Video: Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan | "Regional cooperation and a commitment to pluralism are key to a country’s national development and stability", said the Aga Khan.

On 28 November 2018, the Aga Khan joined Afghanistan’s President His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive His Excellency Abdullah Abdullah, Foreign Ministers from numerous countries and heads of development organisations working in Afghanistan who had gathered for the Geneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan. “Regional cooperation and a commitment to pluralism are key to a…

Aga Khan Development Network and its partnes has invested One Billion dollars to improve the quality of life in Afghanistan — Brussels, 6 October 2016

One billion dollars invested in Afghanistan; more to follow says Mawlana Hazar Imam Brussels, 6 October 2016 — “Since 2001, AKDN and its partners have channelled over $1 billion to enhance self-reliance and improve the quality of life of Afghans,” said Mawlana Hazar Imam yesterday, and he indicated that more will follow in the years…

Caritas project with German 4,7 m € fund to support year-round food security in Northern and Western Afghanistan

Caritas international, in cooperation with its partners Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Cordaid, will implement the project “Mitigating Migration Causes by Strengthening Local Coping Strategies in Afghanistan” in Balkh, Bamyan, Daikundi, Ghor and Herat provinces. The project is funded by the German Federal Government with a grant of 4.700.000,00 Euro and set to run for…

Aga Khan Development Network activities in Afghanistan: Todate nearly US$ 750 million has been channelled through the network for reconstruction

At the conference on the reconstruction of Afghanistan, held in Tokyo in 2002, His Highness the Aga Khan made an initial pledge of US$ 75 million to Afghanistan’s reconstruction. To date, AKDN’s assistance to Afghanistan has exceeded His Highness’ original pledge by 80 percent. With the support of its donors and partners, nearly US$ 750…

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…

Afghanistan’s telecom giant, Roshan receives 5 Stevie Awards — Wadsam com|Amazing to see that women now represent 17% of company management says the judges

Afghanistan’s largest telecommunication provider, Roshan, received 5 Stevie Awards at the 12th Annual International Business Awards in Toronto Canada. The Stevie® Awards are the world’s premier business awards. They were created in 2002 to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide. In short order the…

Building Self-Reliance and Healthy Institutions in Afghanistan|Aga Khan Development Networks roll in building the war-torn country

***** Building Self-Reliance and Healthy Institutions in Afghanistan — By Sarah Allibhoy, Programs Fellow on Partnerships In Action Org President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, His Excellency Mohammad Ashraf Ghani. Photo credit: United States Institute of Peace. President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah, the leaders of Afghanistan’s new unity government, were…

Afghanistan’s Hope and Light: Can Karim Khoja’s communications revolution help save a country from collapse? — Article by Julia Hanna on Alumni Harvard Edu.

Hekmatullah Ebrahimkhil prays next to a network tower on a hill overlooking Qargha Lake, outside Kabul. Ebrahimkhil is helping his father guard and service one of the mobile communication towers on the hill—part of an innovative community security model piloted by Roshan. (Photography by Joël van Houdt) Thirty or forty angry Afghan police officers crowded…

Aga Khan Development Network has channeled about $700 million of assistance to Afghanistan and has benefited more than 2.5 million people during last two decades — Dr. Matt Reed, CEO

New Kerala com writes: Aga Khan Foundation – India extends humanitarian support to Afghanistan The Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) have been working in Afghanistan for nearly two decades now. Talking exclusively to ANI, Dr. Matt Reed, CEO, Agha Khan Foundation, India said, “India’s contribution to Afghanistan’s development through the AGDN…