Pakistan: ‘Sufism has the power to eliminate extremism from society’ — Daily Times | About ‘Lok Virsa’|Watch Videos on Diverse Culture

ISLAMABAD: Extremism can only be eliminated by teachings of great Sufis. Sufism alone can prevent wars and promote tolerance and mutual respect. It unifies people irrespective of their caste, culture, creed and religion, speakers discussed. The Research & Publication department of Lok Virsa commenced a series of interactive literary sessions named Muzakira at Lok Virsa’s…

450 KVA Hydro Electric Power House inaugurated at Moorkhun, Gojal |Project partially funded by (PPAF) in collaboration with The Aga Khan Rural Support Program

Source: Pamir Times Net ***** By Kamran Abuzar April 04, 2014: After four years of struggle, the community of Mourkhun is finally going to benefit from one of their biggest investments, as the 450 KVA Hydro Electric Power House is now operational. The project partially funded by Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) in collaboration with…

Weltkulturerbe: Aleppos Schicksal auf der Kippe. article in German with many photos on Syrian heritage (Aleppo’s fate is on the brink, German city planner can save the city)

Der syrische Bürgerkrieg hat das Weltkulturerbe Aleppo weitgehend zerstört. Experten fordern – trotz Krieg- schon jetzt den Wiederaufbau. Ansonsten könnte der Stadt das Schicksal eines arabischen Disneylands drohen. Kilometerlange Bazare, eine der größten und prächtigsten Moscheen der Welt, eines der florierendsten Geschäftszentren mitten im Nahen Osten – das war Aleppo bis Ende 2011. Dann kam…