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2012, December 10: Paris, France - President Asif Ali Zardari and Prince Karim Agha Khan shaking hands before their meeting at Hotel Plaza Athenee. Prince Karim Agha Khan, the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community, today called on President Asif Ali Zardari here at Hotel Plaza Athenee. He congratulated the President and the Government of Pakistan on organizing, along with UNESCO, a high level event for the promotion of education in Pakistan. The President appreciated the services of Prince Karim Agha Khan across the world particularly for the people of Pakistan in the education sector, poverty eradication, women empowerment and socio-economic development of the poor strata of society. The President wished Prince Karim Agha Khan long life, good health and prosperity. The President also invited him to visit Pakistan at his convenience. Credit APP - [Video]

2012, November 29: Nairobi, Kenya - The government and the Aga Khan Trust have formalized the project to restore the Nairobi City Park. His Highness The Aga Khan and Prime Minister Raila Odinga signed the agreement to rehabilitate the Park at the Nairobi National Museum paving the way for the Aga Khan Trust to embark on the rehabilitation early next year. [Video NTVKenya ] [More]

2012, November 28: Nairobi, Kenya - H.H. The Aga Khan arrived at JKIA Airport in Nairobi this afternoon and had a meeting at the VIP lounge of the airport with President Kibaki who also returned from Arusha. On November 29th, this Thursday, He is expected to tour City Park for which A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in April 2012 between the Government of Kenya, the Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture, the City Council of Nairobi and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture to collaborate in the rehabilitation and restoration of the Nairobi City Park to international standards in terms of architecture, landscape and horticulture. Later that day, he is also expected to attend at around 11am with Prime Minister Raila Odinga to sign the agreement to rehabilitate the Park at the Nairobi National Museum.. [More]

2012, November 27: Arusha, Tanzania - H.H. The Aga Khan who signed an agreement with the East African Community in July 2012 arrived in Tanzania today and attended the opening of the East African Community Headquarters in Arushah with the presidents of the five member states of the East African Community. The host country’s head of state, Mr Jakaya Kikwete, lead his four regional counterparts--the Ugandan leader, President Yoweri Museveni, Burundi President, Pierre Nkurunzinza and Rwandan leader, Paul Kagame (represented), Kenya President Mwai Kibaki in the inaugural ceremony. PHOTO/STEPHEN MUDIARI - [More here]

2012, October 24: Edmonton, Canada - Edmonton Journal: On a day Premier Alison Redford said “she would remember for the rest of (her) life, the premier and His Highness the Aga Khan signed an agreement of co-operation Wednesday at Government House. The agreement signals a symbolic partnership between the province with the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims. By signing it, the two parties pledged to work together on issues such as health sciences, education, economic development and culture both in Alberta and in countries served by the Aga Khan Development Network, a charitable organization the Aga Khan founded that works to improve the lives of people in the developing world.. “It’s an exciting day because we have the opportunity to sign a memorandum of understanding that is going to allow us to share and learn together, not only for the benefit of people in our province, but more importantly, I believe, for people around the world,” Redford said. Alberta is the first province to sign such an agreement with the Ismaili Imamat, the office of the Aga Khan. The Aga Khan said the signing of the partnership made him feel he has another ally in the world. This day “gives you a sense of hope, a sense of confidence, a sense of not being alone in trying to achieve the goals that one sets oneself as an individual or as an institution.”[News, Photos and link to Agreement here]

2012, October 22: London, UK - As part of the Synergos Institute's University for a Night series, His Highness the Aga Khan was awarded the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award at a ceremony in London. [more] or [here]

