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  • His Highness the Aga Khan delivering a speech at the Afghanistan Conference held in Berlin.
    AKDN / Patrick Ruchdi
Aga Khan addresses Berlin Conference on progress in Afghanistan

Berlin, 31 March 2004 - Addressing representatives of over 60 states and international organisations at a major conference here, His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, today highlighted to the international community key issues for continued and enhanced progress in Afghanistan, based on the Aga Khan Development Network’s extensive experience of reconstruction and development in the country and the region more broadly. The Aga Khan drew on the Network’s learning from its focus on the ultra poor in Afghanistan as well in the surrounding region, particularly in Eastern Tajikistan and North West Pakistan.