Chitral News
21 November 2003

Agha Khan to visit Chitral

(Chitral 21 Nov 03) H H Prince Karim Agha Khan,the spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims and world renowned philanthropist would pay a one day visit to Chitral in the first week of December, it was reliably learned here. It is expected that the Aga khan would announce a mega project for the socio economic uplift of Chitral, possibly assistance in the construction of the Lowari Tunnel. It has been learnt by Chitral News through good sources that the Aga Khan is quite perturbed over the rising rate of poverty in Chitral district and he wants to do something substantial for the collective welfare of the people of Chitral. Hectic preparations are under way for the Aga Khan's visit.

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