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Nouvel Economiste Philanthropic Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 Award

Paris, 17 December 2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan receives “Prix de l’Entrepreneur philanthropique de l’année 2009 ” - the “Philanthropic Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 Award” presented to him by Le Nouvel Economiste, at a ceremony held at the Cour des Comptes in Paris, France.

In receiving the Award, His Highness took the opportunity to explain the work of the Aga Khan Development Network and in particular the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED). Other recipients were, Dalil Boubakeur, Rector of the Muslim Institute at the Grand Mosque of Paris, who received the “Régulateur de l’année” Award, and Nicholas de Tavernost, Chairman of the Board of the French Television network M6, who received the award, “Manager de l’année”.