Government of Canada's partnership in new Global Centre of Pluralism
Ottawa, Canada, 18 April 2005 – His Highness the Aga Khan today welcomed the announcement by the Government of Canada of its intellectual, institutional and financial contribution to become a partner in the new Global Centre for Pluralism in cooperation with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). Founded by His Highness the Aga Khan and to be based in Ottawa, the Global Centre for Pluralism will be a non-denominational, not-for-profit, Canadian organization with global reach. The Government of Canada said today it will contribute CAD$30 million to the Centre. The initial investment by the Aga Khan Development Network will be CAD$40 million.