Afghanistan: Bamyan hosts Salgirah celebration

A delegation from the Ismaili Council for Afghanistan travelled to Bamyan in December 2018 to join the Jamat there in celebrating the occasion of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 82nd birthday. The President of the Council, Mir Ahmad Joyenda, and members of the delegation were welcomed by the deputy governor of Bamyan and leaders of regional AKDN…

Aga Khan Health Services expands healthcare in Afghanistan’s Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces | Aga Khan Health Services at Glance

Kabul, Afghanistan, 17 February 2019 – In a signing ceremony held at Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health, the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) took over management of health care facilities in the Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces on a pay-for-performance basis as part of the “Sehatmandi project”.  Paediatric services at the Bamyan Hospital, which AKHS already…

Canadian and Aga Khan envoys pledge continued support to Bamyan province — Khaama com

The Canadian and Aga Khan Development Network envoys have pledged continued support to the central Bamyan province of Afghanistan. The two envoys reaffirmed commitments during a visit to the central Bamyan province where they met with the local officials including provincial governor Mohammad Tahir Zahir. According to the provincial government media office, the Canadian Ambassador…

Demand for alfalfa grows in Bamiyan — Wadsam com Afghanistan

Bami Bamiyan agriculture department officials have undertaken programs for the promotion of alfalfa production aimed at the development of Bamiyan’s livestock and environment. “snip” Alfalfa is grown in the districts of Waras, Punjaw and Yakawlang through the agriculture department. In the districts of Sheebar, Saighan and Kohmard, alfalfa is grown through the HELVETAS incorporation and…

Ski Afghanistan: A Backcountry Guide to Bamyan & Band-e-Amir – Aga Khan Development Network General News

The Bamyan Ecotourism Programme, supported by Afghanistan’s Ministry of Information and Culture, the Bamyan provincial government, the Aga Khan Development Network and New Zealand’s Aid Programme, is therefore developing sustainable tourism in Bamyan to help preserve and develop the history and culture of the region, to provide employment and to give local people the ability…