UCA Naryn Campus Inauguration

Location: Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic
Other languages: Русский язык
The University of Central Asia (UCA) opened its first campus in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic on 19 October 2016 with Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov and His Highness the Aga Khan. The ceremony was held under the patronage of President Almazbek Atambayev.

His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of the University, addresses the audience of more than 300 representatives of government, His Highness's family and AKDN leadership.
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His Excellency Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov, representing President Almazbek Atambayev, Patron of the University, praised the partnership between the Kyrgyz Government and the AKDN.
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Government representatives, members of His Highness the Aga Khan's family and AKDN leadership were amongst the guests present at the inauguration.
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UCA Executive Chairman Shamsh Kassim-Lakha delivers opening remarks at the inauguration ceremony of the UCA Naryn Campus.
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UCA student representative Eraj Uzoqov praised the University for promoting understanding and cooperation between students from Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov and His Highness the Aga Khan unveil the commemorative plaque as UCA Executive Chairman Shamsh Kassim-Lakha looks on.
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His Highness the Aga Khan, escorted by Naryn Governor Amanbay Kayipov, arrives to the UCA Naryn Campus.
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His Excellency Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov greets His Highness the Aga Khan in Naryn.
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His Highness tours the UCA Naryn Campus together with government dignitaries.
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His Highness in the courtyard with the Prime Minister, Naryn Governor accompanied by Minister Education and Science Elvira Sariave at the Academic Building at the University's inaugural campus.
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