Prince Amyn Aga Khan visits Tajikistan

30/11/2015 10:33
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DUSHANBE, November 30, 2015, Asia-Plus -- Prince Amyn Aga Khan, brother of His Highness the Aga Khan, arrived in Dushanbe on November 29, 2015 for a one day working visit, according to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Tajikistan.

Prince Amyn, known worldwide for his prowess in the arts and culture, has for many decades worked with his elder brother, His Highness the Aga Khan on economic, cultural and building initiatives.

Prince Amyn Aga Khan is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Aga Khan Museum.  He is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee (and Member of the Board) of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, which initiates and supports economic development activities in Africa and Asia.  In addition to these, Prince Amyn also holds several other posts.

Aga Khan Development Network brings together individual agencies that operate in a range of areas – from economic development, education and rural development to cultural revitalization, health care and financial services.  Together these agencies collaborate towards a common goal – to build institutions and programs that can respond to the contemporary challenges and opportunities of social, economic and cultural growth in Tajikistan.  Operating in Tajikistan since 1992, AKDN draws on a strong base of experience in working with mountain societies.  It works in all regions of the country and employs over 3,500 people through its operations and investments.


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