Kabul, 23 July 2016 -Judith D’Souza, who was working for the Aga Khan Foundation when she was abducted in Kabul on 9 June, has been released. Her release was confirmed by the Indian government earlier today.
The Foundation is deeply grateful to the Afghan authorities and the Indian government for their sustained efforts to secure Ms. D’Souza’s release. Ms. D’Souza is being reunited with family and friends.
The Aga Khan Foundation is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). The AKDN has been delivering humanitarian assistance and conducting development programmes in Afghanistan since 1995. It continues to work with local communities and the Government of Afghanistan to assist in the development of the country.
AKDN in Afghanistan: http://www.akdn.org/where-we-work/central-asia/afghanistan