Mountaineer Samina Baig appointed as UNDP National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan

Islamabad, 26 February 2018 – Renowned mountaineer Samina Baig was appointed the National Goodwill Ambassador for Pakistan by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this Monday, 26 February. The first Pakistani woman to have climbed Mount Everest, Ms Baig will lead efforts to build national awareness and partnerships around the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly those…

Reflections on the Diamond Jubilee —The Ismaili, India- 28 February 2018

Jubilees have traditionally been occasions for Mawlana Hazar Imam to launch new projects and programmes, such as the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in India, which was launched during his Silver Jubilee. As we approach the end of Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to India, we asked Aga Khan Rural Support Programme India Chief Executive…

Bamyan athletes win 6th round of Ski Challenge — Khaama com

The athletes in Bamyan won the 6th round of Ski Challenge, a competition in which athletes from various provinces and foreigners participate. The competition was organized for two days in Chapdara area of Bamyan with the male athletes contesting in the first day of the competition while the second day was organized for female athletes….

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…