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New start, new ideas and new faces - EC OKAYS 20m EURO GRANT FOR AKF - 2003-05-06

Source: 
www.balochistanexpress.com Balochistan Express

Education Minister Zobaida Jalal said Tuesday that the education budget is expected to be further enhanced to Rs. 12.5 billion this year compared to last year and the shortage of textbooks would be over soon. 'Our budget requirements are huge: We are talking about anything from Rs. 12.5 billion, yet it will depend on the resources of the government, she said speaking as the chief guest at the Euro 20 million (about Rs. 1.28 billion) grant signing ceremony between Aga Khan Foundation Pakistan and European Commission (EC) for the Northern Pakistan Education Project (NPEP).

Ismailis empower women - AGA KHAN HELPED BREAK PAK-INDIA IMPASSE - 2003-05-03

Source: 
www.indolink.com/News/International/news_050403-000701.php

Islamabad, May 4 (NNN) : It was the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community in Pakistan, Prince Karim Aga Khan, who led the backdoor diplomatic efforts to break the Indo-Pak impasse, according to newspaper reports here.
At least two knowledgeable ruling politicians and a few senior Pakistani officials are crediting intense background efforts of Aga Khan for the diplomatic breakthrough between Islamabad and New Delhi that in the past few days again ignited hope of a durable peace.

EC okays 20m euro grant for AKF - EC OKAYS 20m EURO GRANT FOR AKF - 2003-05-06

Source: 
jang.com.pk/thenews/may2003-daily/06-05-2003/metro/i2.htm

The European Commission (EC) has approved 20 million euros (approximately Rs 1.28 billion) grant for Pakistan's educational development, to be undertaken by Aga Khan Foundation Pakistan (AKFP) over the next five years.
The grant aims at improving access, quality and sustainability of education for in-school and out-of-school children, with increased gender equity and the participation of communities in the Northern Areas and Chitral (NAC).

EUROPEAN UNION TO EXTEND RS 540 MILLION FOR EDUCATION SECTOR - EUROPEAN UNION TO EXTEND RS 540 MILLION FOR EDUCATION SECTOR - 2001-06-01

The European Union will extend 19 million euro (Rs540m) to assist the educational sector in Pakistan. The funding will mainly support the Aga Khan Foundation's Institute for Educational Development (IED), Phase-2.
The purpose of the EU contribution towards the 2nd phase of the IED is to strengthen its capacity to help ensure the sustainability of its educational programmes. The EU support is provided with a view to assist to improve the quality, effectiveness, relevance and outreach of education systems in Pakistan.

Finance Minister hails services of AKRSP - FINANCE MINISTER HAILS SERVICES OF AKRSP - 2003-12-17

Source: 
/jang.com.pk/thenews/dec2003-daily/16-12-2003/metro/i5.htm THe News International

Finance Minister Shuakat Aziz on Monday lauded the achievements of Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) and pledged the government's firm backing to the initiative.
'The government has recently underwritten the $238 million second tranche to the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund, which I am told is a strong supporter of the RSPs and is increasingly becoming a major development partner,' he said, while speaking at the inaugural conference on 'lesions in development - the AKRSP experience,' here.

Focus Humanitarian Assistance Mobilises Support - AGA KHAN EXPRESSES SYMPATHY AND ANNOUCES SUPPORT FOR RELIEF ASSISTANCE FOR THOUSANDS AFFECTED BY ASIA EARTHQUAKE - 2005-10-10

Source: 
www.akdn.org/news/20051014.html

Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS), an agency affiliated with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), has mobilised specialised staff, volunteers and resources in response to the widespread destruction following the earthquake which struck several parts of Pakistan.

Govt committed to uplift of remote areas: Jamali - GOVT COMMITTED TO UPLIFT REMOTE AREAS - 2003-05-04

Source: 
jang.com.pk/thenews/may2003-daily/04-05-2003/metro/i2.htm

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali on Saturday said his government was committed to the development of health, education, female literacy and employment in country's remotest areas.

Aga Khan Expresses Sympathy - AGA KHAN EXPRESSES SYMPATHY AND ANNOUCES SUPPORT FOR RELIEF ASSISTANCE FOR THOUSANDS AFFECTED BY ASIA EARTHQUAKE - 2005-10-10

Source: 
www.akdn.org

His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims and founder of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), today conveyed his deepest sympathy to the Government and people of Pakistan on the great loss of life, serious injury and widespread material destruction resulting from the earthquake that struck several parts of Pakistan.