2012, October 20: Aga Khan inaugurate Construction of Obstetrics Facility in Kabul. By Sajad - Khaama Press. The Foundation Ceremony of the new Women’s Wing at the French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) today, marked the start of construction for a new obstetrics and gynaecology wing on the hospital premises that will provide high quality care for mothers and newborns in Afghanistan. The building, which will take 24 months to complete, will offer 52 additional beds for obstetric and gynecologic care and a 14-bed neonatal intensive care unit — the first in Afghanistan. His Excellency Karim Khalili vice President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, and His Excellency Laurent Fabius Minister of Foreign Affairs of the French Republic were the guest for the occasion. In a speech at the ceremony the Aga Khan hailed the FMIC’s standards of excellence and said the facility was making Afghanistan’s health care system more self-reliant. “What all of this means for Afghanistan, quite simply, is that people here no longer need to feel they must venture outside the country in order to get quality health care,” he said adding that he regarded the FMIC and its expansion as part of broader effort to bring quality medical care not only to Afghanistan but also the neighbouring areas. He also announced longer-term plans to build on a plot adjacent to the hospital an international medical centre serving the entire region. [More]

2012, October 19: His Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and His Highness the Aga Khan officially opened the restored mausoleum of Timur Shah today. The historic monument, which had fallen into disrepair during decades of civil war, has been restored as part of an on-going programme undertaken by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture to preserve the cultural heritage of Afghanistan. The work, which began in 2003, encompassed the mausoleum and the rehabilitation of the one hectare park surrounding the building. Timur Shah was the Durrani King who made Kabul the capital of the modern Afghan State. [More]

2012, October 18: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - The Aga Khan School – the first private school in Osh - today celebrated its 10th Anniversary in the presence of Princess Zahra Aga Khan. [More]

2012, October 17: Bishkek, / Kabar / Kyrgyzstan attaches great importance to cooperation with the Aga Khan Development Network. Vice Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament Asiya Sasykbaeva met with Princess Zahra Aga Khan. A. Sasykbaeva noted that the Aga Khan Development Network provides assistance to projects in social sector, particularly in education and health care. In turn, Princess Zahra Aga Khan told about the purpose of her visit to Kyrgyzstan and also touched upon the ongoing projects of the Aga Khan Foundation in Kyrgyzstan, including the construction of the University of Central Asia in Naryn. At the meeting it was noted that these days the 10th anniversary of the Aga Khan School in Osh will be celebrated. MP Kanybek Imanaliev, who attended the meeting proposed to open a similar school in Batken oblast. [more]

2012, october 15: KABUL, Afghanistan /PRNewswire/ -- Roshan, Afghanistan's leading total communications provider [AKDN is one of the partners], today announced it was the recipient of three awards at the Ninth Annual International Business Awards in Seoul, South Korea. More than 3,200 entries from organizations and individuals across the world vied for the prestigious Stevie awards.

2012, October 12: World-renowned Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki is to design a Muslim cultural centre and university on the 67-acre King’s Cross development for the Aga Khan. The 84-year-old Pritzker prizewinner has been appointed to draw up plans for the two buildings by the Aga Khan Development Network, an 80,000-strong organisation headed by the leader of the world’s 15 million Ismaili Muslims. The cultural centre of more than 100,000 square feet is likely to be built on a plot to the north of, and across an open square from, the University of the Arts. A university of similar size will be built on nearby land, currently reserved for offices. The two projects are among five, totalling half a million square feet, now being commissioned by the Network at King’s Cross. [More

2012, October 8: H.H. has arrived in Uganda for the opening of the $900 Million Bujagali hydropower project. The project has been officially inaugurated by President Museveni today at as part of the activities to celebrate 50 years of independence in the presence of H.H. The Aga Khan, South Sudan President Salva Kiir and Burundi leader Pierre Nkurunziza as well as other dignitaries. The Aga Khan said in his speech that this occasion is of great significance, and is an inspiring model on how such change can be achieved. The Aga Khan acknowledged the community around the project, the scientists and engineers, as well as the government of President Museveni. He says Bujagali is a Ugandan success story. He says the project won’t stop delivering electricity but would continue to improve on the lives of the community. [More Bujagali opening news and photos] [Minute by minute live news of opening]

2012, October 7: The Aga Khan's Ridasiyna rallied from well off the pace to collar Izzi Top in the final 200 meters and score a clear win the Qatar Prix de l'Opera at Longchamp. [Photos and news]

