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Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan upon receiving the Key to the city of Dacca 1970-11-20

Mr Chairman, Your Excellencies, Commissioners of the Corporation, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am proud indeed to be your guest today and to be the honoured recipient of the key to the city of Dacca. Since I last visited Dacca nearly eight years ago, your city has visibly grown in stature, in beauty and in cleanliness. I congratulate the Municipal Authorities for the work they are doing and I would like to express my particular thanks to them and to the Police for making it possible to travel so easily to the outskirts of the city and through the busiest streets.

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan upon receiving the Key to the city of Dacca 1970-11-20

Mr Chairman, Your Excellencies, Commissioners of the Corporation, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am proud indeed to be your guest today and to be the honoured recipient of the key to the city of Dacca. Since I last visited Dacca nearly eight years ago, your city has visibly grown in stature, in beauty and in cleanliness. I congratulate the Municipal Authorities for the work they are doing and I would like to express my particular thanks to them and to the Police for making it possible to travel so easily to the outskirts of the city and through the busiest streets.

Speech at Dacca Luncheon about the Jute Mill Industry in East Pakistan

Source: 
Ismaili mirror. 1970- Special Edition.

May I thank you first for the honour you have done Me in inviting My wife and Myself to this luncheon and asking Me to speak on a subject which is of great concern to us all. I must say, after such a plentiful luncheon, it is somewhat an arduous task but we are all used to it in the Jute Industry. I am particularly grateful for the generous references you have made to the work of My father and My grandfather for the cause of Pakistan.

Aga Khan Gold Cup Golf Tournament begins 2019-01-11

Guests at Aga Khan Gold Cup Golf Tournament-2019 inauguration ceremony at the Kurmitola Golf Course on Friday, Jan 11, 2019. Pho
Source: 
unb.com.bd united news of Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan 11 (UNB) – The prestigious Aga Khan Gold Cup Golf Tournament-2019 got off to a fine start amidst a lot of fanfare at the Kurmitola Golf Course on Friday morning.

Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat officially inaugurated the ceremony as chief guest by teeing off in the morning at 7am.

Aga Khan Academy to enter final phase, with construction begins this year

Hazar Imam in Bangladesh to lay the foundation of the Aga Khan Academy in Dacca  2008-05-20
Source: 
bdnews24.com

The Academy in Dhaka will eventually be part of a network of 18 centres of educational excellence in a total of 14 countries across Africa, Central and South Asia and the Middle East.

The Aga Khan laid a foundation stone for Bangladesh’s first Aga Khan Academy on May 20, 2008, during his Dhaka visit.

The schools will use the International Baccalaureate curriculum and admit students on the basis of their academic potential rather than their ability to pay.

AKDN takes interest in Bangladesh’s basic education development

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) takes an interest in the development of Bangladesh’s basic education to prepare students
Source: 
bdnews24.com

In collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, they co-hosted a ‘Forum on International Education for Global Citizens’ in Dhaka on Friday bringing together all stakeholders including students.

The AKDN said this was in keeping with the goal 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals which tells to “revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development”.

Speech at the IPS Luncheon Dacca - 1970-01-29

Speech by His Royal Highness The Aga Khan at the IPS Luncheon, Dacca on January 29, 1970 'May I first thank the Director of IPS for giving me further practice in the digestive art of delivering a speech in the middle of the day after a substantial luncheon. If you promise not to fall asleep. I will do my best to keep talking.

2008-05-20 - foundation stone for Bangladesh’s first Aga Khan Academy

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Dhaka, Bangladesh - 20 May 2008: On a state visit to Bangladesh, His Highness the Aga Khan laid a foundation stone for Bangladesh’s first Aga Khan Academy. The Academy in Dhaka will eventually be part of a network of 18 centres of educational excellence in a total of 14 countries across Africa, Central and South Asia and the Middle East. The schools will use the International Baccalaureate curriculum and admit students on the basis of their academic potential rather than their ability to pay


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