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Aga Khan, Assad discuss development of Syria - AGA KHAN, ASSAD DISCUSS DEVELOPMENT OF SYRIA - 2004-02-18

His Highness the Aga Khan, yesterday concluded a three-day official visit to Syria during which he had meetings with President Bashar al-Assad and a series of discussions with Ministers on key development priorities for the country.
The Aga Khan's discussions with President Assad touched on a range of issues but focused on specific areas in which institutions of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) could expand its activities.

Aga Khan Calls for Freedom in the Civilisation Debate Model proposed for analysing challenges facing Islam - THE AGA KHAN'S HISTORIC SYRIA VISIT - 2001-11-07

A bustan whose glory would stem from the value and legitimacy of the pluralism of the infinite manifestations of culture in the human community.'
His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, this evening used the metaphor of an orchard to symbolise the intellectual space that offers hope and optimism in the face of 'the many issues and pressures facing Islamic countries and communities.'

Comments by H.H. The`Aga Khan at the Press Conference 2008-08-25

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DVD Golden Jubilee visit to Syria

Comments by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Press Conference held at the Office of the Prime Minister of Syria, His Excellency Mr.Mohammed Naji Otri after the signing of various Agreements and Memorandums of Understanding between the Institutions of the Imamat and Agencies of Syria

Damascus, Syria

August 25th, 2008

Mr. Prime Minister,

I would like to begin these comments this morning by thanking you and your Government for the very warm welcome that you have accorded to me on this Golden Jubilee visit to Syria.

Speech by His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan at Aleppo Citadel - 2008-10-28

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Speech by His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan at Aleppo Citadel, Throne Hall

INAUGURATION OF THE ALEPPO CITADEL PROJECT

In the presence of His Excellency Mohamed Naji Otri, Prime Minister of the Syrian Arab Republic

7:30 PM

Thursday August 28, 2008

Your Excellency The Prime Minister
Your Excellency The Minister for Culture
Your Excellency The Minister for Tourism
Your Excellency The Chief of The Baath Party in Aleppo
Your Excellency The Governor and the Mayor of Aleppo

Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Speech - Opening Ceremony, Aga Khan Architectural Awards - 2001-11-06

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AKDN.org

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the 2001 Award Presentation Ceremony of the Aga Khan Award For Architecture, The Citadel (Aleppo, Syria)
06 November 2001

Your Excellency Prime Minister Miro
Honourable Ministers
Your Excellencies
Distinguished Guests

It is with great joy that I open the 2001 Presentation Ceremony of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. To do so in Syria and in this great city of Aleppo is exhilarating. For me, it is moving in a very personal way, for it takes place in a land of shared history and common heritage.

Interview of H.H. The Aga Khan by AlWatan, Syria - 2008-08-27

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AlWatan Newspaper, Syria

Emphasizing that Investment in Culture is Principle in Development,
Prince Karim Aga Khan, in an Exclusive Interview with ‘Al Watan’: My Visit to Syria is Very Special to Me

By Waddah Abed Rabo

Prince Karim Aga Khan, the Imam of the Ismaili Muslim, has accentuated the

Umayyad Dynasty in Damascus - 661-750AD

Dynastie des Omayades a Damas

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