Aga Khan Foundation, Bangladesh: Finding Beauty in Difference

Aga Khan Foundation, Bangladesh: Finding Beauty in Difference

December 18, 2015 – Fayeka Zabeen Siddiqua for The Daily Star Bangladesh, Education: Curiosity doesn’t quite capture one’s imagination as it does during childhood. It is the time when children make candid observations, give honest opinions and ask questions, especially when they see something that seems unfamiliar. They master different concepts. Teaching them pluralism and the value of tolerance is thus important so that they … Continue reading Aga Khan Foundation, Bangladesh: Finding Beauty in Difference

Prince Amyn Aga Khan Presents Credentials to Bangladesh, Visits AKDN Sites

Prince Amyn Aga Khan Presents Credentials to Bangladesh, Visits AKDN Sites

Dhaka, 8 December 2015 – Prince Amyn Aga Khan, the younger brother of His Highness the Aga Khan, presented his credentials as the Personal Representative of His Highness the Aga Khan to Bangladesh. The ceremony took place at a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Mr. Abdul Hassan Mahmood Ali, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday 3 December 2015. In accepting … Continue reading Prince Amyn Aga Khan Presents Credentials to Bangladesh, Visits AKDN Sites

Prince Amyn presents credentials as Mawlana Hazar Imam’s personal representative to Bangladesh | The Ismaili

Prince Amyn presents credentials as Mawlana Hazar Imam’s personal representative to Bangladesh | The Ismaili

THEISMAILI.ORG 8 December 2015: Prince Amyn travelled to Bangladesh last week, where he presented his credentials to the government as Mawlana Hazar Imam’s personal representative. During the three-day visit, he also toured the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre, Dhaka and met with Jamati and AKDN leaders. Dhaka, 4 December 2015 — Prince Amyn departed Bangladesh today, following a three-day visit to the country during which he … Continue reading Prince Amyn presents credentials as Mawlana Hazar Imam’s personal representative to Bangladesh | The Ismaili

Growing engagement of Aga Khan Institutions in Bangladesh lauded

Growing engagement of Aga Khan Institutions in Bangladesh lauded

Dhaka, 03 December 2015:- Bangladesh on Thursday appreciated the growing interest and involvement of Aga Khan Institutions in various sectors that are contributing to institutional development of Bangladesh. State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam conveyed appreciation to Prince Amyn Aga Khan while attending the opening ceremony of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Office of the Resident Representative in Dhaka. Shahriar said he … Continue reading Growing engagement of Aga Khan Institutions in Bangladesh lauded

Prince Amyn opens Aga Khan Development Network's Office in Dhaka as AKDN scales up its operations in Bangladesh

Prince Amyn opens Aga Khan Development Network’s Office in Dhaka

Prince Amyn Aga Khan has inaugurated Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) office in Dhaka ceremonially to scale up its operation in Bangladesh. He came to Dhaka on Wednesday on a three-day visit. AKDN has a plan to invest multimillion dollar in tourism and education sector, said sources. It has a plan to set up a hotel under its prestigious chain hotel, Serena, and state-of-the-art Aga … Continue reading Prince Amyn opens Aga Khan Development Network’s Office in Dhaka

Prince Amyn Aga Khan is the new Non-Resident Personal Representative of Aga Khan to Bangladesh

Prince Amyn Aga Khan is the new Non-Resident Personal Representative of Aga Khan to Bangladesh

2015-12-03: Prince Amyn Aga Khan presented his credentials to Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Thursday, the foreign ministry said. He conveyed to the foreign minister that Aga Khan Development Network would take steps for the development of health, education, culture, and tourism sectors in Bangladesh. Source: bdnews24 – Dhaka Tribune Continue reading Prince Amyn Aga Khan is the new Non-Resident Personal Representative of Aga Khan to Bangladesh

AKDN Resident Representative, Munir M Merali visits Habib Bank stall at Banking Fair Bangladesh 2015

AKDN Resident Representative, Munir M Merali visits Habib Bank stall at Banking Fair Bangladesh 2015

2nd-Dec-2015: Munir M Merali, the Resident Representative of The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) recently visited the first-ever ‘Banking Fair Bangladesh 2015’ and the Habib Bank Ltd. stall at Bangla Academy in the city. The objective of the Banking Fair was “To build a banking nation” through financial inclusion of unbanked people. HBL Bangladesh showcased their various products and services at the Banking Fair. Merali … Continue reading AKDN Resident Representative, Munir M Merali visits Habib Bank stall at Banking Fair Bangladesh 2015

