Welcome to F.I.E.L.D.- the First Ismaili Electronic Library and Database. Guests are not required to login during this beta-testing phase

English

Hazar Imam to receive Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship 2016-09-21

H.H. The Aga Khan with Adrienne Clarkson former Governor General of Canada

Toronto, 19 September 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam will receive the inaugural Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship on the evening of Wednesday, 21 September in Toronto. As part of the ceremony, Mawlana Hazar Imam will deliver a speech that will be webcast live on TheIsmaili.org at 7:30 PM EDT (Toronto time).

You must be careful not to refer to Islamic law. There is no such thing as “Islamic law”. There are four basic schools of Islami

You must be careful not to refer to Islamic law. There is no such thing as “Islamic law”. There are four basic schools of Islamic law in the Sunni Muslim world, there are several schools of Islamic law in the Shia Muslim world.

Aga Khan fund buys Tcell from Telia 2016-09-06

AKFED.png
Source: 
globaltelecombusiness.com

Telia Company sells 60% stake in Tajikistan operator Tcell for $39m to 40% owner Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development

Read more: Telia Tcell Akfed AKDN Tajikistan Ncell Axiata

The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (Akfed) has added another telecoms operator to its portfolio by buying Telia Company’s 60% stake in Tajikistan operator Tcell. Akfed already owned the other 40% and is paying just $39 million for the rest.

Akfed owns Afghanistan’s Roshan mobile operator, which in turn also owns Smart Telecom, with businesses in east Africa.

Prince Rahim Aga Khan attends opening of the Second World Nomad Games 2016-09-06

Prince Rahim at the Opening of the World Nomad Games  2016-09-06
Source: 
kabar.kg

Cholpon-Ata, September 6 / Kabar /. Representing His Highness the Aga Khan, Prince Rahim Aga Khan attended the official opening of the Second World Nomad Games, 2016, at the invitation of H.E. President Almazbek Atambayev. He was amongst 30 other Heads of Delegations, which included Heads of Republics, Ministers and other high level dignitaries, Aga Khan Development Network Representation Office in Bishkek reports.

Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Calls on the Minister of Foreign Affairs 2016-09-05

Representative Nurjehan Mawani meeting Afghanistan Foreign Minister 2016-09-05
Source: 
mfa.gov.af

September 5, 2016

Kabul - Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani met this afternoon with the Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

During bilateral meeting, Mrs. Mawani briefed the Foreign Affairs Minister on the projects being carried out in collaboration with the Aga Khan Development Network and Cultural Foundation, and the future programs of this Network.

The Age Interview, Geoffry Barker, ‘Aga Khan: Enigma of East and West’ Melbourne, Australia 1979-10-31

79super.jpg
Source: 
The Sunday Nation, Kenya

Interviewer: Geoffrey Barker in Aiglemont
From the Sunday Nation, Nairobi, which republished the interview
His Highness the Aga Khan recently gave a candid interview to the Melbourne newspaper, “The Age,” on a variety of topical issues. He is due to visit the Australian city at the end of October for the climax of the spring racing carnival and to be guest speaker at a “Racehorse of the Year” presentation jointly sponsored by the newspaper and the VRC [Victoria Racing Club]. He was interviewed By Geoffrey Barker.

From The Age, Melbourne, as published by the Sunday Nation

The Age Interview, Geoffry Barker, ‘Aga Khan: Enigma of East and West’ Melbourne, Australia 1979-10-31

79super.jpg
Source: 
The Sunday Nation, Kenya

Interviewer: Geoffrey Barker in Aiglemont
From the Sunday Nation, Nairobi, which republished the interview
His Highness the Aga Khan recently gave a candid interview to the Melbourne newspaper, “The Age,” on a variety of topical issues. He is due to visit the Australian city at the end of October for the climax of the spring racing carnival and to be guest speaker at a “Racehorse of the Year” presentation jointly sponsored by the newspaper and the VRC [Victoria Racing Club]. He was interviewed By Geoffrey Barker.

From The Age, Melbourne, as published by the Sunday Nation

Remarks by David Rockefeller at the Hadrian Award Luncheon 1996-10-25

Hadrian Award October 25, 1996

Remarks by David Rockefeller at the Hadrian Award Luncheon
The Plaza Hotel, New York, N.Y October 25, 1996
Those of you who are regular guests at the Hadrian Award Luncheon may have noticed that this seems to have become a regular time for me to be a guest at these meetings. I should assure you I’m not seeking a permanent place on the program. This is the third consecutive Hadrian lunch at which I’ve been privileged to speak about the work of the World Monuments Fund, and indeed it is certainly worthy of all the attention that any of us could give to that work.

