Irfan Ally Bahadur: Sounds of Pluralism - Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral

Irfan Ally Bahadur: Sounds of Pluralism – Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral

Click to play above, or here to play at the source: fb.com/Irfan.Ali.Fansclub Irfan Ally – a Composer/Director/Singer/Musician/Live Performer – is a young talent and a rising star of Pakistan. Irfan belongs to the Upper Hunza Gojal, Gilgit Baltistan and is currently based in Karachi. He is a recent graduate of National Academy of Performing Arts, Karachi (NAPA) and received his degree in music. Earlier related … Continue reading Irfan Ally Bahadur: Sounds of Pluralism – Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral

Organized by Aga Khan Councils for Chitral Districts, Northern Pakistan, scholars highlight Prophet’s teachings

Organized by the Aga Khan Councils for Chitral Districts – Northern Pakistan, scholars highlight Prophet’s teachings | Chitral Today

December 27, 2015: GARAM CHASHMA: A function was arranged in connection with Eid Miladul Nabi at Pamir Public School and College Garam Chashma in which scholars from both the Sunni and Ismaili communities shed light on the teachings of the holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). The programme was organized by Aga Khan Local Council for Garam Chashma, Aga Khan Local Council for Parabeg … Continue reading Organized by the Aga Khan Councils for Chitral Districts – Northern Pakistan, scholars highlight Prophet’s teachings | Chitral Today

​Dr Mary J Sansalone: Inventor & Vice Provost, Aga Khan University

​Dr Mary J Sansalone: Inventor & Vice Provost, Aga Khan University

Mary Sansalone studied literature and engineering as an undergraduate. She received her MS and PhD in engineering from Cornell University (1984, 1986) and an MPA from the Kennedy School at Harvard University (1999). She joined the faculty of engineering at Cornell University in 1987, where she spent nearly twenty years on the faculty, before becoming Dean of Engineering and Applied Science at Washington University in … Continue reading ​Dr Mary J Sansalone: Inventor & Vice Provost, Aga Khan University

Anila Bano: A day at Peng Chau Island

Anila Bano: A day at Peng Chau Island

Anila Bano, daughter of Qurban Ali, an Ismaili Muslim student from Gilgit Baltistan, is currently enrolled to receive International Baccalaureate Diploma at Li Po Chun United World College, Hong Kong. She shares her reflection on humanity and nature with a personal insight. “We are sent to this world with a purpose. When we leave the earth, we should leave it in a better condition than … Continue reading Anila Bano: A day at Peng Chau Island

Wazir Khan Mosque Restoration in Lahore, Pakistan (Image Credit: Aga Khan Trust for Culture via Archnet)

Wazir Khan Mosque rehabilitation starts in Lahore Pakistan

By Ali Raza for The News. December 22, 2015 – LAHORE: Following the rich heritage value, the Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) has started conservation and rehabilitation of the Wazir Khan Chowk inside the Delhi Gate. The conservation and rehabilitation will be carried out with the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and funding from US Ambassador’s Fund. Wazir Khan Chowk is the courtyard outside … Continue reading Wazir Khan Mosque rehabilitation starts in Lahore Pakistan

ArchNet Research: Shigar Fort Restoration - Shigar, Pakistan

ArchNet Research: Shigar Fort Restoration – Shigar, Pakistan

“Located at a height of 2,250 meters, Shigar Fort is located 30 kms from Skardu town. Where it stands on the bank of Shigar stream built upon a massive rock. Once the seat of the ruling dynasty of Shigar, the fort now lies in ruins. It is a three-storey structure constructed from timber cribbage. Although the fort appears to be one structure, in actuality, it … Continue reading ArchNet Research: Shigar Fort Restoration – Shigar, Pakistan

​Aga Khan University holds 20th Postgraduate Medical Education graduation

​Aga Khan University holds 20th Postgraduate Medical Education graduation

Specialty medicine: meeting Pakistan’s needs December 19, 2015 – ​Towns in rural Sindh, such as Kunri at the edge of the Thar Desert, have suffered from inadequate health care facilities. Yet the arrival of just one doctor Dr Philomena Drago-Johnson, one of the first surgical residents to graduate from the Aga Khan University, at the local hospital was to change all that 20 years ago. … Continue reading ​Aga Khan University holds 20th Postgraduate Medical Education graduation

AKU Dr Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, has been presented a prestigious Turkish award, the 2015 International TÜBA Academy Prize, in health and life sciences

Turkish President rewards AKU’s Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta with the 2015 International TÜBA Academy Prize

“I accept this award with great humility, on behalf of many in my team who have worked hard over the years to uphold the vision and mission of the Aga Khan University in supporting research and scholarship to address the lives of poor and marginalized women and children. The fact that it comes from Turkey, a leader in science and research in the Islamic world, … Continue reading Turkish President rewards AKU’s Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta with the 2015 International TÜBA Academy Prize

North-South Award Ceremony Announced: His Highness the Aga Khan to receive Council of Europe Award

10 Inspirational Quotes of Aga Khan IV on His 79th Birthday

Millions of Ismaili Muslims around the globe celebrate the 79th birthday of their spiritual leader – His Highness Aga Khan IV, on 13th December every year. Gilgit-Baltistan is home to a huge fraction of Ismailis along with other sects of Islam like Sunnis, Shias .and in. H.H. Aga Khan has played an important role in development of this region. Waqar Abbas has compiled a list … Continue reading 10 Inspirational Quotes of Aga Khan IV on His 79th Birthday

Commemorating UN designated 11 December “International Mountain Day” in Gilgit-Baltistan

Commemorating UN designated 11 December “International Mountain Day” in Gilgit-Baltistan

GILGIT: The United Nations General Assembly has declared 11 December as International Mountain Day to raise awareness on the importance of mountains to life. This year WWF-Pakistan, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), GB Tourism Department, Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance, Gilgit-Baltistan Association of Tour Operators (GBATO) and Serena Hotel Gilgit joined hands to celebrate the day by organising a … Continue reading Commemorating UN designated 11 December “International Mountain Day” in Gilgit-Baltistan