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Pakistan High Commission Canada, AKDN Canada to assist businessmen to invest in Pakistan

Raza Bashir of Pakistan High Commission in Ottawa Canada
Source: 
Radio pakisan radio.gov.pk

Pakistan High Commission in Ottawa Canada and Agha Khan Development Network in Canada will work together to further promote, motivate and facilitate Canadian and expatriate Pakistanis to invest in Pakistan and coordinate efforts to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

This was decided during a virtual meeting between Pakistan High Commissioner in Canada Raza Bashir Tarar and, Diplomatic Representative Aga Khan Development Network Dr Mahmoud Eboo in Canada.

AKU agrees to establish Hospital and Medical College In Hyderabad 2021-03-28

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Source: 
dailytimes.com.pk

The Aga Khan University (AKU) Board has agreed in principle to a proposal of Commissioner Hyderabad to establish Aga Khan Hospital and a Medical College at Hyderabad.

The board agreed to establish the hospital and medical college during a meeting held here a few days back.

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
Source: 
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.

Hazar Imam visited Pakistan and attended various functions at the AKU 1989-03-18

Hazar Imam with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, His Excellency the Foreign Minister of Pakistan Sahazada Yaqub Khan

Mowlana Shah Karim with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, His Excellency the Foreign Minister of Pakistan Sahazada Yaqub Khan at a dinner hosted in honor of the donors of the AKU on March 18, 1989. Mowlana Hazar Imam with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, His Excellency the Foreign Minister of Pakistan Sahazada Yaqub Khan at a dinner hosted in honor of the donors of the AKU on March 18, 1989

AKU researchers harness stem cells to study malnutrition 2021-02-23

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Source: 
tribune.com.pk The Express Tribune

KARACHI:
Researchers at Aga Khan University are harnessing the power of stem cells to generate new insight into how malnutrition occurs. The 2018 National Nutrition Survey says malnutrition is a major public health problem in the developing world, with four out of ten children under the age of five in Pakistan suffering from stunting while one in three children is underweight.

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah celebrated the Platinum Jubilee of His Imamat in Karachi, Pakistan 1954-02-02

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah acknowledges the greeting of well-wishers at Karachi weighing ceremony

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah celebrated the Platinum Jubilee with a weighing ceremony at Karachi, Pakistan on 2nd February 1954

Speech at the Prince Aly Khan Boys' Academy 1970-02-08

Hazar Imam with Begum Salimah
Source: 
Ismaili Mirror

"I have been most impressed during this short visit, not only with the excellent maintenance of the buildings, but even more so with the appearance of all the children and with the intelligent care and guidance they are receiving. Bravo to All." In the afternoon, His Royal Highness accompanied by Princess Salimah drove to the Prince Aly Khan Boys' Academy at Malir to perform the opening ceremony of the Academy established by the Ismailia Youth Services in memory of Hazar Imam's illustrious father the late Prince Aly S. Khan.

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

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Source: 
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.

8 Pakistani women named in 100 outstanding nurses and midwives global list

Eight Pakistani nurses and midwives have been honoured in the global 100 Outstanding Women Nurse and Midwife Leaders 2020 list.
Source: 
dawn.com

Eight Pakistani nurses and midwives have been honoured in the global 100 Outstanding Women Nurse and Midwife Leaders 2020 list.

The healthcare workers have been acknowledged by Women in Global Health (WGH), which collaborated with the World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Population Fund, Nursing Now, International Council of Nurses and International Confederation of Midwives on the list.

All eight nurses and midwives from Pakistan are faculty or alumni of the Aga Khan University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery, SONAM.

Pakistan (AKAH) project wins award for shielding villages from natural disasters 2020-12-06

A community member undertakes mapping verification in a village in northern Pakistan, where a project to protect settlement from
Source: 
sightmagazine.com

A project that combines satellite images, mapping technologies and the local knowledge of villagers to help build climate-proof settlements in disaster-prone areas of Pakistan won an international award last week.

More than one million people have benefited from the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) Pakistan project, which was a gold prize winner at the World Habitat Awards that are organised with the United Nations housing agency, UN-Habitat.

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
Source: 
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.

