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Speech by Prince Rahim Aga Khan at the inauguration of the Aga Khan Academy Maputo 2022-03-19

Prince Rahim Aga Khan addressing guests at the inauguration of the Aga Khan Academy Maputo on 19 March 2022. AKDN / Akbar Hakim
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akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency, President Nyusi, Republic of Mozambique

Your Excellency, President Marcelo of the Portuguese Republic

Your Excellency, President Chissano

Honourable ministers and excellencies

Students, parents, and staff of the Aga Khan Academy

Todo protocol compredo

Ladies and gentlemen

Aga Khan Academy exemplifies partnership between AKDN and Mozambique 2022-03-19

Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi and Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa unveil the inaugural plaque of the Aga Khan
Source: 
akdn.org

Maputo, Mozambique, 19 March 2022 – The Aga Khan Academy Maputo, a new academic centre of excellence, was inaugurated today by the President of the Republic of Mozambique Filipe Nyusi together with the President of the Portuguese Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, in the presence of Prince Rahim Aga Khan, representing His Highness the Aga Khan.

Statement by Prince Rahim Aga Khan at the virtual Afghanistan Conference 2022 2022-03-31

Prince Rahim Aga Khan delivering the virtual statement
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

On behalf of His Highness the Aga Khan, I thank the Governments of Germany, Qatar, the United Kingdom, as well as the United Nations, for convening this meeting at a time when so many Afghans are in peril.

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2022-03-19: At a special event held earlier today, the Aga Khan Academy Maputo was inaugurated by Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique, and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal, in the presence of Prince Rahim.

Prince Rahim Aga Khan visits Mozambique 2022-03-18

Prince Rahim is welcomed to the Presidential Palace in Maputo, by Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique. [PhotoO: Akbar Hakim/IP
Source: 
clubofmozambique.com

Prince Rahim arrived in Maputo on Wednesday night for a three-day visit, during which he will meet senior state officials and leaders of the Jamat, and attend the inauguration ceremony of the Aga Khan Academy Maputo.

Prince Rahim’s visit began at the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Welfare for a meeting with Minister Nyeleti Brooke Mondlane. The Minister congratulated Prince Rahim on the inauguration of the Aga Khan Academy Maputo, as she fondly recalled her childhood, when she and her siblings attended Aga Khan schools in neighbouring Tanzania.

Prince Rahim Aga Khan visits Mozambique 2022-03-18

Prince Rahim is welcomed to the Presidential Palace in Maputo, by Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique. [PhotoO: Akbar Hakim/IP

Prince Rahim arrived in Maputo on Wednesday night for a three-day visit, during which he will meet senior state officials and leaders of the Jamat, and attend the inauguration ceremony of the Aga Khan Academy Maputo.

Prince Rahim’s visit began at the Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Welfare for a meeting with Minister Nyeleti Brooke Mondlane. The Minister congratulated Prince Rahim on the inauguration of the Aga Khan Academy Maputo, as she fondly recalled her childhood, when she and her siblings attended Aga Khan schools in neighbouring Tanzania.

Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed meets Prince Rahim Aga Khan at Expo 2020 Dubai 2022-03-16

Prince Rahim meets HH Maktoum Mohammed at Expo 2020 in Dubai
Source: 
gulfnews.com

Dubai: Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, on Wednesday met with Prince Rahim Aga Khan, Chairman of Environment and Climate Committee at the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), at Expo 2020 Dubai.

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Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (R) and Prince Rahim Aga Khan
Image Credit: Twitter/@DXBMediaOffice

Source: 
gulfnews.com

The Aga Khan’s Enduring Struggle in Afghanistan 2022-02-23

Minister of Foreign Affairs of  Afghanistan, Mohammad Haneef Atmar, met with Prince Rahim in Geneva  2020-11-26
Source: 
IB Times

It has been six months since U.S. forces pulled out of Afghanistan and the national government collapsed, and the country is in desperate need of humanitarian assistance. According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, 30% of the nation’s 39 million people are currently at risk of severe malnutrition.

