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Imamat Day Mubarak 2015-07-11

H.H. The Aga Khan IV

This year marks the 58th anniversary of the ascension to the throne of Imamat for Shah Karim al-Husayni our 49th Holy Imam

Aga Khan University Hospital Launches Nation's First Lactation Clinic 2020-08-07

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) here on Thursday launched the first of its kind lactation clinic

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Aug, 2020 ) :The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) here on Thursday launched the first of its kind lactation clinic to addressing the dire need of help and support to mothers for breastfeeding their infants.
This clinic aims to empower and help mothers across Pakistan ensure their infants' good health from the day they are born, said a statement issued here.

The Aga Khan III’s Letter to “Times of London” 1951-10-30

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah
pamirtimes.wordpress.com Pamir Times

In response to an article published by the Times of London, in 1951, the 48th Imam of the Ismaili Muslims had written an
explainatory reaction. The text below has been shared by Engineer Baig Ali.

Aga Khan National Council, Mission Save Bangladesh to provide aid to underprivileged communities 2020-07-31

The Daily Star

The Aga Khan National Council for Bangladesh has announced its partnership, under the Ismaili CIVIC umbrella, with Mission Save Bangladesh initiative to provide emergency support to underprivileged communities.

In keeping with its longstanding tradition of helping those in need, the Ismaili CIVIC today donated to Mission Save Bangladesh to provide underprivileged people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic with meat, rice and vegetables during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha, according to a press release issued today.

UCA and AKAH partner to promote development in Tajikistan 2020-07-30

UCA and AKAH partner to promote development in Tajikistan
The Times of Central Asia

DUSHANBE (TCA) — The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) in Tajikistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding on July 27 to develop Khorog into a safe and resilient city, and collaborate on several educational initiatives, including research capacities of young and mid-career scientists and lecturers.

Aga Khan Seeks to Buy SEACOM Business Valued at KES 65 Billion 2020-07-27


Aga Khan has made a bid to acquire Africa’s first broadband undersea cable system company, SEACOM.
The move, which was announced last week, seeks to reorganize the SEACOM’s broadband business in Africa.
The bid was made by the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (Akfed). The Comesa Competition Commission made an inquiry about the proposal, and Akfed reported that it is planning to require all SEACOM shares.

Progressive Valia vanquishes Longchamp rivals 2020-07-23

Valia was the star on Longchamp's eight-race card  2020-07-23

The Alain de Royer Dupre-trained Valia lit up an otherwise humdrum card at Longchamp this afternoon with a commanding victory in the Listed Prix de Thiberville for three-year-old fillies and could develop into a legitimate contender for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

De Royer Dupre and owner the Aga Khan presciently entered the daughter of Sea The Stars and 2014 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches runner-up Veda in Europe's most prestigious race last month, despite her being unraced.

The Dawood Foundation and Aga Khan University partner to boost quality of care for hospitalized COVID-19 patients 2020-07-24

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi

The Dawood Foundation, the charitable arm of the Dawood Hercules Group, has announced a collaborative project with Aga Khan University (AKU) to build the capacity of frontline healthcare professionals to manage COVID-19 patients across Pakistan.

Aga Khan establishes premium service unit 2020-07-22

The Aga Khan University Hospital

The Aga Khan University Hospital has introduced a premium outpatient facility where patients will pay Sh6,000 to see a consultant doctor.

The Sh55 million Peponi Executive and Specialty Clinic located in Westlands will house consultants and comes equipped with diagnostic machines, a laboratory and pharmacy.

The Sh6,000 consultancy fee is nearly triple what the hospital charges for visits to general doctors, but nearly matches what private consultants charge for specialised services.

Tanzania: Aga Khan Opens 345m/-Health Facility in Kibaha 2020-07-17

Tanzania: Aga Khan Opens 345m/-Health Facility in Kibaha

RESIDENTS of Kibaha District and its environs are expected to get better healthcare services, after the Aga Khan Health Services (Tanzania), opened a 345m/-facility.

It is the first Aga Khan Polyclinic Health Centre in the town which will enable citizens to access quality, safe and affordable services.

The Head of Primary Medical Center in Dar es Salaam, Coast and Eastern Zone, Mr Shakir Bandari said the Aga Khan has invested $ 150,000 (about 345m/-), to build a modern system of providing Radiology services (PACS) and access to specialists through electronic/network--tele consultation.

