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AKDN dishes out Sh188 million subsidy to entrepreneurs 2022-05-27

The subsidy is part of a project run jointly by the EU and Aga Khan to encounter the effects of the Covid-19 in the four nations
Source: 
www.thecitizen.co.tz

Mtwara. The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), in cooperation with the European Union (EU), has given a Sh188.32 million subsidy to entrepreneurs in Lindi and Mtwara regions in order to help them encounter economic effects brought about by the Covid-19.

The subsidy is part of a project run jointly by the EU and Aga Khan to encounter the effects of the Covid-19 in the four nations of Tanzania, Kenya Uganda and Mozambique.

At least 112 groups with a total of 1,290 members in the regions have benefited from the subsidy.

US President Obama announces partnership with the Aga Khan Development Network 2014-09-23

President Barack Obama of the USA
Source: 
https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/

The President announced a new, groundbreaking initiative to support and connect civil society across the globe through the launch of Regional Civil Society Innovation Centers, in partnership with the Government of Sweden and the Aga Khan Development Network. Over the next two years, up to six networked Regional Civil Society Innovation Centers will be created worldwide.

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.

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.

AKDN Representative presents copies of credentials to Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan 2022-03-09

Dr. Barkat Fazal, the incoming Diplomatic Representative of AKDN presents credentials to Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbaev
Source: 
AKI Press

AKIPRESS.COM - Dr. Barkat Fazal, the incoming Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in the Kyrgyz Republic, presented copies of his credentials to Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbaev earlier today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bishkek.

The two sides discussed on-going collaboration between the AKDN and the Kyrgyz Republic in various sectors, including education, access to financial services, rural development, and culture, as part of their efforts to improve the quality of life of the peoples in the country.

Government seeks Aga Khan’s help in developing Dodoma City 2018-06-27

Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa (2nd right),Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network  PHOTO|EDWIN MJWAHUZI
Source: 
www.thecitizen.co.tz The Citizen

Speaking during a dinner gala that was part of year-long celebrations of Diamond Jubilee on June 25, 2018 at Parliament grounds, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said the government needed world-class facilities in Dodoma, adding that the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has what it takes to help.

Dodoma. The government has extended an invitation to his Highness the Aga Khan to visit Dodoma and help the authorities to come up with some world class investment facilities befitting a capital city.

AKDN restored Chihil Sutun Palace at a Glance 2022-03-01

The Chihil Sultan palace is considered one of the historic heritage sites of Afghanistan.
Source: 
tolonews.com

Located in the capital city of Kabul, Chihil Sutun Palace is one of the historic places built by Afghan King Shah Zaman Sadozai in 1796.

The palace served as home for many Afghan kings and emirs.

However, it was severely damaged when the civil wars erupted in the 1970s among the Mujahideen following the fall of the government of Dr. Najibullah.

In 2018, the palace was repaired by the Aga Khan Development Network in cooperation with the German government.

The palace is considered one of the historic heritage sites of Afghanistan.

US State of Illinois and the Ismaili Imamat sign Cooperation Agreement

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and H.H. the Aga Khan sign an Agreement of Cooperation between the State of Illinois and the Ismaili

On November 4, 2011 Governor Patrick J. "Pat" Quinn and His Highness The Aga Khan signed an historic agreement to expand collaboration in the areas of education, environmental stewardship and management, health sciences, library and information sciences, infrastructure development, agricultural sustainability and culture.

AKDN Statement at the High-level Ministerial Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan 2021-09-13

Michael Kocher, General Manager, Aga Khan Foundation, delivers a statement on behalf of the AKDN at Palais des Nations, Geneva
Source: 
akdn.org

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

The agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network are honoured and privileged to convey our abiding commitment to the peoples of Afghanistan.

This allegiance is enduring. It is founded on the most profound respect for Afghanistan’s many traditions and the bonds of our shared humanity. AKDN’s work and its aim of improving the quality of life of all communities it seeks to serve is premised on the ethical principles of Islam, which promote peace and harmony.

Taliban leader meets with top Aga Khan Foundation member, discusses strategy for Afghanistan 2021-11-06

Taliban leader meets with top Aga Khan Foundation member, discusses strategy for Afghanistan Read more At:  https://www.aninews.
Source: 
ANI www.aninews.in

Kabul [Afghanistan] November 6 (ANI): The Taliban's spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid said that the top leaders of the group met with the envoy of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), Akbar Pesnani, to discuss a comprehensive development strategy for Afghanistan, Sputnik reported.

The Taliban-announced interim government's Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Salam Hanafi met Pesnani and the latter briefed on the activities of the AKDN agencies aimed at developing the cultural, economic and social spheres in Afghanistan, said Sputnik.

