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THE AGA KHAN'S HISTORIC SYRIA VISIT - 2001-11-02

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Friday, 2001, November 2
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DAMASCUS, Syria: Vice President Abdel Hallim Khaddam received here Sunday Ismaelite Moslems spiritual leader, Prince Kareem Agha Khan. Talks dealt with the importance of studying culture and the Islamic legacy and with boosting coopeartion between peoples of the Islamic World.

Also, the Republic's Mufti Sheikh Ahmad Keftaro received the Prince Agha Khan. Talks during the meeting dealt with the current international situation and tolerance of the Islam religion and Islam call for intimacy and peace between peoples of the world. They asserted that Islam is religion of the high values, fraternity and intimacy.

Later on, the Prince met separately in his residence, Ministers of Education, Mahmoud Al-Sayed, Finance, Mohammad Khaled Al-Mahayni, Tourism, Qassem Meqddad, and Culture, Maha Qunout. Talks dealt with ways of developing cooperation relations between these Ministries and foundation of Agha Khan for development.M.Abdo / G.A.Hassoun

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

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