New speech: His Highness the Aga Khan’s address at the FMIC Women’s Wing Foundation Stone Ceremony (Kabul, Afghanistan)

Today the Aga Khan laid the foundation for Phase 2 of the FMIC project: the Women’s Wing which he explains is “designed to provide and inspire superior obstetric and gynaecological care here in Kabul and throughout the region.” In this speech, the Aga Khan not only summarises the accomplishments of the FMIC hospital, including international…

President Karzai Meets Prince Karim Aga Khan

Sunday, October 21, 2012 Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai met with Prince Karim Agha Khan in respect to the infrastructural projects of the Agha Khan Foundation in Afghanistan. At the meeting president Karzai called the cooperation of the Agha Khan Foundation on reconstruction of health sphere, educational and cultural heritage as very important. President Karzai…

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Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Ceremony of the FMIC Women’s Wing, Kabul

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim Your Excellency Vice President Khalili Monsieur Laurent Fabius, Ministre des Affaires Etrangères de la Republique Française Ministers in the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Parliamentarians Ambassadors Members of the Provisional Operating Committee of the FMIC Distinguished Guests and Friends Assalam-o-Alaikum, Good Morning and Bonjour It is indeed a pleasure to welcome you…

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His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurate Construction of Obstetrics Facility in Kabul

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…

Timor Shah’s mausoleum being rebuilt

KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai inaugurated reconstruction work on the mausoleum of former king Timor Shah, his office said on Saturday. Damaged during decades of war, the tomb’s reconstruction was launched by the Ministry of Information and Culture with the cooperation of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF). A statement from the Presidential Palace said Timor…

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Kabul’s Timur Shah Mausoleum Opened by President Karzai and His Highness the Aga Khan

Kabul, 19 October 2012 – 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. http://www.akdn.org/Content/1154/Kabuls-Timur-Shah-Mausoleum-Opened-by-President-Karzai-and-the-Aga-Khan Related: http://www.khaama.com/aga-khan-karzai-open-timur-shah-mausoleum-in-kabul-826/ Kabul recovers the mausoleum of Timur Shah – IGNACIO OROVIO