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Global Ismaili Civic Day-Importance of healthy environment highlighted by planting 250 saplings 2021-09-26

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pakobserver.net Pakistan Observer

Around 250 saplings were planted in the village Hussain Abad and Tarr Khowaja through joint collaboration of Shia Ismaili Council and District Forest department that was followed by an event to highlight the importance of a healthy ecosystem and a nature-friendly atmosphere on the eve of Global Ismaili Civic day.

Speakers at the events shed light on the importance of planting trees and keeping the environment clean and green.

President Ismaili Council calls on Governor Imran Ismail 2021-09-24

President Ismaili Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sherali called on Governor Sindh Imran Ismail at Governor’s House
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pakobserver.net Pakistan Observer

President Ismaili Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sherali called on Governor Sindh Imran Ismail at Governor’s House here on Friday.

Hafiz SherAli briefed about the Global Ismaili Civic Day to be commemorated throughout the weekend of 25 and 26 September, 2021 and highlighted the community’s voluntary work and contributions of the Aga Khan Development Network in various areas of socio-economic and cultural development in Pakistan.

AKDN, ministry celebrates environment day 2021-06-09

Hussain is chair of the board of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, where he focuses mainly on disaster risk reduction and emergen
Source: 
Business Recorder

ISLAMABAD: The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, the Ministry of Climate Change, Pakistan, World Habitat Awards and the United Nations Habitat Programme, co-organized an international virtual seminar on Ecosystem Restoration for Quality of Life.

The seminar was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Climate Change, the United Nations, INGOs, Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies and partners, donor agencies, academia, media and community organizations. The virtual seminar, held Tuesday, was part of a series of official events celebrating World Environment Day (WED).

MoU signed with AKRSP to mitigate effects of climate change 2021-06-13

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam holds a report on the impact of climate change on chi
Source: 
Dawn.com

ISLAMABAD: The World Wide Fund for Nature - Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan), Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) and Serena Hotels on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with the aim to work towards their common objectives of climate change mitigation and climate adaptation, land degradation, food security, biodiversity conservation and enhancing community resilience.

The agreement was signed in view of Pakistan’s needs and to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

EU to help uplift Pakistani communities impacted by Covid-19 - with AKF

Androulla Kaminara, Ambassador of the EU to Pakistan, and representatives of the main implementing partners: Agha Khan Foundatio
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The Express Tribune

The European Union has decided to co-finance three projects, for more than €7 million, to alleviate the socio-economic impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on communities in Pakistan.

The initiative also aims to increase the voice of the youth as well as providing support to Pakistan's civil society.

The announcement followed the signing of three contracts by Androulla Kaminara, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, and representatives of the main implementing partners: Agha Khan Foundation, Norwegian Church Aid, and Deutsche Welthungerhilfe.

SCO, AKF (Pak) sign MoU to improve IT, digital infrastructure in GB 2021-01-26

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sbrecorder.com

ISLAMABAD: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Special Communications Organization (SCO) and the Aga Khan Foundation (Pakistan) [AKF (Pak)] to improve IT and digital infrastructure and services in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).

The overall purpose of the MoU is to strengthen cooperation between SCO, AKF (Pak) and other Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies in light of the shared objective of sustainable socio-economic development of GB through reliable internet and telecom infrastructure.

Aga Khan Agency for Habitat wins World Habitat Awards Gold Award 2020-12-03

Extension and seismic retrofitting of Diamond Jubilee High School, Immit. Data from the HVRAs on high-risk and safe zones is use
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akdn.org

Islamabad, Pakistan, 3 December 2020 - The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) won the World Habitat Awards 2020 Gold Award today for its “Integrating Indigenous Knowledge and Technology for Safer Habitat” project.

In the winning project, AKAH pioneered the use of Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessments (HVRAs), which integrate science, technology and local knowledge for disaster risk management and sustainable habitat planning and development.

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1960, Rodolfo Usigli with His Royal Highness Karim Aga Khan, spiritual chief of the Ismailis. Embassy of Pakistan, Beirut

IFC: Serena Hotels First in Pakistan to be Recognized for Gender Equality Efforts 2020-02-14

Serena Hotel-Islamabad
Source: 
webwire.com

Islamabad, Pakistan – WEBWIRE – Friday, February 14, 2020

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced that Serena Hotels Pakistan has become the first Pakistani company to gain certification from Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE), the world’s leading independent appraiser of gender equality in business, signifying that the hotel chain is committed to improving opportunities for women.

