DCB Bank Limited and Western Union Business Solutions to Support Indian SME’s Engage in Cross-border Trade

MUMBAI, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DCB Bank Limited (formerly Development Credit Bank Ltd.) and Western Union Business Solutions, a business unit of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), announced a new collaboration to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in India engage in cross-border trade. Western Union Business Solutions’ global payments technology platform and foreign exchange services will be…

School of Professional and Continuing Education, Khorog 8th Navruz Graduation Ceremony — The University of Central Asia

26 March 2013, Khorog, Tajikistan – The University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (UCA-SPCE) held its eighth graduation ceremony on 26 March 2013 at the Khorog Theatre, Tajikistan. The ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of 200 SPCE graduates. The event also commemorated the holiday of Navruz, a festival with Persian cultural roots…

Illuminating the Roof of the World: Tajikistan Exports Hydroelectricity to Afghan-Badakhshan — Aga Khan Development Network

Khorog, Tajikistan, 2 May 2013 – A newly-constructed power transmission line bringing electricity from Tajikistan to Afghanistan was inaugurated today. The PamirEnergy Company, a project company of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) –  the operator of the hydroelectric power plant – has now begun exporting surplus energy from the cross-border regions of…

France to continue helping Pakistan in healthcare — Diplomatic News Agency

07, 2013   Diplomatic News Agency ISLAMABAD, APRIL 07 (DNA) –France will continue to help Pakistan in healthcare sector as part of its commitment to promote and strengthen healthcare facilities in Pakistan.According to a press release issued by the French embassy on Sunday on the even of world health day, France is a global leader…

French regional health workshop concludes – Daily Times Com News on French funded and Aga Khan Development Network organised crossborder health project

ISLAMABAD: French Ambassador Philippe Thiébaud concluded the Regional Health Programme Planning Workshop held in Islamabad.It was funded by the French Foreign Affairs Ministry and organised by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) for the crossborder regions of Afghanistan (Badakhstan), Pakistan (Chitral) and Tajikistan (Gorno-Badakhshan). Read more on http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=20129\27\story_27-9-2012_pg7_30&flv=1 ->>>>><<<<<-

Afghanistan Joins Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic Cross-Border Transport Accord – ADB Press Release,29 Aug 2011.

BANGKOK, THAILAND – Afghanistan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan have finalized an agreement that will allow Afghanistan to take part in a cross-border transport accord recently ratified by the two Central Asian countries. Senior officials from the Central Asian neighbors agreed on Afghanistan’s accession to the Cross-Border Transport Agreement (CBTA) at a meeting in Bangkok, Thailand….

Tajikistan and Afghanistan and the Aga Khan Development Network Inaugurate the Vanj Bridge, Enhancing Cross-Border and Regional Cooperation – AKDN News Release

Khumrogi, Vanj District, Tajikistan, 16 August 2011 – The Vanj Bridge, the fourth in a series of bridges funded by the Aga Khan Development Network, was inaugurated today by Tajikistan’s President H.E. Emomali Rahmon. The bridge connects Tajikistan’s Vanj District with Mohi-May Vulusvoli in Afghanistan and is expected to enhance cross-border humanitarian assistance delivery, infrastructure…