Pakistan: Students from Gilgit-Baltistan excel in first Tech Fair

The first ever Technology Fair was held in the Northern Areas of Pakistan, established by Alumni of the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School in Gilgit. Tech Fairs, Hackathons, and Boot Camps are events designed to bring technology enthusiasts together to meet and engage in collaborative computer programming. Anusha Sadruddin, Maliha Ali, Shabina Shah, and Muskan…

Ground-Breaking Ceremony of The First Micro Finance Bank Ltd, Regional Headquarters Held on June 21 in Gilgit — ProPakistani, Pakistan

The groundbreaking ceremony of The First MicroFinanceBank Ltd (FMFB) regional headquarters building was held on Friday, June 21 2019, in Gilgit. Sultan Ali Allana, FMFB’s founding chairman and current chairman of HBL, graced the occasion as Chief Guest of the ceremony. The ceremony was also attended by Aurangzeb, President HBL, Mehmood Madviwalla, Rayomond Kotwal –…

Pakistan: Winter Arts Camp 2018 — By Asma Akbar Ladak, Photos -Ali Ahmed | The workshop was attended by a total of 345 students, of which 63% were girls

A pioneering Winter Arts program for young Jamati members from Gilgit-Baltistan saw teachers from one of Pakistan’s top art schools travelling to the region for a series of workshops that introduced key techniques and skills to budding artists. “Its (The Aga Khan Museum) fundamental aim will be an educational one, to actively promote knowledge of…

American trophy hunter -Bryan_Kinsel Harlan says Pakistan is a safe place for international tourists. He says media is negatively portraying Pakistan. — Gilgit-Baltistan

#American trophy hunter #Bryan_Kinsel_Harlan says Pakistan is a safe place for international tourists. He says media is negatively portraying Pakistan. “#Mexico is more dangerous than Pakistan,” Harlan comments.l #GilgitBaltistan #Pakistan pic.twitter.com/xSStRtldOL — Gilgit-Baltistan 🇵🇰 (@loving_gb) February 8, 2019

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa visit Pakistan — A six-day working visit which included stops in several districts of Gilgit-Baltistan, Chitral, Islamabad and Karachi

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa travelled to Pakistan for a six-day working visit in late October 2018, which included stops in several districts of Gilgit-Baltistan as well as in Chitral district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, along with the capital city of Islamabad and the southern city of Karachi. During their visit, Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa examined…

Pakistan: Aga Khan Education Services increases footprint in Hunza

Al-Murtaza Academy joins network of Aga Khan Schools following generous gift. Murtazabad, Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, 9 September 2018 – The Aga Khan School Murtazabad, today joined the Aga Khan Education Service’s network’s 107 schools in Gilgit Baltistan, further expanding its vision to provide much needed quality education to students in the region. Previously known as…

Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan in Pakistan: Fulbright scholar returns to his roots | “I believe that I owe to the people of this marginalised region” – Dr Haji Karim Khan

From a remote village in Gilgit-Baltistan to Oxford University in England and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, (UMass Amherst) in the United States; Dr Haji Karim Khan has travelled the world to become a better teacher. Dr Khan, a Fulbright scholar, recently completed his postdoctoral programme at UMass Amherst and has returned to Skardu, Gilgit…

36 Years of Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral |Established thousands of small infrastructure projects, community organisations etc.

Basic Activities The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme is a private, non-profit company, established by the Aga Khan Foundation in 1982 to help improve the quality of life of the villagers of Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral. AKRSP’s development approach gives primacy to the people and their abilities. It is based on the belief that local…

Being the change: A lens on the beauty of northern Pakistan — The Ismaili | The topics of education and women empowerment were just some of the key factors that the NGOs in Hunza were focused upon

Often referred to as the roof of the world, the remote regions of Gilgit-Baltistan feature some of the world’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty. Lush green valleys surrounded by snow-capped mountains provide a home to 1.8 million people in the northernmost areas of Pakistan. “A kiss of mist”: View of HunzaAROOSA ALLY Ms. Grace…

Preparations for Aga Khan’s arrival in full swing in Chitral | Dawn

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
October 13, 2009: Interim Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan Qamar Zaman Kaira and The Aga Khan National Council President Iqbal Waljee receieve Prince Aga Khan on his arrival at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Tuesday (dated) December 01, 2017 – CHITRAL: Preparations are in full swing here for receiving Prince Karim Aga…

Gilgit-Baltistan: Ground Breaking: Safe drinking water scheme to benefit around 50,000 people in Danyore — Pamir Times Net

Gilgit, 13th August: The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and the Government of Gilgit-Baltistan led the ground breaking ceremony of the safe drinking water supply scheme in Danyore, Gilgit in the presence of Mr. Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman, Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan. The ceremony marks the beginning of a critical development project for which AKAH has received…

“Aaghaz-e-Jubilee”: Gilgit: Key govt officials pay rich tributes to the Aga Khan for his leadership and services — Pamir Times Net

Gilgit: Key officials of the Gilgit-Baltistan government and administration paid rich tributes to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan for his leadership and services during an event, “Aaghaz-e-Jubilee”, held as part of the Diamond Jubilee commemoration. Members of the Shia Imami Ismaili sect of Islam are celebrating the 60th year  of their spiritual leader, Shah…