NDRMF, AKF Ink Grant Implementation Agreement Worth Rs 834.606 Mln

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urdupoint.com

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th Jul, 2019 ) :National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) Wednesday signed Grant Implementation Agreement of Rs 834.606 million with a Joint Venture of Agha Khan Foundation (AKF) Pakistan and Aga Khan Planning and Building Services (AKPBS).

The agreement had been made by NDRMF for providing grant financing up to Rs 579.621 million for the project titled "Promoting Integrated Mountain Safety in Northern Pakistan (PIMSNP)", a press release said.

Pakistan President lauds Prince Aga Khan for promoting tourism

President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi   2019-06-29
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buzz.travel www.eturbonews.com

President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi praised Prince Aga Khan IV for promoting tourism in Gilgit Baltistan (GB). Aga Khan is a title held by the Imam of the Nizari Isma’ili Shias. Since 1957, the holder of the title has been the 49th Imam, Prince Shah Karim al-Husseini, Aga Khan, a business magnate with British citizenship, as well as a racehorse owner and breeder, after succeeding his grandfather.

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE FIRST MICROFINANCEBANK LTD. ISLAMABAD

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Your Excellency, President Pervez Musharraf,
Honourable Governors,
Honourable Ministers,
Excellencies,
Distinguished Guests
As-salaam-wa-Alaikum

I would like to begin by expressing my warm and sincere gratitude to Your Excellency for joining us to celebrate this inaugural occasion. It is, as I would like publicly to acknowledge today, yet another sign of the steadfast support and encouragement that you have given to our initiative to establish The First Micro Finance Bank. Above all, it evidences Your Excellency's commitment.

Speech by his Highness the Aga Khan At The Opening Of The Islamabad Serena Hotel Islamabad, Pakistan

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Your Excellency, General Pervez Musharraf,
Begum Musharraf,
Honourable Governors,
Honourable Ministers,
Excellencies,
Distinguished Guests
As-salaam-wa-alaikum

It gives me great pleasure to take part in the formal opening of the Islamabad Serena Hotel today, although, as some of you know, it has been open to the public since the end of last year.

I should like to begin by expressing to President and Begum Musharraf the gratitude of everyone connected with this endeavour, including myself, for accepting our invitation to be present on this happy day.

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Aga Khan arrives in Islamabad and is received by the Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Qamar Zaman Kaira. 2009-10-13

President lauds Aga Khan’s contribution for uplift of underprivileged communities across world

President Dr Arif Alvi of Pakistan with President of the Aga Khan Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sher Ali  2018-09-27
Source: 
www.brecorder.com

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi said Prince Karim Aga Khan’s vision and untiring efforts in promoting global peace, inter-faith dialogue, cultural diversity and pluralism had contributed towards the development and uplift of economically disadvantaged communities across the world.

He said this in a meeting with President of the Aga Khan Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sherali who called on him to deliver a letter from Prince Karim Aga Khan.

Chitral welcomes Aga Khan IV

Officers receive Prince Karim at Chitral airport. PHOTO: DC CHITRAL’S TWITTER ACCOUNT   2017-12-10
Source: 
samaa.tv/pakistan

CHITRAL: Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader and 49th Imam of the Shia Ismaili community, visited on Saturday the Chitral district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. He addressed his followers, who had gathered in thousands at Garam Chashma and Boni areas.

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Prince Karim Aga Khan meets with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad.

Source: 
tribune.com.pk

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Prince Karim Aga Khan meets with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad.

Source: 
tribune.com.pk

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Hazar Imam is welcomed by dignitaries at Islamabad Airport upon his arrival for the 13-day visit to the Northern Areas

Aga Khan scheduled to arrive in Pakistan today 2017-12-07

Hazar Imam welcomed in Pakistan at Islamabad Airport by young Ismailis  2017-12-07

ISLAMABAD: His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, is scheduled to arrive in Islamabad today (December 7) for an official visit to the country on the invitation of the Government of Pakistan.

While in Pakistan, Aga Khan is expected to meet with President Mamnoon Hussain as well as Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, besides other government officials.


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