Remarks by Mawlana Hazar Imam at the KfW "Weiterdenken" ("Thinking Ahead") event — The Ismaili, Berlin, Germany- 15 January 2019

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim Minister of State, Mr. Niels Annen, Professor Dr. Joachim Nagel, Members of Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is my pleasure to celebrate here today the special partnership between Germany and the Aga Khan Development Network, or AKDN. Over the past 25 years, we have implemented almost € 600 million of programmes together in Asia…

MoU signed between Govts. of Afghanistan, Germany with KFW and Aga Khan Trust for Culture for €18m project along Kabul River

Khaama Press News Agency writes; MoU signed for €18.058m socio-economic project to be implemented along Kabul River A Memorandum of Understanding was signed for the implementation of a project for social, economic, and environmental development in the areas located along Kabul River. According to ARG Palace, the project include renovation and construction of Industrial Machinery…

Pak–German cooperation: KfW Bank’s ongoing initiatives at various fields in Pakistan | The Bank is also one of the partner of AKDN

Pakistan Key objective: stabilise the country For some years now, Pakistan has made frequent appearances in the headlines. The strengthening of Islamic movements , terrorist attacks and religiously motivated violence are making the country increasingly instable. The economic situation has significantly worsened too. This is partly due to the risky security situation and the growing…

Afghanistan: How to design school buildings – architects, engineers and education experts explore best practices — Wadsam com

Schools and the way they are built influence the ability of teachers and students alike to teach and learn. With many schools in Afghanistan still lacking proper facilities, education authorities are addressing the question of the best environment for schoolchildren to pursue their studies successfully. In a series of workshops supported by the German government,…

German donors team visits Chitral to examine different projects — Daily Patriot com | Read all coverage on latest development at border areas

CHITRAL: Aga Khan Rural Support Programme is proposing to support the communities in close to borders areas of Chitral such as Yarkhun-Broghil valley, Garam Chashma, Kalash and Arandu valley. Under PATRIP (Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan Regional Integrated program) these areas have tremendous potential for promoting cross border trades and cultural exchange. Broghil and Kalash festival are…

‘Germany completes 29 projects in Baghlan province’ — Wadsom com says Seven irrigation canals, one road and 21 schools projects were handed over

Germany handed over 29 newly completed projects to the local government in Baghlan province that it built as part of its Stabilization Program for Northern Afghanistan (SPNA). The project was completed at a total reported cost of AFN 410.5 million ($714,909). At the inauguration ceremony, the country’s Consul General to northern Afghanistan, Dr. Zimmerman handed…

Water and Sanitation: German govt and AKDN help improve lives in Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral — Pamir Times Net

Islamabad, 28 January: Long-standing partners, the German Federal Foreign Office through Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KfW) Development Bank and agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN – Aga Khan Foundation, Pakistan (AKF-P) and Aga Khan Planning and Building Service, Pakistan (AKPBS,P) –  have concluded a successful four-year project to help improve the quality of lives…

4 schools, a teacher training center and a hospital inaugurated in Kunduz — Wadsam com on German funded, implemented by AKDN and partners projects

 As part of its stabilization program for northern Afghanistan, the Afghan-German Cooperation handed over six newly constructed buildings to local government in several districts of Kunduz province on Sunday. Four schools opened in Kunduz city and in the districts of Aliabad and Chardara. A new teacher training center was officially inaugurated in Qalai Zal district…