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AKU Chief Information Officer receives global industry award 2022-12-01

Global Chief Information Officer, Shaukat Ali Khan, has been awarded the DXInspire 2022 Award
Source: 
www.aku.edu

Aga Khan University's (AKU) Global Chief Information Officer, Shaukat Ali Khan, has been awarded the DXInspire 2022 Award at the recently concluded World CIO Summit held in Bangkok, Thailand.

The DXInspire Award represents the highest accolade that a CIO can receive – it is offered by the Global CIO Forum in recognition of individuals involved in path-breaking projects that have redefined Digital Transformation.

President General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq inaugurated in the presence of H.H. The Aga Khan the Serena Hotel Faisalabad 1987-11-28

Chief Minister of Punjab, Mowlana Hazar Imam, President Zia-ul-Haq, Governor of Punjab, Prince Amyn at the Serena Opening, Faisa

1987, November 28: President General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq inaugurated in the presence of H.H. The Aga Khan the Serena Hotel in Faisalabad. Prince Amyn Muhammad was also present on this occasion. The Faisalabad Serena Hotel is the latest addition to the Serena group of Hotels and Lodges operated by Tourism Promotion Services (TPS), the tourism arm of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development. This Fund was established by Mawlana Hazar Imam in 1984 to plan and implement private sector industrial and tourism projects aimed at promoting long term development in the third world.

Hazar Imam inaugurates the Aga Khan Maternal and Child Care Centre in Hyderabad, Sindh 1989-03-13

Hyderabad Child Care Inauguration 1989-03-13.jpg
Source: 
Ismaili Mirror Visit Issue 1989

"The inauguration of a new programme is always exciting, for it brings together feelings of hope, creativity and community; and the inauguration of a building and a programme aimed at improving the health status of mothers and children fills us all with special joy", said Mawlana Hazar Imam while formally inaugurating the Aga Khan Maternity and Child Crae Centre at Hyderabad on March 13, 1989.

Documentary to highlight climate crisis in Asia’s mountains-documentary by AKDN 2022-11-05

A view of melting Himalayan glaciers. PHOTO: FILE
Source: 
tribune.com.pk

KARACHI:
Filmmakers from Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Nepal contribute to present 10 episodes

With contributions by filmmakers from Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Nepal, the 10-episode second season of the environmental documentary series Voices from the Roof of the World (VRW) features the climate crisis in the mountains of Asia.

AKU recognised for treating 300,000 people in flood areas 2022-10-05

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Source: 
brecorder.com

KARACHI: Sindh Minister of Health and Population Welfare Dr Azra Pechuho has recognised the Aga Khan University for treating 300,000 people and distributing medicines of Rs 143 million in 42 districts of Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab.

“The way Aga Khan University gathered resources in a short period of time and joined the Government’s efforts to provide relief in the flood-affected areas is commendable,” said Dr Pechuho while addressing an event organised by AKU Flood Response Task Force.

PM, Aga Khan Fund director discuss economic situation, development projects 2022-09-14

Chairman of Habib Bank Limited and Director of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development Sultan Ali Allana called on PM Sharif
Source: 
www.pakistantoday.com.pk

ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Habib Bank Limited and Director of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development Sultan Ali Allana called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday.

The prime minister conveyed his respects to Prince Raheem Aga Khan and expressed his gratitude for the generous contribution to the flood relief efforts in Pakistan.

During the meeting, they discussed the areas of mutual interest including economic situation in the country and areas of development.

Aga Khan University’s Signs MoU with Roche & Sysmex for Automated Laboratory System 2022-09-17

AKU signs MoU with Roche & Sysmex for Automated Laboratory System
Source: 
oyeyeah.com

The Aga Khan University’s Outreach Health Network, Roche Diagnostics, and Sysmex signed an agreement to install a New Fully Automated Laboratory system in the main lab and 14 outreach centers of the Aga Khan University Hospital across Pakistan.

Connected with Roche’s Cobas IT infinity solutions, these latest, state-of-the-art high throughput automated systems are designed to give laboratories full and transparent control over their operational processes, at single and multi-site operations.

PM thanks Prince Rahim Aga Khan for $10mln aid for flood affectees 2022-09-05

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held a telephonic conversation with Prince Rahim Aga Khan, son of Aga Khan and discussed matters o
Source: 
www.radio.gov.pk

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held a telephonic conversation with Prince Rahim Aga Khan, son of Aga Khan and discussed matters of mutual interest.

Prince Rahim Aga Khan delivered to the Prime Minister a message of best wishes from Aga Khan.

Prince Rahim Aga Khan expressed sorrow over the loss of lives and material in the devastating floods in Pakistan and announced financial assistance of 10 million dollars.

AKU Medical College receives international award in curriculum development 2022-09-03

Dr Sadaf Khan received the award at the AMEE Lyon 2022 conference held in Lyon, France.
Source: 
aku.edu

The Aga Khan University’s Medical College has been awarded the Association for Medical Education in Europe, AMEE’s 2022 ASPIRE-to-Excellence Award in curriculum development.

It is the only academic institution across the globe to win in this category of the ASPIRE awards this year.

AKDN responds to floods in Pakistan 2022-08-30

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in Pakistan provides relief to those affected by the catastrophic floods in Pakistan
Source: 
dailytimes.com.pk

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in Pakistan, immediately mobilised its agencies including Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH), Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), Aga Khan University (AKU) and Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) to provide relief to those affected by the catastrophic floods in Pakistan.

