SAF News

News Bangladesh - 1st January 2005

SAF SOS Villages (SOS-Kinderdorf International)

An agreement was signed in 2004 between South Asia Foundation ("SAF") and SOS-Kinderdorf International to grant scholarships.

Event Bagerhat, Bangladesh - 5th December 2004

The Second SAF-SOS Environment Camp - 5th December 2004, Bagerhat, Bangladesh

After the South Asia Foundation Governing Council it was decided to conduct Environmental Work Camps for Youths from SAARC Countries. Accordingly, the Second Environmental Work Camp was held at the SOS Youth Village Farm Project at Bagerhat, Bangladesh in December 2004.

News 1st October 2004
Event Beaulieu-sur-Mer, France - 14th September 2004

10,000 SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarships Programme

Message on the occasion of launching the 10,000 SAF Madanjeet Singh scholarships programme in Colombo on 14th September 2004.

Event Colombo, Sri Lanka - 14th September 2004

SAF-Madanjeet Singh Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Chairmanship of Hon. Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar and SAF Sri Lanka chairperson.

Testimony 2nd June 2004

Salima Hashmi - SAF Chairperson Pakistan

Bless you! Yes, Maimoona is very much in Pakistan and is now going home for the vacation months. I think she and the two Nepalese and one of the Bhutanese students have been among our top students,[ together with two Pakistanis.]

Testimony 24th May 2004

Amit K. Shrivastava

First of all, let me offer my deepest apologies for not writing to you any e-mail, thanking note and also not being able to contact you ever since my Lahore experience.

Conference New Delhi, India - 18th April 2004

Meeting of the Academic Council of SAF Distance Learning, 18th April 2004

A meeting of the Academic Council of SAF Distance Learning was held at SAF-India office on 18th April at 10.00 am.

Conference Gurbaksh Singh Auditorium, Preet Nagar, Punjab - 16th April 2004

Inauguration of the SAF-IGNOU study Centre

The event in India was held at the Preet Nagar Cultural Centre, near Amritsar. Some two years ago, I had agreed to the request of Uma, a daughter of Gurbaksh Singh, to fund the construction of the Centre in her father’s memory along with another eminent writer, Nanak Singh.

Conference Afghanistan - 22nd March 2004

MoU between 'SAF', 'UNESCO' and the Madanjeet Singh Institute for Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Madanjeet Singh, The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and The Ministry of Information and Culture of Afghanistan concerning the Madanjeet Singh Institute for Afghanistan's Cultural Heritage.