2012, September 26: CA-NEWS (TJ) - Foreign Minister of Tajikistan Hamrohon Zarifi met with Prince Karim Aga Khan IV on Tuesday in New York, reported Foreign Ministry. "During the meeting, sides discussed issues and perspectives of programs and projects of Aga Khan Development Network in Tajikistan," said in a statement. The Foreign Ministry notes that "the meeting was held in an atmosphere of constructive and fruitful exchange of views." [Photo and more news]

2012, September 4: Tehran, Iran. Kofi Annan arrived in Tehran in H.H. The Aga Khan's plane to take part in the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement, which provided world leaders an opportunity to come together and address pressing global issues. Photo Credit: MEHR. [More]

2012, October 01: NEW BOOK:" The Aga Khan Case - Religion and Identity in Colonial India." To be released in October 2012. Authored by Teena Purohit and published by Harvard University Press. The Aga Khan Case focuses on a nineteenth-century court case in Bombay that influenced how religious identity was defined in India and subsequently the British Empire. The case arose when a group of Indians known as the Khojas refused to pay tithes to the Aga Khan, a Persian nobleman and hereditary spiritual leader of the Ismailis. Hardcover, 198 pages, $45. ISBN 9780674066397 - 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2012-September 17: NEW BOOK - "The Children of Time: The Aga Khan and the Ismailis" by Malise Ruthven and Gerald Wilkinson. I. B. Tauris - Chapters on Ismaili history and theology explain how Ismaili interpretations of Islam under the Fatimid Caliphs (909-1171) and their immediate successors laid the intellectual foundations for the reforms instituted by the present Imam and his immediate predecessor Aga Khan III (1885-1957), the international statesman and leader of India’s Muslims prior to World War II. Chapters on the Imamat of Aga Khan IV focus on achievements in architecture, conservation, health, education, rural development, and economic development, showing how his vision for the community and the network it sustains through charitable contributions is providing concrete, constructive solutions to problems of poverty, illiteracy, the status of women, and institutional under-development in Africa and Asia, including regions devastated by war, drought, malnutrition, government instability and high levels of seismic activity. The first study of the contemporary Ismaili community to have been authorized by the Harvard-educated Aga Khan, this book shows how a religious tradition rooted in a medieval - ISBN-10: 1845117220 - 408 pages - CDN$ 41.57.

2012, July 18: Singapore – “Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in the Islamic World” was opened today by Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim, Singapore’s Minster for Information, Communications and the Arts, and Prince Amyn Aga Khan, at the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore. The exhibition will run from 19 July to 28 October 2012.

2012. July 17: H.H. The Aga Khan arived in Dar es Salam, Tanzania for AKDN work and official givernment meetings. He will be visiting Arusha also where the AKU will have its East African main campus. [More photos and news here] [Video]

2012, July 17: Mumbai, India - Development Credit Bank's (DCB) new corporate office was inaugurated by Mr P. Vijaya Bhaskar, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India. The new premises are located on the sixth floor of Peninsula Business Park in Lower Parel, Mumbai. Prince Rahim Aga Khan from Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development graced the ocassion.

2012, July 2: Dushanbe, Tajikistan - Prince Husain Aga khan arived today for a for 3 days visit to Tajikistan. During his visit, Prince Hussain will review the progress of current and planned activities of the Aga Khan Development Network in the country. Prince Hussain is involved in projects and initiatives related to culture and the environment. [More]

2012, June 30: GENEVA, June 30 (Itar-Tass) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met H.H. The Aga Khan in Geneva on Saturday at the Russian permanent mission at the United Nations. [link

2012, June 17: Chantilly, France - Seventh heaven: Aga Khan won the French Oaks for record seventh time on Sunday Photo: JOHN TAYLOR. - Shock winner Valyra earns the Aga Khan record seventh win in the French Oaks The Aga Khan landed the Prix de Diane at Chantilly for a record seventh time when Valyra, the 28-1 outsider of his three runners, finished strongly down the outside under a fine ride from Johnny Murtagh to overhaul favourite Beauty Parlour in the closing stages of Sunday's fillies’ Classic. [More from the Telegraph and exclusive photos]

