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Monday, 2004, November 29Maths, Sciences Skills - 2004-11-29

We bring you the details of the seven projects worldwide that were last Saturday declared winners of the ninth cycle of the world's largest architectural awards, which have a triennial prize fund of $500,000. The awards ceremony took place in India at the historic fort built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in Agra, better known for the world famous Taj MahalOn 27 November, at a ceremony in India at the historical Agra Fort, His Highness the Aga Khan announced the seven recipients of the 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

Saturday, 2003, November 29PRINCE AGA KHAN DUE ON DECEMBER 2 - 2003-11-29

ISLAMABAD: The spiritual leader of Ismaili community, Prince Karim Aga Khan would be visiting Pakistan on December 2.

Saturday, 2003, November 29PakTribune - PRINCE AGA KHAN DUE ON DECEMBER 2 - 2003-11-29

The spiritual leader of Ismaili community, Prince Karim Aga Khan would be visiting Pakistan on December 2. During the six-day tour, the Prince will meet President General Pervez Musharraf, Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali and the Pakistani cabinet members.
The Prime Minister Jamali will host a luncheon in the honour of the visiting dignitary on December 3 whereas the visiting guest will attend the dinner hosted by the President Gen Musharraf on the very same night.


IRIN News - PAKISTAN: Water channel gives new life to Bunji villagers.Hundreds of villagers in a remote part of Pakistan's Northern Areas will soon be self-sufficient thanks to an irrigation project by the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP). 'The government tried to build a water channel there, but it didn't last, and we were desperate to build another one,' father-of-six Salahuddin told IRIN in Bunji, located in the Astor Valley, some 55 km south of Gilgit, the administrative capital of the Northern Areas.

Thursday, 2001, November 29ARCHITECTURE - Khan awards bridge cultural gap-2001-11-29

Can architecture be a way of bridging the gap between Western and Islamic cultures? For most of us, the need to build that bridge is something we've only recently become aware of. But someone who has long been trying is the Aga Khan.

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