AKAH Pakistan leads flood response in Northern Areas 2022-08-27

High temperatures and extreme monsoon rains across Pakistan’s mountainous northern areas continue to cause record floods,
Source: 
brecorder.com

ISLAMABAD: High temperatures and extreme monsoon rains across Pakistan’s mountainous northern areas continue to cause record floods, triggering destructive debris flows claiming lives and devastating homes and infrastructure.

The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and its team of trained Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers have mobilised early warning and response operations, safely evacuating more than 6,000 people and providing relief to over 300 families.

IBA and AKU to collaborate for higher education 2022-08-20

The MoU-signing ceremony was held at the AKU and Dr S Akbar Zaidi, executive director, IBA; and Sulaiman Shahbuddin, President,
Source: 
academiamag.com

Two of the finest higher educational institutions of Pakistan, the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi and the Aga Khan University (AKU) are coming together to take the quality of higher education to the next level.

In a meeting held at the IBA Karachi, Main Campus, the heads of both institutes, Dr S Akbar Zaidi, Executive Director, IBA Karachi, and Dr Sulaiman Shahabuddin, President AKU, discussed various avenues where their respective organizations can play major roles to create positive societal impact through their collaborative efforts.

AKU’s Hayat mobile app wins first prize for maternal, neonatal health 2022-08-20

AKU’s Hayat mobile app wins first prize for maternal and neonatal health
Source: 
thenews.com.pk

The Aga Khan University’s Hayat mobile application has been recognised for its novelty and innovativeness at the international Commonwealth Digital Health Awards (CWDHA) 2022. The app won the top prize for the Maternal and Neonatal Health category at the 5th CWDHA for demonstrating improvements in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) care services.

AKUH awarded prestigious ‘Sindh Healthcare Commission Licence’ 2022-08-20

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH)  Karachi
Source: 
brecorder.com

KARACHI: The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) was awarded the prestigious Sindh Healthcare Commission license.

The license was awarded in recognition of AKUH’s compliance with stringent quality standards set by the provincial healthcare commission, based on a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the local healthcare landscape.

Below the AKTC-restored Lahore Fort’s top surface are secrets of our past 2022-06-26

The restoration of the Shah Burj Gate, located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Lahore Fort
Source: 
www.dawn.com

We like to describe the Lahore Fort as one of our finest historical monuments, for within it are contained several other unique monuments and structures. Amazing stories are attached to each aspect of its history. But then is this the complete story.

President felicitates His Highness Agha Khan on 65th anniversary of his accession to leadership of Ismaili community 2022-06-30

Aga Khan IV
Source: 
www.radio.gov.pk

President Dr Arif Alvi has felicitated spiritual leader of Ismaili community, His Highness Agha Khan on completion of his 65 years of leadership of the community.

In a letter addressed to the Agha Khan, the President said under his visionary leadership, the Aga Khan Development Network is playing an important role in the socio-economic development of Pakistan, which had established an unparalleled legacy of public service and philanthropy.

He said the people of Pakistan thank Agha Khan for his efforts for social welfare of downtrodden segments of society.

Opening ceremony of higher secondary school held 2022-06-23

Aga Khan School, Mastuj, was established in 1987
Source: 
pakobserver.net Pakistan Observer

Higher Secondary school Groundbreaking ceremony was held at Buzund at Torkho area by Aga Khan Education Services for Pakistan (AKESP).

Earlier ground breaking ceremonies were held for two School, Booni, and, Mastuj in district upper Chitral. The expansion will increase access to quality education and extend the school from high to higher secondary, moving (AKESP) towards its goal of providing seamless transition to students from Kindergarten to 12th Grade (K-12).

Swiss Ambassador to Pakistan and Afghanistan visits AKU 2022-06-10

Ambassador Cerjat receives a copy of 'The Economic Impact of the Aga Khan University in Pakistan' from AKU President Dr Sulaiman
Source: 
www.aku.edu

The Swiss Ambassador to Pakistan and Afghanistan Bénédict de Cerjat visited the academic and health care facilities at the Aga Khan University in Karachi.

During the conversations with AKU President Dr Sulaiman Shahabuddin and other University leaders, he talked about Switzerland’s strong bilateral relationships with Pakistan.

“I am pleased to learn that the Aga Khan University’s programmes and facilities are accredited by prestigious international bodies like Advance HE, Joint Commission International, and the College of American Pathologists,” said Ambassador Cerjat.

Trees to filter wastewater in Hunza 2022-06-08

AKDN has planted over 100 million trees in the past 50 years, building “green infrastructure” to help improve the quality of lif
Source: 
akdn.org

In Murtazabad, a mountain village in Hunza, Pakistan, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) has introduced a system that uses trees to safely and sustainably treat wastewater. AKAH, together with the local community, planted thousands of trees and aquatic plants to filter treated wastewater, limiting the release of effluent into the Hunza River. This “green infrastructure” helps improve access to sustainable, clean sanitation while also restoring the natural ecosystem.

Jubilee Life wins two digital awards 2022-06-08

Jubilee Insurance Pakistan
Source: 
thenews.com.pk/

KARACHI: Jubilee Life Insurance has won two awards in Pakistan Digital Awards Ceremony 2022, The News learnt on Tuesday.

The life insurance company bagged ‘Best Integrated Media Strategy’ award for its campaign for HBL PSL Season 6 and ‘Best Content of the Year’ award for its customer testimonial videos.

This is the fourth time in a row that the company has won awards at Pakistan Digital Awards forum that recognises brands for their unique and out-of-the-box ideas.


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