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PRAK in Pakistan

Video – The Ismaili Update: Pakistan
11 June 2024

Join host Erum Fatima for the latest episode of The Ismaili Update, coming to you from Pakistan, where Prince Rahim recently concluded a five-day visit. During his visit, Prince Rahim met with government, Jamati and institutional leaders, and visited AKDN projects in Gilgit-Baltistan. Pakistan’s President, Asif Ali Zardari, conferred the Nishan-i-Pakistan on Prince Rahim for his “untiring efforts to improving the quality of life of peoples in resource-constrained regions of Asia and Africa”.

Prince Rahim poses for a photograph with the staff and leadership of HBL Microfinance Bank at the inauguration of the bank’s new Regional Headquarters for Gilgit-Baltistan.
Prince Rahim poses for a photograph with the staff and leadership of HBL Microfinance Bank at the inauguration of the bank’s new Regional Headquarters for Gilgit-Baltistan.
HBL Microfinance Bank inaugurates new regional HQ for Gilgit-Baltistan
HBL Microfinance Bank inaugurates new regional HQ for Gilgit-Baltistan
9 June 2024

HBL Microfinance Bank (HBL MfB) yesterday inaugurated a new headquarters for the Gilgit-Baltistan region in northern Pakistan. The ceremony was attended by Prince Rahim along with local government representatives and leaders of the Jamat and AKDN.

Prince Rahim met with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif, at his official residence in Islamabad.
Prince Rahim met with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif, at his official residence in Islamabad.
Prince Rahim concludes visit to Pakistan
Prince Rahim concludes visit to Pakistan
9 June 2024

On the final day of his visit to Pakistan, Prince Rahim met with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif, at his official residence in Islamabad.

Prince Rahim Aga Khan unveils a plaque commemorating the start of the development of Phase II of the Duiker solar energy plant.
Prince Rahim Aga Khan unveils a plaque commemorating the start of the development of Phase II of the Duiker solar energy plant.
Prince Rahim visits AKDN projects in Hunza, Pakistan
Prince Rahim visits AKDN projects in Hunza, Pakistan
8 June 2024

Prince Rahim inaugurated a software technology park, launched the development of two solar power plants, and visited a restored fort and a hotel.

TIU Dar

Video: The Ismaili Update - Dar es Salaam
1 May 2024

Join host Shamya Jaffer for the latest episode of The Ismaili Update, coming to you from the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam, where Princess Zahra today attended the inauguration of a new Cancer Care Centre. With its world-class facilities, the Centre will help pave the way toward a healthier, brighter future for Tanzania and its people.

The new state-of-the-art facility represents a big leap forward in the battle against cancer in East Africa.
The new state-of-the-art facility represents a big leap forward in the battle against cancer in East Africa.
New Cancer Care Centre is a source of hope for Tanzania
New Cancer Care Centre is a source of hope for Tanzania
1 May 2024

Princess Zahra today joined guests and supporters to celebrate the inauguration of a new Cancer Care Centre at the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam. The new state-of-the-art facility represents a big leap forward in the battle against cancer in East Africa.

(L to R): Their Excellencies Presidents José Maria Neves of Cabo Verde, Umaro Sissoco Embaló of Guinea-Bissau, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal, Prince Rahim, Prince Aly Muhammad, Carlos Manuel Vila Nova of Sao Tome and Principe, José Ramos-Horta of Timor-Leste, and Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal.
(L to R): Their Excellencies Presidents José Maria Neves of Cabo Verde, Umaro Sissoco Embaló of Guinea-Bissau, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal, Prince Rahim, Prince Aly Muhammad, Carlos Manuel Vila Nova of Sao Tome and Principe, José Ramos-Horta of Timor-Leste, and Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal.
Lusophone Presidents welcomed at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat
Lusophone Presidents welcomed at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat
24 April 2024

Heads of State from the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) were hosted yesterday at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat. Prince Rahim and Prince Aly Muhammad welcomed Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and leaders from other Lusophone countries.  |  Em português

Prince Rahim receives Mr Goodale’s credentials on behalf of Mawlana Hazar Imam.
Prince Rahim receives Mr Goodale’s credentials on behalf of Mawlana Hazar Imam.
New Representative of Canada to the Ismaili Imamat presents credentials
New Representative of Canada to the Ismaili Imamat presents credentials
21 April 2024

Canada’s Representative to the Ismaili Imamat, His Excellency Ralph Goodale, presented his credentials today at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat.

Prince Rahim with His Excellency Sadyr Japarov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, at the Ala Archa State Residence in Bishkek.
Prince Rahim with His Excellency Sadyr Japarov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, at the Ala Archa State Residence in Bishkek.
Prince Rahim meets the President of the Kyrgyz Republic
Prince Rahim meets the President of the Kyrgyz Republic
29 February 2024

Prince Rahim today met with His Excellency Sadyr Japarov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, at the Ala Archa State Residence in Bishkek. Prince Rahim’s official visit to the country comes at the invitation of the President.

Princess Zahra congratulates Helene N’Garnim-Ganga, Regional Director of AFD in East Africa.
Princess Zahra congratulates Helene N’Garnim-Ganga, Regional Director of AFD in East Africa.
AKHS commemorates expansion of Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
AKHS commemorates expansion of Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
19 February 2024

As the leading private hospital in the region, Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu, has consistently expanded its presence and range of services since its establishment in the 1950s by Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah, proactively catering to the evolving needs of the community.

Princess Zahra waves to students and staff of the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, gathered for the school's 20th anniversary celebration.
Princess Zahra waves to students and staff of the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, gathered for the school's 20th anniversary celebration.
Aga Khan Academy Mombasa celebrates 20 years of excellence
Aga Khan Academy Mombasa celebrates 20 years of excellence
18 February 2024

At an elegant ceremony this morning on the coast of Kenya, Princess Zahra joined students, staff, and guests to celebrate the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa’s 20th anniversary.

More than 730 students graduated as part of AKU's class of 2023.
More than 730 students graduated as part of AKU's class of 2023.
AKU convocation inspires next generation of leaders
AKU convocation inspires next generation of leaders
16 February 2024

More than 730 students in four countries graduated from the Aga Khan University (AKU) on Saturday at ceremonies attended by Princess Zahra, and watched in-person and online by the University’s supporters around the world.

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