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Thursday, 2009, July 30H.H. The Aga Khan and President Amani Karume opened the Forodhani Park - 2009-07-30

Heritage photo: 2009, July 30: Zanzibar, Tanzania - H.H. The Aga Khan and President Amani Karume opened the Forodhani Park. - The US$ 2.4 million restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar's Historic Stone Town has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC). [News] [Photo Galery]

Thursday, 2009, July 30Speech by H.H. the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Revitalized Forodhani Park, Stone Town, Zanzibar - 2009-07-30
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Source: 
AKDN.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

His Excellency President Karume and Mrs. Karume
Honourable Deputy Chief Minister of Zanzibar
Honourable Chief Justice
Honourable Minister Mansour Himid, and I thank you for your very kind words
Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen

It is a distinct pleasure for me to be part of this great occasion - in this very special setting.

Thursday, 2009, July 30Inauguration of the Revitalized Forodhani Park, Stone Town, Zanzibar - 2009-07-30
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The US$ 2.4 million restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).

The restoration of Forodhani Park is intended to be part of a larger seafront rehabilitation programme, encompassing: construction of the seawall; underground infrastructure including water, storm and sewer lines; and, the creation of a pedestrian promenade, including planting, street lighting and street furniture along the sea side.

Saturday, 2005, July 30AGA KHAN BEGINS A TWO-DAY VISIT TO BURKINA FASO</I> - 2005-07-30

The Aga Khan, who heads the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) will on Saturday co-launch with President Blaise Compaori the first Micro-finance Agency.

Saturday, 2005, July 30H.H. The Aga Khan arrives in Mali - H.H THE AGA KHAN ARRIVES IN WESTERN AFRICA FOR AN EXTENSIVE TRIP - 2005-07-30

The Aga Khan arrived at the Mali Airport at 4:10 this Saturday afternoon. He had a meeting with the main partner of the IPS group in Mali mr. Baboye Thiam at the Sofitel Hotel. The Aga Khan subsequently met the President of Mali.On Sunday, July 31st, The Aga Khan will be flying to Mopti with the AKDN delegation and other dignitaries. A visit to Sangha is scheduled as well as the Mosque that has been restored. Sunday evening H.H the Aga Khan is invited for dinner at the official residence of the President in Koulouba.

Saturday, 2005, July 30Observateur - AGA KHAN BEGINS A TWO-DAY VISIT TO BURKINA FASO</I> - 2005-07-30
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www.lobservateur.bf/article.php3?id_article=3262?&sq=Oarticle

L'arme fatale de l'Aga KhanDu 29 au 30 juillet 2005 son Altesse l'Aga Khan (chef spirituel) des musulmans insmaïlis et président du Réseau Aga Khan de développement (AKDN) a séjourné dans notre pays.

Saturday, 2005, July 30Aga Khan begins visit to Burkina Faso - AGA KHAN BEGINS A TWO-DAY VISIT TO BURKINA FASO - 2005-07-30
Source: 
www.angolapress-angop.ao

The spiritual leader of Ismailia Muslims, Aga Khan, arrived here Friday afternoon to begin a two-day visit of Burkina Faso.
The Aga Khan, who heads the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) will on Saturday co-launch with President Blaise Compaori the first Micro-finance Agency.

The objective of the network's new initiative is to fight poverty by making the mainstream banking sector to offer financial services to impoverished persons and the down-trodden.

Saturday, 2005, July 30TV5 Entrevue - 2005-07-30

The French interview of The Aga Khan, as well as comments of the speaker have been transcribed and translated in English by the Heritage Staff for the members of www.ismaili.net.

Saturday, 2005, July 30H.H THE AGA KHAN ARRIVES IN WESTERN AFRICA FOR AN EXTENSIVE TRIP</I> - 2005-07-30

H.H. The Aga Khan arrived in at 4:10 p.m. this Saturday for an extensive trip in Western Africa. Text by Heritage Staff.

Saturday, 2005, July 30PRESIDENT COMPAOR&eacute; AND THE AGA KHAN LAUNCH - MICROFINANCE AGENCY IN BURKINA FASO - AGA KHAN BEGINS A TWO-DAY VISIT TO BURKINA FASO - 2005-07-30

President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso and His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), today launched the First Microfinance Agency (Premiere Agence de Microfinance (PAMF) in Ouagadougou.
In the coming weeks, PAMF will commence operations in the Banfora region in association with SN Sosuco, one of the country's largest employers.

Saturday, 2005, July 30Mali TV Interview English/Fran&#231;ais - H.H THE AGA KHAN ARRIVES IN WESTERN AFRICA FOR AN EXTENSIVE TRIP</I> - 2005-07-30

Q: You have come to Mali several times. What is your aim this time?AK: As you know I am coming from Burkina and this trip is a trip so see our activities in West Africa, to assess the situation at a time when Africa is in the process of taking very very important global dimensions, so I have come to look and listen.
Q: You are investing a lot in the industries in Mali, are you satisfied of the operations here in Mali?

Friday, 1982, July 30AGA KHAN PROMOTES NEW CONCEPT IN THIRD WORLD DEVELOPMENT - 1982-07-30
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Africa Ismaili

An agreement providing for the restructuring and expansion of the activities of the Diamond Trust of Kenya Limited (DTK) into the field of merchant banking was signed on 30 July, 1982 at Aiglemont, the Aga Khan's Secretariat near Paris, by DTK, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Samuel Montagu and Co. Limited.

His Highness the Aga Khan, who has had a long and close association with the company, was present at the signing ceremony attended by His Excellency Mr. John Kimani, Kenya's Ambassador to France.

Friday, 1982, July 30Event - 1982-07-30

Aga Khan promotes new concept in Third World development'. An agreement providing for the restructuring and expansion of the activities of the Diamond Trust of Kenya into the field of merchant banking was signed at Aiglemont between Hazar Imam and the Executive Vice-President of the World Bank affiliate, the International Finance Corporation


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