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Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani holds a meeting with Aga Khan

Date: 
Wednesday, 2018, February 21
Location: 
Source: 
/timesofindia.indiatimes.com
His Highness the Aga Khan greeted by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani   2018-02-21

GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had a meeting with Aga Khan today wherein Khan expressed his eagerness and support from the Aga Khan Foundation to Gujarat in areas of health, education, rural education advance program etc in order to take the growth story of the state a step ahead.

113 years ago, the Aga Khan School established by the Aga Khan Education Service (AKES) in Mundra region of Kutch is still playing an important role in educating the people. The CM thanked Khan for the same and briefed him about the Gynakunj project of the state wherein education is being imparted through smart technology to 8000 classrooms.

Khan expressed his willingness to support the state in getting rid of malnutrition and also expressed his willingness to support in rural advancement program and the ways in which his foundation can be of help. He also expressed his support in aiding the state government in lift irrigation project in the tribal areas.

Khan talked of the prospects of research with the Aga Khan hospital in Mumbai for treatment of cancer patients in Sidhpur. Rupani briefed about the various developmental projects of the state and said that Gujarat has now become a global investment destination and a hub of solar energy, renewable energy etc. He added that it is a policy driven state and said that the Vibrant Gujarat summits have been instrumental in carrying the beacon of a developing Gujarat ahead. The CM congratulated Khan for receiving the Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India.


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