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Al-Azhar Park

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Cairo, Egypt

Texts for Al-Azhar Park

THE AGA KHAN WELCOMES HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES TO AL AZHAR PARK - 2006-03-20

His Highness the Aga Khan welcomes HRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall to Al-Azhar Park. The Royals commence a 3 week tour to Egypt, Saudi Arabia and India.

CROWDED CAIRO GETS ITS OWN VISION OF CENTRAL PARK</I> - 2005-03-25

On Friday March 25, Egyptian first lady Suzanne Mubarak and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, a private agency which seeks to revitalize Muslim communities, inaugurated the largest public park built in Cairo in over a century.

IS CAIRO PARK A NEW MODEL FOR URBAN RENEWAL?</I> - 2005-03-24

When the official inauguration of Cairo's Al-Azhar Park unfolds this weekend, it will do so in two stages.

LE PARC AL-AZHAR DU CAIRE: D'UN DEPOTOIRE &agrave; UN JARDIN DES DELICES</I> - 2005-03-22

Le parc Al-Azhar, l'ancien dépotoir transformé en jardin des délices qu'inaugurera l'Aga Khan vendredi au Caire, dote cette mégalopole de 17 millions d'habitants de ce qui lui faisait le plus défaut: un poumon.

AZHAR PARK - 2004-03-18

Cairo's combination of modern urban problems and historic importance attracted the attention of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and the Aga Khan himself. It was decided to give a park to the people of Cairo. A site was found - it was a wasteland at the centre of the historic metropolis. It had been used as a rubbish dump for centuries and borders a poor part of Old Cairo called Darb al Ahmar. But now local people are being involved in transforming it into a valued urban green space.

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