2012, May 28: Ottawa, Canada - H.H. The Aga Khan giving introductory speech at Global Centre for Pluralism’s inaugural lecture. Event reported by Mr. Costas Menegakis (Richmond Hill, CPC) to Canadian Parliament next day as follow: "Mr. Speaker, last night His Highness the Aga Khan hosted Her Excellency Roza Otunbayeva for a speech at the Global Centre for Pluralism. Several Conservative ministers, including the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, were in attendance. They later joined Ms. Otunbayeva and the Aga Khan for dinner. In her public lecture, Ms. Otunbayeva spoke eloquently about the challenges of promoting pluralism in the Kyrgyz Republic. Following unrest in 2010, Ms. Otunbayeva provided strong, stable leadership in challenging times. In many ways, Ms. Otunbayeva is the Margaret Thatcher of central Asia. She helped usher in parliamentary elections and a peaceful transition of power following her interim presidency. A video of her lecture will be posted on the Global Centre for Pluralism website, and I encourage all Canadians to watch her speech. Our Conservative government has invested millions of dollars in the Global Centre for Pluralism and supports what His Highness is doing. Our Conservative government has also welcomed Ismaili refugees to Canada from central Asia, and our government looks forward to collaborating with His Highness the Aga Khan in the future." (Hansard 129 of 29 may 2012, 41 Parliament - 1st session)

2012 May 20: Ottawa, Canada - His Highness The Aga Khan has arrived in Ottawa this Sunday. His car arrived at The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat on Sussex Drive from the airport around 4:30pm and the Imam waved to the 25-30 Ismailis who were waiting for his arrival. The visit is scheduled to last 10 days in Canada for appointments, Pluralism and other official work.

2012, May 8: Aga Khan building wins Governor General’s Medal - OTTAWA — The Aga Khan’s white building at 199 Sussex Drive “puts Canadian architecture firmly on the world stage,” says the jury for the Governor General’s Medals in Architecture. The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, by Maki and Associates of Japan with Moriyama & Teshima Architects of Toronto, was one of 12 medal recipients announced Tuesday. The award recognizes outstanding design in recent projects by Canadian architects. “This is a significant addition to Ottawa’s repertoire of diplomatic buildings,” wrote the five-member jury of architects. Calling it “delicate and sensual” the panel praised the “outstanding” quality of materials and detailing. “Impressively monumental in scale, the project combines a powerful civic presence with a remarkable level of sophistication,” the jury wrote. “Its integration of traditional Islamic motifs, such as specially crafted screens and a lush courtyard garden, is choreographed with assurance and sensitivity.” Opened in 2008, the $54-million building is the first in the world to represent Prince Karim Aga Khan IV. [Ottawa Citizen] [CBC]

2012, April 28: - By The Citizen Reporter - Dar es Salaam. The Aga Khan Award for Architecture would be doubled to $1 million (Sh1.6bn), it has been learnt. According to a statement released by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), his Highness the Aga Khan said doubling of the Award was meant to assist and support the recipients, many of whom are not well-known or well-funded architects or urban planners. “One of key aspects of the Award is that winners should be able to reposition their future with the support they get from the Award, both professionally and institutionally,” said the Agha Khan on the occasion of the announcement.

2012, April 27: US Special Envoy Rashad Hussain Met Afghan Ismailis Leader. Rashad Hussain US special envoy for president Barack Obama to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Friday met with Alhaj Sayed Mansoor Naderi leader of the Shia Ismailies for Afghanistan at Hakim Nasir Khusraw Balkhi Cultural Center. During his meeting with Alhaj Syed Mansoor Naderi Mr. Rashad Hussain said he was delighted to meet with Naderi and other political leaders and religious clerics. Alhaj Syed Mansoor Naderi welcomed Rashad Hussain and emphasized for strong relations between the two nations and specially Muslims of the two countries. US special envoy for president Barack Obama to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Rashad Hussain also took a tour of the Hakim Nasir Balkhi Cultural Center and signed the memorial book of the Cultural Center after visiting the world’s largest hand written Holy Quran, Public Library and the arts and drawings exhibition of Nasir Khusraw Balkhi Journeys (Safarnama). [Source: http://www.khaama.com/us-special-envoy-rashad-hussain-met-afghan-ismailis-leader-786]

