birthday at Saidpur Village over dinner by cutting two cakes (each depicting one decade of APC). Happy birthday to a dynamic association that has become a network that many of us have come to depend on.

Shahzad joining the APC women in cutting the two cakes.

Here I am presenting a Sindhi Ajrak to Jan as part of the celebrations.

A warm hug from Jenny as she receives her Ajrak.

Afia explains the history of the Ajrak as all the visitors oooh and aaah over their newly acquired pieces.🙂

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  • […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by nighat dad, Shahzad Ahmad. Shahzad Ahmad said: RT @jehan_ara: Happy 20th birthday APC Pakistan style http://bit.ly/bLNxHq #ftxpk #APC2010 […]

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  • 2. Imran Yousaf  |  June 13, 2010 at 12:59 pm

    Ajrak is hallmark of indeus valley and is symbol of honour and respect. We have tradition to present it o respected Guests. Indeed, its a good gift to present.

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  • 3. Erika Smith  |  June 16, 2010 at 2:05 pm

    I was wondering about the history and importance of the ajrak, thanks Imran! Lovely photos to help follow from afar, thanks Jehan!! APC is indeed fortunate to count with so many Pakistan members and friends!!

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