The President appreciated the services of Prince Karim Aga Khan across the world particularly for the people of Pakistan in the education and health sectors‚ poverty eradication‚ and socio-economic uplift of the poor strata of the society.
Mamnoon Hussain lauded the continued support of the Aga Khan Development Network and Aga Khan Foundation in taking lead in a number of important social sector projects‚ especially in Northern Areas of Pakistan.
He said that Aga Khan network’s continued engagement in Gilgit Baltistan was making positive impacts on lives of the people and infrastructure in the area.
The President assured that the government would continue to work with the Aga Khan foundation for poverty alleviation and other social welfare and economic activities.
He said that government was keen to exploit the economic potential of Gilgit-Baltistan especially the energy and natural resources for the prosperity of the people of the area and the entire Pakistan.
Prince Karim Aga Khan thanked the government of Pakistan for the warm welcome and hospitality and appreciated the government efforts for the socio-economic development of its people.
He also assured continued support of his network to the government saying various projects being undertaken under the Aga Khan foundation for the socio-economic uplift of the people of northern areas of Pakistan will be vigorously pursued and completed in time.