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AGA KHAN RAISING LIVING STANDARDS IN NORTHEN AREAS - 2003-10-16

Date: 
Thursday, 2003, October 16
Location: 

ISLAMABAD: Nestled amid the towering Himalaya, Hindukush and Karakoram ranges, communities in Pakistan

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


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Aga Khan raising living standards in Northern Areas - 2003-10-16

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www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_16-10-2003_pg7_43

Nestled amid the towering Himalaya, Hindukush and Karakoram ranges, communities in Pakistan?s Northern Areas have undergone a silent socio-economic upheaval in the past 20 years.
With $100 million, a development network headed by Prince Aga Khan, spiritual head of the Ismaelite sect, overhauled the region from a network of sleepy, marginalized communities in 1982 to a vibrant region boasting schools, healthcare, hydro-electric power schemes and even a micro-finance bank. The Northern Areas is home to 1.2 million people spread across 1,123 villages.

Daily Times - AGA KHAN RAISING LIVING STANDARDS IN NORTHEN AREAS - 2003-10-16

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Thursday, October 16, 2003

Aga Khan raising living standards in Northern Areas

ISLAMABAD: Nestled amid the towering Himalaya, Hindukush and Karakoram ranges, communities in Pakistan's Northern Areas have undergone a silent socio-economic upheaval in the past 20 years.

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