retrospective nation media group at 55 the media of africa for africa

Retrospective: Nation Media Group at 50 – The media of Africa for Africa

It has been a long 50 year journey for the Nation Media Group – founded by His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan. From just one brand in the 1960, the Nation Media has grown and diversified its operations into the region and also ventured into broadcasting. Rita Tinina traces the history of the group that is now the largest media house in the region. https://youtu.be/DdFAtg4KGcEContinue reading Retrospective: Nation Media Group at 50 – The media of Africa for Africa

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

Afghanistan's Roshan competitive advantage empowered with Syniverse’s Risk Management technology solution

Afghanistan’s Roshan competitive advantage empowered with Syniverse’s Risk Management technology solution

Syniverse Supports Roshan’s Revenue Assurance – Predictive analytics technology detects and responds to fraud and revenue leakage December 03, 2015 – Business Wire: “At Roshan, we not only strive always to provide the best quality pro​ducts and services to our customers, but also to bring best business practices and international expertise to Afghanistan through collaborations with leading global companies,” said Karim Khoja, CEO of Roshan. … Continue reading Afghanistan’s Roshan competitive advantage empowered with Syniverse’s Risk Management technology solution

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

Serena Hotels Annual Classic Car Show 2015

Serena Hotels Annual Classic Car Show 2015

Jehanzeb Ghafoor, Serena Hotels, December 01, 2015 – Serena Hotels under its Adventure Diplomacy Initiative hosted Serena Hotels Annual Classic Car Show 2015 at Islamabad Serena Hotel today. These classic cars had made their way into the capital all the way from Karachi after show casing them at Lahore this weekend. More than fifty elegant cars were displayed above 80 years of age. The oldest … Continue reading Serena Hotels Annual Classic Car Show 2015

Executive Masterclass on the Harvard Business School case study: Roshan: Light at the end of the tunnel in Afghanistan

Executive Masterclass on the Harvard Business School case study: Roshan: Light at the end of the tunnel in Afghanistan

On November 6, 2015, Aga Khan Foundation Canada hosted an Executive Masterclass on the Harvard Business School case study, Roshan: Light at the end of the tunnel in Afghanistan. Roshan Telecom, established in 2003 at the height of the Afghan war, has been widely cited as an exemplary model of corporate social responsibility, bringing mobile connectivity, economic opportunity, healthcare, and education to Afghanistan. The story … Continue reading Executive Masterclass on the Harvard Business School case study: Roshan: Light at the end of the tunnel in Afghanistan

Roshan Canada's Legacy in Afghanistan

Complete Event Video of the Nov 5 Webcast: Roshan: Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan

Spur and Aga Khan Foundation Canada invited Roshan CEO and Canadian native Karim Khoja to discuss the mobile tech sector in Afghanistan. The event was moderated by May Jeong, an award-winning freelance writer based in Afghanistan. Published on Nov 12, 2015 In 2003, when the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development established the Afghanistan mobile company Roshan, there was virtually no telecommunications infrastructure in the … Continue reading Complete Event Video of the Nov 5 Webcast: Roshan: Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s telecom giant, Roshan receives 5 Stevie Awards

2015 International Business Awards – Roshan Afghanistan Leads with Five Stevie® Awards

CEO Karim Khoja, Roshan’s Human Resources Department and RAPL League recognized for excellence at global business awards ceremony October 27, 2015 (Kabul, Afghanistan) – Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading communications provider, today announced it was awarded five Stevie® Awards including three Gold Stevie® Awards at the 12th Annual International Business Awards in Toronto, Canada. The International Business Awards (IBAs) is the world’s premier business awards program. All … Continue reading 2015 International Business Awards – Roshan Afghanistan Leads with Five Stevie® Awards

Live Webcast AKFC- DII - Roshan - Canadas Legasy in Afghanistan - conclusion

Twitter Report: Roshan’s CEO Karim Khoja, shares Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan at Delegation of Ismaili Imamat

Pre-Event announcements During the Event Post-Event Accelerate your Awareness – Discover, Explore and Learn More More Pre-Event announcements Continue reading Twitter Report: Roshan’s CEO Karim Khoja, shares Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan at Delegation of Ismaili Imamat

Live Webcast AKFC- DII - Roshan - Canadas Legasy in Afghanistan

AKFC – Delegation of Ismaili Imamat: Karim Khoja, Roshan CEO shares Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan

Spur and Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents Roshan’s CEO and Canadian native, Karim Khoja, to a discussion of the mobile tech sector in Afghanistan. The live webcast of this event is now on! Join the live webcast from at 7:00 pm EST. Watch the webcast here.  The event will be moderated by May Jeong, an award-winning freelance writer based in Afghanistan. Background About Karim Khoja: Karim … Continue reading AKFC – Delegation of Ismaili Imamat: Karim Khoja, Roshan CEO shares Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan

Live Webcast with CEO Karim Khoja of Roshan Telecommunication, Afghanistan

Live Webcast with CEO Karim Khoja of Roshan Telecommunication, Afghanistan

ROSHAN, AFGHANISTAN’S MOBILE COMPANY In 2003, when the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development established the Afghanistan mobile company, Roshan, there was virtually no telecommunications infrastructure in the country. Some Afghans actually had to walk to a neighboring country to make a phone call. Today, Roshan’s 1,000 towers reach more than six million subscribers. Roshan is Afghanistan’s largest investor and recently, it made Fortune’s first … Continue reading Live Webcast with CEO Karim Khoja of Roshan Telecommunication, Afghanistan

Hunza Serena Inn Celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day 2015

Hunza Serena Inn Celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day 2015

World Responsible Tourism Day 4 November 2015 Hunza Serena Inn celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day today on 4th November 2015, as an “Official Supporter of World Travel Market (WTM) supported by UNWTD” reinforcing its commitment to operating as a responsible tourism business and its dedication to bringing about positive change within the tourism industry in Pakistan. Responsible Tourism, as defined by the 2002 Cape Town … Continue reading Hunza Serena Inn Celebrated World Responsible Tourism Day 2015

Islamabad Serena Hotel won in two categories: Pakistan’s Leading Hotel & Pakistan’s Leading Hotel Suite. The Kabul Serena Hotel was awarded Afghanistan’s Leading Hotel and Dushanbe Serena Hotel was awarded Tajikistan’s Leading Hotel. (Image via Serena Hotels)

Serena Hotels honoured by World Travel Awards

Muhammad Saleh Zaafir – Saturday, October 31, 2015 ISLAMABAD: Serena Hotels — South and Central Asia — was honoured with huge accolades by the World Travel Awards at the Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony 2015 held at the Inter Continental Grand Stanford in Hong Kong on Thursday (October 29, 2015). Islamabad Serena Hotel won in two categories in Pakistan, a big honour for the country. … Continue reading Serena Hotels honoured by World Travel Awards