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2008-08-24 Syria

His Highness Prince Aga Khan, Head and Founder of Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), arrived in Damascus on Sunday on a 6-day visit to Syria.

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam meets with religious leaders in Damascus 2004-02-15

Aleppo's reconstruction 'deserves international resources'

leppo's once-vibrant souk, being cleared of debris in February 2017, two months after Syrian government forces retook the city f
Source: 
www.theartnewspaper.com The Art Newspaper

ga Khan Trust for Culture calls for condemnation of destruction to be reinforced by help on the ground

Aleppo souq and Umayyad mosque reconstruction begins

UNESCO World Heritage sites of the souq, minaret and Umayyad mosque.
Source: 
www.ansamed.info

PALERMO - While the war continues in Syria, with regime bombing on besieged Eastern Ghouta and clashes between the Turkish army and the Kurdish YPG in the north, reconstruction has begun in Aleppo. A group of Italian engineers and experts have been transferred to the Syrian city to work with locals and teach them the necessary skills to restore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the souq, minaret and Umayyad mosque.

Salamiyah, Syria is playing host to a unique kind of contemporary art exhibition.

Sperflex Equipment at Salamiyeh Hospital
Source: 
news.artnet.com

Superflex’s Conceptual Hospital Exhibition Gets Put to Life-Saving Use—in a Syrian Operating Room
Victims of the raging civil war in Syria are undergoing surgery assisted by a work of conceptual art.

His Highness the Aga Khan greeting leaders of the Ismaili Community and the AKDN in Syria, upon his arrival at Damascus Airport.

His Highness the Aga Khan greeting leaders of the Ismaili Community and the AKDN in Syria, upon his arrival at Damascus Airport.

His Highness the Aga Khan greeting leaders of the Ismaili Community and the AKDN in Syria, upon his arrival at Damascus Airport. He is accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Abdullah Al-Dardari.
AKDN/Gary Otte

H.H. The Aga Khan meets with Muslim leaders in Damascus 2004-02-15

H.H. The Aga Khan meets with Muslim leaders in Damascus  2004-02-15

H.H. The Aga Khan meets with Muslim leaders in Damascus 2004-02-15

Agha Khan Development Network, French Embassy Sign Cooperation Agreement - 2010-10-27

Source: 
www.sana.sy/eng/21/2010/10/27/315787.htm

Damascus, (SANA)- The Agha Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the French Embassy in Damascus signed on Wednesday a partnership agreement to lay down a comprehensive framework for cooperation in development projects in Syria which encompasses many vital sectors.

The agreement includes a framework for mutual cooperation in micro-finance, tourism, culture, regional planning, health, education, traffic safety, rural and industrial development.

Agha Khan Development Network, French Embassy Sign Cooperation Agreement - 2010-10-27

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Damascus, (SANA)- The Agha Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the French Embassy in Damascus signed on Wednesday a partnership agreement to lay down a comprehensive framework for cooperation in development projects in Syria which encompasses many vital sectors. The agreement includes a framework for mutual cooperation in micro-finance, tourism, culture, regional planning, health, education, traffic safety, rural and industrial development.

H.H. The Aga Khan speaks in Syria - 2009-10-30

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2009, October 30: Prince Rahim Aga Khan delivered a speech during the Public Private Partnership Conference that took place in Syria between 30 October and 1st November 2009. The conference is organized by the British-Syrian Association in cooperation with the Office of Deputy Prime Minister. According to conference programme, Prince Rahim delivered his keynote address around 9:00am on Saturday 31st October.

The Aga Khan interviewed on Syrian Television - 2008-09-07

2008, September 7: The Syrian Satellite TV showed a 30-minute interview with Mawlana Hazar Imam on Sunday 7th September 2008 at 13:40 GMT. The Syrian TV is available on these satellites: Hot bird: frequency: 12380 27500 3/4 (V) / Arab sat: frequency: 12054 27500 3/4 (V) / Nile sat: frequency:11823 27500 3/4 (V) / The interview was recorded during Hazar Imam's visit to Syria last month. Click here for full Interview!

SECRETS OF ASSASSINS' FORT UNEARTHED IN SYRIA - 2007-07-13

2007, July 13: The restoration project, completed during the last year, has revealed much about the history of Ismailis in Syria while also saving parts of the castle from collapse. [Science American]

Cooperation between Syria and the AKDN - 2009-04-30

Aleppo, (SANA)-Prime Minister Mohammad Naji Otri discussed Thursday with Prince Rahim Aga Khan cooperation between the Syrian go

2009, April 30: Aleppo, Syria: (SANA)-Prime Minister Mohammad Naji Ottri discussed Thursday with Prince Rahim Karem Agha Khan cooperation between the Syrian government and Agha Khan Development Network, and the importance of its developmental and social projects in Syria. Both sides reviewed the situation and stages of the projects being implemented by the Network in Aleppo and their positive impact on boosting social and tourist development in the Syrian second city.

H.H. The Aga Khan arrives in Syria - 2008-08-24

His Highness the Aga Khan greeting leaders of the Ismaili Community and the AKDN in Syria, upon his arrival at Damascus Airport.

2008, August 24th to 29th: H.H. The Aga Khan arrives in Syria, August 2008, and is received at Damascus International Airport by Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Abdullah al-Dardari, Minister of Tourism Dr. Saadullah Agha al-Qala'a and Resident Representative of AKDN in Syria Mohammad Mufdi Seifo. Dozens and dozens of buses are arriving in Salamieh from Iran to participate in the celebrations of Golden Jubilee.

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Aleppo-citadel.jpg

Descending the steps of the citadel, a 13th-century fortress in Aleppo, Syria.

Source: 
Bryan Denton, New York Times


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