eDigest: His Highness Aga Khan, P.M. Harper announce $100M joint aid venture

Epigraph:

They ask thee (Muhammad) what they shall spend. Say: ‘Whatever of good and abundant wealth you spend should be for parents and near relatives and orphans and the needy and the wayfarer. And whatever good you do, surely Allah knows it well.’ (Al Quran 2:216)

 

His Highness Aga Khan and Prime Minister Stephen Harper

His Highness Aga Khan and Prime Minister Stephen Harper

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His Highness Aga Khan, P.M. Harper announce $100M joint aid venture

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