Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:14 pm Post subject: KAZAKHSTAN VISIT
Aga Khan will visit Kazakhstan
23 October 2008
Kazakhstan General Newswire
Astana. October 23. Interfax-Kazakhstan - Prince Aga Khan IV, who is a crown Imam of the Ismaili Muslims, visits Kazakhstan on October 28-31, according to the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan.
The prince plans to meet with leaders of Kazakhstan, the ministry said in a Thursday news release.
According to the statement, Aga Khan will attend a groundbreaking ceremony that marks start of construction of a branch of Central Asian University in Tekeli (in Almaty oblast, southeast Kazakhstan).
Central Asian University was established with the participation of the governments of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Imamat of Ismaili Muslims within a joint program with the foundation of Aga Khan IV to help locals of the mountainous areas of the region.
As reported earlier, during one of his previous visits to Kazakhstan Prince Aga Khan VI received a state award of the first president of Kazakhstan for significant contribution to the reinforcement of peace and friendship, mutual trust between the peoples and vigorous activities designed to solve humanitarian problems.
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