In a letter to Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, Prince Karim Aga Khan has appreciated efforts of the government for undertaking projects for poverty alleviation and human resource development. He acknowledged the seriousness and dedication of the government in the rehabilitation of the flood affectees.
Prince Karim Aga Khan highlighted the close collaboration between the Agha Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the government of Pakistan. He specially mentioned various projects in Gilgit Baltistan and the walled city of Lahore, besides cooperation in development of tourism and support in human resource development. Mentioning the significance of the cooperation between governments of Italy and Pakistan on a project for the development of the odd city of Multan, Prince Karim informed that General Manager of Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) Luis Monreal will also pay a visit during this month in this connection.
He will assess and prepare a detailed report about possible assistance in the Multan project by AKTC. He hoped that AKTC would be able to identify resources for the Multan project. Aga Khan thanked the Prime Minister for his keen interest and extending full support in the development activities being undertaking by AKDN in Pakistan.