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Afghanistan- MoU Signed on $631m Hydropower Dam in Badakhshan 2019-03-20

Afghanistan- MoU Signed on $631m Hydropower Dam in Badakhshan   2019-03-20
Source: 
MENAFN

(MENAFN - Daily Outlook Afghanistan) KABUL - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on Tuesday at the Presidential Palace on power supply to northeastern Badakhshan province and construction of a hydroelectric dam there at a cost of $631 million.

A statement from the Presidential Palace received by Pajhwok Afghan News said the MoU was signed between acting energy and water minister Mohammad Gul Khulami and Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) head Eng. Amanullah Ghalib and representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

Renovation Of Chihil Sutun Palace Completed 2018-08-22

Chihil Sutun Palace – meaning Forty Columns in English
Source: 
tolonews.com

Work on renovation of Chihil Sutun Palace – meaning Forty Columns in English – a cultural heritage from the 19th century, has been completed. The palace was built by Abdur Rahman Khan who was Emir of Afghanistan from 1880 to 1901.

The palace, that includes a garden and a pavilion, is lying over 60 acres of land in Kabul’s Chihil Sutun area in PD7. It is expected to attract thousands of visitors from Kabul and other provinces of the country.

Aga Khan Foundation channeled $700m of assistance to Afghanistan 2014-08-24

H.H. The Aga Khan IV with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan
Source: 
the khaama press

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) have channeled roughly around $700 million of assistance to Afghanistan since the foundation begun it’s engagement in Afghanistan in 1995.

More than 2.5 million people have benefited from the assistance which mainly focuses on world development health care, education, financial services, mobile telephony and other sectors.

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam

December 4, 2014 Hazar imam delivers speech at the Conference on Afghanistan held in London, Englan 2014-12-04

Source: 
alamy.com

Hazar Imam meets with President Ghani of Afghanistan in Geneva 2018-11-27

Hazar Imam meets with President Ghani of Afghanistan in Geneva   2018-11-27

The spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims Prince Karim Aga Khan reaffirmed support to Afghanistan during a meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.in Geneva 2018-11-27

Source: 
khaama.com

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It would seem at times that hope is difficult to sustain. The challenges of building security, alleviating poverty, addressing the impact of climate change, and the complexities of pursuing reconciliation are a few of the cross-cutting areas that dominate our thinking.

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The experience of the past seventeen years has strongly reinforced my conviction that the path to sustainable peace in Afghanistan depends heavily on two key principles – regional cooperation, which is key for national development and stability; and a commitment to pluralism

Speech by His HighnessGeneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan 2018-11-28

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers his statement on behalf of the Imamat and the AKDN at the UNAMA Geneva Conference on Afghanis
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Excellencies,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I wish to thank the Government of Afghanistan and the United Nations for bringing the international community together to reaffirm our commitment to Afghanistan, and, most importantly, to its people.

Two years ago, many of us gathered in Brussels for a similar purpose. And there have been several such gatherings over the past some seventeen years. Commitments have been made, challenges overcome, hopes raised and sometimes dashed.

Aga Khan at 2018 Conference on Afghanistan 2018-11-28

His Highness the Aga Khan in discussion with Mr. Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister at a bilateral meeting held at the Geneva C

Regional cooperation and a commitment to pluralism are key to a country’s national development and stability, says Aga Khan

Geneva, Switzerland, 28 November 2018 – His Highness the Aga Khan, speaking at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, today reaffirmed his “enduring commitment to Afghanistan, and, most importantly, to its peoples”.

Hazar Imam at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan 2018-11-28

Hazar Imam at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan  2018-11-28

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers his statement on behalf of the Imamat and the AKDN at the UNAMA Geneva Conference on Afghanistan.
AKDN / Jean-Luc Ray

Source: 
akdn.org

President Ghani met with the Ambassador of H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan in Kabul 2018-09-01

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Source: 
khaama press

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with Nurjehan Mawani, the Ambassador of High Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan in Afghanistan, to discuss the future of Aga Khan Development Network development projects in Afghanistan.

