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Karzai declares New school year open - 2002-03-24

Source: 
www.gulfnews.com/Articles/News.asp?ArticleID=45106

The hopes and aspirations of over a million Afghan children were kindled yesterday when the Prime Minister of the interim administration of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, declared open the new school year - but despite the delivery of thousands of books and school materials, the vast majority of schools both in the capital and in the interior are crying out for more.Schools like the well-known Habibia Girls' School in Kabul, built with U.S. aid, the Manoochara Girls' School and the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan School, right in the heart of Kabul, have no desks or chairs let alone books and pencils.

Islamabad to announce 'important initiative' today - 2003-05-04

Source: 
www.gulf-news.com/Articles/news.asp?ArticleID=86422

Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali is expected to announce reciprocal measures to turn the Indo-Pakistan thaw into a virtual flood at a public rally in the north-west city of Mansehra, 70km north of Islamabad amid intense speculation he will announce resumption of overflights and more importantly, name an envoy to India.A government official said he would announce 'an important initiative' at the rally.
Pakistan has not yet officially declared reciprocal moves.

Aga Khan arrives in Dubai today - 2003-12-10

His Highness the Aga Khan, arrives here today for a visit to Dubai.During the course of his stay, the Aga Khan is expected to meet with the Rulers of Dubai. The Aga Khan, who has been visiting the Middle East and Gulf region earlier will brief them on the range of activities being undertaken by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in the region.

Aga Khan Fund gets 51pc Habib Bank stake - 2004-02-29

Source: 
www.gulf-news.com/Articles/news.asp?ArticleID=112458

The Privatisation Commission yesterday formally granted the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), the rights to 51 per cent of the shareholding in Habib Bank Ltd against a committed investment of Rs22.4 billion ($389 million) in accordance with all statutory requirements and terms approved by the Cabinet Committee on Privatisation.'This sale represents a very important step towards enhancing potential in the financial services sector and towards reinvigorating investment by those with a solid and proven interest in growing this country's economy,' said Pakistan's Finance Minister Sha

Aga Khan Hospital office opens - 2002-05-05

Source: 
www.khaleejtimes.co.ae/uae.htm#story10

THE Aga Khan University Hospital, the leading arm of Pakistani development sector giants, the Aga Khan Development Network, finally made their Middle East move yesterday by establishing a representative office in Dubai which will also act as the liaison and specimen collection centre for UAE patients.The office was inaugurated by Shaikh Mohammed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Director Sharjah Medical District in the presence of AKUH team headed by Dr Shamsh Kassim Lakha, president of university hospital and CEO Nadeem Mustafa Khan.

Karachi varsity hospital to open office - 2002-04-29

Source: 
www.gulf-news.com/Articles/news.asp?ArticleID=49354

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, is to open its first representative office here on May 4. The new office is located at the Oud Metha Office complex and will be opened by Sheikh Mohammed bin Saqr Al Qassimi, Assistant Undersecretary at the Ministry of Health and Director of the Sharjah Medical District.
Two public health awareness programmes, one each in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, have been organised on May 4 and May 5, in connection with the opening of the office.

New Ismaili Centre symbol of peace, brotherhood - Aga Khan - 2003-12-13

Source: 
www.gulf-news.com/Articles/news.asp?ArticleID=105424

Sheikh Ahmed lays the foundation for the new Ismaili Centre in the presence of Prince Karim Aga Khan.Prince Karim Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Shiite Ismaili Muslims, yesterday said the Ismaili Centre in Dubai will be a symbol of confluence between the spiritual and the secular in Islam.
'The centre in Dubai, the first in the Middle East, will be a place for contemplation and search for enlightenment where people come together to share knowledge and wisdom.

Khaleej Times - AGA KHAN ARRIVES IN DUBAI TODAY - 2003-12-10

Source: 
www.khaleejtimes.com/Displayarticle.asp?section=theuae&xfile=data/theuae/2003/december/theuae_december272.xml

The Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Dubai for a visit on Wednesday.

Gulf News - FOREIGN BANK IN AFGHANISTAN - 2003-09-17

Source: 
www.gulf-news.com/Articles/news.asp?ArticleID=98336

More private banks eye Afghan licencesdomestic private banking sector to foreign operators who are allowed 100 per cent ownership in new banks while permitting international banks to enter its almost virgin market under its new banking law, said Dr. Anwar Ahady, governor of Afghanistan's central bank.
With $5 million minimum capital, investors can set up a private bank in Afghanistan, for which the process has been simplified, officials claimed.

