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Event - 1979-03-24

Saturday, 1979, March 24

Opening of Karimabad Maternity Home in Karachi, Pakistan, marking the 55th anniversary of dedication to medical needs of Pakistan by the family of the Aga Khan.

H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

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The Aga Khans dedication to health in Pakistan - 1979-03-24

The Aga Khan's dedication to health in PakistanThe inauguration of the Aga Khan Maternity Home, Karimabad, befittingly marks the 55th anniversary of persistent dedication to the medical needs of the people of Pakistan by the family of the Aga Khan.

For it was in the year 1924 that Sir Sultan Mohammad Shyah Aga Khan III - one of the great leaders of the Pakistan Movement and the first President of the All India Muslim League - established one of the first maternity homes in Karachi.

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