Speech by Prince Rahim Aga Khan at the Climate Change Conference Pakistan 2022-03-07

Prince Rahim Aga Khan addressed the conference remotely
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video

Bismillah-ir-Raheman-ir-Rahim
Senator Javed Jabbar
Dr. Jeffrey Sachs
Chief Guest Mr. Zakir Mahmood - Chairman, AKU Board of Trustees
President Sulaiman Shahabuddin,
Provost and Vice-President, Academic, Dr. Carl Amrhein,
Distinguished University Professor Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta
Guests and colleagues
As-salamu alaikum and good evening

VIDEO: http://ismaili.net/timeline/2022/2022-03-07-prince-rahim.mp4

Challenges of climate change, health, and nutrition in Pakistan 2022-03-07

Prince Rahim Aga Khan addressed the conference remotely
Source: 
www.aku.edu

Climate change and extreme weather events are contributing to a wide range of health and food security risks around the world. These threats are particularly severe in low- and middle-income countries like Pakistan that are often the least able to respond. This calls for urgent and proactive actions to meet the many challenges posed by climate change whilst achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 in Pakistan.

Prince Rahim met with United Nations Secretary General Mr António Guterres at the UN’s Headquarters in New York

Secretary-General António Guterres (right) meets with Prince Rahim Aga Khan.

Prince Rahim conveyed special greetings from Mawlana Hazar Imam, which the Secretary General warmly reciprocated.

During the meeting, Mr Guterres and Prince Rahim spoke about the longstanding partnership between the Aga Khan Development Network and the United Nations, and discussed ways in which to enhance collaboration between the agencies of the two institutions to improve the quality of life of marginalised communities in particular, in Asia and Africa.

Prince Rahim and Portuguese President meet in Lisbon 2021-12-25

Prince Rahim and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Lisbon. AKDN / Rui Ochoa

Lisbon, Portugal, 25 December 2021 - Prince Rahim met with His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal, at the Presidential Palace.

At the meeting, Prince Rahim conveyed to the President and the people of Portugal Season’s Greetings and best wishes for the new year. The President and Prince Rahim acknowledged the strong relationship between the Ismaili Imamat and Portugal and spoke about the presence and activities of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in Portugal, Portuguese-speaking countries, and globally.

Tajikistan

Tajikistan

Prince Rahim Visits Khorog - 2009-06-04 | Ismaili.NET - Heritage F.I.E.L.D.

Prince Rahim Aga Khan attends Tajikistan's 30th Anniversary of Independence Commemoration at UNESCO 2021-10-14

Prince Rahim Aga Khan and President Emomali Rahmon at the celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of Tajikistan’s independence
Source: 
akdn.org

Paris, France, 14 October 2021 - Prince Rahim Aga Khan attended a cultural celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of Tajikistan’s independence, held at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris, in the presence of the President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon. Prince Rahim conveyed His Highness the Aga Khan's warmest greetings and congratulations, and affirmed the Aga Khan Development Network’s commitment to Tajikistan’s peace and prosperity.

Happy 50th Birthday to Prince Rahim

Happy 50th Birthday to Prince Rahim

Prince Rahim celebrates his 50th birthday on 12th of October 2021. Based at the Secretariat of His Highness the Aga Khan at Aiglemont, north of Paris, France, Prince Rahim is an executive Director of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) — the economic development arm of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). He also serves as an Executive Director at the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance (AKAM). A graduate of Brown University, Rhode Island, USA with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Comparative Literature awarded in 1996

Pakistani women scale the heights in rescue teams

Avalanche rescue training in Chitral [image courtesy: AKAH-P]
Source: 
The Third Pole

Shamim Bano, a middle-school teacher, has recently returned from a fortnight in Kabul where she taught Afghan women to do search and rescue work. The training “involved climbing mountains and gorges using ropes and harnesses, using ziplines and rappelling. Any wrong move and you can start a rock fall,” she explained.

Handling serious casualties, “with broken bones, head, neck and back injuries,” was also part of the training, she added.

Prince Rahim at Ismaili Centre

Prince Rahim at Ismaili Centre

2019, October 21, Prince Rahim visited the Ismaili Centre, London to inaugurate the exhibition "Dreams and Dystopias, East Africa at the Crossroads" featuring photographic work by Guillaume Bonn

AKDN, Prince William to launch environmental prize

The Earthshot Prize
Source: 
dawn.com

LONDON: The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is partnering with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, to launch the Earthshot Prize, which aims to incentivise environmental change while helping repair the planet over the next 10 years.
According to a press rele­ase, the prize also aims to find new solutions to environmental crises and the improvement of living stan­dards, particularly for communities that are most at risk from climate change.

The Aga Khan Develo­pment Network is a Global Alliance Founding Partner.


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