H.H THE AGA KHAN IN BANGLADESH - 2008-05-19
2008, May 19-23: Prince Aga Khan,arrives Dhaka today on a four-day state visit. Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed will receive him at Zia International airport. He will visit National Memorial at Savar and attend a state banquet at Hotel Sonargaon today. He will also host diplomatic reception and Imamat banquet at the same venue tomorrow. Prince Aga Khan will lay the foundation of the Aga Khan Academy at Basundhara tomorrow and the permanent Jamatkhana of the community on May 21.
Continuing spirit of close partnership can materialise major dev agenda Says Prince Aga Khan 2008-05-20Posted May 9th, 2010 by librarian-rw
Prince Karim Aga Khan yesterday said a continuing spirit of close partnership would be required to materialise the major development agenda of Bangladesh.
“The Aga Khan Development Network's agenda for Bangladesh reflect your agenda. To achieve the agenda will require a continuing spirit of close partnership,” he said this while he was addressing a banquet in honour of him.
Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed hosted the state banquet at Hotel Sonargaon.
Chief Adviser (CA) Fakhruddin Ahmed last night said his government is working relentlessly and uncompromisingly to empower people and ensure their right to choose their representatives without fear or intimidation.
Dhaka - Aga Khan, the leader of Ismaili Muslims across the world, arrived in Dhaka on Monday to a rousing welcome at the start of a four-day visit to Bangladesh, officials said.
Fakhruddin Ahmed, the de facto prime minister of the interim government, was at the airport along with other senior officials to greet the head of the Ismailis, a group who live as permanent residents in some 25 countries.
The airport was bedecked by flowers and festoons as the Aga Khan stepped down to a red-carpet reception.
Prince Karim Aga Khan, leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Dhaka Monday by private plane to a red carpet reception and was greeted by chief adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed at the airport.
The Aga Khan, who landed at Zia International Airport at 1.30pm, was driven to the Sonargaon Hotel where he will stay during his four-day visit.
A contingent of the Armed Forces accorded the Aga Khan a guard of honour at the airport.
Prince Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, arrives Dhaka today on a four-day state visit.
Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed will receive him at Zia International airport.
Price Aga Khan's visit marks the golden jubilee of his Imamat. He became the Imam on July 11, 1957 at the age of 20, succeeding his grandfather, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan.
Prince Aga Khan will call on President Iajuddin Ahmed, Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed and hold meetings with several advisers.
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