Aga Khan Academy in Dhaka – A centre for world class education

Aga Khan Academy in Dhaka

PRINCE Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, laid the foundation stone of the Aga Khan Academy in Dhaka on Tuesday. The objective of the academy is to provide high quality education for producing efficient professionals. This academy symbolises Aga Khan’s concern for the development of the people of Bangladesh. The Aga Khan Foundation has spread its activities to different countries of Asia, Africa, Europe and America including Bangladesh. But this is for the first that such an academy has been set up in a Muslim country.


Editorial: A centre for world class education – Aga Khan’s welcome initiative

THE laying of foundation stone for the Aga Khan Academy in the city on Tuesday by Prince Karim Aga Khan has gone down as a crowning act of his august visit to Bangladesh. It has provided with an opportunity for us to greet his educational vision. The leader of the Ismailia community has reminded people once more of the ethical principles that should govern education. The academy in Dhaka is one of eighteen such centres of learning around the world and the first in a Muslim country Bangladesh. We are happy that Karim Aga Khan has chosen to have the academy established here.


Aga Khan assures support in education sector

Education Adviser Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman yesterday called on visiting Prince Karim Aga Khan at his hotel suite.

During the meeting, he proposed a forum for holding annual exchange of views session, which would play a pioneering role in the country’s education sector. The prince supported the proposal, an official handout said.

Aga Khan suggested further promotion of the university research activities and improvement of the child-level madrasa education. He also recommended inclusion of moral education, culture and subjects related to freedom from fundamentalism in the curriculum.

Prince Aga Khan assured of providing all possible assistance in the education sector of Bangladesh, the handout said.

Daily Star

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Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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