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Aga Khan visits East Africa Officials with Family - 2009-07-22 to 30

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Date: 
Wednesday, 2009, July 22 - Thursday, 2009, July 30
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H.H.The Aga Khan arrived in Mombasa on 22nd July for AKDN work, meetings with government officials in the East Africa region.

He landed in Nairobi on 25th and will be visiting the AKUH the next day leaving on 28th for Dar es Salaam and then heading to Zanzibar for the opening of the Forodhani Park on 30th.

Princess Zahra is presently in Nairobi since 20th July for AKU Board of Trustees meetings.

Speech

Speech by H.H. the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Revitalized Forodhani Park, Stone Town, Zanzibar - 2009-07-30

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Source: 
AKDN.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

His Excellency President Karume and Mrs. Karume
Honourable Deputy Chief Minister of Zanzibar
Honourable Chief Justice
Honourable Minister Mansour Himid, and I thank you for your very kind words
Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen

It is a distinct pleasure for me to be part of this great occasion - in this very special setting.

Press Release

US$ 2.4 million Revitalisation of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town Completed - 2009-07-29

Source: 
akdn.org

Zanzibar, 29 July 2009 – The US$ 2.4 million restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).

Recent Articles

Aga Khan pledges support for Zanzibar - 2009-07-31

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Source: 
The Citizen

His Highness the Aga Khan yesterday assured Zanzibar of continued support in undertaking development projects, including setting up a microfinance scheme that will provide loans amounting to more than Sh1 billion.

Speaking during the opening of the refurbished Forodhani Park, the Aga Khan said the initiative would offer about 1,000 loans to different segments of Zanzibaris.

Forodhani Park has been rehabilitated by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) at a cost of $3 million (Sh3.9 billion) from the initial estimates of $2.4 million (over Sh3 billion).

H.H. AGA KHAN ENDS WEEK LONG VISIT IN KENYA TO REVIEW PROGRESS OF the A.K.D.N. PROJECTS - 2009-07-29

Source: 
Coastweek

Coastweek -- His Highness the Aga Khan, accompanied by his daughter Princess Zahra, ended a week-long visit to Kenya to view progress on various projects of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in the country.

While in Mombasa, the Aga Khan visited the Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa where he toured some of the Hospital's diagnostic services and specialist clinics.

The Hospital is part of the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) with links to the Aga Khan University Hospitals in Nairobi and Karachi, and has grown in recent years, expanding its services and upgrading its facilities.

Kibaki urges AKDN support on education and health - 2009-07-28

Source: 
Sunday Nation

In Summary

President thanks The Aga Khan for his contribution to Kenya’s development.

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President Kibaki has urged The Aga Khan Development Network to continue supplementing government efforts in the education and health sectors.

The President said the government will support the AKDN's efforts especially in empowering farmers through the Network’s value addition to farmers' output.

He made the remarks when he met The Aga Khan at his Harambee House office on Tuesday.

President Kibaki outlined the government’s commitment to empowering farmers in the rural areas.

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