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Imamat Day Mubarak 2015-07-11

H.H. The Aga Khan IV

This year marks the 58th anniversary of the ascension to the throne of Imamat for Shah Karim al-Husayni our 49th Holy Imam

Aga Khan's Candala gets up late to win the Prix de la Grotte 2024-04-15

Candala © Pierre Costabadie/ScoopDyga

Aga Khan homebred Frankel filly Candala came with a late surge to win the Gr.3 Prix de la Grotte at ParisLongchamp yesterday (14th April).

Taken from the Thoroughbred Daily News, 15th April 2024, by Tom Frary:

AKDN representative, newly appointed Indian ambassador discuss prospects of cooperation 2024-04-11

AKDN representative, newly appointed Indian ambassador discuss prospects of cooperation The parties discuss prospects of further

Mr. Qozidavlat Qoimdodov, Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in Tajikistan on April 9, 20024 met (courtesy call) here with Mr. Rajesh Uike, newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of India to the Republic of Tajikistan.

During the meeting that took place at AKDN Resident office, the parties reportedly discussed prospects of further expansion of cooperation between the AKDN and the Indian Embassy in Dushanbe.

According to AKDN Office in Tajikistan, the parties noted effective bilateral cooperation in several sphere, such as socio-economic and industry.

Reconstruction of road BY akrsp brings prosperity to remote Chitral valley 2024-04-01

Aga Khan Rural Support Programme - AKRSP Pakistan

CHITRAL: The residents of mountainous Arkari valley in Lower Chitral have said the realignment and reconstruction of the road to their area has brought about a ‘revolution’ in their lives.

Representatives of a local organiation, including Mirza Shah, Nadir Khan and Hassan Dulla, told Dawn on Sunday that the road had replaced a narrow bumpy track from Ruji village on the main Garam Chahsma Road to the valley, which used to remain closed during the three winter months due to snowfall.

AKDN employees participate in tree planting ceremony in Khatlon province 2024-03-29

Over 3,000 juniper seedlings were planted along the side of the Dushanbe-Bokhtar highway; photo / AKDN.

In these spring days, supporting President Emomali Rahmon's initiative to turn Tajikistan into "Green Country", employees of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and its Agencies active in Tajikistan in cooperation with the Khurоsоn district authority and the Forestry Agency under the Government of Tajikistan have held a tree planting ceremony along the side of the Dushanbe-Bokhtar highway near the village of Fakhrobod, says press release issued by the AKDN Office in Tajikistan.

AKDN reaffirms commitment to enhancing collaboration with Bangladesh 2024-03-26

AKDN reaffirms commitment to enhancing collaboration with Bangladesh  2024-03-26.jpg

On behalf of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), its Resident Diplomatic Representative Munir M Merali has extended the warmest felicitations to the government and the resilient people of Bangladesh as the country commemorated the 54th Independence Day on March 26.

This significant milestone serves as a testament to the unwavering spirit, resilience, and determination of the Bangladeshi nation in achieving independence and upholding the cherished values of freedom, democracy, and sovereignty, he said on behalf of all AKDN agencies and staff working in the country.

Princess Zahra opens 2024 sporting season for the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda 2024-03-20

Princess Zahra Aga Khan, President of the YCCS Board of Directors, left Stefan Muller, General Manager of Rolex Italy, right Edo

The Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s 2024 sporting season was presented today in Milan at Casa Gessi, moderated by Sky Sports commentator Giovanni Bruno.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan, President of the Board of Directors of the YCCS opened the event, thanking those present and highlighting: "The upcoming sporting season at the YCCS will certainly be an intense one, with regattas scheduled from May to October. This year also marks a significant anniversary: 40 years of collaboration with our longstanding partner Rolex.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan attends Commonwealth Day Commemoration at Westminster Abbey 2024-03-11

Princess Zahra Aga Khan attended the annual Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey

Princess Zahra Aga Khan attended the annual Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey on Monday, March 11, 2024. Princess Zahra is listed as an Honorary Steward, Representing the Vice President of the Royal Commonwealth Society, on page 5 of The 2024 Commonwealth Day Service of Service Booklet.

THE PROCESSION OF HONOURED GUESTS AND PARTICIPANTS THE FOUR LOYAL SOCIETIES Honorary Steward Princess Zahra Aga Khan Representing the Vice President Royal Commonwealth Society

President Sadyr Japarov receives Prince Rahim Aga Khan 2024-02-29

President Sadyr Japarov receives Prince Rahim Aga Khan
AKI Press

AKIPRESS.COM - President Sadyr Japarov today received Prince Rahim Aga Khan, the eldest son of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan and member of the Board of the Aga Khan Development Network, president's press service reported.

During this meeting, views were exchanged about cooperation between the Kyrgyz Republic and Aga Khan Development Network in the field of education, ecology and green economy.

