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Thursday, 2021, December 2AKTC rejuvenated Nizamuddin Basti project wins two UNESCO heritage awards
Chausath Khamba conservation works in Nizamuddin Basti, Delhi, India. Pic courtesy AKTC

New Delhi, December 2

In double joy for India, a project on holistic urban revitalisation of the historic Nizamuddin Basti community in Delhi, has brought laurels for the country in two categories in this year's UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

The project has won the prestigious Award of Excellence, and another award in the Special Recognition for Sustainable Development category, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) said.

Saturday, 2017, December 2Aga Khan launches polyclinic in Kibada
Hazar Imam in meeting nurses at the Aga Khan Hospital, DaresSalaam, Tanzania
Source: 
dailynews.co.tz

THE Aga Khan Health Services in the country, yesterday, launched a new polyclinic at Kibada area in Kigamboni District in Dar es Salaam region, in a move to improve provision of quality health care services to the community.
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Speaking during the launch, Aga Khan Health Service, East Africa, Regional Chief Executive Officer, Sulaiman Shahabuddin said their goal is to establish and develop integrated health system and expansion of Aga Khan main hospital that would cost 176bn/-.

Sunday, 2012, December 2Aga Khan pledges to restore park’s glory 2012-12-02
 The Aga Khan (L) with Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga after signing an agreement to rehabilitate Nairobi City Park
Source: 
Sunday Monitor

His Highness the Aga Khan and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga yesterday launched a major project to return the Nairobi City Park to its lost glory when they witnessed the signing of an agreement to rehabilitate the facility.

Sunday, 2012, December 2Aga Khan pledges to restore park’s glory 2012-12-02
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His Highness the Aga Khan and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga yesterday launched a major project to return the Nairobi City Park to its lost glory when they witnessed the signing of an agreement to rehabilitate the facility.

Friday, 2011, December 2Aga Khan Attends Inauguration of Kyrgyz President, Discusses Development Activities 2011-12-02
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Source: 
akdn.org

Bishkek, 2 December 2011 -- His Highness the Aga Khan, Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, arrived in Bishkek yesterday to attend the inauguration of the President-elect of the Kyrgyz Republic, Almazbek Atambaev.

Friday, 2011, December 2Serena chain takes over the Movenpick Royal Palm Hotel in Dar es Salaam 2011-12-02
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Source: 
TN Global Travel Industry News

By Apolinari Tairo, eTN Tanzania | Dec 02, 2011
TANZANIA (eTN) - East Africa’s leading tourist hotel chain, Serena Hotels, has officially taken over Tanzania’s biggest hotel, the Movenpick Royal Palm Hotel, in the Indian Ocean city of Dar es Salaam.

Previously managed by Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts, the Movenpick Royal Palm Hotel has been rebranded to the Dar es Salaam Serena Hotel effective December 1, 2011 with a new management team.

Tuesday, 2008, December 2H.H. The Aga Khan in Singapore - 2008-12-01
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MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PRESS STATEMENT

VISIT BY HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN
2 DECEMBER 2008

His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Ismaili community, is currently in Singapore on a visit from 1 to 3 December 2008. His Highness called on President S R Nathan this morning and was hosted to lunch by Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. Minister for Foreign Affairs George Yeo also met with His Highness this afternoon.

Saturday, 2006, December 2SPEECH of H.H. AGA KHAN AT THE AKU CONVOCATION - 2006-12-02

Karachi, Pakistan: Extract:'...All of these changes suggest that we are moving into a new epoch of history, a new condition of human life. Many observers describe this new world as the 'Knowledge Society' - contrasting it with the Industrial Societies or the Agricultural Societies of the past. In this new era, the predominant source of influence will stem from information, intelligence and insight rather than physical power or natural resources.'

