The spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan highlighted three key areas during his speech at the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan, inlcuding an immediate drive to sustain Afghanistan’s human and social capital, supporting civil society, and ensuring sustained social and economic gains of the country.
Expressing gratitude towards the Government of Afghanistan and the European Union for bringing the international community together, Aga Khan in his speech, said “Since 2001, AKDN and its partners have channelled over $1 billion to enhance self-reliance and improve the quality of life of Afghans. Between now and 2020, AKDN plans similar investments in cultural heritage, education, energy, health, and poverty alleviation.”
The leader of the world’s Ismailies further added “In supporting the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework, I wish to highlight three areas we believe are crucial to its success.”
More at the source: Khaama Press (KP) | Afghan News Agency