His Highness the Aga Khan is expected to arrive in Bishkek tomorrow for a four-day visit to the Kyrgyz Republic.
He will also review developments of AKDN’s activities with the country’s senior leadership including His Excellency Almazbek Atambayev, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Speaker of Parliament Asylbek Jeenbekov, Prime Minister Joomart Otorbayev, Minister for Foreign Affairs Erlan Abdyldaev and Minister of Education Kanat Sadykov.
Bishkek, 1 November / Kabar.
The Aga Khan is the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of agencies working in economic, social and cultural development. AKDN has been engaged in the Kyrgyz Republic since 2000 operating the Aga Khan School in Osh, the Aga Khan Music Initiative, the First Microcredit Company, the Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank (KICB), Jubilee Insurance Kygyzstan and the Aga Khan Foundation working in Osh and Naryn in the fields of rural development, early childhood development, health, education and disaster reduction.
His Highness the Aga Khan is also the Chancellor of the University of Central Asia (UCA), which was founded by him and the Presidents of the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan. During this visit, His Highness will travel to Naryn, where he will review progress on the construction of UCA’s main campus and brief provincial and local leaders on developments, including the opening of the Naryn campus which will admit its first undergraduate students in September 2016.
Earlier and Related to Kyrgyzstan 2014 Coverage at Ismailimail:
- UCA News: November 2014 – UCA Chancellor Visists Kyrgyz Republic
- Video (in Russian) His Highness the Aga Khan in Kyrgyzstan
- The Ismaili Journal: November 2014 – Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Kyrgyzstan
- His Highness the Aga Khan in Kyrgyzstan
- The Ismaili Journal: November 2014 – Mawlana Hazar Imam visits the Kyrgyz Republic
- Photographs: His Highness the Aga Khan at University of Central Asia’s Naryn Campus
- Chancellor University of Central Asia, His Highness the Aga Khan Reviews Progress of Naryn Campus
- Synergy | AKDN, USA sign agreement on Global Development Alliance creating New Silk Road support system linking Central and South Asia
- The Ismaili | Mawlana Hazar Imam in Kyrgyzstan to review AKDN activities
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