Prince Rahim Aga Khan's Kyrgyzstan Visit Boosts Bilateral Ties and Sustainable Development 2024-02-29

Prince Rahim met with Asein Isayev, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic  2024-02-29

Prince Rahim Aga Khan's visit to Kyrgyzstan marks a milestone in AKDN's collaboration for socio-economic and educational enhancement. A beacon of hope for sustainable development.

AKU receives $1.5 million boost to revolutionize treatment of β-Thalassemia 2024-02-28

Aga Khan University, Pakistan

KARACHI, FEB 28 (DNA) – Aga Khan University has received a$1.5 million grant from Wellcome Leap, a leading global health innovation organization. This significant grant will support a project that seeks to transform the treatment of β-Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), which have plagued South Asia, particularly Pakistan. These diseases have not only caused significant suffering but also imposed a heavy economic burden on society. This competitive grant provides a significant boost to the development of innovative gene therapies.

AKU wins award of excellence for disruptive education

Aga Khan University Pakistan
pakobserver.net Pakistan Observer

The Aga Khan University (AKU) has won the Award of Excellence for Disruptive Education of the prestigious and competitive Zairi International Award in Higher Education, 2022.

Thirtyone countries participated at the MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum in Dubai, UAE and thehonour to their organization has been received by Prof. Tashmin Khamis and Ms. Azra Naseem.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees visits Delegation of Ismaili Imamat calls for action on climate-caused displacement 2022-05-09

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi addressing Canadian Cabinet members anDr. Mahmoud Eboo

Ottawa, Canada, 9 May 2022 – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi called for action to tackle climate change – a major factor contributing to the world’s worsening refugee crisis.

Prince Hussain Aga Khan's "Fragile Beauty" unites partners for conservation 2024-02-23

Prince Hussain chats with Cyrille-Lazare Siewe, UNEP Program Management Officer

Nairobi, Kenya, 23 February 2024 - The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is partnering with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) and Focused on Nature (FON) – Prince Hussain Aga Khan’s conservation organisation – around the sixth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-6), to take place at UNEP headquarters in Nairobi next week. The Assembly will focus on how multilateralism can help tackle the triple planetary crisis of climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and pollution and waste.

Aga Khan University Celebrates Empowerment and Education: Over 700 Students Graduate Across Four Countries 2024-02-19

Aga Khan University Celebrates Empowerment and Education: Over 700 Students Graduate Across Four Countries

Aga Khan University marks a milestone as over 700 students graduate across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Pakistan. With women comprising 70% of the graduating class, the ceremonies emphasized education, empowerment, and community service.

Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa upgraded to better serve 1.2m 2024-02-20

During their visit, AFD Country Director Mr Bertrand Willocquet (right) and Princess Zahra Aga Khan expressed their satisfaction

Mombasa, Kenya, 18 February 2024 – Completed renovation of the Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa marks a milestone in its ongoing commitment to provide quality health care to a population of nearly 1.2 million people. The refurbishment has transformed the 86-bed facility into a state-of-the-art 115-bed secondary hospital, offering comprehensive, integrated health services to the communities it serves.

The renovation project represents a total investment of $12.2 million, with significant support from Agence Française de Développement (AFD).

Princess Zahra Aga Khan meets with Kenya’s President and First Lady 2024-02-16

Princess Zahra Aga Khan greets Kenya's President, His Excellency William Samoei Ruto, at State House in Nairobi. AKDN / Akbar Ha

Nairobi, Kenya, 16 February 2024 – Princess Zahra Aga Khan met today with the First Lady of Kenya, Her Excellency Rachel Ruto, at the Serena Hotel Nairobi, and later called on the President of the Republic, His Excellency William Samoei Ruto, at State House in Nairobi.

The meetings provided an opportunity to discuss the decades-long development partnership between the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the Government of Kenya to improve the quality of life of all Kenyans, and areas of future cooperation.

Aga Khan Health Services Tanzania unveils its first-ever state-of-the-art emergency training center in Dar es Salaam 2024-02-16

Polish Ambassador to Tanzania and delegates from beneficiary hospitals

The Aga Khan Health Services Tanzania unveiled its first-ever state-of-the-art emergency training center in Dar es Salaam, aiming to improve emergency care education and service provision nationwide. The initiative, funded by the Polish government, empowers healthcare professionals and facilities with advanced resources and training, setting new standards in emergency care.

First Ismaili Center in U.S. Is a Site to Behold in Texas 2024-02-13

The center will accommodate religious and cultural gatherings for the largest concentration of U.S.-based members of the global

Sited near the low-lying Buffalo Bayou in Houston and featuring complex landscaping and extensive concrete work, the first Ismaili Center in the U.S. has required an intense ;commitment to precision from its owner and design and construction team. Building the LEED Gold-targeted campus for the branch of Shia Islam began in 2021 and is set to finish in 2025.

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