Dubai Cares’ programme in Kenya harnesses power of technology — Gulf Today AE. | Partnership with Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is set to impact 106,482 students, 1,317 teachers across 100 schools in Kenya

DUBAI: A Dubai Cares delegation, led by Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has visited Kenya to monitor and evaluate the implementation of its “Transforming Students Learning and Teacher Professional Development through ICT” programme, launched in 2014. The programme, which is being implemented…

Dubai Ismaili Centre, Webcast: Dr Karen Armstrong on ‘The Charter of Compassion’ | Saturday 22 September 2018 at 7 PM Gulf Standard Time

Dr Karen Armstrong, an internationally acclaimed scholar and best-selling author of numerous books on religion, will deliver an Ismaili Centre International Lecture at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Dr Armstrong will speak about the Charter of Compassion which she launched with religious leaders globally. The charter has over two million signatures and brings to light the…

A splendid collection of photos of the Aga Khan’s visits to Dubai as Ismailis in UAE prepare for Diamond Jubilee mulaqat

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Compiled and prepared by ABDULMALIK MERCHANT (Editor Barakah.com, Simerg.com and Simergphotos.com) Dubai (left) Al Ras District, mid 1960s, and modern skyline with Burj Khalifa. Photos: Wikipedia “The transformation of the small trading port that was once Dubai into a vibrant metropolis has paralleled its demographic growth and cosmopolitan evolution. The intermingling…

Friends of the Aga Khan Museum launched in Dubai — Gulf News com

The Friends of the Aga Khan Museum in the Gulf and South Asia was opened at Concrete, a new space on Alserkal Avenue, and will offer visitors a chance to see the contributions of Islamic civilisations to the world heritage. Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mabarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, and Aga Khan…

Ismaili Centre in Dubai hosts talk on space tech— Gulf News com

Dubai: The Ismaili Centre in Dubai, in collaboration with the Belgium embassy in Abu Dhabi and VITO, a European research organisation, hosted a talk last week led by Belgian astronaut Frank De Winne, who is head of the European Astronaut Centre. Aziz Merchant thanks Frank De Winne (right) after his lecture in Abu Dhabi. The…

Dubai: Artworks on Syria’s history and diversity on show — Gulf News com

Dubai: Artefacts and artworks depicting Syria’s history in the ‘And the Conversation Continues, Syria: A Living History From the Atassi Collection,’ art exhibition were on display in the Ismaili Centre Dubai. The exhibition marks the fourth year of partnership between Art Dubai, The Aga Khan Museum, the Consulate General of Canada in Dubai and the…

Award Ceremony of the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture

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Aga Khan warns climate change will affect Muslim world — Gulf News com

Spiritual leader claims ‘band of land’ where many Muslims live could be wiped out Aga Khan gives the closing remarks of the seminar, during the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2016 Winner’s -Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf New Dubai: Climate change threatens to wipe out areas of the Islamic world within two decades, the spiritual leader…