The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said the meeting was organized in ARG Presidential Palace on Saturday morning.

The statement further added that two sides discussed the implementation of projects by Aga Khan Development Network in various countries in energy, communications, and agriculture.

This part of Afghanistan where people don’t know about Taliban

Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan
Source: 
arynews.tv

WAKHAN CORRIDOR: “Taliban — what’s that?” asks Sultan Begium shyly from her freezing home in Afghanistan’s mountainous Wakhan Corridor, a region so remote that its residents are untouched by the decades of conflict that have devastated their country.

The frail-looking grandmother whose harsh life has etched deep lines in her face, is a woman of the Wakhi, a tribe of roughly 12,000 nomadic people who populate the area.

Aga Khan Trust for Culture to rebuild 4 historic sites in Kabul

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Source: 
khaama.com

The Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) will soon start the rebuilding process of four historic sites in capital Kabul, including the sites located along Kabul River.

The AKTC officials informed regarding the plans during a meeting with the Minister of Urban Development and Housing Syed Sadat Mansoor Naderi.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan meets the Second Vice-President of Afghanistan Sarwar Danesh 2017-04-25

Princess Zahra Aga Khan meets the Second Vice-President of Afghanistan Sarwar Danesh  2017-04-25

Princess Zahra Aga Khan meets the Second Vice-President of Afghanistan Sarwar Danesh to open the 141-bed facility for the Bamyan Provincial Hospital with a major focus on the health of mothers and children 2017-04-25

Telia sells Tajik operations to Aga Khan's development fund 2017-04-26

H.H Aga Khan IV
Source: 
nasdaq.com

* Telia sells Tajik stake * Says sees lower Uzbek settlement, at $1 bln * Q1 earnings in line with forecasts (Adds CEO comment, detail, shares) STOCKHOLM, April 26 (Reuters) - Nordic telecom operator Telia Company has agreed to sell its Tajik operations to the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, taking a step closer to withdrawing from its troubled Central Asian business.

Speech by Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Bamyan Provincial Hospital, Afghanistan 2017-04-26

Princess Zahra Aga Khan delivers her speech at the Inauguration of the Bamyan Provincial Hospital.  2017-04-26
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency Second Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Sarwar Danesh,
Your Excellency Minister of Public Health, Dr. Firozuddin Firoz,
Your Excellency Minister of Public Works, Engineer Mahmoud Baligh,
Your Excellency, Governor Mohamed Tahir Zohair,
Your Excellency Ambassador Kenneth Neufeld,
Your Excellency Ambassador François Richier,
distinguished guests,
ladies and gentlemen,

Princess Zahra attends Bamyan hospital inaugurated with Canada, France and AKDN support

Bamyan Hospital inaugurated by Princess Zahra  2017-04-24
Source: 
www.khaama.com

standard hospital was inaugurated in central Bamyan province of Afghanistan after the project was completed with the support of the Canada, France, and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

According to the local government officials, the hospital has been built and equipped with a total cost of $22.8 million. It is a 141-bed state-of-the-art hospital will transform the lives of 450,000 Afghans – many of them are women and children

Princess Zahra Aga Khan reaffirms continued AKDN support to Afghanistan 2017-04-24

Princess Zahra Aga Khan in Gorno-Badashan Tajikistan  2017-04-26

Princess Zahra Aga Khan, the daughter of Prince Karim Aga Khan met with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in ARG Palace today and reaffirmed continued support to the Aga Khan Development Network to Afghanistan.

According to the informed sources, Princess Zahra, the head of the social welfare of the Aga Khan Development Network, was accompanied by a delegation of the network during her visit to ARG Palace.

Hazar Imam visits Russia 2017-04-19

His Highness the Aga Khan meets Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in Moscow  2017-04-21

Lavrov discusses int'l issues, Afghanistan with Prince Aga Khan IV

Video on this link: https://youtu.be/efmuf8HlC3k

Moscow, April 20, Interfax - Moscow values its dialogue with Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, the current Imam of Nizari Ismaili Muslims, and expects to discuss different issues, including the problems of Afghanistan, with him, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.


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