The Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad, which is the new non-profit school on 100 acre campus, was inaugurated officially on 20 September 2013 by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N Kiran Kumar Reddy and Union HRD Minister M M Pallam Raju. Also present during the inauguration was Aga Khan, the founder and chairman of Aga Khan Development Network.
Aga Khan is on the official visit in India from 17 September 2013 to 29 September 2013. It is important to note that His Highness the Aga Khan, a Swiss-born philanthropist and Muslim spiritual leader, unveiled the restored Humayun’s Tomb of New Delhi on 18 September 2013. Aga Khan is the name used by the Imam of the Nizari Ismailis since 1818.
About the Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad
• The Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad is situated near the Rajiv Gandhi airport.
• It is the second academy in the global network of 18 schools which are established across the Central Asia and South Asia, Middle East as well as Africa.
• The first Aga Khan Academy is situated in Mombasa, Kenya, and the third one is situated in Maputo, Mozambique. The Aga Khan Development Network has plans of opening the academy in Tanzania and Bangladesh as well.
• The primary objective of the Aga Khan Academy is to offer all-round education to the talented girls and boys from all kinds of backgrounds. The education being offered at the academy is of highest international standards and the students being admitted to the school are selected on the merit basis. It is worth noticing that the selection of the students take place irrespective of their financial abilities and capabilities.
When: 20 September 2013