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Aga Khan School wins inaugural Girls’ Cricket Cup 2019

Aga Khan School Girls' Cricket Team beat Nasra School by seven wickets in the final of inaugural Girls’ Cricket Cup 2019 Karachi
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brecorder.com

KARACHI: Aga Khan School beat Nasra School by seven wickets in the final of inaugural Girls’ Cricket Cup 2019 Karachi, played at State Bank Sports Complex on Wednesday.

Australia’s High Commissioner to Pakistan, Dr Geoffrey Shaw, presented awards to teams competing in the tournament.
“The Australian High Commission has been sponsoring girls’ cricket in Pakistan since May 2016,” Dr Shaw said. “We began with a single annual tournament in Islamabad but decided last year to expand, starting with Lahore and now we’re here in Karachi.”

INTF And Aga Khan University Sign MoU To Support Startups In Biomedicine

Aga Khan University - Karachi
Source: 
urdupoint.com

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Sep, 2019 ):The Ignite National Technology Fund and Aga Khan University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly support startups developing innovative ideas in healthcare and biomedicine.

Federal Minister for Information, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui present on the occasion highlighted the government's role in creating an ecosystem in which innovation can flourish.

AKU ranked among world's top 100 universities for clinical medicine

Students celebrate their graduation at the Aga Khan University's annual convocation. PHOTO: ATHAR KHAN/EXPRESS
Source: 
The Express Tribune Pakistan

KARACHI:

The Aga Khan University (AKU) has been placed among the top 100 universities for clinical medicine and the top 200 for public health in the world.

The rankings were published by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as ShanghaiRanking, which is an annual publication of worldwide university rankings.

In ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019, AKU is the only Pakistani university featured among the top 500 institutes for clinical medicine and public health.

NBP Aitemaad signs Bancatakaful agreement with Jubilee Life Insurance

Habib Bank Pakistan
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fp.brecorder.com Business Recorder

National Bank of Pakistan Aitemaad Islamic Banking Group signed the 'Bancatakaful' agreement with Jubilee Life Insurance Window Takaful Operations which is the largest life insurance company in the private sector of Pakistan. The agreement was signed in a ceremony held at NBP's Head Office to commemorate the partnership in the wake of the expanding market for Bancatakaful products.

NDRMF, AKF Ink Grant Implementation Agreement Worth Rs 834.606 Mln

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Source: 
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.

Understanding the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)

Group Photo featuring Resilient Homes Challenge Award Winners, World Bank Representatives and Senior AKAH Staff members, Onno Ru
Source: 
The Chitral News

Established in 2017 the AKAH includes the legacy programs and initiatives of the Aga Khan Planning and Building Services (AKPBS) including Water Sanitation Extension Program (WASEP), FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance, the Disaster Risk Management Initiative (DRMI), the Portfolio Management Office (PMO), and the Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Fund for the Environment (PSAKFE). It also includes the habitat related activities of Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) and the Mountain Societies’ Development Support Program (MSDSP). The latter is operating in Tajikistan’s Gorno Badakhshan Oblast.

Pakistan President lauds Prince Aga Khan for promoting tourism

President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi   2019-06-29
Source: 
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.

Aga Khan University Wins Medical Quiz Contest 2019-06-19

Aga Khan University (AKU) here on Wednesday won the All Pakistan Medical Quiz competition organized by the Jinnah Sindh Medical
Source: 
www.urdupoint.com UrduPoint

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 19th Jun, 2019 ) :Aga Khan University (AKU) here on Wednesday won the All Pakistan Medical Quiz competition organized by the Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU).

The two-day event was participated by 16 teams of students, representing different medical colleges and universities from across the country.

The semi-final round of the competition was won, after a tough contest, by the teams of AKU, JSMU, Liaqat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS).