Friday, 2005, December 2Harold - AGA KHAN INAUGURATES STATE-OF-ART CANCER TREATMENT CENTRE AT AKU</I> - 2005-12-02
Source: 
www.harolddoan.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=7199

His Highness the Aga Khan, Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Chancellor of Aga Khan University (AKU) today inaugurated the US $8.4 million Ibn Zuhr Building for Oncology Services at AKU?s Karachi campus.

Friday, 2005, December 2AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE SEMINAR ON ARCHITECTURAL JOURNALISM AND CRITICISM</I> - 2005-12-02

A seminar entitled 'Architectural Journalism and Criticism' will be co-organized by the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and the Kuwait Society of Engineers in Kuwait City on 6th and 7th December 2005.

Friday, 2005, December 2AKDN - AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE SEMINAR ON ARCHITECTURAL JOURNALISM AND CRITICISM</I> - 2005-12-02
Source: 
www.akdn.org

A seminar entitled ?Architectural Journalism and Criticism? will be co-organized by the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and the Kuwait Society of Engineers in Kuwait City on 6th and 7th December 2005. The meeting has been planned in collaboration with the International Committee of Architectural Critics and the Kuwait League of Architects.

Friday, 2005, December 2AGA KHAN INAUGURATES STATE-OF-ART CANCER TREATMENT CENTRE AT AKU</I> - 2005-12-02
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His Highness the Aga Khan, Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Chancellor of Aga Khan University (AKU) today inaugurated the US $8.4 million Ibn Zuhr Building for Oncology Services at AKU

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Thursday, 2004, December 2AKF TO ESTABLISH CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE</I> - 2004-12-02

The Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims, on Thursday cleared plans for the setting up of an international school of excellence in Andhra Pradesh.

Thursday, 2004, December 2Aga Khan Foundation to establish Centre of Excellence - 2004-12-02
Source: 
www.teamindia.net/news/index.php?action=fullnews&id=40388

Head of Ismailia sect Prince Aga Khan, who is on a visit to India, today assured to establish a Centre of Excellence here.Aga Khan called on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy and acquainted himself with the development activities carried out by the state government, an official spokesman said here.
During the meeting, he assured Reddy that a Centre of Excellence will be establish here with the assistance from Aga Khan Foundation, for which the state government agreed to provide a 50 acre plot.

Thursday, 2004, December 2WebIndia123 - AKF TO ESTABLISH CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE - 2004-12-02
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www.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=53991&cat=India Dehli Newsline

The Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims, on Thursday cleared plans for the setting up of an international school of excellence in Andhra Pradesh.
The Agha Khan Development Network would build the school, which is expected to start functioning from July 2006.

The Aga Khan personally inspected the 50-acre site offered by the state government for the academy, and later met Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy to give his nod for setting up the school.

To be set up at an estimated cost of Rs.400 crore, the Aga Khan Academy for Education would offer education till Class 11.

Saturday, 2000, December 2AGA KHAN SEEKS U.S. TO HELP SPREAD CULTURAL PLURALISM - 2000-12-02

The Aga Khan, spiritual leader to over 60 million Ismailis worldwide, the majority of them in India, Pakistan, East Africa and North America, has exhorted the U.S. to use its foreign policy to help spread cultural pluralism, particularly that of developing nations. The Aga Khan, who was the kick-off speaker at the first-ever White House Conference on Culture and Diplomacy, declared 'American foreign policy could have a significant impact on the pluralism of culture around the world.'

Friday, 1966, December 2Event - 1966-12-02

Hazar Imam attended the Mayor's Ball held in his honour at Lugogo Stadium on the evening of Friday 2nd December 1966. The function was attended also by President Milton Obote and other high ranking Uganda Government officials.

Thursday, 1926, December 2Aga Khan III Event - 1926-12-02
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December 2, 1926 - Princess Theresa Magliano, second wife of Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III and the mother of Prince Aly Khan, passed away. She was a well- talented sculptor, widely known in aristocratic circles of Europe under her professional name of Yla.


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