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Tuesday, 2004, June 29DAILY NATION - QUALITE RIME AVEC PASSION</I> - 2004-06-29

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Tuesday, 2004, June 29Aga Khan centre in Mozambique - 2004-06-29
Source: 
www.dawn.com/2004/06/30/int10.htm

The Aga Khan, the spiritual head of the Ismaili community, joined President Joaquim Chissano of Mozambique on Monday in announcing the creation of Aga Khan Academy, Maputo, an academic centre of excellence which will be the second of some 20 being established by the Aga Khan Development Network across the Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and South Asia.
'To educate is a task that belongs to us all,' said President Chissano, calling 'the promotion of quality education for all Mozambicans, a prime condition in the struggle against poverty in our country'.

Tuesday, 2004, June 29SECOND BRIDGE INTO AFGHANISTAN IN GBAO TO BE PUT INTO OPERATION IN EARLY JULY</I> - 2004-06-29

According to Tajik sources, the second of a series of bridges across the Panj River in Gorno Badakhshan that will consolidate permanent overland links between Tajikistan and Afghanistan will be put into operation on July 5 or 6. The bridge-inaugurating ceremony is expected to be attended by senior representatives from the AKDN and the two governments.

Sunday, 2003, June 29Sports Illustrated ] - ALAMSHAR WINS IRISH DERBY FOR AGA KHAN - 2003-06-29
Source: 
sportsillustrated.cnn.com

Alamshar won the Irish Derby by half-a-length from favorite Dalakhani at The Curragh on Sunday to end the French Derby winner's unbeaten record and deliver a home victory for jockey Johnny Murtagh and trainer John Oxx.
Alamshar, who was third in the Epsom Derby, and Dalakhani, unbeaten in six outings before Sunday's race, were left to battle it out as the furious pace left the field trailing with the two horses running neck-and-neck two furlongs from home.

Sunday, 2003, June 29ALAMSHAR WINS IRISH DERBY FOR AGA KHAN - 2003-06-29

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Alamshar won the Irish Derby by half-a-length from favorite Dalakhani at The Curragh on Sunday to end the French Derby winner's unbeaten record and deliver a home victory for jockey Johnny Murtagh and trainer John Oxx...Alamshar's victory gave the Aga his fifth Irish Derby, after Shergar, Shahrastani, Kahyasi and Sinndar, enabling him to equal the tally of his grandfather. It was appropriate that Alamshar carried the chocolate and green hoops, the old Aga's colours, with Dalakhani sporting the modern green and red.

Sunday, 2003, June 29The Independant - ALAMSHAR WINS IRISH DERBY FOR AGA KHAN - 2003-06-29
Source: 
sport.independent.co.uk

Racing: Alamshar and Murtagh end Dalakhani's perfect record Irish Derby: Aga Khan's runners leave Ballydoyle contingent toiling but it is his locally trained colt who outguns the favourite from France

Sunday, 2003, June 29Not just in it for the green - 2003-06-29
Source: 
www.sundayherald.com/34936

With Dalakhani in stunning form, the Aga Khan, right, is bound to make his mark at the Irish Derby. But, reports Paul Wheeler, it's breeding not buying that motivates himIrish Derby day is always a vibrant occasion but this year green may prove to be the predominate colour. There will be the olive-and-red silks of the Aga Khan carried by Dalakhani and Alamshar, the first two in the betting for the country's premier Classic.

Monday, 1998, June 29Event - 1998-06-29

According to Kyrgyz News' PRINCE AGHA KHAN IN KYRGYZSTAN. Prince (Amyn?) Agha Khan, world leader of ismailits, arrived in Bishkek today. According to the presidential press service, he will meet with President Askar Akayev, Prime Minister Kubanychbek Jumaliev and will visit some Kyrgyz regions, available for tourism business. According to the governmental press service, he met with Kyrgyz Prime Minister Kubanycgbek Jumaliev today.


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