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Tuesday, 2013, April 3020 Projects Shortlisted for US$ 1 million Aga Khan Award for Architecture
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Lisbon, 30 April 2013 – The shortlist of nominees for the 2013 cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture was announced today at the Palacio das Necessidades (the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). The 20 nominees for the US$ 1 million prize range from a modern high rise apartment block to the revival of traditional building techniques. Shortlisted projects, which are selected by an independent Master Jury, are located in Afghanistan, Austria, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Thailand and Yemen. The shortlist includes:

Tuesday, 2013, April 3020 Projects Shortlisted for US$ 1 million Aga Khan Award for Architecture
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akdn.org

Lisbon, 30 April 2013 – The shortlist of nominees for the 2013 cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture was announced today at the Palacio das Necessidades (the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). The 20 nominees for the US$ 1 million prize range from a modern high rise apartment block to the revival of traditional building techniques. Shortlisted projects, which are selected by an independent Master Jury, are located in Afghanistan, Austria, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Thailand and Yemen. The shortlist includes:

Thursday, 2009, April 30Cooperation between Syria and the AKDN - 2009-04-30

2009, April 30: Aleppo, Syria: (SANA)-Prime Minister Mohammad Naji Ottri discussed Thursday with Prince Rahim Karem Agha Khan cooperation between the Syrian government and Agha Khan Development Network, and the importance of its developmental and social projects in Syria. Both sides reviewed the situation and stages of the projects being implemented by the Network in Aleppo and their positive impact on boosting social and tourist development in the Syrian second city.

Saturday, 2005, April 30HAF Commends Aga Khan for Commitment to Pluralism - GLOBAL CENTER OF PLURALISM IN OTTAWA, CANADA - 2005-04-18
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www.hinduamericanfoundation.org First Ismaili Electronic Library and Database

The Hindu American Foundation wrote a letter to His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslim community, commending him for his recent $40 million investment for the establishment of the Global Centre for Pluralism in Canada.
April 30, 2005

To His Highness the Aga Khan,

Wednesday, 2003, April 30AKDN Press Release] - PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN RECEIVED AGA KHAN - 2003-04-30
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www.akdn.org/news/uca_010503.htm

His Highness the Aga Khan accompanied by the Minister for Education, Ms. Shamsha Berkimbayeva, visited Taldykorgan region of Almaty Oblast to view potential sites for the Kazakh campus of the University of Central Asia.

Wednesday, 2003, April 30PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN RECEIVED AGA KHAN - 2003-04-30

Astana, KAZINFORM. President of Kazakhstan Received Aga Khan. Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has received the distinguished public figure Prince Karim Aga Khan in Astana. The two discussed issues of regional development, particularly, activities of Central Asia University that researches problems of mountainous regions. Campuses of the university are situated in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The education is paid, however, the special commission considers financial conditions of each student, and grants privileges if one deserves.

Wednesday, 2003, April 30More - PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN RECEIVED AGA KHAN - 2003-04-30
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www.times.kg/

Today President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has received the distinguished public figure Prince Karim Aga Khan in Astana. The two discussed issues of regional development, particularly, activities of Central Asia University that researches problems of mountainous regions. Campuses of the university are situated in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The education is paid, however, the special commission considers financial conditions of each student, and grants privileges if one deserves.

Wednesday, 2003, April 30H.H. THE AGA KHAN IS COMING TO KAZAKHSTAN ON A SHORT VISIT - 2003-04-30

Astana, KAZINFORM. On April 29, in the evening, a well-known public man, spiritual leader of Moslems-Ismailites His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan is arriving in Almaty, the Kazakh information agency reports. On April 30 in the course of his short visit Aga Khan will meet with the Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and also with some members of the Kazakhstan Government. During these meetings various questions will be covered, in particular, Aga Khan

Tuesday, 2002, April 30PUTIN, MUSLIM SPIRITUAL LEADER DISCUSS AFGHAN SETTLEMENT - 2002-04-30

Interfax News Agency - Moscow, 30 April: Russian President Vladimir Putin and [spiritual] leader of the Shiite Muslim [Ismaili] community Prince Karim Aga Khan IV discussed peace settlement in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, 2002, April 30AGA KHAN TO HELP REVITALIZE KABUL AREA - 2002-04-30

KABUL: Aga Khan Cultural Services (Afghanistan), a newly established affiliate of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), will lead the revitalisation of a significant but currently degraded urban area in central Kabul around the historic Timur Shah Mausoleum.

Sunday, 1989, April 30gives up singing career for Alzheimer's Association-1989-04-30
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Chicago Sun

Fate has some cruel sorrows in its quiver, and the story of Rita Hayworth, who slid from sex goddess to Alzheimer's victim inside of three decades, is one of them. The way Hollywood and life devoured Marilyn Monroe is a better known parable, but it can't be any more wounding than this one. Listen to her daughter talk, a daughter who nursed her mother in her own Manhattan apartment until she died two years ago. The daughter's * name is Princess Yasmin Aga Khan Jeffries, and she is nearly 40 years old and remarkably beautiful in several senses of that word.


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