Six Pakistani artists to attend opening of North America’s first Islamic art museum – The Express Tribune

Six Pakistani artists to attend opening of North America’s first Islamic art museum – The Express Tribune

TORONTO: Six Pakistani artists who specialize in miniature art, music and performing arts will be present at the opening of the first Islamic art museum and cultural center in North America, which will open in Toronto next week. Bankrolled by Prince Karim Aga Khan, the facility will feature more than 1,000 artifacts – including rare scriptures…

Shigar Fort Palace

Silk Route Festival promises to revive tourism in Northern Pakistan – 39 countries invited to participate

The Gilgit Baltistan (GB) government has invited 39 countries to participate in the Silk Route Festival starting in September in the region. So far 16 countries have confirmed their participation in the five-day event to start from September 10 The five-day event will start from September 10—an inaugural ceremony has been scheduled for Islamabad where foreign…

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Enlightened Leadership in Times of Globalization

Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development, Karachi: A five-day continuing professional education program facilitated by Dr. Jan-e-Alam Khaki​​, Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development | 22 – 26, 2014 Who should attend? Executives or heads of organizations, NGOs, departments, schools and universities; principals, head teachers, coordinators and organizational or community leaders. discuss ideas…

Samina and Mirza Ali Baig at jam packed Aga Khan University Hospital’s gymnasium

Samina and Mirza Ali Baig at jam packed Aga Khan University Hospital’s talk

Of women, mountains, equality and success – By Sumaira Jajja for Dawn.com KARACHI: A woman can do just about anything a man can, all she requires is ‘opportunity’, said 22-year-old Samina Baig, speaking at the jam packed Aga Khan University Hospital’s gymnasium, with her talk aptly titled ‘No Mountain Too High, Nor Too Easy’. Baig…

Raheel Lakhani: On the move | the project

Raheel Lakhani: On the move | the project

Journeys are all about embracing the moment and at the same time, thinking about what’s next. It’s about the connecting ‘flights’, detour and mishandled adventure.. the route from Islamabad, crossing through Abbotabad, Kaghan, Naran, all the way up to Gilgit. The photo study plays the same game with the viewers – what’s next! As a photographer to me,…

Karim Ahmad Photography

Karim Ahmad Photography

Karim Ahmad Khan is an Ismaili Muslim Photographer from Gojal Hunza, Pakistan. Karim Ahmad completed his secondary education from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit. He is now a student of Fine Arts in National College of Arts, Lahore. Karim Ahmad has been a volunteer throughout his life, being a Boy Scout, Shaheen Scout, and…

Preserving history of Lahore, Pakistan: Aga Khan Trust for Culture's restoration project

Preserving history of Lahore, Pakistan: Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s restoration project

Preserving history: Aga Khan Trust helping restore Royal Bath – The Express Tribune Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) Director General Kamran Lashari said on Wednesday that conservation work at the shahi hamam was being carried out with the objective of integrating the hamam in its urban surroundings. He said the hamam’s original baths, structural…

Tabreek Somani with her homeroom teacher and 12 years old class on the occasion of Spirit Day - From Karachi to Bishkek to Mombasa: Tabreek Somani’s Educational Journey in Diverse Cultural Settings

From Karachi to Bishkek to Mombasa: Tabreek Somani’s Educational Journey in Diverse Cultural Settings

Tabreek started her education from the Foundation Public School in Karachi, which followed the British education system (Cambridge curriculum) after completing one year of early years learning at Head Start, Karachi. Her family moved to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in 2010 and she enrolled at the QSI International School of Bishkek (QSIB), which follows the American curriculum…

What Milestones Look Like | Serena Hotels

What Milestones Look Like | Serena Hotels

At a Farewell Reception hosted by The Adventure Diplomacy Group, consisting of Serena Hotels and the Embassies of the Argentine Republic, Republic of Indonesia, Nepal, Russian Federation and the United States of America, the siblings spoke passionately about women empowerment, cultural diplomacy through adventure sports, sustainable tourism and the importance of nurturing the youth of Pakistan.…

Samina & Mirza Ali Baig are the Stars and Role Models for the World - US Ambassador for Pakistan

Samina & Mirza Ali Baig are the Stars and Role Models for the World – US Ambassador for Pakistan

“Samina Baig & @Mirza_climb are the stars of the evening & role models for the world,” said @usembislamabad Ambassador Richard Olson #ADG — Serena Hotels | Asia (@serena_hotels) August 6, 2014 Still on a high from the spectacular Grand Reception held in honour of @Mirza_climb & #SaminaBaig last night. #ADG #Pakistan #courage — Serena Hotels…

Sibling mountaineering duo celebrated by civil society - Pakistan - DAWN.COM

Sibling mountaineering duo celebrated by civil society – Pakistan – DAWN.COM

ISLAMABAD: The Adventure Diplomacy Group (ADG) celebrated the achievements of Mirza Ali and Samina Baig on successfully completing their Adventure Diplomacy Expedition of conquering ‘Seven Summits in Seven Continents.’ Samina Baig made history on May 19, 2013 by becoming the youngest Muslim woman and first Pakistani woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. After…

Seven Summits in Seven Continents: Brother-sister duo receive rousing welcome – The Express Tribune

Seven Summits in Seven Continents: Brother-sister duo receive rousing welcome – The Express Tribune

Mountaineer Mirza Ali wore his white “I love Pakistan” T-shirt at each of the 55 airports he passed through while helping his sister during her successful ascent of the highest peaks on each of the world’s seven continents. Addressing a ceremony celebrating the successful completion of the Adventure Diplomacy Expedition, Ali, 30, and his sister…

Serena Hotel’s Warm Welcome for Mountaineering Siblings Samina & Mirza Ali Baig

Serena Hotel’s Warm Welcome for Mountaineering Siblings Samina & Mirza Ali Baig

Warm welcome back reception for mountaineering siblings; Samina and Mirza Ali Baig after setting a world record by climbing the 7 summits in 7 continents. A proud moment for Pakistan to have our flag flown across the world via Serena Hotel – Timeline Photos. Also read by Ismailimail Adventure Diplomacy: Beyond the Heights – Mirza…