2012, April 17: Nairobi, Kenya. Published on Apr 17, 2012 by NTVKenya - http://www.ntv.co.ke - Residents of Nairobi will continue enjoying the ambience at the Nairobi City Park thanks to a rehabilitation programme that will be initiated by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in collaboration with the Government. Through the Aga Khan Development Network, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the Ministry of State for National Heritage and Culture, The City Council of Nairobi and the Aga Khan Trust For Culture so as to collaborate in the rehabilitation and restoration of the City Park to international standards. Signatories to the MoU include Prince Hussain Aga Khan on behalf of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Town Clerk Philip Kisia, and Professor Karega Mutahi who is the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister among other representatives from government. The agreement foresees collaboration through environmental improvements, landscape architectural conservation and enhancement and creation of new facilities.

2012, April 4: DUSHANBE, Tajikistan -- Prince Karim Aga Khan has said that an Ismaili center has been officially registered in Dushanbe under Tajikistan's law on religion. The Aga Khan, who runs a development network bearing his name, said his talks with Tajikistan's president on April 4 focused on difficult living conditions for many residents of the country after a long, harsh winter: "With regard to the discussions with His Excellency the President we reviewed the situation in the region," he said. "And we spent some time looking at the questions concerning national infrastructure in Tajikistan -- because like many countries which are an integral part of a regional process, the way in which each country functions is very important indeed." The Aga Khan told reporters after his talks with Rahmon that he will continue to invest in water, road, energy, and communications projects in Tajikistan. His network has already financed five key bridges in the country and a five-star hotel in Dushanbe as well as agriculture and education projects. [More]

2012 April 4: Urumxi, China - In his first visit in China since 1981, H.H. The Aga Khan returned to Urumxi, China at the invitation of the Governor of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Mr Nur Bekri, to discuss AKDN projects to be undertaken in collaboration with Government of Xinjiang. The China visit will be immediately followed by a Tajik visit. [Photo: Mawlana Hazar Imam and Mr Nur Bekri, Governor of Xinjiang. Photo: Xinjiang Foreign Affairs Office]

2012, March 28 - Paris, France - Signature d’une convention entre le Quai d’Orsay et l’Academie diplomatique internationale - Alain Juppé, ministre d’Etat, ministre des Affaires étrangères et européennes signera une convention avec le président de l’Académie diplomatique internationale, Son Altesse l’Aga Khan, relative à la coopération entre le Quai d’Orsay et cette institution le mercredi 28 mars, au Quai d’Orsay. [More]

2012 March 30: SINGAPORE, (Bernama) - The Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Ismaili community, is on a four-day working visit to Singapore, beginning today. While in Singapore, the Aga Khan will call on President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and will be hosted to lunch by Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Dr Yaacob Ibrahim. [More] [in Forum] [Testimony]

2012. March 30: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Launch of "Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in Islamic World", a travelling exhibition of objects and art from the Aga Khan Museum. The Exhibition will last 3 months. The exhibition is divided into six sections: “Sacred Typographies”, which explores the sites and monuments of Islamic pilgrimage through paintings and drawings; “Religious and Funerary Architecture”, which examines mosques and commemorative shrines; “The Fortress and the City”, which encompasses forts and fortified towns; “The Palace”, which looks at the residences of royal families; “Gardens, Pavilions and Tents”, which discusses the arts of shelter; and “Architecture and the Written Word”, which focuses on architectural spaces contained in miniature painting. [Exclusive Photo Gallery of H.H. The Aga Khan at the Launch of the Exhibition in Malaysia 2012] [Video]

2012, Mars 30: Devonian to incorporate Islamic garden - By Brandi Morin - University of Alberta Devonian Gardens incorporating new and innovative attractions, is about to be put on the worldwide map. An Islamic garden, the first of its kind, is now in the design and planning stages. The garden was a multi-million-dollar gift from his Highness Aga Khan, the global leader of the Ismaili Muslim community. To date Khan has planted similar types of gardens, symbolizing peace and harmony all over the world. [More]

