His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan to visit Chitral

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
Source: Chitral Today – Translated via Google – September 15, 2017 The spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslim community, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan will visit Chitral. According to the sources, the arrival of His Highness is expected to be in the middle of the next month, and the arrangement…

FOCUS Pakistan warns of more avalanches, landslides, as search operation continues in Susoom, Chitral — Pamir Times Net

Islamabad, March 22: (PR) Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan, an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network, has embarked on an elaborate search and rescue operation in response to an avalanche in Susoom village of Karimabad Valley, Chitral. FOCUS Pakistan’s Search And Rescue Team (SART) in collaboration with the volunteers are involved in the search…

Suggestions for relief/rehab of Chitral — By Liaquat Khan on Chitral News com

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Pakistan: Parsan valley threatened by waterlogging — Chitral News com

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Pakistan: Developing Critical Mass for Educational Reform in Chitral — Dardistan Times com article by Gull Hamad Farooqui

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The First MicroFinanceBank Chitral Region won the National Micro-Entrepreneurship Award–2012 — Chitral Times com

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Jeshen-i-Navroz Celebrated in Chitral — Dardistan Times com

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Youth Social Enterprise generator launched in Chitral valley — Pamir Times Net

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Awi school upgraded to secondary level: some girls students coming from 10 kilometers by feet to Girls High School Booni – Pamir times News

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Pakistan: With love from Chitral – By Saadia Qamar at The Express Tribune

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Gaht Drinking Water Supply Project Inaugurated – Chitral News

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Chitrali girl as IHRC Goodwill Ambassador – Chitral News Com News

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700 imparted midwifery training – The News com Pakistan

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Pakistan: Solar Water Heaters being introduced in Chitral (via PAMIR TIMES)

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Pakistan: NGO mania in Chitral – Article by ZA Zulfi at Chitral News

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