PM and His Highness the Aga Khan sign Protocol of Understanding

February 27, 2014 – Today, His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, signed a signed a Protocol of Understanding with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, solidifying the important partnership that Canada has developed with the Aga Khan and his institutions over many years.

Announcement from the Prime Minister

February 7, 2014 – The Prime Minister’s Officer issued a press release today to announce His Highness the Aga Khan’s official visit to Canada at the end of February, which will include an historic address to Parliament.

Interview with Apoorva Oza

February 28, 2012 – Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) welcomed Apoorva Oza, CEO of the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) in India. In this exclusive interview marking World Water Day on March 22, Mr. Oza shared AKRSP’s approach to water sustainability in India.

Youth Engagement in Northern Pakistan

January 19, 2012 – In northern Pakistan, young people have very limited access to market-relevant skills training and enterprise development services, leading to a mismatch in the market and higher levels of unemployment and underemployment.