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AGA KHAN AT THE INTERNATIONAL FRESH WATER FORUM - 2003-08-29

Date: 
Friday, 2003, August 29
Location: 

Dushanbe, Tajikistan [Heritage News] - H.H. The Aga Khan, arrived at 5:00 PM at the Dushanbe Airport on August 29 where a large crowd was waiting to welcome him.

person_place_reference: 
H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


Speech

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan Dushanbe Fresh Water Forum, Dushanbe, Tajikistan - 2003-08-30

Hazar Imam in Dushanbe for theFresh  Water Forum 2003-08-30

Your Excellency President Rakhmonov
Your Excellency Prime Minster Akilov
Excellencies
Distinguished Participants
Ladies and Gentlemen

I am pleased to have this opportunity to speak at the beginning of this important conference: the Dushanbe Fresh Water Forum.

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TAJIK PRESIDENT CALLS FOR COMBINING EFFORTS IN SOLVING PROBLEMS OF RATIONAL USE OF WATER RESOURCES - AGA KHAN AT THE INTERNATIONAL FRESH WATER FORUM - 2003-08-29

Source: 
www.asiaplus.tajnet.com/n/w/1.htm Asia Plus

Tajik President addressing International Freshwater Forum has urged to focus efforts on appropriate tasks.
DUSHANBE, September 1, Asia-Plus - 'The main task is in focusing efforts of all countries and directing them to an appropriate turn', Tajik President Emomali formulated the task faced by participants at the Forum.

Tajiks have more faith in Aga Khan than UN water forum-2003-09-02

His Highness the Aga Khan leaves a cultural centre in Astana. Kazakhstan
Source: 
www.terradaily.com

Fountains played all around Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe for a UN-sponsored water forum this week, but many in this war-weary Central Asian country drew greater comfort from the visit of Ismaili Muslim leader the Aga Khan.

Having been wracked by civil war in the 1990s, this remote mountain republic of 6.5 million people was determined to show the world a new face at the International Fresh Water Forum, intended to help ease ex-Soviet Central Asias deepening crisis of desertification and disease.

Aga Khan at the International Fresh Water Forum - 2003-08-29

H.H. The Aga Khan, arrived at 5:00 PM at the Dushanbe Airport on August 29 where a large crowd was waiting to welcome him.On 30th of August, he attended the Dushanbe International Fresh Water Forum which is one of the main event of this 2003 Water Year. The Forum is held from 29th August to September 1st and the whole city is filled with boards and colourful reminders of this event.

UN conference in Central Asia to focus on water - AGA KHAN AT THE INTERNATIONAL FRESH WATER FORUM - 2003-08-29

Source: 
enews.ferghana.ru/detail.php?id=199&code_phrase=

Delegates from Canada, Lebanon, Turkey, Iran, the United States and Malaysia were due to gather for the Dushanbe International Water Forum to discuss problems as diverse as flooding, desertification and water-borne disease.
But it is unclear how much the conference will accomplish, since several of Tajikistan's neighbors who face grave water-related problems are not sending high-level government officials to the event.

INTERNATIONAL FRESHWATER FORUM IN DUSHANBE OPENING TOMORROW - AGA KHAN AT THE INTERNATIONAL FRESH WATER FORUM - 2003-08-29

Source: 
www.asiaplus.tajnet.com/n/th/2.htm

International Freshwater Forum will open tomorrow, August 30, at the 'Kokhi Borbad' Complex in Dushanbe with speech of welcome by Tajik President Emomali Rahmonov.
As Asia-Plus was told at the Forum's press center the forum's program includes discussion of results of achievements and global prospects of the Millenium Development Goals and the World's Sustainable Development Summit, papers on interconnection between water and poverty, results of the Third World's Water Forum, expansion of international cooperation on management of water resources and other issues.

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