Tue. Oct 27th, 2020

Microsoft, Aga Khan Foundation to establish technology centres

KARACHI (June 14 2009): The Microsoft and the Aga Khan Foundation in Pakistan have inked an agreement to establish the country’s first pilot Community Technology Learning Centres in the remote northern areas of Gilgit and Hunza. A statement on Saturday said that by expanding ICT access and training resources to those rural areas, those centres would offer local residents new social and economic opportunities.

It said that joined at the signing ceremony were Al-Nashir Jamal, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation in Pakistan, Kamal Ahmed, Country General Manager of Microsoft Pakistan. The statement said the pilot project would help build a knowledge economy for Pakistan. This could help foster social and economic opportunities that change people’s lives and transform communities, it added. SOURCE

3 thoughts on “Microsoft, Aga Khan Foundation to establish technology centres

  1. Great newz…….
    This is great achievement of AKF that they are joining handz with MS …….at last MS enterd in to PAK for som serious work …

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  2. This is a great news indeed for the people of Northern Area and it will prove another mile stone by AKF in the development of the area. looks like we are moving toward knowledge society

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