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Aga Khan Visits Central Asia
01 October 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan completed a nine-day tour of three central Asian nations during which he met with top government officials.

University of Central Asia Launched: First University in the Region Dedicated to High Mountain Populations with campuses in Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic and Kazakhstan
06 July 2004 - President Emomali Rahmonov of Tajikistan joined His Highness the Aga Khan in laying the foundation stone of the Khorog campus in Tajikistan.

Lead Architect and Landscape Architect Selected for University of Central Asia Campuses
24 June 2004 - His Highness the Aga Khan has announced the selection of the lead architect and the landscape architect for the three sites of the University of Central Asia.

Yo-Yo Ma and Silk Road Ensemble Perform in Central Asia in Collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative
02 May 2003 - Following critically acclaimed concerts in North America and Europe, Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble brought their unique fusion of ancient Silk Road traditions and western classical music to the heart of the Silk Road: in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic; Almaty, Kazakhstan; and Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

Aga Khan Plans University Campus in Kazakh Mountains
01 May 2003 - His Highness the Aga Khan accompanied by the Minister for Education, Ms. Shamsha Berkimbayeva, visited Taldykorgan region of Almaty Oblast to view potential sites for the Kazakh campus of the University of Central Asia.

Aga Khan Underlines Kazakhstan's Vital Role in Central Asia
17 December 2002 - His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims, today acknowledged the country's vital and strategic role for the development of Central Asia.

World Premiere of Yo-Yo Ma and Silk Road Ensemble Introduces Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia
25 August 2001 - At the first of a hallmark series of festivals to be held in Asia, Europe and North America, the renowned American cellist Yo-Yo Ma led a distinguished international group of musicians, artists and scholars from the Silk Road Project last night in introducing European audiences to a major element of the Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia.

World's First Mountain University Founded Along the Silk Route
31 August 2000 - President Nursultan Nazarbayev and His Highness the Aga Khan, today concluded the signature of the treaty founding the University of Central Asia, the world's first university dedicated exclusively to education and research on mountain regions and societies.

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