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DateEventDetails
1979-09-02Event - 1979-09-02

Mowlana Hazar Imam addressed a very large gathering of students.

1981-09-02Event - 1981-09-02

Mowlana Hazar Imam visited the Institute of Ismaili Studies where he chaired a meeting of the Board of Governors, met with the Faculty and met the staff and students.

1982-09-02Event - 1982-09-02

Institute of Ismaili Studies. Hazar Imam visited the Board of Governors of the Institute of Ismaili Studies and later conferred with the Faculty and met the staff and students of the Institute. He was particularly pleased with the progress that the library had made since Sept. 1st, 1979 when He last saw it. The present holdings of the library total approximately 100,000 volumes and 1,000 manuscripts; the latter mainly in Arabic, Persian and Khojki

1999-09-02Event - 1999-09-02

According to the Madagascar journal MIDI MADAGASCAR President Ratsiraka meet Prince Aga Khan in Paris before flying to Moncton in Canada for the Francophone summit. Cooperation in the field of education (creation of schools) as well as health (cholera eradication) and development was discuss. The meeting and an interview was shown in the Malagasy TV.

2000-09-02AGA KHAN TO HELP PAMIR REGIONS - 2000-09-02

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.'

2000-09-02AGA KHAN AND EBRD TO FUND INVESTMENT IN KYRGYZ BANKS - 2000-09-02

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.'

2002-09-02THE LAST WORD: SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN - 2002-09-02

Newsweek International - Calling for Conservation

2003-09-02TAJIKS HAVE MORE FAITH IN AGA KHAN THAN UN WATER FORUM - 2003-09-02

- Many in this war-weary Central Asian country drew greater comfort from the visit of Ismaili Muslim leader the Aga Khan. Saying that his Aga Khan Development Network had saved their lives by relief work and thus they trust him to make fresh water possible.

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