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His Highness the Aga Khan visits earthquake-hit areas of Pakistan

Pakistan, 5 December 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan visits the earthquake-affected areas of Muzaffarabad, capital of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Balakot, North West Frontier Province. He expressed his solidarity with the people of Pakistan and commended the relief efforts of the Government of Pakistan and the Pakistan Army. Since the earthquake of 8 October, AKF helicopters have provided much needed food and supplies to those affected, and evacuated over 1000 casualties. Aga Khan Health Service and Aga Khan University have also been active in health intervention.