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Sunday, 2010, May 23Aga Khan Award for Architecture shortlists 19 projects - 2010-05-23
Gjirokastra Conservation Albania
Source: 
www.canadianarchitect.com

The shortlist of 19 nominees for the 2010 cycle of Aga Khan Award for Architecture was recently announced by the Master Jury. The nominees, which range from a textile factory in Turkey to a school built on a bridge in China, are located in Albania, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tunisia and Turkey.

Sunday, 2010, May 23Aga Khan Award for Architecture shortlists 19 projects - 2010-05-23
Chandgaon Mosque.jpg

The shortlist of 19 nominees for the 2010 cycle of Aga Khan Award for Architecture was recently announced by the Master Jury. The final Award recipients will be announced at a ceremony to be held at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar in October 2010. The range from a textile factory in Turkey to a school built on a bridge in China.

Friday, 2008, May 23H.H. The Aga Khan leaves Bangladesh - 2008-05-23

2008, May 23: [The New Nation] Prince Karim Aga Khan, left here yesterday afternoon for home ending his four-day visit to Bangladesh. Adviser for Foreign Affairs Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury saw him off at the VVIP terminal of the Zia International Airport.Aga Khan placed a wreath at the National Monument for unknown martyrs soon after his arrival in Dhaka paying homage to their memories. He held meetings with Finance Adviser Dr A B Mirza Azizul Islam, Foreign Adviser Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury, Education Adviser Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman and Religious Affairs Adviser A F Hassan Ariff.

Friday, 2003, May 23DEVELOPMENT CREDIT BANK HEADS FOR STAKE REJIG - 2003-05-23

Calcutta: Development Credit Bank

Friday, 2003, May 23NGOs connect UNHCR with Afghan refugees in Pakistan - 2003-05-23
Source: 
cgi.wn.com/?action=display&article=20986755&template=worldnews/index.txt&index=recent

A family of Afghans climb between two trucks as they assemble for the return journey from Lahore to Afghanistan. ? UNHCR/J.ReddenWhen dignitaries gathered this month to see off more than 500 Afghan refugees, UNHCR and the Pakistan government shared the podium with a relief agency that had been key to their effort to contact the refugees and organise returns from a city where refugees are submerged among 6 million Punjabis.

Friday, 2003, May 23The Telegraph - DEVELOPMENT CREDIT BANK HEADS FOR STAKE REJIG - 2003-05-23
Source: 
www.telegraphindia.com/1030524/asp/business/story_2000455.asp The Telegraph

Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED)

Friday, 2003, May 23NGOs CONNECT UNHCR WITH AFGHAN REFUGEES IN PAKISTAN - 2003-05-23

As the UN refugee agency seeks to disseminate information needed by the estimated two million Afghans in Pakistan to make a decision on returning, it is clear that non-governmental organisations (NGOs) already working among the poor know where to find Afghans in a country of 150 million Pakistanis.

Friday, 2003, May 23SADRUDIN AGA KHAN AND IMPROVING THE REPRESSED'S SITUATION - 2003-05-23

In the academic year 1956-1957, I was a visiting teacher at Harvard University. Administratively, I was a member of the Government Department (i.e. Political Administration). However, in terms of working I was a teacher at Center for Middle Eastern Studies that had newly been established by the university to be headed by Sir Hamilton Gibb who was previously a teacher of Arabic at London University ( I had attended two courses with him, one in Arabic language and the other in Islamic organizations (1935-1936). After that he moved to Oxford University. In 1947 I met him again in England.

Thursday, 2002, May 23HOSPITAL TO TRAIN SURGEONS IN NEW TECHNIC - 2002-05-23

Horizon - The Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi, has started training doctors in a new surgical technology. The hospital has set up a regional training centre at which surgeons will be trained in minimum access surgery also known as laparoscopic surgery. This technic was introduced at the hospital two years ago and doctors have successfully performed close to 500 operations using it. The training, the fifth to be held, starts today and will last for two days. The 14 participants are doctors and nurses from the east and central African region.

Wednesday, 1962, May 23Event - 1962-05-23

Was Chief Guest at the annual dinner of the Pakistan Society, London.


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