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$4.2m GB project envisages massive tree plantation

Representatives of AKAH,P and the Forest and Wildlife Department of the Government of Gilgit-Baltistan planted trees to mark the
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dawn.com

The Newspaper's Correspondent

GILGIT: The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat Pakistan (AKAH-P) and the government of Gilgit-Baltistan have announced a US dollar 4.2 million project to plant 50 million trees across the region to reduce the climate-induced natural disasters.
The announcement was made at a function here on Friday.

The project will use tree plantation to absorb carbon and stabilise soil and slopes in hazard-prone areas, mitigating climate change and disaster risk, according to a press release issued here on Friday.

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation Karachi, Pakistan 2000-10-21

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the Aga Khan University convocation. AKDN / Gary Otte
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akdn.org

The Aga Khan University Convocation Karachi, Pakistan, October 21, 2000
Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim
Your Excellency General Pervez Musharraf Your Excellency the Governor of Sindh Excellencies
Chairman and Members of the Board of Trustees President Kassim-Lakha
Rector Vellani Faculty Members Distinguished Guests
Proud Parents of the Class of the year 2000 Graduating Students of the Aga Khan University Ladies and Gentlemen

Assalamo Alaikum

SPEECH BY THIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST CONVOCATION OF THE MEDICAL COLLEGE 1989-03-20

His Highness the Aga Khan addressing the audience at the Convocation Ceremony marking the first graduation of doctors 1989-03-20
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ismaili.net

SPEECH BY THIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST CONVOCATION OF THE MEDICAL COLLEGE, MONDAY 20 MARCH, 1989
Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ur-Rahim
Your Excellency, The President, Your Excellency, The Governor Of Sindh, Dr Halfdan Mahler, Director-General Emeritus Of The World Health Organisation, Honourable Ministers, Your Excellencies, Faculty Members, Distinguished Guests,and Graduating Students of The Aga Khan University.

As-Salam-Wailakum.

HBL reports almost 14 times profit per share (AKFED subsidiary) 2020-07-24

Photo: Samaa Digital
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SAMAA

Amid variable interest rates, the Habib Bank Limited reported a net profit of Rs11 billion or Rs7.53 per share for the quarter ending June 2020, which is 13.8 times of Rs750 million or Rs0.44 per share it earned in the same quarter of the previous year, the company’s financial results revealed Friday.

The largest bank of the country saw its net interest income (NII) increase by 44% to Rs35 billion between April and June 2020, compared to Rs24 billion for the same quarter of the previous year.

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Hazar Imam at Chitral Airport, Northern Pakistan, after Diamond Jubilee Darbar bids Khuda Hafiz to the President of Ismailia Council 2017-12-09

Hazar Imam visits Sialkot Jamat Khana 1964-11-26

Hazar Imam congratulated the Jamat for a clean, neat and attractive Health Center

H.H. The Aga Khan, Mowlana Hazar Imam wrote during the visit to Sialkot "I congratulate you for a clean, neat and attractive Health Center and I am sure that with continued care and hard work, all My Jamath will become fully conscious of the necessity for proper medical attention at all times. Congratulations to all.
26th November 1964

Aga Khan University Hospital Launches Nation's First Lactation Clinic 2020-08-07

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) here on Thursday launched the first of its kind lactation clinic
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UrduPoint.com

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Aug, 2020 ) :The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) here on Thursday launched the first of its kind lactation clinic to addressing the dire need of help and support to mothers for breastfeeding their infants.
This clinic aims to empower and help mothers across Pakistan ensure their infants' good health from the day they are born, said a statement issued here.

The Dawood Foundation and Aga Khan University partner to boost quality of care for hospitalized COVID-19 patients 2020-07-24

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
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technologytimes.pk

The Dawood Foundation, the charitable arm of the Dawood Hercules Group, has announced a collaborative project with Aga Khan University (AKU) to build the capacity of frontline healthcare professionals to manage COVID-19 patients across Pakistan.

Aga Khan University And Partners Launch Free Mental Health Therapy Training For Parents 2020-07-06

Aga Khan University & Hospital Karachi
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UrduPoint

ga Khan University has partnered with a range of organizations to launch free, online capacity building sessions for parents of children with mental health issues and developmental disorders whose treatment has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Jul, 2020 ) :Aga Khan University has partnered with a range of organizations to launch free, online capacity building sessions for parents of children with mental health issues and developmental disorders whose treatment has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

AKU launches special graduate programme for govt health officials 2015-04-14

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
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www.thenews.com.pk The News

Karachi

For the first time in Pakistan, officials of the provincial government working on the district and provincial levels will be able to enrol in a graduate program on health policy and management as part of an initiative to build capacity to ensure better delivery of services.

For this the Sindh government on Monday signed an agreement with the Aga Khan University and John Snow Inc, as part of the strengthening health systems component of the USAID’s maternal and child health program.

