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Tuesday, 2006, April 18VISINDAR WINS RACE - 2006-04-18

Visindar, trained by André Fabre, is the new favourite for the Vodafone Derby after an impressive win at Longchamp. Fabre said he would leave decisions about Epsom to his owner, the Aga Khan. 'He knows everything about the Derby and I know nothing,' Fabre said. The Aga Khan missed this faultless reappearance but spokesman Georges Rimaud said: 'Visidar beat nothing but did it very well. We are more than satisfied with his race and you couldn't have asked for more.'

Monday, 2005, April 18Aga Khan welcomes Government of Canada's partnership in new Global Centre for Pluralism - 2005-04-18
Source: 
www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/April2005/18/c6675.html

His Highness the Aga Khan today welcomed the announcement by the Government of Canada of its intellectual, institutional and financial contribution to become a partner in the new Global Centre for Pluralism in cooperation with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). Founded by His Highness the Aga Khan and to be based in Ottawa, the Global Centre for Pluralism will be a non-denominational, not-for-profit, Canadian organization with global reach. The Government of Canada said today it will contribute $30 million to the Centre.

Monday, 2005, April 18GLOBAL CENTER OF PLURALISM IN OTTAWA, CANADA</I> - 2005-04-18

The Government of Canada today welcomed the decision by the Aga Khan Development Network to establish the Global Centre for Pluralism in Canada. The Government of Canada intends to contribute $30 million to the endowment set up by the Aga Khan Development Network for the establishment of the Centre. Located in Ottawa, the Global Centre for Pluralism will be a not-for-profit, non-governmental institution with a mission to promote pluralism as a fundamental human value and a foundation for good governance, peace and human development.

Monday, 2005, April 18Government of Canada Welcomes the Establishment of the Global Centre for Pluralism in Ottawa - 2005-04-18
Source: 
www.news.gc.ca/cfmx/CCP/view/en/index.cfm?articleid=139129

The Government of Canada today welcomed the decision by the Aga Khan Development Network to establish the Global Centre for Pluralism in Canada.'Canadian society provides a model to the world of how democracy, prosperity and security can flourish when founded on a culture of respect and diversity', said Prime Minister Paul Martin.


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