Aga Khan Foundation India extends humanitarian support to Afghanistan

Aga Khan Foundation India extends humanitarian support to Afghanistan

New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): The Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan Development Network (AGDN) have been working in Afghanistan for nearly two decades now. Talking exclusively to ANI, Dr. Matt Reed, CEO, Agha Khan Foundation, India said, “India’s contribution to Afghanistan’s development through the AGDN have been substantial. We have a substantial number of…

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Sports Diplomacy: Roshan unites Afghanistan through Soccer – “Nazdiq Shodhan”

Through football and sports, Roshan is continuing to bring Afghanistan’s various peoples closer … celebrating Afghanistan’s many talents … uniting the country, one match after another. – Nazdiq Shodhan (Bringing You Closer)   Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading total communications provider, has a reputation for excellence, innovation and service. The recipient of more than two dozen international honors, the company has…

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Roshan Recognized for “Social Contribution,” “Best Brand Campaign,” and “Achievement in ICT” With Prestigious Awards

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading total communications provider, announced today that it received awards and special commendations at both the 2014 Asia Communication Awards ACA and the 2014 Financial Times/International Finance Corporation FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards. Roshan received the “Social Contribution Award” at the 2014 Asia Communications Awards for the…

Aga Khan Development Network Supports Relief Effort for the Victims of Afghanistan Landslide

Aga Khan Development Network Supports Relief Effort for the Victims of Afghanistan Landslide

Kabul, 5 May 2014 – In the wake of a disastrous mudslide in Afghanistan’ Badakhshan Province, the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) was working closely with the government and other organisations in providing urgent relief supplies, including tents for shelter, food items, and emergency medical care. More http://www.akdn.org/Content/1266 Related: Hundreds killed, thousands missing in Afghan…

Civilian Aid is in Jeopardy in Afghanistan

Civilian Aid is in Jeopardy in Afghanistan

ARGUMENT: Let Me Down Easy It’s bad enough the United States is slashing military aid to Afghanistan. Don’t shut off the civilian aid spigot, too. BY ANJA MANUEL, JUSTINE ISOLA APRIL 4, 2014 [...] Aga Khan Development Network has been a leader in this area, helping to launch the successful telecom company Roshan in 2003,…

Role Canada should play in Afghanistan: Canadian Association of Journalists partnering with Aga Khan Foundation Canada

Role Canada should play in Afghanistan: Canadian Association of Journalists partnering with Aga Khan Foundation Canada

The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to partner with Aga Khan Foundation Canada to present CBC journalist Mellissa Fung as a keynote speaker at #CAJ14, which runs May 9-10 at the Holiday Inn and Suites Downtown Vancouver. Fung will discuss what role Canada should play in Afghanistan as the fledgling nation develops its own…

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“Roshan Thomas – A hero for our times,” by Dr. Siva Kumari, Director General of the International Baccalaureate. Roshan Thomas Scholarship to be established

ROSHAN THOMAS, pioneering educationalist in Afghanistan, “a hero for our times.” A statement from Dr Siva Kumari, Director General of the International Baccalaureate. We mourn one of our own ….an outstanding IB parent who created a better world for children in Kabul The IB community is deeply and immeasurably saddened to hear that Roshan Thomas…

Roshan Thomas – Acting in the Path of God By Jalal Jaffer « SIMERG – Insights from Around the World

Roshan Thomas – Acting in the Path of God By Jalal Jaffer

Acting in the path of God Eliminates limitations, restrictions, conceptions In pursuit of noble actions To sustain, promote, achieve Enhancement, progress, understanding Amongst God’s most beautiful creation The human being. With clarity of mind Determination against any odds It was but natural That Roshan picked a far-away geography Hoping and pursuing and working towards A…

On the Slopes in Afghanistan - Newsweek

On the Slopes in Afghanistan – Newsweek

By Paula Froelich for Newsweek At first glance, things in Kabul look promising. Emirates Air started flying there in January and the city feels like a boomtown: sidewalks full of pedestrians, semi-paved streets full of cars, half-built buildings everywhere—including a very ambitious Marriott Hotel nestled next to the U.S. Embassy. There is even a huge…

Roshan's Telemedicine Project

Roshan’s Telemedicine Project

Roshan, through its Corporate Social Responsibility Arm – Roshan Community – and public and private partners, connects the French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) with the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) in Karachi. The telemedicine project now extends to four regional hospitals – 3 in Afghanistan and one in Tajikistan, providing life-saving medical expertise that…

Afghanistan just spawned a multinational that’s taking on global giants in Africa – Quartz

Afghanistan just spawned a multinational that’s taking on global giants in Africa – Quartz

The largest mobile network operator in Afghanistan is not a multinational company. Or it wasn’t until this month, when Roshan Telecom took its network to Uganda, Burundi and Tanzania. That makes telecoms Afghanistan’s most high-profile export after opium. Roshan Telecom was born in Kabul in July 2003. Its headquarters remain in the Afghan capital. Its name, Roshan, means “light” in Dari…