A new small hydroelectric power station with a capacity of 100 kW/ hour has been put into operation in a mountainous village in eastern Tajikistan, Tajik radio reported on 16 July. 'Japan and Switzerland have provided comprehensive assistance with drawing up this important project for the mountainous village in Shughnon [District]. The countries allocated 74,211 dollars through the Aga Khan Development Foundation for the construction of the station,' the report said.
Burkina Faso government, Aga Khan agree on airline privatization BBC
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.
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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.
The Times of Central Asia: 'But what perhaps really mattered was the all-out war on the scourge of narcotics declared by Prince Aga Khan, the spiritual leader and the only mainstay of the Pamirians. He announced that withdrawal from drug trafficking was the essential condition for the resumption of the food supplies he had provided for the locals for years regardless of their nationality or religion.'
His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan addresses the inaugural session of the World Mountain Forum in UNESCO, Paris. 'I am especially happy that the Ismaili Imamat has been given the opportunity to participate in a Forum organised by and for all those concerned with the difficulties facing the populations of mountain regions, and to share lessons that have been learnt, to exchange mutual experience and advice, to better identify the problems that exist, and to try, as part of a joint effort, to propose new and more efficient solutions,' His Highness the Aga Khan said. [
The Ugandan ministry's spokesman, Mr. Aggrey Kibenge, told The New Vision yesterday that Aga Khan University was licensed last month and will have Jinja Hospital as its campus.
Prime Minister Oqil Oqilov of Tajikistan received the head of the Aga Khan Foundation, Prince Amin Aga Khan [son of Karim Aga Khan IV, leader of the world Ismailis], today.
Hazar Imam arrived in Montreal in a private visit at the invitation of the Trudeau family to attend the funeral of Pierre Elliot Trudeau.The following day, Hazar Imam was one of the honorary pall-bearers at the funeral..
Mowlana Hazir Imam will not attend the World Religious Leader Summit, even though last year an article suggested this: 'The United Nations is to extend its peacekeeping role into spiritual territory next year by hosting its first summit for world religious leaders, bringing together the likes of the Pope, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Aga Khan and the Grand Mufti live on television.' wrote Jonathan Petre in an article published in 1999.
Paris. Hazar Imam's horse wins: It was billed as the showdown between Europe
News Articles: The Aga Khan's wife Begum Inaara hosts an elegant benafit for UNESCO
Hazar Imam sends a message to the global Jamat that The Begum Om Habibeh, widow of Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan passed away on the first of July at Le Cannet, South of France in her ninety-fifth year. July 4, 2000: Hazar Imam, Prince Amyn and Prince Saduddin attend the funeral of Mata Salamat in Aswan
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'
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 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 !
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.'
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.
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.