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Inauguration of the Revitalized Forodhani Park, Stone Town, Zanzibar - 2009-07-30

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Thursday, 2009, July 30
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The US$ 2.4 million restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).

The restoration of Forodhani Park is intended to be part of a larger seafront rehabilitation programme, encompassing: construction of the seawall; underground infrastructure including water, storm and sewer lines; and, the creation of a pedestrian promenade, including planting, street lighting and street furniture along the sea side.

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Forodhani Park - Zanzibar - Tanzania

Speech

Speech by H.H. the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Revitalized Forodhani Park, Stone Town, Zanzibar - 2009-07-30

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Source: 
AKDN.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

His Excellency President Karume and Mrs. Karume
Honourable Deputy Chief Minister of Zanzibar
Honourable Chief Justice
Honourable Minister Mansour Himid, and I thank you for your very kind words
Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen

It is a distinct pleasure for me to be part of this great occasion - in this very special setting.

Press Release

US$ 2.4 million Revitalisation of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town Completed - 2009-07-29

Source: 
akdn.org

Zanzibar, 29 July 2009 – The US$ 2.4 million restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).

Forodhani Park Project Brief PDF - 2009-07-29

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akdn.org

Please downloak the full brief from the PDF link below.

Stone town seafront rehabilitation: forodhani park

Recent Articles

Aga Khan pledges support for Zanzibar - 2009-07-31

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The Citizen

His Highness the Aga Khan yesterday assured Zanzibar of continued support in undertaking development projects, including setting up a microfinance scheme that will provide loans amounting to more than Sh1 billion.

Speaking during the opening of the refurbished Forodhani Park, the Aga Khan said the initiative would offer about 1,000 loans to different segments of Zanzibaris.

Forodhani Park has been rehabilitated by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) at a cost of $3 million (Sh3.9 billion) from the initial estimates of $2.4 million (over Sh3 billion).

Forodhani restoration completed - 2009-07-24

Source: 
The Citizen

The restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar's historic stone town has been completed, thanks to a $2.4 million (over Sh3 billion) funding by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC)).
The popular outing place, one of the attractive features in the Isles will be inaugurated later this month.

The restoration project has transformed the historic park - one of the last open spaces in the densely populated world heritage site - and upgraded its social and recreational amenities.

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