Talika Mubarak to the global Jamat on the occasion of Imamat Day 2020-07-11

Talika Mubarak on the occasion of Imamat Day 2020-07-11

On the occasion of Imamat Day, Mawlana Hazar Imam has graciously sent a Talika Mubarak to the global Jamat, which is being shared via The Ismaili.

My beloved spiritual children,

On the occasion of Imamat day, the 11th of July 2020, I send my warmest and most affectionate paternal maternal loving blessings to all my beloved spiritual children throughout the world.
I send my best loving blessings for the souls of all my ruhani spiritual children, and I pray that their souls may rest in eternal peace.

University of Central Asia Receives Long-Term OPIC Support to Complete Its Second Campus in Khorog, Tajikistan 2015-10-30

Aga Khan Development Network The Naryn Campus of the University of Central Asia | Aga Khan .

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of Central Asia (UCA) is rapidly progressing to complete the construction of its second campus in Tajikistan, scheduled to be ready by 2017, at a total capital layout of $94.4 million.

Aga Khan University And Partners Launch Free Mental Health Therapy Training For Parents 2020-07-06

Aga Khan University & Hospital Karachi

ga Khan University has partnered with a range of organizations to launch free, online capacity building sessions for parents of children with mental health issues and developmental disorders whose treatment has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Jul, 2020 ) :Aga Khan University has partnered with a range of organizations to launch free, online capacity building sessions for parents of children with mental health issues and developmental disorders whose treatment has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

AKU launches special graduate programme for govt health officials 2015-04-14

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
www.thenews.com.pk The News


For the first time in Pakistan, officials of the provincial government working on the district and provincial levels will be able to enrol in a graduate program on health policy and management as part of an initiative to build capacity to ensure better delivery of services.

For this the Sindh government on Monday signed an agreement with the Aga Khan University and John Snow Inc, as part of the strengthening health systems component of the USAID’s maternal and child health program.



Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania and French Development Agency (AFD), in presence of the French Ambassador and Resident Representative of AKDN signed a €300,000 grant agreement to establish infectious diseases units in Dar es Salam and Mwanza; an initiative undertaken by the Aga Khan Health Service, AFD and other partners.

Salma Lakhani appointed Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, first Muslim in Canada to hold post 2020-07-01

Salma Lakhani has been appointed as the Governor of Alberta province in Canada. (Norquest/Twitter Photo)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Salma Lakjani was devoted to supporting people in her community, from new immigrants and young people, to women and families.

A community advocate and businessperson Salma Lakhani made history on Wednesday upon her appointment as the Lieutenant Governor of the province of Alberta, the first-ever Muslim with roots in the Indian subcontinent to occupy the post in Canada.

50-bed Aga Khan Medical Centre opened in Gilgit 2016-05-26

Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim visit Gilgit and inaugurate health centre    2016-05-25
DAWN - Pakistan

KARACHI: Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Prince Rahim Aga Khan inaugurated a 50-bed medical centre in Gilgit on Tuesday.

According to a media release, the Aga Khan Medical Centre was established to provide health care in large underserved areas and to complement the government’s efforts to attain the sustainable development goals in health.

The facility — the Gilgit Centre — would provide high quality diagnostic and secondary health care and connect the Gilgit hub through a digital health network to clinics in Singal, Gupis, Aliabad, Soust, Booni and Garamchashma, it added.

The ideal diplomat? Prince Aly Khan

Prince Aly Khan speaking at the United Nations as Representative for Pakistan
Daily Times Pakistan

May 12, 1960, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, Aly Khan, dies in a Paris car accident – ending a promising diplomatic career. Who was Aly Khan and what distinguished him from other diplomats? Moreover, what relevance does he hold today?

PAKISTAN: Aga Khan Development Network and Better Shelter build Covid-19 rapid response centres 2020-06-11

View of the Rapid Response Centre installed at Gilgit Medical Complex. © AKHS

Gilgit, Pakistan, 11 June 2020 – In Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral in Northern Pakistan, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), with support from Better Shelter, are setting up six Covid-19 Rapid Response Centres using prefabricated materials and modular designs. Four of the centres will use shelter units donated by Better Shelter.

UAB and AKU join hands on global education and research initiatives 2020-06-10

Aga Khan University Pakistan
UAB News

The University of Alabama at Birmingham and Aga Khan University have entered into an agreement to develop collaborative academic, cultural exchange and research programs that will enable faculty and students to explore new ideas in the classroom, laboratory, studio and clinic. The initiative will leverage their shared strengths in research and scholarship to generate knowledge that can help address real world issues.

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