Aga Khan Foundation helps teachers raise children's health literacy in Kyrgyzstan 2021-10-25

Teachers undergo training by AKF in Chui, Naryn, Osh and Batken oblasts from October 7 to 23.
Source: 
AKI Press

AKIPRESS.COM - The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) conducted a training for more than 100 teachers from about 50 secondary school and kindergartens in Chui, Naryn, Osh and Batken oblasts from October 7 to 23.

The training was organised as part of AKF’s Schools 2030 initiative with support from its Local Impact Project. The aim of this initiative is to form and develop hygiene life skills in general education and preschool educational institutions to create a friendly and safe educational environment and prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection (COVID-19).

FAO Director-General calls for action for mountains at Expo 2020 Dubai Co-curated by AKDN 2021-10-08

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan visits Pakistan | the.Ismaili
Source: 
www.wam.ae

DUBAI, 8th October, 2021 (WAM) -- Urgent action is needed to prioritise mountain ecosystems in order to protect them from the current climate crisis and empower mountain people to build resilient livelihoods, FAO Director-General QU Dongyu said today at Expo 2020 Dubai.

The Director-General was speaking in a video message to the event ‘Reaching for the stars: Sustainable and climate resilient mountain development’, taking place as part of Expo 2020’s Climate and Biodiversity Week.

President Rahmon meets with His Highness the Aga Khan in Paris 2019-11-07

The two leaders discussed areas of regional cooperation and AKDN’s shared agenda to promote social and economic development in C
Source: 
Asia Plus

On Thursday November 7, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon met in Pars with His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

In the course of the talks, they discussed issues related to state and prospects of further expansion of cooperation between Tajikistan and the Aga Khan Development Network, according t the Tajik president’s official website.

Tajik leader reportedly expressed satisfaction with the level and content of real cooperation between Tajikistan and AKDN.

AKDN urges int’l community not to abandon Afghanistan 2021-09-14

Since 2013, Steps Towards Afghan Girls’ Education Success (STAGES) has brought together more than 351,000 Afghan people to help
Source: 
nation.com.pk

KARACHI - The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on Monday urged the international community to remain engaged and to act, with compassion and foresight, to address dire humanitarian conditions in Afghanistan.

In a statement delivered by Michael Kocher, General Manager of the Aga Khan Foundation, at the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the High-level Ministerial Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan, the AKDN affirmed that its commitment to the people of Afghanistan remains unshaken.

Aga Khan partners with EU to aid education crippled by COVID-19 2021-09-04

Source: 
www.ntv.co.ug NV

The fight against the coronavirus disease in Uganda has crippled the education sector, mainly early childhood development among others in relation to social and economic issues. Today, the Aga Khan development network, in partnership with European Union, have launched a 9.3 million euro East African regional fund to counter this challenge.

Aga Khan Schools to become Aga Khan Academies 2021-08-24

The Aga Khan School in Dhaka, Bangladesh Courtesy
Source: 
Dhaka Tribune

Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) builds on over three decades of excellence in education in Bangladesh

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on Saturday said they are in the process of establishing a new centre of educational excellence in Dhaka – The Aga Khan Academy.

This is being done in line with the renewed protocol of cooperation signed between the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the Bangladesh government.

H.H. The Aga Kham meets with French Prime Minister Jean Castex

H.H. The Aga Kham meets with French Prime Minister Jean Castex

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Rahim were received at the Hotel de Matignon for a meeting with French Prime Minister Jean Castex 2021-07-13

H.H. The Aga Khan & Prince Rahim were received at the Hotel de Matignon for a meeting with French P.M.Jean Castex 2021-07-13

His Highness the Aga Khan and Prince Rahim  met with Jean Castex, Prime Minister of France at Hotel Matignon
Source: 
the.ismaili

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Rahim were received at the Hotel de Matignon for a meeting with French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier today, to discuss areas of collaboration between the French government and the Aga Khan Development Network.

His Highness The Aga Khan and Prince Rahim meet with Prime Minister of France

His Highness The Aga Khan and Prince Rahim meet with Prime Minister of France

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Rahim were received at the Hotel de Matignon for a meeting with French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier today, to discuss areas of collaboration between the French government and the Aga Khan Development Network.

Source: 
akdn.org

Obasanjo in Kabul to discuss peace, stability in Afghanistan (with AKDN participation) 2021-07-05

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, arrived Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, to hold discussions on promoting peace and
Source: 
www.thecable.ng The Cable

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, arrived Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, to hold discussions on promoting peace and stability in the south Asian country.

The ex-president is said to have held discussions with Sheherzade Hijri, ambassador of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), and other diplomatic representatives.

Mansoor Khan, ambassador of Pakistan to Afghanistan, confirmed the development via a tweet on his official handle on Monday.


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