SAF News

News Paris - 16th October 2023
News London, UK - 16th October 2023

MSF Trustees convened in London to discuss GC Meetings & forthcoming Birth Centenary of Amb Madanjeet Singh

Madam France Marquet, the Principal Trustee of the Madanjeet Singh Foundation (MSF), Prof. Salima Hashmi, Trustee-MSF and Chairperson of SAF-Pakistan , Mr. N. Ram, the President-MSF and Dr. Armin Dobler, Trustee-MSF, met in London to discuss the upcoming South Asia Foundation and Madanjeet Singh Foundation governing council meeting scheduled for November 24-25, 2023. Additionally, they discussed an alumni meeting in celebration of Amb Singh's birth centenary in 2024.

News UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France - 6th October 2023

Madam France Marquet's Participation in the Committee on Non-Governmental Partners at the 217th Session of the UNESCO Executive

Mrs. France Marquet, Trustee of the Madanjeet Singh Foundation and representative of the South Asia Foundation to UNESCO, attended the Committee on Non-Governmental Partners during the 217th session of the UNESCO Executive Board.

News Bangladesh, Dhaka - 13th September 2023

Md. Zakaria, SAF-Alumni from the Batch of 2014-2016 at UMIKS, has been appointed as the Secretary of the SAF-Bangladesh

Md. Zakaria, a distinguished SAF-Alumni from the Batch of 2014-2016 at UMIKS, has been appointed as the Secretary of the SAF-Bangladesh Chapter. Md. Zakaria's new role will involve key responsibilities in chapter administration and alumni engagement. Congratulations to Md. Zakaria, and best wishes for his tenure as Secretary of SAF-Bangladesh Chapter.

News UMSAILS, Dhaka, Bangladesh - 1st September 2023

UMSAILS Announces Eight fully paid SAF UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Scholarship For Academic Year 2023-24

The UNESCO Madanjeet Singh South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies (UMSAILS) at South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies (SAILS), Dhaka, Bangladesh is pleased to announce the Madanjeet Singh scholarship for one year Master of Laws (LLM) program to be undertaken at Department of Law and Human Rights, University of Asia Pacific (UAP) in Dhaka, Bangladesh from January 2024 to December 2024. The citizens of all SAARC countries are eligible to apply for the scholarship....

News Bangladesh, Dhaka - 14th August 2023

Chairperson of SAF-Pakistan, Prof. Salima Hashmi, Explores Collaborative Avenues on Bangladesh Visit

Prof. Salima Hashmi, a distinguished educator and influencer, embarked on a significant visit to Bangladesh to foster educational partnerships and cross-border alliances. During her visit, Dr. Hashmi engaged in insightful discussions with key figures, including Vice Chairperson, SAF-Bangaldesh as well as accomplished individuals - Mr. Shimul Saha, Md. Mainul Islam, Mahmud-Ul-Hasan, and Md. Shariful Islam. The meetings centered on mutual professional achievements and strategies for enhancing collaborative initiatives.

News Dhaka, Bangladesh - 13th August 2023

Art Professor & Chairperson,SAF-Pakistan, Salima Hashmi Sparks Collaborative Cultural Dialogue During Visit to SAF- Bangladesh

Prof. Hashmi engaged in a fruitful discussion with Amb. Farooq Sobhan, Chairperson, South Asia Foundation-Bangladesh and Ms. Khushi Kabir, Vice Chairperson, SAF-Bangladesh. The discussions revolved around the promotion and advancement of fine arts in the region and the ongoing initiatives of the South Asia Foundation to support scholars and artists across different SAARC chapters.

News Bangladesh, Dhaka - 11th August 2023

Prof. Salima Hashmi Chairperson, SAF-Pakistan meets with UMISAA's Alumni Mr. Shimul Saha and Mr. Mainul Islam from Bangladesh

Renowned Academic and SAF-Pakistan Chairperson, Professor Slima Hashmi, embarked on a significant visit to Bangaldesh During her stay, Prof. Hashmi engaged in productive discussions with UMISAA Alumni, Mr. Shimul Saha and Mr. Mainul Islam. The meetings revolved around their professional accomplishments and strategies to fortify the SAF network.

News Srilanka, Moratuwa - 7th August 2023

Distinguished Meeting in Sri Lanka: Strengthening SAF Scholarships and Scholar Experiences

During the recent visit of Prof. Salima Hashmi, the esteemed Chairperson of SAF Pakistan to Sri Lanka. brought together a trio of visionary minds: Prof. Hashmi, Ms. Christina Hettiarachchi, a respected Member of the SAF Sri Lanka Advisory Board, and Ms. Swinitha Perera, Secretary of SAF-Sri Lanka. The focal point of their meeting was to discuss the enhancement of SAF scholarships and to address the ongoing journey of current scholars at the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Centre for South Asia Water Management (UMCSAWM) and the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute for South Asian Arts (UMISAA).

News Barefoot Gallery, Colombo - 15th July 2023