2012 March 19: The first phase of AKU’s new campus will cost $500 million and will include an academic building spread over 200 acres. The entire campus will take up about 1,200 acres, with 560 of them for the academic campus and about the same space for the university residential village. [Read More here]

2012, February 25: RFI Radio France - Clare Sharkey - The Nation Media Group was founded by his Highness the Aga Khan in 1959 and has become the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa. It includes papers such as The Nation in Kenya, and has been quoted on the Nairobi Stock Exchange since the early 1970s. Since 1992, it controls the Ugandan-based The Monitor and is a major shareholder in several Tanzanian papers. But the group faces perhaps its largest challenges in expanding into Rwanda and South Sudan. Tom Mshindi, Managing Director of the Newspaper division, spoke to RFI. [Interview and more].

2012, February 20th Mumbay, India - Princess Zahra Aga Khan arrived in Mumbai on 19 February to visit the Prince Aly Khan Hospital (PAKH). The hospital is undergoing an expansion of its facilities, and Princess Zahra is the Chair of the Steering Committee for its redevelopment. The new vision for the hospital will see it match the highest international standards of healthcare, research and medical education. Its new capacity will enable it to deliver increased access to high quality medical care for members of the Jamat and the wider community. As Head of the Social Welfare Department at Aiglemont, Princess Zahra oversees the work of the Aga Khan Health Services, the Aga Khan Education Services and Aga Khan Planning and Building Services. Together with members of the Steering Committee, she visited the Prince Aly Khan Hospital on the morning of 20 February 2012[News and Photos of the Hospital visit by Princes Zahra Aga Khan]

2012, January 31st Paris, France - His Highness the Aga Khan Urges "Impact Investing" at ULI Europe Conference. -- H.H. the Aga Khan urged guests at the ULI Europe Annual Conference in Paris to consider the social and environmental impacts of investment decisions. His Highness the Aga Khan was recently named 2011 Laureate of the ULI J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development for his strong leadership of a stunning variety of development and philanthropic endeavors largely benefiting poor and marginalized communities in Asia and Africa. In his speeach he said that the industry would benefit from “a great deal” of upside potential if it made investment decisions that pursued a balanced mixed of financial, social, economic and environment goals. [More on ULI web site] [Speech and more]

2012: January 31st and February 1st: Paris, France - His Highness the Aga Khan to Speak at 2012 Europe Annual Conference.

2012, January 13th, Ottawa, Canada - H.H. The Aga Khan received an Honorary Degree from University of Ottawa. The special Convocation ceremony to award an honorary doctorate to His Highness the Aga Khan was held at 11am at the Desmarais Building, Room 4101. His HIghness came around 9:45am and left at 2pm. A crowd of about 70 Ismailis gathered in the lobby to get a glimpse as he walked to the car. [More photos.] [related News] [Speech]

2012, January 3: H.H. The Aga Khan and Princess Zahra Aga Khan were at the British Virgin Islands to attend the Official Grand Opening of the YCCS Virgin Gorda Clubhouse. Speaking at the official opening ceremony of the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in Virgin Gorda, North Sound, His Highness stated that the “Government of the BVI is doing something that we have aspired to see in many countries, in my official role the Chairman on the Aga Khan Fund for economic development, which is an impact investor in the developing world, we have invested massively in the leisure industry in Africa, Central Asia, western Asia and I must tell you the most important thing that we look for is an enabling environment.” “I want to thank the Premier [Dr. D Orlando Smith] and his Government for making it possible for people to commit to tourism in this part of the world,” His Highness told over 300 guests, who were in attendance. His Highness and David Johnson of Victor International have reportedly injected some $100M for the development of Oil Nut Bay, the marina and the Club House. Cutting the ribbon for the clubhouse [from left to right] Governor Boyd McCLeary; His Highness the Aga Khan; David Johnson of Victor International and Premier Dr. D Orlando Smith, OBE. Photo: Aneka Edwards/VINO - [More]

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