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Conference to support Afghanistan

2010-01-28 London

2010, January 28 - London, UK: "Results change minds, not rhetoric." His Highness the Aga Khan's Statement at the London Conference on Afghanistan today. International conference on Afghanistan begins in London Foreign ministers of over 70 countries gathered at a conference in London to discuss the current situation and future of Afghanistan.

Aga Khan Urges Support for Civil Society at Afghanistan Conference 2014-12-05

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Aga Khan Urges Support for Civil Society at Afghanistan Conference

Please also see: Statement by His Highness the Aga Khan
For more information, please see: AKDN Activities in Afghanistan

London, United Kingdom, 4 December 2014 – His Highness the Aga Khan on Thursday (December 4th) reaffirmed the Aga Khan Development Network’s commitment to Afghanistan and emphasized the importance of civil society in securing the country’s prosperous future.

Mawlana Hazar Imam visits Afghanistan 2013-12-21

Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a bouquet of flowers by AKDN Resident Representative Nurjehan Mawani upon his arrival in Ka

Kabul, 21 December 2013 — Mawlana Hazar Imam visited Afghanistan today, where he met with the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, as well as ministers and other senior government officials. During high-level discussions on development issues with the president, Hazar Imam reiterated the commitment of the Ismaili Imamat and the Aga Khan Development Network to Afghanistan, and expressed appreciation to the Government of Afghanistan for their continued support of and partnership.

Mawlana Hazar Imam was accompanied by Princess Zahra.

source:theIsmaili.org

Afghan President meets Ismailis Leader 2013-12-21

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Prince Karim Aga Khan Ismailis leader arrived to Kabul Saturday morning to discuss development projects funded by the Aga Development Network in Afghanistan.

According to the presidential website, Karzai has thanked Aga Khan for the development projects he has funded in the last 12 years in Rehabilitation of historical places, Health and Education sectors.

The Aga Khan Development Network is one of the largest donor organizations operating in 30 countries, employing over 80,000 people.

His Highness the Aga Khan's Statement at the London Conference on Afghanistan - 2010-01-28

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Mr. Chairman, Your Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen.

We express our sincere gratitude to the UK Government for organising the London Conference which has called upon the Afghan Government and the International Community at this critical time to review and prioritise policy directions for Afghanistan.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: His Highness the Aga Khan walks from Downing Street after a breakfast meeting with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on January 28, 2010 in London, England. Foreign ministers from over 70 countries will attend the conference, co-hosted by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Talks aims to tackle key issues on the future of Afghanistan and the gradual withdrawal of international troops from the country.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks with His Highness the Aga Khan before posing for a photograph ahead of the Afghanistan London Conference at Lancaster House on January 28, 2010 in London, England. Foreign ministers from over 70 countries will attend the conference, co-hosted by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Talks aims to tackle key issues on the future of Afghanistan and the gradual withdrawal of international troops from the country.

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) talks to the Aga Khan at the ' Afghanistan : The London Conference' in central London, January 28, 2010. The international community must aim to turn the tide in Afghanistan by the middle of next year, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said on Thursday.

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (bottom row C) talks with the Aga Khan (bottom row L) as they prepare to pose for a family photograph at the beginning of the ' Afghanistan : The London Conference' in Lancaster House, central London January 28, 2010. The Kabul government on Thursday invited Taliban leaders to a peace council of elders in a step toward resolving the Afghanistan conflict and called on Saudi Arabia to help in the quest for peace.

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Delegates and officials pose for a family photograph at the beginning of the ' Afghanistan : The London Conference' in Lancaster House, central London January 28, 2010. (Front row L-R) Aga Khan, Afghanistan' s President Hamid Karzai, Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Thursday he would hold a council of elders in what could could be a first step towards bringing Taliban insurgents into a political settlement of the conflict.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: British Foreign Secretary David Miliband (R) greets His Highness the Aga Khan as he arrives to attend the Afghanistan London Conference at Lancaster House on January 28, 2010 in London, England. Foreign ministers from over 70 countries will attend the conference, co-hosted by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Talks aims to tackle key issues on the future of Afghanistan and the gradual withdrawal of international troops from the country.

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Delegates and officials pose for a family photograph at the beginning of the ' Afghanistan : The London Conference' in Lancaster House, central London January 28, 2010. Front row (L-R), Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Afghanistan Kai Eide, the Aga Khan, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, U.N.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks with His Highness the Aga Khan before posing for a photograph ahead of the Afghanistan London Conference at Lancaster House on January 28, 2010 in London, England. Foreign ministers from over 70 countries will attend the conference, co-hosted by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Talks aims to tackle key issues on the future of Afghanistan and the gradual withdrawal of international troops from the country.

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) talks to the Aga Khan at the ' Afghanistan : The London Conference' in central London, January 28, 2010. The international community must aim to turn the tide in Afghanistan by the middle of next year, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said on Thursday.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks with His Highness the Aga Khan before posing for a photograph ahead of the Afghanistan London Conference at Lancaster House on January 28, 2010 in London, England. Foreign ministers from over 70 countries will attend the conference, co-hosted by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Talks aims to tackle key issues on the future of Afghanistan and the gradual withdrawal of international troops from the country.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: British Foreign Secretary David Miliband (R) greets His Highness the Aga Khan as he arrives to attend the Afghanistan London Conference at Lancaster House on January 28, 2010 in London, England. Foreign ministers from over 70 countries will attend the conference, co-hosted by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Talks aims to tackle key issues on the future of Afghanistan and the gradual withdrawal of international troops from the country.

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