Speech delivered by His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan at Brussels Conference on Afghanistan

Speech delivered by His Highness the Aga Khan at Brussels Conference on AfghanistanOctober 5, 2016, Brussels, Belgium, Speech delivered by His Highness the Aga Khan at Brussels Conference on Afghanistan

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim
Your Excellency Federica Mogherini and
Your Excellency Salahuddin Rabbani;
Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen

I thank the Government of Afghanistan and the European Union for bringing the international community together. I am very pleased to be here, as the Ismaili Imamat and the Aga Khan Development Network have an enduring commitment to Afghanistan.

Since 2001, AKDN and its partners have channelled over $1 billion to enhance self-reliance and improve the quality of life of Afghans. Between now and 2020, AKDN plans similar investments in cultural heritage, education, energy, health, and poverty alleviation.

In supporting the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework, I wish to highlight three areas we believe are crucial to its success.

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