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H.H THE AGA KHAN UNVEILS Sh30 BILLION ARUSHA CAMPUS - 2007-08-21

Hazar Imam arrives in East Africa 2007-08-20
Date: 
Tuesday, 2007, August 21
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2007, August 21:The Aga Khan - the spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims - has announced plans to build a major university campus in Arusha, Tanzania. He said the Sh30.1 billion ($450 million) complex will be developed over the next 15 years. [The Nation]

While in Tanzania, Mawlana Hazar Imam announced plans to build another Aga Khan University campus in Arusha that will include a new Faculty of Arts and Sciences and several graduate professional schools, and stressed that the decision to erect the $450 million complex in north-eastern Tanzania stemmed from his faith in the future of the East African Community. “We hope that the University will be a source of effective leadership for the East Africa of tomorrow,” he said.


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