Speech by Prince Amyn Aga Khan for the official opening of Dushanbe Serena Hotel, 1st November 2011

Your Excellency, President Rahmon, Your Highness, Chairman of the State Committee on Investment and Management of State Property, Honourable Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen It gives me the greatest pleasure to see the Dushanbe Serena officially opened today. Part of the hotel was, of course, unofficially available for clients during the recent anniversary of independence,…

Prince Karim Aga Khan inaugurates Afghan-Tajik bridge construction – Khaama Press

Wednesday, November 02, 2011 – His Highness prince Karim Aga Khan following a ceremony attended by Afghan and Tajikistan officials inaugurated the construction of a new bridge between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The construction work of the new bridge between Afghanistan and Tajikistan was inaugurated in the presence of Tajikistan president Imam Ali Rakhmanov and local…

Governments of Tajikistan and Afghanistan and AKDN lay foundation for 5th Tajik-Afghan bridge | Asia-Plus

DUSHANBE, November 1, 2011, Asia-Plus – On Monday October 31, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, Afghan Minister of Public Works Abdul Qudus Hamidi, and His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), performed the foundation stone ceremony for the Shouroobod Bridge. According to AKDN Tajikistan, the bridge, the fifth…

The Ismaili: Dushanbe Serena Hotel is opened by Mawlana Hazar Imam and the President of Tajikistan

Dushanbe, 1 November 2011 — Mawlana Hazar Imam and His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, inaugurated a new Serena Hotel in the heart of Dushanbe, the Tajik capital. Prince Amyn and Prince Rahim were present for the ceremony, as were dignitaries from the government, development and tourism sectors. “The spirit of…

Tajik President, Aga Khan Initiate Construction Of Bridge To Afghanistan

SHUROOBOD, Tajikistan — Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and the Aga Khan have laid the foundation stone of what will be the fifth bridge connecting Tajikistan to Afghanistan, RFE/RL’s Tajik Service reports. It is the first bridge in the Kulob region of Tajikistan’s southern Khatlon Province and will connect the Tajik district of Shuroobod with Afghanistan’s…

The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam joins leaders of Tajikistan and Afghanistan to lay foundation of fifth cross-border bridge

Showun, Shurobad District, Tajikistan, 31 October 2011 — Mawlana Hazar Imam, together with the President of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, and Afghanistan’s Minister of Public Works His Excellency Abdulkudus Hamidi, performed the foundation-stone ceremony for the Shurobod Bridge today. The bridge is the fifth to be built in partnership with the Aga Khan Development…

Photographs: Tajikistan, Afghanistan and AKDN Lay Foundation Stone for Fifth Bridge Between Countries

Showun, Shurobod District, Tajikistan, 31st October 2011 – His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan, Minister of Public Works of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan His Excellency Abdulkudus Hamidi, and His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), today performed the foundation-stone ceremony for the Shurobod Bridge. The…

Tajikistan, Afghanistan lay foundation of 5th Tajik-Afghan bridge

Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon, Afghan Minister of Public Works Abdul Qudus Hamidi, and His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), performed the foundation stone ceremony for the Shouroobod Bridge, Asia-Plus reported. According to AKDN Tajikistan, the bridge will connect the Shouroobod district of Khatlon province in Tajikistan…

President Rahmon and Aga Khan Inaugurate Dushanbe Serena Hotel

Dushanbe, 1 November 2011 — His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, and His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), today inaugurated the Dushanbe Serena Hotel. The ceremony, which was held in the hotel’s Millat banquet room, was attended by Prince Amyn Aga Khan,…

Bakhtar News Agency – President Karzai And Prince Aga Khan Emphasize On Infrastructure Projects

Monday, October 31, 2011 Kabul (BIA) President Hamid Karzai and Prince Karim Agha Khan in their meeting emphasized on acceleration of the infrastructure projects implemented by Agha Khan Development Foundation. Prince Karim Agha Khan arrived in Kabul yesterday and in his meeting with President Karzai assured continued assistance of the Agha Khan Foundation with Afghanistan…

CA-NEWS : Prince Karim Aga Khan IV begins his visit to Tajikistan

31 October 2011 – CA-NEWS (TJ) – Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Tajikistan with a three-day visit on Sunday, CA-News was told in the representation of the Aga Khan Development Network in Dushanbe. The prince, together with President of Tajikistan Emomalii Rahmon, will participate in the opening of…

The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Tajikistan to open Dushanbe Serena

Dushanbe, 30 October 2011 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Tajikistan today for the inauguration of the Dushanbe Serena Hotel. Prince Rahim and Prince Amyn had arrived earlier, and will also participate in the opening ceremony. At the airport, His Excellency Hamrokhon Zarifi, Minister of Foreign Affairs, received Mawlana Hazar Imam on behalf of the…

Aga Khan to arrive in Tajikistan today | Tajikistan News

DUSHANBE, October 30, 2011, Asia-Plus — Dushanbe, 30th October 2011 — His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, is expected to arrive in Dushanbe tonight, on a three-day visit to Tajikistan, AKDN Tajikistan reports. While in the country, the…

His Highness the Aga Khan to visit Tajikistan at the end of this week – Asia-Plus

DUSHANBE/KULOB, October 25, 2011 Asia-Plus — His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), is expected to arrive in Tajikistan on October 30 for a two-day visit. A well-informed source in the Government of Tajikistan told Asia-Plus today that…