Deccan Park to be merged with Qutub Shahi Tombs by Aga Khan Trust for Culture 2015-10-02

deccan park.jpg
Source: 
theHansindia.com

Derelict Deccan Park that lies unused for the past 15 years will be developed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and merged with the Qutub Shahi Tombs

A new lease of life is in the offing for the beleaguered Deccan Park that lies close to the Qutub Shahi Tombs and the historic Golconda Fort.

Developed at a cost of Rs 3 crore, the Deccan Park right from the beginning was ridden with one controversy or the other and as a result has not been thrown open to public.

Prince Amyn Aga Khan to attend Largest and most diverse Edinburgh international culture summit 2016-08-24

Prince Amyn Aga Khan
Source: 
heraldscotlan

THE largest and most diverse Edinburgh international culture summit begins today with more than 40 ministerial delegations and over 60 speakers taking part.

Running over three days, the event will see some 42 countries represented, including America, Spain, Singapore, Rwanda, New Zealand, Italy, Bangladesh, Slovenia and Ukraine.

The theme of this year’s summit, the third, is “Culture: Building Resilient Communities” and has three distinct, interlinking strands; culture and heritage, economics and participation.

Tanzania Health Minister Ummy hails Aga Khan Hospital expansion 2016-08-23

Aga Khan Hospital, DaresSalaam, Tanzania
Source: 
dailynews.co.tz

TANZANIA will save 25 billion/- per year from transferring patients to overseas upon completion of a major expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital that will see the health facility develop into a major teaching and tertiary academic medical centre.

1 Comment

The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the government spends enormous amount of money every year in providing tertiary level treatment to Tanzanians in overseas hospitals.

Tanzania: Minister Unveils Phase II of Aga Khan Hospital in Dar 2016-08-23

Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Hospital, DaresSalaam
Source: 
allAfrica.com

Dar es Salaam — The minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, and Princess Zahra Aga Khan yesterday launched the second Phase of the Aga Khan Hospital construction.

The health facility will be built at the cost of Sh167 billion in which the French Development Bank has provided concessionary long term financing of Sh112 billion while Sh55 billion is a grant from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

The new building will take 170 hospital beds.

Aga Khan outlines expanded development initiatives for Tanzania 2001-08-17

His Highness the Aga Khan (left) signing an Agreement of Co-operation for Development with Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa (r
Source: 
akdn.org

Dar grants Aga Khan group enhanced status

By JAINDI KISERO

in Dar es Salaam

The Aga Khan yesterday signed an agreement with the government of Tanzania, granting enhanced diplomatic status to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) which manages and co-ordinates the group's social and economic development programmes.

The agreement was signed between President Benjamin Mkapa and the Aga Khan at a high profile ceremony at State House Dar es Salaam.

Until yesterday, relations between the parties were governed by a "co-operation accord" last signed in 1991.

Speech by Prince Amyn Mohamed at the Official opening of Dushanbe Serena hotel 2011-11-01

Prince Amyn Mohamed Aga Khan at the Serena Hotel Dushanbe
Source: 
akdn.org

Your Excellency, President Rahmon,
Your Highness,
Chairman of the State Committee on Investment and Management of State
Property,
Honourable Ministers,
Excellencies,
Ladies and Gentlemen

Whenever and wherever it may have been, in the Middle East, or South, or Central Asia, or Northern Africa, the most brilliant pe

Whenever and wherever it may have been, in the Middle East, or South, or Central Asia, or Northern Africa, the most brilliant periods in Islamic history were marked by an expansive quest for intellectual excellence

Tanzania: Aga Khan Hospital Scoops International Award 2016-07-29

AgaKhan Hospital DaresSalaam Tanzania
Source: 
allAfrica.com

The Aga Khan Hospital has been awarded accreditation for good quality by the Joint Commission International (JCI).

JCI is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to continuously improving, providing and sustaining safety and good quality medical services. The accreditation means that the Aga Khan Hospital has achieved a level of quality and patient service that is equal to the best hospitals in the world.

USAID, AKU join hands to fight malnutrition 2016-07-27

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

KARACHI: US Ambassador David Hale witnessed the signing of a partnership agreement between the US Agency for International Development (USAID) funded by Sindh Community Mobilisation Programme (CMP) and Agha Khan University Human Development Programme.

The effort will support nutrition-related activities for children of 5-9 age in CMP schools in seven northern districts in Sindh and five towns in Karachi.


Syndicate content

Back to top