The development of medicine in Muslim societies — The Ismaili

In contributing to the development of human knowledge, historic Muslim societies laid the foundations of modern science and medicine. Throughout history, Muslim doctors and nurses pushed the boundaries of medical science, and established hospitals and clinics. Today, and especially at the current time, the modern world is indebted to these figures and institutions. In this…

Electricity expansion begins at Azito Power Station in Côte d’Ivoire — AKDN org

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 17 March 2020 – In the fourth phase of its production, Azito Energie SA is working towards expanding Côte d’Ivoire’s (Ivory Coast) installed electricity-generating capacity. When complete, Azito Energie will supply an additional 250 MW of electricity to approximately 706 MW, amounting to approximately 30 percent of the country’s installed capacity. Groundbreaking…

Channel 5 TV: Interview with Shaukat Ali Khan, Chief Information Officer at University of Central Asia | UCA unique as a residential and research oriented university

Shaukat Ali Khan, Chief Information Officer at the University Central Asia, was interviewed on Channel 5 on January 28th 2020. Watch the full interview to learn more about the University and its three schools, as well as what makes UCA unique as a residential and research oriented university. He also spoke about UCA’s partnership with…

Uganda: 80 graduate from Madrasa Early Childhood Development Institute — NTV

Eighty (80) students have graduated from the Madrasa Early Childhood Development Institute. They are expected to participate in the growth of children who they will be handling during their time of service. Ambassador Amin Mawji, the diplomatic representative of the Aga Khan Development Network says the early childhood programme has a positive impact on the…

Mawlana Hazar Imam attends opening session of Paris Peace Forum | Hosted by President Macron in Paris | Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam attends dinner reception at the Élysée Palace

Earlier today, 12 November, Mawlana Hazar Imam joined over 30 world leaders for the opening session of the second Paris Peace Forum where he met with leaders and ministers from various countries.  Initiated by French President Emmanuel Macron, the Forum was founded on the principle that international cooperation is key to tackling global challenges and…

Houston, USA: Princess Zahra presented with Huffington Award by Asia Society Texas Center — By Aliya Bhimani | Watch Video

On 10 October 2019, Princess Zahra, accompanied by her daughter, Miss Sara Boyden, was honoured with the Asia Society Texas Center’s Huffington Award in Houston, USA. Princess Zahra was honoured for her outstanding contributions that have furthered international understanding, uplifted lives, and advanced health and education through her work with the Aga Khan Development Network….

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan visits Tajikistan — Asia–Plus, Tajikistan

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan, youngest son of His Highness the Aga Khan, arrived yesterday in Khorog, the capital of Tajikistan’s Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) for an official visit, according to the GBAO administration press center.  Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan, youngest son of His Highness the Aga Khan, arrived yesterday in Khorog;Фото: photo…

Tajikistan: University of Central Asia’s (UCA) and Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)hold Second Summer University on Disaster Risk Management in Khorog — Asia Plus News

Over 20 participants rom Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, India and the United States came together for the second international Summer University on Disaster Risk Management in Khorog, the capital of Tajikistan’s Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO). Participants of the 2nd Summer University on Disaster Risk Management; photo / UCA Held from June 16-28, the Summer…

Inauguration of Khorog campus furthers University of Central Asia’s work in mountain communities — The Ismaili | Watch Video of the Event

The University of Central Asia’s Khorog campus in Tajikistan was officially inaugurated on 14 September 2018, joining the world-class centre for knowledge and learning, which connects isolated rural communities with the global community. The Khorog campus is the second to become operational after UCA’s Naryn campus was inaugurated in Kyrgyzstan in 2016. In his address…

AKDN celebrates Imamat Day — United News of Bangladesh (UNB) | Aga Khan Academy Dhaka wins award for best ‘Future Education Project’ in Berlin, Germany

Dhaka, July 26 (UNB) – The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on Thursday celebrated the 61st anniversary of the accession of the Aga Khan to the Ismaili Imamat. The event also marked the conclusion of yearlong commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee of the Aga Khan with culminating global celebrations that included – address by the…