Agreement Clears Way for Aga Khan Trust for Culture to Begin Rehabilitation of Nairobi City Park

On 29 November 2012, Kenya’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Raila Odinga, joined His Highness the Aga Khan at the signing of an agreement to rehabilitate Nairobi City Park. The 60-hectare park, which has suffered over time from encroachment, pollution and other threats, will be rehabilitated over a period of several years. It will include a new restaurant, educational facilities, a botanical garden, an exhibition ground, … Continue reading Agreement Clears Way for Aga Khan Trust for Culture to Begin Rehabilitation of Nairobi City Park

Video: Nairobi City Park revitalisation agreement with Aga Khan Trust for Culture

Nairobi, Kenya, 29/11/2012 – On 29 November 2012, Kenya’s Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Raila Odinga, joined His Highness the Aga Khan at the signing of an agreement to rehabilitate Nairobi City Park. http://www.akdn.org/videos_detail.asp?VideoId=185 Continue reading Video: Nairobi City Park revitalisation agreement with Aga Khan Trust for Culture

Aga Khan pledges to restore park’s glory – monitor.co.ug

Friday, November 30 2012 – His Highness the Aga Khan and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga yesterday launched a major project to return the Nairobi City Park to its lost glory when they witnessed the signing of an agreement to rehabilitate the facility. Speaking at the ceremony held at the National Museum, the Aga Khan announced that the Aga Khan Trust was committed to investing … Continue reading Aga Khan pledges to restore park’s glory – monitor.co.ug

Milestone as EAC unveils new home

The East African Community (EAC) now has now a permanent place to call home following yesterday’s grand opening of an ultra-modern office complex in Arusha, Tanzania. Tanzanian Presidents Jakaya Kikwete, Mwai Kibaki of Kenya and Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi officiated at the colourful ceremony in the city that has cemented its place as the regional bloc’s seat of power. via Milestone as EAC unveils new … Continue reading Milestone as EAC unveils new home

The Ismaili: Aga Khan Trust for Culture to revitalise Nairobi City Park

Nairobi, 29 November 2012 — “Culture is a trampoline for development and assistance for some of the poorest people in the world,” declared Mawlana Hazar Imam. He was speaking at a signing ceremony marking an agreement between the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and the Government of Kenya to rehabilitate Nairobi City Park. via The Ismaili: Aga Khan Trust for Culture to revitalise Nairobi City Park. Continue reading The Ismaili: Aga Khan Trust for Culture to revitalise Nairobi City Park

Aga Khan Trust signs Sh1.7bn deal with State for City Park’s facelift

Nairobi’s City Park is set for rehabilitation at a cost of over $20 million (Sh1.7 billion) following the signing of a deal between the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and the government. The 90-year-old park in Parklands has been run down over the years, with human and housing encroachment, pollution, poaching and illegal logging spoiling its appeal. The deal signed Thursday proposes to restore … Continue reading Aga Khan Trust signs Sh1.7bn deal with State for City Park’s facelift

Future Nairobians will thank the Aga Khan | The Star Kenya Editor

THE Aga Khan Trust yesterday finalised an agreement with Nairobi City Council to rehabilitate City Park. The cost of rehabilitation will run into tens of millions of dollars but it is very worthwhile investment. The 60 hectare park in Parklands provides a recreational space that can be accessed by millions of Nairobians who otherwise have few places to relax. Today the park is insecure and … Continue reading Future Nairobians will thank the Aga Khan | The Star Kenya Editor

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His Highness the Aga Khan, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga sign city park facelift deal

A major project to give Nairobi City Park a face-lift has been formalised. The Aga Khan and Prime Minister Raila Odinga witnessed the signing of an agreement to rehabilitate the park on Thursday. Speaking during the ceremony at the National Museum in Nairobi, the Aga Khan announced that the Aga Khan Trust was committed to investing in the rehabilitation of cultural facilities that improve the … Continue reading His Highness the Aga Khan, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga sign city park facelift deal

His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Nairobi

Nairobi, 28 November 2012 — After attending the inauguration of the new headquarters of the East African Community in Arusha earlier today, His Highness the Aga Khan travelled to the Kenyan capital, where he will witness the signing of an agreement for the rehabilitation of the Nairobi City Park. via The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Nairobi. Continue reading His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Nairobi

His Highness the Aga Khan took part in the inauguration of the new headquarters of the East African Community (EAC)

Arusha, 28 November 2012 — His Highness the Aga Khan took part today in the inauguration of the new headquarters of the East African Community (EAC). Together with EAC leaders and the heads of state from its member countries, Hazar Imam toured the facility and took part in inaugural ceremonies. via The Ismaili: Mawlana Hazar Imam attends inauguration of new EAC headquarters. Continue reading His Highness the Aga Khan took part in the inauguration of the new headquarters of the East African Community (EAC)