Thursday, June 12, 2008
In the News - June 2008
Mombasa premiere for 'An Islamic Conscience' - June 13th
he French government, the Afghan government and the Aga Khan sign a letter of intent on medical projects in Afghanistan - June 12th
Movie Review: AN ISLAMIC CONSCIENCE: the Aga Khan and the Ismailis - June 12th
Friends of the environment : Aga Khan Planning and Building Services holds art competition - June 10th
Why the world needs more Canada - Jun 12th
A look at Afghan conference pledges - June 12th
By The Associated Press
Some of largest donations at international conference for Afghanistan, where total of $21.4 billion pledged:
_ United States: $10.2 billion, over 2 years.
_ Asian Development Bank: $1.3 billion, over 5 years.
_ Britain: $1.1 billion, through 2013.
_ World Bank: $1.1 billion, over 5 years.
_ European Union: $770 million, through 2010.
_ Germany: $653 million, through 2010.
_ Canada: $600 million.
_ Norway: $500 million, over 5 years.
_ United Arab Emirates: $250 million.
_ Australia: $234 million, over 3 years.
_ Italy: $195 million, over 3 years.
_ Saudi Development Fund: $118 million.
_ Aga Khan Development Network: $100 million, over 5 years.
_ Denmark: $84 million.
_ Iran: $50 million in aid, $300 million in loans, over 3 years.
_ South Korea: $30 million, over 3 years.
_ China: $2.2 million.
Rafat Jan Rukanuddin receives distinguised service award from U. of Iowa - Jun 7th
Volunteer at African games - June 5th