‘Government designates 2019 as the year of nurses’ 2019-05-15

AKU School of Nursing and Midwifery celebrates International Midwives’ Day, International Nurses Day. PHOTO: FILE
Source: 
The Express Tribune Pakistan Sindh

KARACHI:

The government of Pakistan has designated 2019 as the year of nursing. Recognising their role in promoting universal healthcare and safeguarding women’s rights, the government is working to enhance the role and voices of nurses and midwives in making a health policy. These views were expressed by speakers at the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) at an event held on Friday in honour of International Midwives’ Day and International Nurses Day. The former is commemorated on May 5 and the latter on May 12 annually across the globe.

Prince Aly Khan, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations 1958-08-19

Prince Aly Khan, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, addressing the General Assembly  1958-08-19

General Assembly Continues Middle East Debate
The General Assembly met today to continue the substantive debate of its Third Emergency Special Session.

Among the speakers at this morning's meeting was Prince Aly Khan, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, who is photographed here as he addressed the Assembly.
19 August 1958
United Nations, New York

General Assembly Continues Middle East Debate
The General Assembly met today to continue the substantive debate of its Third Emergency Special Session.

Prince. Aly Khan addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York 1958-08-19

Prince. Aly Khan addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York  1958-08-19

Prince Aly Khan, Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations, who is photographed here as he addressed the Assembly. 1958-08-19

World’s largest picture wall conserved by WCLA, AKTC

World’s largest picture wall which is located at Lahore Fort has been completed by Walled City of Lahore Authority and AKTC
Source: 
pakistantoday.com.pk

LAHORE: The conservation of the western side of the world’s largest picture wall which is located at Lahore Fort has been completed by Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) in partnership Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), Pakistan Today has learnt.

It is pertinent to mention here that the conservation work was started in January 2018 in which experts from different countries of the world worked.

Uplift of Chitral: AKDN’s contribution lauded

His Highness the Aga Khan welcomed upon arrival at Chitral airport. His Highness pledged to assist the population 2003-12-04
Source: 
fp.brecorder.com Business Recorder

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Senator Samina Saeed has said that the contribution of Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in health, education and social development sectors for the backward district of Chitral are second to none.

Speaking on a report of Senate Functional Committee, which was presented in the house after visiting the district, she said that AKDN has done wonders in an area, which was always ignored by respective governments in the past.

St. Jude's Children Cancer Research Hospital Partners With AKU, NICH & IH To Expand Treatment Services

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Source: 
www.urdupoint.com

Childhood cancer care in Pakistan is expected to significantly improve as US-based St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a global leader in children's cancer care and research, has launched a series of partnerships aimed at enhancing the standard of oncology services in the country

CAP accredits Aga Khan University hospital labs

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Source: 
nation.com.pk The Nation

Rawalpindi-The College of American Pathologists (CAP), an internationally recognised standard for clinical laboratories, has accredited the Aga Khan University Hospital’s Clinical Laboratories in Rawalpindi.

WCLA organises session to study Lahore Fort’s picture wall with experts from Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC)

Students and faculty members from all universities of Lahore attend ‘Meet the Expert’ organised by WCLA & AKTC  2019-04-08
Source: 
www.pakistantoday.com.pk

LAHORE: The Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) on Tuesday organised another session of ‘Meet the Expert’ during which conservationists and architects briefed participants on conservation methodologies of the picture wall of Lahore Fort that also happens to be the world’s largest picture wall, Pakistan Today has learnt.

WCLA had invited students and faculty members from all universities of Lahore which have architecture, history, fine arts and social sciences departments. Almost 200 participants were present in the session which was held here at the summer palace of Lahore Fort.

Pfizer partners with AKUH to support needy cancer patients 2019-02-26

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Source: 
fp.brecorder.com

Pfizer Pakistan Ltd (Pfizer) has entered in to a partnership with The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) for self-funded patients and The Patient Behbud Society for AKUH (PBS) to provide access to quality targeted therapy treatment to cancer patients without financial means. Patients suffering from gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), metastatic renal cell carcinoma (MRCC) and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) will benefit from the partnership. The announcement came during an official signing ceremony held at the University Hospital premises in Karachi.

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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