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KYRGYSTAN AND AGA-KHAN FUND SIGNED AGREEMENT ON COOPERATION - 2001-09-25

Bishkek (KABAR). According to Kyrgyz National News Agency The meeting of President Askar Akayev and Prince Karim Aga-Khan was held in Bishkek, where condition and cooperation perspectives were discussed. During the meeting an agreement on cooperation in the sphere of development between Kyrgyzstan and Imam of Ismailit of Aga-Khan Fund was signed. After the signing ceremony President Akayev told journalists that this is the fundamental perspective in the sphere of development, provides for cooperation in economy, humanitarian and cultural spheres.

AKFED INVESTS $5.5 MILLION INTO DCB</I> - 2001-02-27

Mumbai: The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (Akfed) has infused $5.5 million into the Development Credit Bank Ltd (DCB) therebyincreasing its stake to 37.5 per cent from 13.55 per cent.

AN INTERNATIONAL WEEK-LONG CONFERENCE ON ETHICAL ISSUES IN KARACHI - 2001-08-01

The Ethical Review Committee and Bioethics Group of the Aga Khan University had organised the moot in collaboration with the the Harvard School of Public Health, Pakistan Medical Research Council and Indian Council for Medical Research.

DAR GRANTS AGA KHAN GROUP ENHANCED STATUS - 2001-08-17

Dar es Salaam : The Aga Khan yesterday signed an agreement with the government of Tanzania, granting enhanced diplomatic status to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) which manages and co-ordinates the group's social and economic development programmes. The agreement was signed between President Benjamin Mkapa and the Aga Khan at a high profile ceremony at State House Dar es Salaam.

THE BEGUM GIVES BIRTH TO PRINCE ALY MUHAMMAD IN PARIS - 2000-03-07

The prince and his 36-year-old mother, Begum Inaara Aga Khan, were doing well, according to the Aga Khan's press office. There was no immediate word on the weight of the child. The 63-year-old Khan is the 49th hereditary imam of the Ismaili Muslim community, which has a following of 12-15 million people worldwide...

DEFILE DE COUVRE-CHEFS ELEGANTS ET ORIGINAUX LORS DU PRIX DE DIANE-HERM&egrave;S - 2001-06-22

De nombreuses personnalités ont assisté au Prix de Diane-Hermès, à Chantilly. La bégum Inaara en compagnie de Jaime de Marichalar et de son épouse, l'infante Elena d'Espagne, l'Agha Khan et la mère de la bégum Renate Thyssen-Henne.

PORTUGAL GIVES AGA KHAN EURO 1 MILLION TO ALLEVIATE RURAL POVERTY IN MOZAMBIQUE - 2001-12-14

Maputo, Mozambique - Aga Khan Foundation Portugal - The Portuguese Agency for Development (Agência Portuguesa para o Apoio ao Desenvolvimento) (APAD) has approved a grant of one million Euros for a long-term rural development programme launched by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and aimed at some 120,000 people in Mozambique

DER ARCHITEKTURPREIS DES AGA KHAN - 2001-10-24

Die Welt - Mittwoch - Berlin. (This article is in German) Norman Foster, Frank Gehry oder Renzo Piano werden ihn wahrscheinlich nie bekommen, den kaum bekannten und doch hochstdotierten Architekturpreis der Welt, den der Aga Khan alle drei Jahre vergibt. Er ist das Oberhaupt der kleinen muslimischen Glaubensgemeinschaft der Ismailiten. Deshalb werden vor allem Projekte im nordlichen Afrika, im Nahen Osten, auf dem indischen Subkontinent und in Indonesien ausgezeichnet.

