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H.H. The Aga Khan arrived at the Serena Kampala (Uganda) at 9:00pm local time this Tuesday 24th February 2015. The next day Mowlana Hazar Imam met His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni at the State House in Entebbe. On 26 February, he attended, with Princess Zahra, the AKU Convocation at 11:00 AM Kampala time (GMT+3).
AKU Convocation Complete Video (71 minutes) here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FnsKMj62c5s
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Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Ceremony of the Bujagali Hydropower Project 2007-08-21Posted January 2nd, 2015 by librarian-hd
Your Excellency President Museveni
Honourable David Migreko, Minister for Energy
Let me begin by expressing my warmest thanks for your kind introduction and for this wonderful welcome.
EAT17:15: However, the President says, Uganda could witness loadshedding within the next two years unless other electricity projects are initiated. He asks Bujagali Energy consortium to consider other projects. He also asks the Aga Khan to get him investors who will add value to Uganda’s produce.
EAT17:20: The President formally commissions the project. “It’s now my pleasure to declare commissioned the Bujagali Hydro Power Project,” he says, while unveiling a plaque to symbolise the commissioning.