To mark the completion of the documentation, presentation and promotion of the western section of the Lahore Fort Picture Wall, the Aga Khan Cultural Service Pakistan (AKCSP) organised a workshop at the fort in which the discoveries made during the project were shared with various stakeholders for feedback and discussion.
Among all the structures on the premises of the Qutb Shahi tombs, one of the first to come up near the entrance is the Badi Baoli (step well), built more than 400 years ago by Sultan Qutb-ul-Mulk, the first ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. Apart from the Badi Baoli, the AKTC has also restored the Hamam (bath) Baoli and the Jamshed Baoli.
The Aga Khan University Hospital yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Health through Uganda Cancer Institute to formalise free radiotherapy treatment for 400 cancer patients.
The Sundar Nursery, the Khilji-era Jamaat Khana Masjid and the tomb of the Mughal-era poet Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan are in the final stages of redevelopment. The mosque is in the premises of the Nizamuddin dargah, the famous Sufi shrine that has lent its name to the area. The work is being done by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).
The Nation Media Group has signed an agreement with the Invest In Africa (IIA) initiative aimed at linking small and medium-sized firms to IIA’s digital portal which uploads tenders by big multinational companies. NMG’s partnership is intended to help create awareness of the new initiative for SMEs signed onto the IIA portal, similar to what the media group does with the Top 100 annual SMEs survey. “We are pleased to partner with Invest In Africa to add value to the current Top 100 SMEs.