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Aga

 

in the Turkish sultanates the title of the military leaders, including the commander of the janissaries, and the title of the heads of certain groups of court servants. After the abolition of the janissaries in 1826, “Aga” became the name for junior and middle-level officers of the Turkish army. In modern Turkey, ağa is a form of address to prosperous landowners and sometimes part of a person’s name.

AGA

Abbr. for “American Gas Association.”
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All working parts are replaced with new, restoring the Aga back to its former beauty and working power.
Aga said: "Given the conditionality of the Whirlpool offer, the board of Aga believes it is in the best interests of Aga shareholders, taken as a whole, to ensure that the Middleby transaction continues to be executed on the current timetable to avoid any delay to completion of that transaction should a firm offer from Whirlpool not be forthcoming.
Aga Rangemaster said: "Given the conditionality of the Whirlpool offer, the board of Aga believes it is in the best interests of Aga shareholders, taken as a whole, to ensure that the Middleby transaction continues to be executed on the current timetable to avoid any delay to completion of that transaction should a firm offer from Whirlpool not be forthcoming.
Aga Rangemaster directors have put |their weight behind the Whirpool offer
These three projects are an initiative of the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network.
Today, there are over 160 Aga Khan Schools all across Pakistan catering to more than 36,000 students.
Kathryn Lowe, marketing manager, said: "The AGA City60 is designed to suit the 21[sup.
William McGrath, Chief Executive, AGA Rangemaster Group plc - 01926
The President assured that the government will continue to work with the Aga Khan foundation for poverty alleviation and other social welfare and economic activities.
The Aga Khan is the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), which functions in 30 countries across the world.
William McGrath, chief executive at Aga Rangemaster, said the second half of the year should see the impact of the Aga Total Control gather pace.
AGA Medical is a leading seller of products to treat structural heart defects such as abnormal valves, and its revenue has grown at a compound rate of 19% a year since 2005, the companies said.