AGA KHAN SEES A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR EASTERN AFRICA - 2007-08-24
2007, August 24:A foundation stone that marked the beginnings of the $50 million project was laid yesterday in Munyonyo on the southern outskirts of Kampala by His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan and Vice President Gilbert Bukenya. 'As students seek to enter the academies' programme, they will be judged on merit, not by their financial resources,' the Aga Khan said. [Press Release]
Kampala — His Highness the Aga Khan has promised to continue supporting the East African integration so that it can realise its potential in the face of a globalised economy.
Mr Mahmood Ahmed, the diplomatic representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), said His Highness the Aga Khan recently signed an agreement with the regional block secretary general, Mr Richard Sezibera, to strengthen cooperation in that regard.