First Ismaili Centre to be built in ME - AGA KHAN ANNONCES FIRST ISMAILI CENTRE IN MIDDLE EAST - 2003-12-13

Source: 
jang.com.pk/thenews/dec2003-daily/16-12-2003/world/w16.htm

The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims, announced the first Ismaili Centre to be built in the Middle East. Ismaili Centre, Dubai, when completed, will be comparable in scope and standing to existing major centres in London, Vancouver and Lisbon, one underway in Dushanbe and other in advanced planning stages in Toronto. The foundation ceremony was attended by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Deputy Chairman of Dubai Executive Council and President of Department of Civil Aviation representing Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.

Aga Khan Trust serving humanity worldwide - AGA KHAN TRUST SERVING HUMANITY WORLDWIDE - 2003-10-24

Source: 
Khaleej Times Online

By encouraging and supporting revitalisation of Islam's heritage across many cultures in which it is expressed, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has been able to help generate new resources, talent and energy that is being recognised and has an impact far beyond the Islamic world, said Dr Suha Ozkan, Secretary-General of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

2007-Dubai Slideshow-Qasida dam Hamma dam.flv

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Slideshow of H.H. The Aga Khan's 2007 Golden Jubilee Visit to Dubai, UAE. background music is Qasida Dam Hamma Dam by Shamsh Tabriz, sung by Karim Khan.

Aash puni ham shah dar paaya - 2007

MP3 Stereo 22kHz 32Kbps (CBR) 5:53 minutes (1.35 MB)

Raageshwari is a performing artiste (www.raageshwari.com) and
her father Trilok Singh Loomba is an Indian National Award winning
composer. They have performed world wide and wish to perform their Ginans
concerts with live musicians, Turkish whirling and Indian Odissi dancers
and back drop projections of Konya paintings. They are looking out for
sponsors for international concerts on Ginans.

Aaye Rahem Raheman - 2007

MP3 Stereo 22kHz 32Kbps (CBR) 6:53 minutes (1.58 MB)

Raageshwari is a performing artiste (www.raageshwari.com) and
her father Trilok Singh Loomba is an Indian National Award winning
composer. They have performed world wide and wish to perform their Ginans
concerts with live musicians, Turkish whirling and Indian Odissi dancers
and back drop projections of Konya paintings. They are looking out for
sponsors for international concerts on Ginans.

Ab teri muhobat laagi - 2007

MP3 Stereo 22kHz 32Kbps (CBR) 8:02 minutes (1.84 MB)

Raageshwari is a performing artiste (www.raageshwari.com) and
her father Trilok Singh Loomba is an Indian National Award winning
composer. They have performed world wide and wish to perform their Ginans
concerts with live musicians, Turkish whirling and Indian Odissi dancers
and back drop projections of Konya paintings. They are looking out for
sponsors for international concerts on Ginans.

Saahebji tun more man bhaave - 2007

MP3 Stereo 22kHz 32Kbps (CBR) 7:10 minutes (1.64 MB)

Raageshwari is a performing artiste (www.raageshwari.com) and
her father Trilok Singh Loomba is an Indian National Award winning
composer. They have performed world wide and wish to perform their Ginans
concerts with live musicians, Turkish whirling and Indian Odissi dancers
and back drop projections of Konya paintings. They are looking out for
sponsors for international concerts on Ginans.

Ya Ali khub mijaalas - 2007

MP3 Stereo 22kHz 32Kbps (CBR) 6:46 minutes (1.55 MB)

Raageshwari is a performing artiste (www.raageshwari.com) and
her father Trilok Singh Loomba is an Indian National Award winning
composer. They have performed world wide and wish to perform their Ginans
concerts with live musicians, Turkish whirling and Indian Odissi dancers
and back drop projections of Konya paintings. They are looking out for
sponsors for international concerts on Ginans.

Avi chal allah avi chal khalak - 2007

MP3 Stereo 22kHz 32Kbps (CBR) 6:06 minutes (1.4 MB)

Raageshwari is a performing artiste (www.raageshwari.com) and
her father Trilok Singh Loomba is an Indian National Award winning
composer. They have performed world wide and wish to perform their Ginans
concerts with live musicians, Turkish whirling and Indian Odissi dancers
and back drop projections of Konya paintings. They are looking out for
sponsors for international concerts on Ginans.

Dhan dhan aajno daadlo - 2007

MP3 Stereo 22kHz 32Kbps (CBR) 8:02 minutes (1.84 MB)

Raageshwari is a performing artiste (www.raageshwari.com) and
her father Trilok Singh Loomba is an Indian National Award winning
composer. They have performed world wide and wish to perform their Ginans
concerts with live musicians, Turkish whirling and Indian Odissi dancers
and back drop projections of Konya paintings. They are looking out for
sponsors for international concerts on Ginans.


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