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A new programme to improve childhood development and education in Pakistan's poverty stricken provinces of Balochistan and Sindh in the south of the country will be implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation Pakistan (AKFP) and USAID.
The spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, His Highness The Aga Khan, today called on External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh in the Capital.
During his five-day stay in New Delhi, Aga Khan will be meeting several other India leaders to discuss the broadening framework of activities being undertaken by the Aga Khan Development Network in the country.
Khan is scheduled to meet President APJ Abdul Kalam later in the day.Founded in 1967, the Aga Khan Foundation is the principal grant-making agency for social development within the Shia Ismaili Imamat. Aga Khan is its founder and chairman.
Spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, the Aga Khan, today met President A P J Abdul Kalam and discussed his educational projects in India.
A Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesman said Dr Kalam appreciated the projects, particularly those in Maharashtra and Gujarat, and asked him to expand his activities to Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the interest of tribals and girls.
The Aga Khan informed the President that he proposed to set up centres of excellence in 20 countries.
The meeting lasted about 40 minutes.
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His Highness The Aga Khan today met the Union Minister of Culture, Shri Jaipal Reddy. They discussed the efforts of the Aga Khan Foundation in restoring the historical monuments in India and elsewhere. The Minister appreciated the Foundation's zeal and endeavour in the restoration and maintenance of monuments in India. The role of ASI was also applauded in the maintenance and upkeep of monuments in India. His Highness Aga Khan suggested that the culture tourism could be reinvigorated in the Asian Region.
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HIS Royal Highness the Aga Khan and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) plan to pay for a new hydro-electric dam in western Uganda. IFC is the private lending arm of the World Bank.
Syda Bbumba, the energy minister, said the Government wants people in Bushenyi, Rukungiri and Kanungu districts to become minority shareholders in the project.
Speech By His Highness the Aga KhanInauguration ceremony of the Restored Humayun's Tomb Gardens
Your Excellency, Shri Jagmohan, Minister of Culture
I would like to begin by expressing my warmest gratitude to the Government for inviting me to India, and to the Minister for Tourism and Culture, His Excellency Shri Jagmohan, for honouring this inaugural ceremony with his presence.
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Muslim sect to open door to its world Conference cites values of IsmailisIn the last two years, friends and acquaintances have asked Rafiq Ghaswala about the difference between the two main branches of Islam, the life of the Prophet Muhammad and the origins of the Koran, Islam's holy book. But few people have asked him about the Ismaili sect of Shiite Islam to which he belongs, a minority within a minority among the world's 1 billion Muslims. Few, in fact, have heard of Ismailis, or their spiritual leader, the Aga Khan.
AN international consortium formed by the Agha Khan's charity foundation has been named as Afghanistan's second mobile phone service provider after winning the country's first ever public tender contract.
The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) was granted the Global System for Mobile (GSM) licence after beating six other bidders in a heavily scrutinised tendering process organised as the blueprint for future government contracts.
The Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims being is welcomed by the Foreign Affairs Minister Kalonzo Musyoka on his arrival in the country at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi last night.Photo by Joseph Mathenge
The Aga Khan Development Network has pledged continued investment in the country's social and economic projects.The network's resident representative, Mr Anil Ishani, said the support would not be affected by the political or economic situation as the organisation was confident that the people of Kenya would manage their affairs well.
Mr Ishani was speaking to diplomats and heads of international organisations during a reception the network held for them in Nairobi. He said last year, the Aga Khan Development Network spent Sh218 million on social development agencies in the country.
Aga Khan Foundation work is praised in UK The Aga Khan Development Network has been praised in London for its 'outstanding work' in Kenya.
In a debate in the House of Lords on Monday night, which discussed a whole range of development issues across East Africa, Baroness Rawlings said the Network was one of the 'finest organisations' in the field of development assistance.
'The AKDN comprises private development agencies to improve living conditions and opportunities in East Africa and other specific regions of the developing world,' Baroness Rawlings said.
The Aga Khan schools, once some of the best in Uganda, have moved to rebuild their history.
The Aga Khan Educational Service (AKES) in Uganda has set aside Aug. 16-18 for 'homecoming' activities to bring together former students of its 15 schools.
AKES chairman Amin Shivji said yesterday that the homecoming is meant to inspire the current students of the Aga Khan schools in Uganda, through interaction with successful alumni.
'We also want the alumni to assist the current students with books, career guidance and scholarships,' Shivji told journalists at Aga Khan High School.
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The Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, is flanked by Mali's Prime Minister Ahmed Mohamed Hamani (on the right) and Mr Abdramane Ben Essayouti, the Imam of Djingereiber mosque in Timbuktu. The Aga Khan, on an official visit, noted Mali's considerable cultural and intellectual heritage.
The Aga Khan University (Uganda) of Nursing will be opened today. This was disclosed by the Academic Head, Imelda Bagambaki. The university is situated along Makerere Hill Road opposite Aga Khan Primary School.
Bagambaki told reporters that the university will display to the public equipment that the institution has acquired.
The ceremony will also involve a demonstration by students, tour by parents, visitors and supporters of the institution.
Secretary-General celebrates life of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan28 October - Secretary-General Kofi Annan tonight paid tribute to Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan at a memorial ceremony in New York for the prominent international civil servant.
Prince Sadruddin served the United Nations with distinction, most notably as the youngest and longest-serving UN High Commissioner for Refugees (1965-1977), and later as Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq and Afghanistan, Mr. Annan told the memorial service.