Aga Khan sees better economic indicators - AGA KHAN SEES BETTER ECONOMIC INDICATORS - 2002-03-15

Source: 
www.jang.com.pk/thenews

The Aga Khan has said that economic indicators in Pakistan look significantly better. 'My belief is that they will continue to improve,' he said while speaking on PTV programme 'News Night' late on Wednesday night.

Aga Khan arrives in Islamabad - AGA KHAN ARRIVES IN ISLAMABAD - 2003-12-03

Source: 
www.chitralnews.com/Latest%20News.htm Chitral News

Prince Karim Aga Khan arrived in Islamabad Tuesday evening. He would meet President Musharraf and Prime minister Jamali, before leaving on a one day visit of Chitral on Thursday. At Chitral the Aga Khan is scheduled to address his followers at Garam Chashma and Booni, besides attending a luncheon arranged by the district administration at the Scouts Officers Mess. Though the Aga Khan is scheduled to return to Islamabad the same day but incase of bad weather, he would be staying at the Hindukush Heights Hotel, as learnt here.

Aga Khan behind thaw in Indo-Pak relations - AGA KHAN HELPED BREAK PAK-INDIA IMPASSE - 2003-05-03

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Source: 
www.dailyexcelsior.com Daily Excelsior

The efforts of the Aga Khan, apart from US diplomatic pressure, is being seen as a factor, behind the recent attempts towards creating a 'thaw' in Indo-Pak relations, a leading Pakistani newspaper has reported.
At least two knowledgeable ruling politicians and a few senior Pakistani officials have credited intense background efforts of spiritual leader of the Ismaili community, Prince Karim Aga Khan, for diplomatic breakthrough between Islamabad and New Delhi that in the past few days again ignited hope of a durable peace, 'the news' reported today.

Aga Khan calls on Musharraf - AGA KHAN CALLS ON MUSHARRAF - 2003-05-03

Source: 
jang.com.pk/thenews/may2003-daily/03-05-2003/main/main12.htm

Spiritual leader of the Ismalli community Prince Karim Aga Khan called on President General Pervez Musharraf at the Aiwan-e-Sadr here on Friday.

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HH AGA KHAN VISITS OFFICIALS IN PAKISTAN - 2007-03-07

Hazar Imam with Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz of Pakistan  2007-03-07

Prince Karim Aga Khan had a one-on-one meeting with Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz who later hosted a dinner for Him. The Prime Minister said that Prince Karim Aga Khan in keeping with the traditions of his forefathers is making invaluable contributions in establishing centers of excellence in the field of education, health, tourism and architecture which are reflective of his abiding commitment and faith in Pakistan.

HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN MEETS WITH PRIME MINISTER SHAUKAT AZIZ - 2006-04-10

Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz (R) shakes hands with visiting Prince Karim Aga Khan

Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz met with Prince Karim Aga Khan in Islamabad at the Prime Ministers House to discuss work on a comprehensive plan to tap the tourism potential of the country including simplifying visa and other travel procedures for tourists wanting to visit in the northern areas.

MUSHARRAF PRAISES AGA KHAN FOR HIS SERVICES - 2002-03-11

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Islamabad - Pakistan Observer : The Spritual leader of the Ismaili Community, His Highness The Aga Khan held a detailed meeting with President General Pervez Musharraf in Rawalpindi Sunday evening. The President thanked the Aga Khan for his invitation to inaugurate the First Micro-Finance Vabk and the Serena Hotel, Islamabad. President Musharraf lauded the tremendous contribution to various philanthropic and social development programmes being undertaken by the Aga Khan worldwide, particularly in Pakistan.

MOWLANA HAZAR IMAM AT THE PHILANTROPY CONFERENCE - 2000-10-17

His Highness the Aga Khan delivering a speech at the Conference on Indigenous Philanthropy held in Islamabad. General Pervez Mus

Addressing the concluding session of the two-day conference on Indigenous Philanthropy, Prince Karim Aga Khan said that philanthropic funding of social development is a new phenomenon extending increasingly to institutions engaged in human resources development. The conference was attended by about 300 participants representing reputed NGOs, experts from home and abroad, besides a number of donor agencies and foreign diplomats of whom the Canadian High Commissioner in Pakistan was seen as a guardian spirit.

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Acting President Mohammedmian Soomro with Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community.

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