Gov Quinn And Aga Khan Sign Agreement
An Agreement of Cooperation entered into by The State of Illinois and the Ismaili Imamat, on November 4, 2011, provides a framework of cooperation in fields of mutual interest such as education, environmental stewardship and management, health sciences, library and information science, infrastructure development, agricultural sustainability and bettter cross cultural understanding, so as to further the parties’ common goal of improving the quality of life of the people of illinois and throughout the world, recognizing that poverty and education are the greatest challenges facing the global community. ©Harvey Tillis Photography
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Chicago, 4 November 2011 — At the invitation of Illinois State Governor Patrick “Pat” Quinn, Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to Chicago today to sign an Agreement of Cooperation between the State of Illinois and the Ismaili Imamat. During the visit, Hazar Imam and Governor Quinn and their representatives also held talks on a range of issues of mutual interest, including early childhood education and media and communications.