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Aga Khan Development Network and French Government sign an agreement for Cooperation in Syria
26 October 2010 - The French Government and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) today signed a Partnership Convention for bilateral cooperation in Syria.

Microfinance Activities Expand in Syria
23 July 2009 - The First MicroFinance Institution Syria, KfW Entwicklungsbank, and the State Planning Commission of Syria signed two financial agreements that will expand FMFI-S’s loan activities to the poorest inhabitants of Syria as well as to people in rural areas.

Aga Khan Inaugurates Aleppo Citadel Project
28 August 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan today inaugurated the medieval citadel overlooking Syria's ancient city of Aleppo.

Aga Khan Development Network and Government of Syria Sign Agreements to Foster Social and Cultural Development
26 August 2008 - The Syrian Government and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) today signed three landmark agreements designed to strengthen collaboration in the areas of microfinance, healthcare, and cultural tourism.

Aga Khan University Signs Agreement to Further Health and Education Development in Syria
25 August 2008 - The Ministries of Health and Higher Education of the Government of Syria and Aga Khan University (AKU) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance capacity in the health sector.

Aga Khan Arrives in Syria on the Occasion of His Golden Jubilee
24 August 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan arrived in Damascus today, on a 6-day official visit to Syria.

FOCUS and AKDN Contribute to Helping Lebanese Families in Syria
21 August 2006 - The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and its emergency response affiliate, Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) provided immediate humanitarian relief in response to the conflict which affected hundreds of thousands in the Middle East.

His Highness the Aga Khan and President Bashar al Assad Meet to Discuss Development Opportunities in Syria
19 June 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan met with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and senior government officials to discuss ongoing and future collaboration with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in the areas of education, microfinance, tourism, culture and health.

Aga Khan and Assad Discuss Syria Development Priorities
16 February 2004 - His Highness the Aga Khan today concluded a three-day official visit to Syria during which he had meetings with President Bashar al-Assad and a series of discussions with Ministers on key development priorities for the country.

Culture as a Catalyst for Development in Syria
26 June 2003 - A model of revitalisation, the Souq al Saghir project in Masyaf was inaugurated on June 26th 2003 under the patronage of the Governor of the Hama Province.

Microcredit Programme for Low-Income Areas in Syria
17 March 2003 - The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has launched its first micro credit facilities under agreements signed with the Syrian Ministry of Health and the Governorates of Aleppo, Hama and Tartous.

Aga Khan and President Assad Agree on Future Collaboration
10 November 2001 - The Aga Khan and Prime Minister Mohammad Mustafa Miro also signed a Framework Development Agreement between the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Syria. The Agreement will facilitate the effective functioning and optimum utilisation of the human and financial resources that the AKDN would mobilise for Syria. It also establishes an AKDN Representation Office in Damascus.

Aga Khan Speaks of Islam and Syria's Contemporary Challenges
09 November 2001 - His Highness the Aga Khan today described how he saw Syria facing the challenges of the future in the context of the current global situation.

Aga Khan Calls for Freedom in the Civilisation Debate
06 November 2001 - Model proposed for analysing challenges facing Islam.

Yo-Yo Ma Performs on the Silk Road for Aga Khan Award
06 November 2001 - First Performance of Ensemble in one of the oldest cities on the Silk Road. World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his Silk Road Ensemble gave a special performance on the occasion of the presentation ceremony of the 2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

Nine Projects Receive the 2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture
06 November 2001 - At a ceremony held in Syria at the historical Citadel of Aleppo, His Highness the Aga Khan announced the nine recipients of the 2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, and presented a special Chairman’s Award to the Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa.

Aga Khan Meets President Assad and Cabinet Ministers
03 November 2001 - New Initiatives in Education and Health Announced.

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