UNHCR: High Comissioner Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Career Highlights

UNHCR VIDEO: High Comissioner Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Career Highlights

“He left an indelible print on UNHCR’s history – leading the agency through some of the most challenging moments. Sadruddin’s name became synonymous with UNHCR.” – Ruud Lubbers, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Uploaded on Nov 6, 2015 UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, UNHCR have helped tens of millions of people find safety … Continue reading UNHCR VIDEO: High Comissioner Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Career Highlights

Aga Khan School, Dhaka holds Awards & Graduation ceremony

Aga Khan School, Dhaka holds Awards & Graduation ceremony

Ittefaq Report August 19, 2015: The Awards and Graduation Ceremony of the Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS,D) for the Academic Year 2014-2015 for the Grade 5 and 12 students have been held at the RAOWA Convention Hall in Dhaka. Bhutanese Ambassador for Bangladesh, H.E. Ms. Pema Choden as well as H.E. Mr. Munir Merali, AKDN Resident Representative to Bangladesh, among others attended the programme. Source: … Continue reading Aga Khan School, Dhaka holds Awards & Graduation ceremony

Companies from Afghanistan, Bangladesh & India top the Fortune’s Change the World 2015 List - Roshan Grameen Bank Jain Irrigation

Companies from India, Bangladesh & Afghanistan top Fortune’s Change the World 2015 List

NEW YORK — India-based micro-irrigation firm Jain Irrigation Systems is the sole company from the country named in Fortune magazine’s inaugural “Change the World” list of companies making significant progress in addressing major social problems as a part of their core business strategy. Jain Irrigation ranks seventh on the list of 50 companies on Fortune’s new “Change the World” list that has been topped by … Continue reading Companies from India, Bangladesh & Afghanistan top Fortune’s Change the World 2015 List

Aga Khan: Govts must improve quality of life for democracies to succeed | Dhaka Tribune

Aga Khan: Govts must improve quality of life for democracies to succeed | Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka Tribune: September 16, 2015 – Improving the quality of life was the most important component of a successful democracy, said Aga Khan. “I believe that the progress of democracy in our world is fundamentally linked to improving the quality of human life,” he said in a keynote address to the Athens Democracy Forum, an international gathering of diplomats, business leaders and opinion makers hosted … Continue reading Aga Khan: Govts must improve quality of life for democracies to succeed | Dhaka Tribune

Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) and Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) on Saturday signed an agreement on strategic partnership at a function held in the city. (image credit: The Financial Express)

Financial Express | AKFED & BRAC form strategic partnership to serve people of Bangladesh

“It is an exciting opportunity for BRAC to enter into a strategic partnership with AKFED in taking IPDC to new levels of growth and expansion by providing socially responsible financial services to the people of Bangladesh. This is a common goal of both BRAC and AKFED” – Sir Fazle Hassan Abed, BRAC Chairperson Dhaka, Sept 12. The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) and … Continue reading Financial Express | AKFED & BRAC form strategic partnership to serve people of Bangladesh

Imamat Day reception marks first anniversary of AKDN representative office in Bangladesh | The Ismaili

Imamat Day reception marks first anniversary of AKDN representative office in Bangladesh | The Ismaili

THEISMAILI.ORG 13 August 2015: Dhaka, 30 July 2015 — Government leaders and members of the diplomatic corps joined Aga Khan Development Network staff and volunteers for an Imamat Day reception at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre. The event also marked the first anniversary of the establishment of the Office of the AKDN Resident Representative in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. “This reception helps to raise awareness and provide … Continue reading Imamat Day reception marks first anniversary of AKDN representative office in Bangladesh | The Ismaili

Munir Merali, AKDN Resident Representative, making the opening speech along side His Excellency Abdulla Yuldoshev, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, at the Imamat Day Reception (10 July 2009)

AKDN Resident Representative Munir M Merali: Aga Khan Development Network celebrates 1st anniversary in Bangladesh

The Daily Star – August 03, 2015: The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on Thursday celebrated the first anniversary of the establishment of its resident representative’s office in Bangladesh, said a press release. AKDN Resident Representative Munir M Merali hosted an Imamat Day reception. State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak attended the function at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre in Bashundhara. … Continue reading AKDN Resident Representative Munir M Merali: Aga Khan Development Network celebrates 1st anniversary in Bangladesh