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  • His Highness the Aga Khan was welcomed to Mali at the airport by a number of Malian government ministers, including Salimata Fofana, Minister of Housing, Lands and Urbanism. / <em>A son arrivée au Mali, Son Altesse l’Aga Khan a été accueilli à l’aéroport par plusieurs ministres du gouvernement, dont Salima Fofana, Ministre du Logement, des Affaires foncières et de l’Urbanisme.</em>
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His Highness the Aga Khan joins Heads of State in Mali for 50th Anniversary of Independence

Bamako, Mali, 20 September 2010 - His Highness the Aga Khan was today received by President Amadou Toumani Touré of Mali, upon his arrival in Bamako. His Highness, who was accompanied by his son Prince Hussain and daughter-in-law Princess Khaliya, will join Heads of State from across West Africa for events to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Mali’s Independence on 22nd September.

Amongst the events to mark this occasion will be the official opening of the National Park of Mali which was developed under a public-private partnership between the Government of Mali and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).