50-bed Aga Khan Medical Centre opened in Gilgit 2016-05-26

Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim visit Gilgit and inaugurate health centre    2016-05-25
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DAWN - Pakistan

KARACHI: Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Prince Rahim Aga Khan inaugurated a 50-bed medical centre in Gilgit on Tuesday.

According to a media release, the Aga Khan Medical Centre was established to provide health care in large underserved areas and to complement the government’s efforts to attain the sustainable development goals in health.

The facility — the Gilgit Centre — would provide high quality diagnostic and secondary health care and connect the Gilgit hub through a digital health network to clinics in Singal, Gupis, Aliabad, Soust, Booni and Garamchashma, it added.

The ideal diplomat? Prince Aly Khan

Prince Aly Khan speaking at the United Nations as Representative for Pakistan
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Daily Times Pakistan

May 12, 1960, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN in New York, Aly Khan, dies in a Paris car accident – ending a promising diplomatic career. Who was Aly Khan and what distinguished him from other diplomats? Moreover, what relevance does he hold today?

PAKISTAN: Aga Khan Development Network and Better Shelter build Covid-19 rapid response centres 2020-06-11

View of the Rapid Response Centre installed at Gilgit Medical Complex. © AKHS
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bettershelter.org

Gilgit, Pakistan, 11 June 2020 – In Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral in Northern Pakistan, the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) and the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), with support from Better Shelter, are setting up six Covid-19 Rapid Response Centres using prefabricated materials and modular designs. Four of the centres will use shelter units donated by Better Shelter.

AKU among seven global institutes collaborating on new pandemic study 2020-06-04

Photo: AKU
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SAMAA www.samaa.tv

A new grant to spur vital global research into infectious diseases and pandemics has been awarded to the University of Washington (UW) and its partners, including the Aga Khan University, by the US National Institutes of Health’s Centres for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases.
The $8.75 million grant spread over five years will help support UW and collaborators at Rockefeller University in New York City and institutions in Brazil, Pakistan, Senegal, South Africa and Taiwan to develop the United World for Antiviral Research Network.

Chitral to get Covid-19 testing facility from The Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan

Covid 19 testing centre in Chitral
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Dawn

CHITRAL: The Aga Khan Health Service, Pakistan, (AKHSP), has planned to set up a testing facility of Covid-19 in Chitral and has started the process of importing the machine and allied equipment.

AKHSP regional head Mirajuddin said this while speaking at a ceremony arranged at the inauguration of 28-bedded Covid-19 Response Centre in Booni, Upper Chitral.

He said that establishing a testing facility had become essential in Chitral as sending a swab sample of a suspected patient to Peshawar entailed heavy expenses.

Sindh Govt, Aga Khan University Joins Hands To Boost COVID-19 Critical Care 2020-04-18

The Sindh government and Aga Khan University (AKU) have entered into a partnership under which the AKU will provide free-of-cost
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urdupoint.com

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Apr, 2020 ) :The Sindh government and Aga Khan University (AKU) have entered into a partnership under which the AKU will provide free-of-cost training and technical assistance on Covid-19 critical care to healthcare professionals working in the public sector.

Sindh Minister for Health and Population Welfare Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, Secretary Health Sindh Zahid Abbasi , AKU Medical College Dean Dr Adil Haider and AKUH CEO Shagufta Hassan signed MoUs at the Sindh Secretariat here on Friday, a statement said.

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Shalimar Gardens, Lahore for the AKAA Awards

SPEECH AT THE PRESENTATION CEREMONY OF THE FIRST AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE - 1980-10-23 held at the Shalimar Gardens, Lahore

  1. RIFF Stereo 24kHz 56Kbps (CBR) 29:32 minutes (11.83 MB)

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1960, Rodolfo Usigli with His Royal Highness Karim Aga Khan, spiritual chief of the Ismailis. Embassy of Pakistan, Beirut

Aga Khan University unveils CoronaCheck self-screening app 2020-04-10

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The Nation nation.com.pk

The Aga Khan University has launched a new mobile application, ‘CoronaCheck’, enabling people to safely evaluate coronavirus symptoms with an in-home screening tool of the application.

According to an official statement, the app uses an interactive chatbot, driven by artificial intelligence, which allows users to understand their symptoms and recognise whether they may have contracted COVID-19 or not. With the app providing help promptly, it also aims to identify potential coronavirus carriers and limit their risk of transmission.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs 1976-03-12

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audio

Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen.

Let me first say how grateful I am for your invitation to speak to this distinguished audience in Karachi today and for your kind words about my family and about myself.

Perhaps I should begin by defining what I mean by the phrase “Nation States”. First it is the land area or areas over which a single government exercises authority in terms of internal administration and external defense and whose frontiers are recognized, legally or de facto, by other nation states.


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