AKDN is a model for development, says Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD, Dec 16 (APP): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is a model for other development organizations, as it designs and executes its projects along modern and scientific lines, with focus on improving the quality of life of the beneficiaries. princeThe Prime Minister said this during a meeting with Prince Karim Aga Khan, who called on him at the PM House. The Prime Minister apprised Prince Karim Aga Khan about the governance reforms brought by the present government in Gilgit-Baltistan, where AKDN is active in development work. Mr Sharif also appreciated the role of International Diplomatic Academy, which is a prestigious training institution in France headed by Prince Aga Khan. Possibility of providing fully funded scholarships to young Pakistani diplomats at the institution was also discussed. Prince Karim Aga Khan’s delegation included Head of Social Welfare Department of AKDN Princess Zahra, President Aga Khan Foundation Iqbal Walji, Chairman Aga Khan Foundation Badruddin Vellami, President Aga Khan University Firoz Rasul and Chairman AKES Akbar Pesanani. Later, the Prime Minister hosted a dinner in honor of Prince Aga Khan and Princess Zahra.]]>

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