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PORTUGAL GIVES AGA KHAN EURO 1 MILLION TO ALLEVIATE RURAL POVERTY IN MOZAMBIQUE - 2001-12-14

Maputo, Mozambique - Aga Khan Foundation Portugal - The Portuguese Agency for Development (Agência Portuguesa para o Apoio ao Desenvolvimento) (APAD) has approved a grant of one million Euros for a long-term rural development programme launched by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and aimed at some 120,000 people in Mozambique

EASTERN ACCOLADES - 2001-11-21

Globe Interactive - Where is the most important architecture being done right now? The answer depends on what you're looking for, and where. Given that we're living here in the Western world, here is where we look for signs of brave, iconic buildings. But there is gutsy architecture being made in plenty of patches elsewhere.

AFGHANISTAN'S BIGGEST PROBLEM - POVERTY - CAN BE SOLVED - 2001-10-16

WASHINGTON (The Christian Science Monitor via COMTEX). 'Can mountain poverty really be alleviated? Or is economic and social development under such onerous conditions a quixotic dream?

EL AGA KHAN Y LA BEGUM INAARA, EN SU EXCLUSIVO CLUB DE PORTO CERVO - 2001-07-04

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AGA KHAN DENOUNCES TALIBAN'S VERSION OF ISLAM - 2001-10-23

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ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF ARTICLE OF GUJRATI MAGAZINE CHITRALEKHA - AN OASIS IN THE DESERT - 2001-12-01

Here, in Hunza, people do not know The use of medicines. They do not survive on charity. Who is responsible for This state of affairs? He is none other than the man who will celebrate his 65th birthday on the 13th Dec 2001 & who is the spiritual leader of the Khojas, His Highness the Karim Aga Khan. He is the one responsible for the self-esteem & the prosperity of this region.

AGA KHAN DENOUNCES TALIBAN'S VERSION OF ISLAM - 2001-10-23

UN Wire - In an interview with the Italian daily Corriere della Sera yesterday, the spiritual leader of the world's Ismaili Shiite Muslims, the Aga Khan, accused the Taliban of imposing on Afghanistan an interpretation of Islam that was previously foreign to the Afghan people. 'I am amazed by the ignorance about Islam,' he said.'Abandoned by all and conquered by the Taliban, [Afghanistan] turned into an immense international terrorist training camp,' the Aga Khan added.

EU GRANTS 8.72 U.S. DOLLARS FOR EDUCATION IN PAKISTAN</I> - 2001-03-29

ISLAMABAD (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- The European Union (EU) has just approved a grant amounting to 9.85 million euro (about 8.72 U.S.dollars) for education in Pakistan under the implementation of the Institute for Educational Development of the Aga Khan University, a press release by the EU said here Thursday. This grant, which equivalents 532 million Pakistani Rupees, is addressed in particular to the improvement of the quality of the education.

AGA KHAN FUND GIVES TAJIKISTAN 2.5M DOLLARS TO IMPROVE CAPITAL CITY</I> - 2001-04-14

Text of report by Tajik radio on 14 April - The permanent representative of the Aga Khan office, Hakim Frista, told Dushanbe Mayor Mahmadsaid Ubaydulloyev that the Aga Khan Foundation has transferred 2.5m dollars to the Dushanbe administration's account to improve conditions in Dushanbe to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Tajikistan's anniversary.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION AWARDS LARGEST GRANT EVER MADE TO AGA KHAN FOUNDATION - 2001-12-06

Geneva, Switzerland - The European Commission has approved a grant for EUR 25.5 approximately US $ 23 million) to help the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) address rural poverty in central-west India over the next ten years.

AGA KHAN HIGH SCHOOL IN OSH - 2001-07-26

Osh (TCA) : Since assuming the office of Imamat in 1957, the Aga Khan has demonstrated concerned for the well being of all Muslims. Resulting from their tradition of service, Ismailis Muslims have elaborated a well-defined institutional framework to carry out social, economic and cultural activities.

EUROPEAN UNION TO EXTEND RS 540 MILLION FOR EDUCATION SECTOR</I> - 2001-06-01

Islamad: The European Union will extend 19 million euro (Rs540m) to assist the educational sector in Pakistan. The funding will mainly support the Aga Khan Foundation's Institute for Educational Development (IED), Phase-2.

AGA KHAN RECEIVES ARCHON AWARD FOR PROMOTING GLOBAL HEALTH AND WELFARE</I> - 2001-06-07

Copenhagen, Denmark : His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims and founder of one of the largest private networks of healthcare institutions in the developing world, this evening received the prestigious Archon Award from the international nursing honour society, Sigma Theta Tau International. The Award Ceremony took place as delegates from around the world gathered in Copenhagen for the 12th International Nursing Research Congress and the International Council of Nurses

FIRST PRIVATE MICRO CREDIT BANK TO OPEN IN NOVEMBER - 2001-09-20

<>Dawn.com<>KARACHI reports that 'The first private sector micro financing institution is being set up by two Aga Khan institutions with a capital base of Rs500 million and is likely to start functioning from November. All ground work has been done, formalities completed and even a consent has been obtained from the State Bank of Pakistan for the chief executive and directors on the board of the Aga Khan Micro Finance Bank. The sponsors are now just waiting for the promulgation of the ordinance. Complete article by By Sabihuddin Ghausi

AGA KHAN SAYS U.N. SHOULD MOULD FUTURE AFGHANISTAN - 2001-10-31

PARIS - Reuters News Agency - Story Filed: The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community, said in a French newspaper interview on Wednesday that the United Nations should steer the reconstruction of a pluralist civil society in Afghanistan.

FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE OF PRINCE ALY MUHAMMAD - 2001-06-22

Hola! Magazine - page 27-28 :Prince Karim Aga Khan and Begum Inaara at Chantilly with Prince Aly Muhammad.

AGA KHAN AT THE INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL LEADERS - 2000-03-15

'Tonight, my purpose is really to listen and learn. And the Aga Khan, for instance, has dedicated much of his life to bridging differences between cultures and enhancing and preserving rich cultural legacies' said Secretary Albright in Washington at the Department of State

PRINCESS ZAHRA AT THE INFECTIOUS ENERGY CONFRENCE - 2000-08-23

Princess Zahra Aga Khan came to Nairobi, Kenya for the Infectious Energy Conference. Also attending this conference were several leaders of the LIF.

AGA KHAN IN TAJIKISTAN - 2000-08-28

Mowlana Hazir Imam in Tajikistan.The Aga Khan and Tajikistan President Emomali Rakhmonov signed a treaty here on Monday to launch a university dedicated to studies on mountainous regions and societies

PRINCESSE SALIMAH CHEZ LE DALAI-LAMA - 2000-11-22

Depuis son divorce en 1995, l'ex-épouse de l'Aga Khan consacre la plus grande partie de son temps à promouvoir l'association Village d'enfant SOS. A l'occasion de son voyade à Dharamsala, auprès des réfugiés tibétains, elle a été nommée ambassadrice internationale de cette oeuvre...

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