By Our Special Correspondent
November 25, 2004

Kalam plea to Aga Khan

NEW DELHI, NOV. 25. The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, today suggested that the Aga Khan Foundation extend its projects in social, education and health sectors beyond Maharashtra and Gujarat.

The President made this suggestion to Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Ismaili Khoja community, who called on him at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Official sources said Mr. Kalam suggested that the foundation also take up work in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The sources said the Aga Khan briefed the President on the foundation's activities in India.