PORTUGAL GIVES AGA KHAN EURO 1 MILLION TO ALLEVIATE RURAL POVERTY IN MOZAMBIQUE - 2001-12-14

Maputo, Mozambique - Aga Khan Foundation Portugal - The Portuguese Agency for Development (Agência Portuguesa para o Apoio ao Desenvolvimento) (APAD) has approved a grant of one million Euros for a long-term rural development programme launched by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and aimed at some 120,000 people in Mozambique

EASTERN ACCOLADES - 2001-11-21

Globe Interactive - Where is the most important architecture being done right now? The answer depends on what you're looking for, and where. Given that we're living here in the Western world, here is where we look for signs of brave, iconic buildings. But there is gutsy architecture being made in plenty of patches elsewhere.

AFGHANISTAN'S BIGGEST PROBLEM - POVERTY - CAN BE SOLVED - 2001-10-16

WASHINGTON (The Christian Science Monitor via COMTEX). 'Can mountain poverty really be alleviated? Or is economic and social development under such onerous conditions a quixotic dream?

EL AGA KHAN Y LA BEGUM INAARA, EN SU EXCLUSIVO CLUB DE PORTO CERVO - 2001-07-04

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AGA KHAN DENOUNCES TALIBAN'S VERSION OF ISLAM - 2001-10-23

Diario de Noticias, Ter

ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF ARTICLE OF GUJRATI MAGAZINE CHITRALEKHA - AN OASIS IN THE DESERT - 2001-12-01

Here, in Hunza, people do not know The use of medicines. They do not survive on charity. Who is responsible for This state of affairs? He is none other than the man who will celebrate his 65th birthday on the 13th Dec 2001 & who is the spiritual leader of the Khojas, His Highness the Karim Aga Khan. He is the one responsible for the self-esteem & the prosperity of this region.

HAZAR IMAM IN PAKISTAN - 2000-10-14

Complete news of Hazar Imam's visits to Pakistan for two weeks. He Met the Jamat and also participated in the two-day 'Philantropy Conference'

KARIMABAD AND BALTIT PROJECT DEVELOPMENT, PAKISTAN - 2000-10-11

The Aga Khan Trust for Culture has restored the prime historic landmark of the 700 year old Baltit Fort on the terraced slopes in Hunza, in Northern Pakistan. The main theme of the project is to preserve this setting despite natural decay and the inevitable impact of recent changes, such as urbanisation which has begun to threaten the integrity of the built heritage.

LA BEGUM INAARA, UNE PRINCESSE SOLIDAIRE - 2000-10-01

La Bégum Inaara a présidé la deniere semaine d'octobre 2000 une grande soirée de bienfaisance organisée par l'Unesco à Dusseldorf, en Allemagne. La princesse a accordé une interview exclusive à OH LA !

AGA KHAN AND EBRD TO FUND INVESTMENT IN KYRGYZ BANKS - 2000-09-02

The Times of Central Asia: 'Kyrgyz Credit Investment Bank will begin operations in September. It will provide loans of $250,000 - $1 million to finance promising business projects. The Aga-Khan economic development fund will be the leading shareholder with a 30% stake.'

MOWLANA HAZAR IMAM AT THE PHILANTROPY CONFERENCE - 2000-10-17

Addressing the concluding session of the two-day conference on Indigenous Philanthropy, Prince Karim Aga Khan said that philanthropic funding of social development is a new phenomenon extending increasingly to institutions engaged in human resources development. The conference was attended by about 300 participants representing reputed NGOs, experts from home and abroad, besides a number of donor agencies and foreign diplomats of whom the Canadian High Commissioner in Pakistan was seen as a guardian spirit.

AGA KHAN AT THE 1ST WORLD MOUNTAIN FORUM - 2000-08-01

Attended the 1st World Mountain Forum held in Chambery, France. After the opening session which took place in Unesco headquarters Paris under the high patronage of the President of the French Republic, Jacques Chirac, the forum was held in the city of Chambery situated in the heart of the French Alps, creating a pioneer event. Prince Karim Aga Khan gave a well noticed speech with reference to the type of education and development that can be implemented in mountainous areas through NGOs work quoting the examples of Pakistan and Tajikistan.

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