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Event - 1962-09-30

Date: 
Sunday, 1962, September 30
Location: 

Laid foundation stone of Abdul Wahid Moledina School, Poona and donated Rs. 25,000. [extract of speech]

person_place_reference: 
H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


Speech

Speech at the foundation stone laying ceremony of Abdul Waheed Moledina School

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Source: 
Speeches, II, Pp. 100-101

Mowlana Hazar Imam’s speech at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the main building of Abdul Waheed Moledina Schools', Poona (India).

Mr. Chairman, Members of the Managing Board Ladies and Gentlemen:

Speech at the Foundation laying ceremony of Abdul Wahed Moledina School 1962-09-30

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Source: 
ismaili.net

Never in the history of Mankind has the speed of change been so great. Until some years ago, only the philosophers and astronomers had thought of the other worlds. All our children will have to think of them, for our boys and girls will certainly have the occasion to visit them.

This extraordinary widening of the horizons of mankind is something for which we must prepare our children and if the aim of education is to equip our young generations with the weapons with which to meet the future, then surely your institute is doing the most noble service.

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