Pakistan: Aga Khan Education Services increases footprint in Hunza

Al-Murtaza Academy joins network of Aga Khan Schools following generous gift. Murtazabad, Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, 9 September 2018 – The Aga Khan School Murtazabad, today joined the Aga Khan Education Service’s network’s 107 schools in Gilgit Baltistan, further expanding its vision to provide much needed quality education to students in the region. Previously known as…

Aga Khan Students from Pakistan achieve top results nationwide

Karachi, Pakistan, 17 August 2017 – Two students from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School  in Karachi emerged first and second in Pakistan in the Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) Higher Secondary School Certificate examination, while a student from the Aga Khan School in Garden, emerged third in the AKU-EB Secondary School Certificate examination. The…

The Business of Education in Africa – report launch | The Roll of Aga Khan Education service in the Continent

Path-breaking report launched at World Economic Forum demonstrates the importance of private education in addressing the continent’s education crisis. New study demonstrates the importance of private education in addressing the continent’s education crisis. Photo Credit: http://edafricareport.caeruscapital.co/ Despite extraordinary gains in access, tens of millions of African children and young people do not have access to…

Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim visit Gilgit and inaugurate health centre

Islamabad, 25 May 2016 — Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim were in Gilgit yesterday, where they inaugurated a 50-bed medical centre that will serve as a healthcare hub for the surrounding region. They also visited other AKDN programmes and a Jamatkhana in the area. The new medical centre is equipped to provide high quality diagnostics and secondary…

Higher education must play a greater role in international development — Ismaili org | Smart Global Development conference at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa

His Excellency David Johnston, Governor General of Canada delivers the opening keynote at the Smart Global Development conference held at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa. AKFC / Patrick Doyle Attendees from more than 20 countries and representatives from more than a dozen Canadian universities gathered for the Smart Global Development conference, aimed…

Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sariev Visits University of Central Asia’s Naryn Campus

Kyrgyz Prime Minister His Excellency Temir Sariev visited the University of Central Asia’s (UCA) campus site in Naryn on 14 August 2015. He was accompanied on a tour of the campus facilities by UCA Director General Dr Bohdan Krawchenko. UCA Director General Dr Bohdan Krawchenko (left) explains UCA’s phased construction plan to His Excellency Prime…

Aga Khan establishes libraries in Wakiso — New Vision co Uganda

By Jeff Andrew Lule In efforts to boost literacy levels in the country, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) together with a group 80 students from the Global Encounters Camp (GEC) have established three public community libraries in Wakiso district. Pupils of Anoonya Muslim School, their parents and Global Encounters Camp group and Aga Khan…

Inaugural: University of Central Asia Summer Camp Begins in Issyk-Kul

The inaugural University of Central Asia (UCA) Summer Camp opened on 18 June 2015 on the shores of beautiful Lake Issyk-Kul in the Kyrgyz Republic. The Camp brings together 76 exceptional Grade 10 students from Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan for a unique academic enrichment experience, where they will improve their English and math skills…