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Event - 1996-10-01

Date: 
Tuesday, 1996, October 1
Location: 

Hazar Imam visited Hunza in early October and gave Holy Deedar at Alyabad, Gilgit and Karimabad. At Karimabad, Hazar Imam opened the restored Baltit Fort.

person_place_reference: 
H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


Audio for Event - 1996-10-01

Speech

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan At the Inauguration of the Restored Baltit Fort-1996-09-29

Your Excellency President Leghari, Honourable Ministers, Your Excellencies, Dear Guests

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THE AGA KHAN VISITS THE RECENTLY RESTORED BALTIT FORT IN THE HIMALAYAS - 1996-10-01

In the remote reaches of Pakistan's Himalayas, the one-time independent principality of Hunza was recently reacquainted with the ostentatious luxury of its past: Prince Karim Aga Khan, Hunza's Imam and patron, had come to inaugurate Baltit Fort, an architectural masterpiece, symbolising the area's heritage and culture. The festivities, beginning in late September, lasted for nearly a month.'It's very impressive!' exclaimed the Prince as he walked down Baltit Fort's great stairway.

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