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Princess Zahra Aga Khan reaffirms continued AKDN support to Afghanistan 2017-04-24

Princess Zahra Aga Khan in Gorno-Badashan Tajikistan  2017-04-26

Princess Zahra Aga Khan, the daughter of Prince Karim Aga Khan met with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in ARG Palace today and reaffirmed continued support to the Aga Khan Development Network to Afghanistan.

According to the informed sources, Princess Zahra, the head of the social welfare of the Aga Khan Development Network, was accompanied by a delegation of the network during her visit to ARG Palace.

Aga Khan Trust for Culture to rebuild 4 historic sites in Kabul 2016-12-17

Bala Hissar Kabul
Source: 
Khaama Press Afghanistan

The Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) will soon start the rebuilding process of four historic sites in capital Kabul, including the sites located along Kabul River.

The AKTC officials informed regarding the plans during a meeting with the Minister of Urban Development and Housing Syed Sadat Mansoor Naderi.

Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Calls on the Minister of Foreign Affairs 2016-09-05

Representative Nurjehan Mawani meeting Afghanistan Foreign Minister 2016-09-05
Source: 
mfa.gov.af

September 5, 2016

Kabul - Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani met this afternoon with the Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

During bilateral meeting, Mrs. Mawani briefed the Foreign Affairs Minister on the projects being carried out in collaboration with the Aga Khan Development Network and Cultural Foundation, and the future programs of this Network.

Chamandi Jamatkhana, Kabul, Afghanistan

Afghan Ismailisare grateful for the new facilities,which are often easierto access, particularly
during the colder months.

'I am very happy that the Chamandi Jamat has its own
jamat khana now,' says Matiuallah Sultani, who attends the
new facility regularly. 'I used to go to Charqala Jamat
khana sometimes, which had been quite difficult during the
winter.' He adds that younger members of the Jamat now
have access to Bait-ul Ilm classes, where they can study the
Ta'lim curriculum.

Qargha Jamatkhana, Kabul, Afghanistan

Situated in the western part of Kabul, Qargha is a scenicarea known for its lake - a big draw for Kabul residents,
who visit during the week and especially on weekends for a
bit of fresh air and sightseeing. A new jamat khana opened
there in April of this year.

The Jamat in Qargha originates from various parts of
Afghanistan and initially settled there in the 1980s during
the period of Soviet occupation. At that time, Jamati
settlements consisted mainly of mud houses with poor access
to sanitation, electricity and other infrastructure.

Mankabood Jamatkhana, Samangan Province, Afghanistan

The inauguration ceremony was led by the Vice-President ofthe Ismaili Council for Afghanistan, Karim Bakhsh Hashuri,
and brought together a number of local government officials,
elders and Jamati leaders. It was followed by Jamati
celebration later that afternoon.

Prince Karim Aga Khan hails former president Hamid Karzai 2014-09-29

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Source: 
Khaama Press Afghanistan

Prince Karim Aga Khan, leader of the Ismaili Muslims hailed the former Afghan President Hamid Karzai for his efforts in reconstruction of Afghanistan.

The President Palace media office following a statement said Prince Karim Aga Khan met with the former president Hamid Karzai on Monday.

Prince Aga Khan was among the several foreign dinitaries who attended the presidential inauguration which was the first peaceful transition of power in the history of Afghanistan.

Aga Khan Trust for Culture restores the historic Citadel in Herat 2014-07-12

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Source: 
Khaama Press Afghanistan

An insight into the restoration project of one of Afghanistan’s most impressive historic sites: the Herat Citadel – dating back to Alexander the Great.

This story discusses the importance of Afghanistan’s historic sites and the restoration work being commenced by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Afghanistan.

Mawlana Hazar Imam visits Afghanistan 2013-12-21

Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a bouquet of flowers by AKDN Resident Representative Nurjehan Mawani upon his arrival in Ka

Kabul, 21 December 2013 — Mawlana Hazar Imam visited Afghanistan today, where he met with the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, as well as ministers and other senior government officials. During high-level discussions on development issues with the president, Hazar Imam reiterated the commitment of the Ismaili Imamat and the Aga Khan Development Network to Afghanistan, and expressed appreciation to the Government of Afghanistan for their continued support of and partnership.

Mawlana Hazar Imam was accompanied by Princess Zahra.

source:theIsmaili.org

Afghan President meets Ismailis Leader 2013-12-21

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Source: 
Khaama Press

Prince Karim Aga Khan Ismailis leader arrived to Kabul Saturday morning to discuss development projects funded by the Aga Development Network in Afghanistan.

According to the presidential website, Karzai has thanked Aga Khan for the development projects he has funded in the last 12 years in Rehabilitation of historical places, Health and Education sectors.

The Aga Khan Development Network is one of the largest donor organizations operating in 30 countries, employing over 80,000 people.

A message from the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan 2007-07-11

President Karzai’s Office, July 11, 2007

In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficial, the Most Merciful
Nahmaduhu wa Nusalle ala Rasolehel Karim

A message from the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Imamat
of His Highness Prince Aga Khan,
the Forty-Ninth Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims

His Highness the Aga Khan is one of the greatest religious figures and philanthropists in the contemporary world.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Ceremony of the FMIC Women's Wing, Kabul 2012-10-20

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Source: 
AKDN

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency Vice President Khalili
Monsieur Laurent Fabius, Ministre des Affaires Etrangères de la Republique Française
Ministers in the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Parliamentarians
Ambassadors
Members of the Provisional Operating Committee of the FMIC
Distinguished Guests and Friends
Assalam-o-Alaikum, Good Morning and Bonjour

It is indeed a pleasure to welcome you today as we celebrate the success and the expansion of the French Medical Institute for Children.


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