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Zanzibar President Amani Abeid Karume and his Highness the Aga Khan arrive at the newly refurbished Forodhani Park in the historic Stone Town, which was officially opened on Thursday. The park has been rehabilitated at a cost of $3 million by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

Source: 
The Citizen

Aga Khan pledges support for Zanzibar - 2009-07-31

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Source: 
The Citizen

His Highness the Aga Khan yesterday assured Zanzibar of continued support in undertaking development projects, including setting up a microfinance scheme that will provide loans amounting to more than Sh1 billion.

Speaking during the opening of the refurbished Forodhani Park, the Aga Khan said the initiative would offer about 1,000 loans to different segments of Zanzibaris.

Forodhani Park has been rehabilitated by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) at a cost of $3 million (Sh3.9 billion) from the initial estimates of $2.4 million (over Sh3 billion).

Forodhani Park Project Brief PDF - 2009-07-29

His Highness the Aga Khan and President Karume of Zanzibar review plans for the restoration of Zanzibar's seafront with Luis Mon
Source: 
akdn.org

Please download the full brief from the PDF link below.

Stone town seafront rehabilitation: forodhani park

US$ 2.4 million Revitalisation of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town Completed - 2009-07-29

His Highness the Aga Khan and President Karume of Zanzibar review plans for the restoration of Zanzibar's seafront with Luis Mon
Source: 
akdn.org

Zanzibar, 29 July 2009 – The US$ 2.4 million restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).

Speech by H.H. the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Revitalized Forodhani Park, Stone Town, Zanzibar - 2009-07-30

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Source: 
AKDN.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

His Excellency President Karume and Mrs. Karume
Honourable Deputy Chief Minister of Zanzibar
Honourable Chief Justice
Honourable Minister Mansour Himid, and I thank you for your very kind words
Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen

It is a distinct pleasure for me to be part of this great occasion - in this very special setting.

Inauguration of the Revitalized Forodhani Park, Stone Town, Zanzibar - 2009-07-30

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The US$ 2.4 million restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar’s Historic Stone Town has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).

The restoration of Forodhani Park is intended to be part of a larger seafront rehabilitation programme, encompassing: construction of the seawall; underground infrastructure including water, storm and sewer lines; and, the creation of a pedestrian promenade, including planting, street lighting and street furniture along the sea side.


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