Speech by Princess Zahra at Institutional Dinner in Karachi 2017-12-26

Princess Zahra speaking at the Dinner for the AKU Board of Trustees  2017-12-26
Source: 
the.ismaili video

Speech by Princess Zahra at the Dinner organized by the National Council of Pakistan for the AKU Board of Trustees

Coming out of the last two days, I was actually on the phone with my brother this evening and Rahim and I were saying who could have guessed when we were 14 and 15 in 1985 where AKU would be today and what this institution has become.

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE OF THE INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL

H.H. The Aga Khan speaking at the AKU
Source: 
ismaili.net

H.H. The Aga Khan, Mowlana Hazar Imam attended the inauguration of the first Professional Development Centre of the Aga Khan University's Institute for Educational Development. Hazar Imam in His remarks that poor educational quality was 'a profound problem, one that cruelly fetters the development of this country and many others'

November 18, 1994

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE OF THE INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Karachi, Pakistan

Ignite signs MOU with Aga Khan Rural Support Programme to promote entrepreneurship 2020-10-25

The Federal Minister for IT & Telecom Syed Amin Ul Haque, CEO Ignite Syed Junaid Imam graced the ceremony with their presence. T
Source: 
techjuice.pk

Ignite – National Technology Fund (INTF) of the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MOITT) and Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) have signed a memorandum of understanding for the promotion of entrepreneurship in the Gilgit-Baltistan region.

Ignite–National Technology Fund of MOITT & Aga Khan Rural Support Programme signed an MOU in Karachi today to promote entrepreneurship across Pakistan through tailored business support services in the shape of financial/ technical assistance to start-ups,small/growing businesses.

AKU, AKAH, UCA launch climate change documentary series for South, Central Asia

This AKAH water installation ensures local households have access to clean and safe water. AKDN / Christopher Wilton-Steer
Source: 
The Nation nation.com.pk

KARACHI-In a bid to spotlight the dire consequences of climate change in Central and South Asia, the Aga Khan University (AKU), the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and the University of Central Asia (UCA) launched a film series focusing on the catastrophic impact of the rapid melting of the world’s largest repository of ice outside the polar regions.

ARABIC UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE OF MUSLIM WORLD

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah
Source: 
ismaili.net

An address by the late H.H.Sir Sultan Mohammed Shah Aga Khan at a session of Motamer al-Alam-al-Islamiyya
Karachi, Pakistan
February 9, 1951

Mr. President, Brother Muslims:

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation Karachi, Pakistan 2000-10-21

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the Aga Khan University convocation. AKDN / Gary Otte
Source: 
akdn.org

The Aga Khan University Convocation Karachi, Pakistan, October 21, 2000
Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim
Your Excellency General Pervez Musharraf Your Excellency the Governor of Sindh Excellencies
Chairman and Members of the Board of Trustees President Kassim-Lakha
Rector Vellani Faculty Members Distinguished Guests
Proud Parents of the Class of the year 2000 Graduating Students of the Aga Khan University Ladies and Gentlemen

Assalamo Alaikum

HBL reports almost 14 times profit per share (AKFED subsidiary) 2020-07-24

Photo: Samaa Digital
Source: 
SAMAA

Amid variable interest rates, the Habib Bank Limited reported a net profit of Rs11 billion or Rs7.53 per share for the quarter ending June 2020, which is 13.8 times of Rs750 million or Rs0.44 per share it earned in the same quarter of the previous year, the company’s financial results revealed Friday.

The largest bank of the country saw its net interest income (NII) increase by 44% to Rs35 billion between April and June 2020, compared to Rs24 billion for the same quarter of the previous year.

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Hazar Imam at Chitral Airport, Northern Pakistan, after Diamond Jubilee Darbar bids Khuda Hafiz to the President of Ismailia Council 2017-12-09

Chitral to get Covid-19 testing facility from The Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan

Covid 19 testing centre in Chitral
Source: 
Dawn

CHITRAL: The Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan, (AKHSP), has planned to set up a testing facility of Covid-19 in Chitral and has started the process of importing the machine and allied equipment.

AKHSP regional head Mirajuddin said this while speaking at a ceremony arranged at the inauguration of 28-bedded Covid-19 Response Centre in Booni, Upper Chitral.

He said that establishing a testing facility had become essential in Chitral as sending a swab sample of a suspected patient to Peshawar entailed heavy expenses.


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