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THE BEGUM GIVES BIRTH TO PRINCE ALY MUHAMMAD IN PARIS - 2000-03-07

The prince and his 36-year-old mother, Begum Inaara Aga Khan, were doing well, according to the Aga Khan's press office. There was no immediate word on the weight of the child. The 63-year-old Khan is the 49th hereditary imam of the Ismaili Muslim community, which has a following of 12-15 million people worldwide...

DEFILE DE COUVRE-CHEFS ELEGANTS ET ORIGINAUX LORS DU PRIX DE DIANE-HERMèS - 2001-06-22

De nombreuses personnalités ont assisté au Prix de Diane-Hermès, à Chantilly. La bégum Inaara en compagnie de Jaime de Marichalar et de son épouse, l'infante Elena d'Espagne, l'Agha Khan et la mère de la bégum Renate Thyssen-Henne.

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

DER ARCHITEKTURPREIS DES AGA KHAN - 2001-10-24

Die Welt - Mittwoch - Berlin. (This article is in German) Norman Foster, Frank Gehry oder Renzo Piano werden ihn wahrscheinlich nie bekommen, den kaum bekannten und doch hochstdotierten Architekturpreis der Welt, den der Aga Khan alle drei Jahre vergibt. Er ist das Oberhaupt der kleinen muslimischen Glaubensgemeinschaft der Ismailiten. Deshalb werden vor allem Projekte im nordlichen Afrika, im Nahen Osten, auf dem indischen Subkontinent und in Indonesien ausgezeichnet.

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 AND EBRD TO FUND INVESTMENT IN KYRGYZ BANKS - 2000-09-02

The Times of Central Asia: 'Kyrgyz Credit Investment Bank will begin operations in September. It will provide loans of $250,000 - $1 million to finance promising business projects. The Aga-Khan economic development fund will be the leading shareholder with a 30% stake.'

MOWLANA HAZAR IMAM AT THE PHILANTROPY CONFERENCE - 2000-10-17

Addressing the concluding session of the two-day conference on Indigenous Philanthropy, Prince Karim Aga Khan said that philanthropic funding of social development is a new phenomenon extending increasingly to institutions engaged in human resources development. The conference was attended by about 300 participants representing reputed NGOs, experts from home and abroad, besides a number of donor agencies and foreign diplomats of whom the Canadian High Commissioner in Pakistan was seen as a guardian spirit.

AGA KHAN AT THE 1ST WORLD MOUNTAIN FORUM - 2000-08-01

Attended the 1st World Mountain Forum held in Chambery, France. After the opening session which took place in Unesco headquarters Paris under the high patronage of the President of the French Republic, Jacques Chirac, the forum was held in the city of Chambery situated in the heart of the French Alps, creating a pioneer event. Prince Karim Aga Khan gave a well noticed speech with reference to the type of education and development that can be implemented in mountainous areas through NGOs work quoting the examples of Pakistan and Tajikistan.

PRENAY GUPTE INTERVIEWS AGA KHAN - 2000-03-13

We have developed the capacity to re-harness institutions and people and communities who were part of our societies in the '50s, and we want them to become again part of our society today to help us build.

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