Presentation Convent School, Peshawar

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Presentation Convent High School
Type Private School
Administration Catholic Board of Education
Affiliations Roman Catholic Diocese of Islamabad-Rawalpindi.

Presentation Convent School, Peshawar, was founded by the Presentation Sisters and is regulated by the Catholic Board of Education under the Roman Catholic Diocese of Islamabad-Rawalpindi.

On September 8, 1895, the first Presentation Convent School in the Punjab was opened by three Irish nuns. Today in Pakistan there are many Presentation schools catering for the educational needs of around thirteen thousand children in Urdu- and English-medium schools. There are Presentation schools in Rawalpindi, Murree, Jhelum, Sargodha, (Khushab Distt.), Wah, Risalpur, Mingora (Swat) and in Sindh.

Its most famous alumnus (1932–35) is Major-General Naseerullah Khan Babar, a former Interior Minister of Pakistan from 1993-1996.

A bomb hoax created panic in the Presentation Convent School on The Mall on May 10, 2002.[1]