source: Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation www.app.com
ISLAMABAD, Mar 22 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday
appreciated the socio-economic work and services rendered by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan Health services in Pakistan under the inspiring and dynamic leadership of Aga Khan.
President Mamnoon Hussain was talking to Hafiz Sherali, President Aga
University hospital opens new medical centres in Punjab
Mar 14, 2017
Munnawar Hamid, Member of Board of Trustees and Firoz Rasul, President, Aga Khan University inaugurate AKUH’s new medical centre in Lahore. Photo: AKUH
The Aga Khan University Hospital has opened two new medical centres to provide consulting clinics, vaccination, radiology, laboratory and pharmacy services in Lahore, Rawalpindi and surrounding areas in Pakistan’s Punjab province.
US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke Saturday of the need for the world to stand firm against authoritarian populism and for the rule of law as he received France's highest decoration.
At the onset of his remarks, Secretary Kerry paid tribute to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan for being an influential champion for peace around the world.
John-kerry-hugging-aga-khan“Your Highness, thank you so much.
My friend, the Aga Khan, I am deeply appreciative for our friendship and for your efforts for peace around the world.”
H.H. The Aga Khan celebrated his 80th birthday with his family on 13th December 2016. On 16th December, the LIF invited Mowlana Hazar Imam to a birthday party in Aiglemont. members of the Noorani family also attended: Prince Amyn, Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa, Prince Irfan, Princess Zahra.and Prince Hussain were in attendance.
A short video of the Concert and the Imam cutting the cake, was shown to the world Jamat .
On that occasion, Mowlana Hazar Imam said:
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture is given every three years to projects that set new standards of excellence in architecture, planning practices, historic preservation and landscape architecture. Through its efforts, the Award seeks to identify and encourage building concepts that successfully address the needs and aspirations of societies across the world, in which Muslims have a significant presence. (akdn.org)
Hazar Imam arrives in Kyrgyzstan for inauguration of University of Central Asia’s Naryn campus 2016-10-17Posted October 18th, 2016 by librarian-hd
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Bishkek, 17 October 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Kyrgyzstan this evening, ahead of the inauguration of the University of Central Asia’s Naryn campus. He was accompanied by Prince Aly Muhammad.
ADB (Asian Development Bank)
Zhang Wencai, Vice President and Thomas Panella, Afghanistan Country Director
Aga Khan Development Network
HH Aga Khan
Werner Hoyer, President
IDB (Islamic Development Bank)
Sayed Aqa, Vice President, Cooperation and Country Programming
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Peter Maurer, President
Daniela Gressani, Deputy Director, Middle East and Central Asia Dept. and Christoph Duenwald, the Fund's mission chief for Afghanistan
This year's Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe is being held in Chantilly instead of its usual venue at Longchamp where a new grandstand is being built.
Hazar Imam arrived at Chantilly on Saturday October 1st with Princess Zahra and Princess Salwa.
Zarak jockeyed by C. Soumillon came in 3rd in the Qatar Prix Dollar Stakes - Group 2
In the Qatar Prix Du Cadran Stakes - Group 1 Vazirabad came in 2nd with jockey C. Soumillon
Hazar Imam's winning horse Harzand - winner of the 2016 Epsom Derby - was featured in the Qatar Prix De L'Arc De Triomphe (Group 1) on Sunday October 2nd.
Toronto, 19 September 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam will receive the inaugural Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship on the evening of Wednesday, 21 September in Toronto. As part of the ceremony, Mawlana Hazar Imam will deliver a speech that will be webcast live on TheIsmaili.org at 7:30 PM EDT (Toronto time).
Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Calls on the Minister of Foreign Affairs 2016-09-05Posted September 6th, 2016 by librarian-hd
September 5, 2016
Kabul - Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani met this afternoon with the Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During bilateral meeting, Mrs. Mawani briefed the Foreign Affairs Minister on the projects being carried out in collaboration with the Aga Khan Development Network and Cultural Foundation, and the future programs of this Network.
Prince Amyn Aga Khan to attend Largest and most diverse Edinburgh international culture summit 2016-08-24Posted August 25th, 2016 by librarian-hd
THE largest and most diverse Edinburgh international culture summit begins today with more than 40 ministerial delegations and over 60 speakers taking part.
Running over three days, the event will see some 42 countries represented, including America, Spain, Singapore, Rwanda, New Zealand, Italy, Bangladesh, Slovenia and Ukraine.
The theme of this year’s summit, the third, is “Culture: Building Resilient Communities” and has three distinct, interlinking strands; culture and heritage, economics and participation.
10,000 Ismaili Muslims from more than 25 countries attend Jubilee Games' opening ceremony
Over 2,000 athletes from different parts of the world took part in the opening ceremony of weeklong Jubilee Games, an intra-community global sports event, held in Dubai on Saturday.
Jubilee Games, organised by the Ismaili Muslim community in association with the Dubai Sports Council, was attended by more than 10,000 people from more than 25 countries.
Your Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak al Nahyan,
Distinguished leaders from the UAE,
Excellencies and leaders of the Ismaili Muslim community
Athletes, volunteers and staff of the Jubilee Games,
Ladies and Gentlemen:
First and foremost, I wish to thank His Highness Sheikh Nahyan for both his patronage of the Jubilee Games, and for having taken the time to travel from Abu Dhabi to be with us today.
Thank you, Your Highness.
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Imamat Day
Ottawa, Ontario ‑
11 July 2016
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Imamat Day:
“Today, we join Shia Ismaili Muslims in Canada and around the world to celebrate His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, who on this day in 1957 became Imam—spiritual leader—of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.
A warm welcome to you all.
In a way there is nothing more exposing than standing in front of one’s own work but it’s through my passion for photography that I’m also able to share my passion for animals, wildlife and conservation and now with the help of evenings like this I want to take this passion to the next stage by starting a fund called Focused On Nature.
We are decimating these animals!
Losing them to habitat destruction and degradation, to hunting, poaching and many other factors.
Islamabad, 25 May 2016 — Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim were in Gilgit yesterday, where they inaugurated a 50-bed medical centre that will serve as a healthcare hub for the surrounding region. They also visited other AKDN programmes and a Jamatkhana in the area.
The new medical centre is equipped to provide high quality diagnostics and secondary healthcare services. It also serves as a digital link between clinics in outlying villages and connects them with state-of-the-art medical resources in Pakistan and around the world.
Ottawa, 17 May 2016 — This afternoon, Mawlana Hazar Imam was at at Parliament Hill, where he received a warm welcome from the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau.
“It’s always a pleasure to welcome a dear friend to Canada, a dear friend to my family as well,” said Prime Minister Trudeau.
The pair met in the Prime Minister’s office at Centre Block to discuss “pluralism, diversity and all the things that Canada can contribute to offering more peace and stability in the world,” according to the Prime Minister.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday morning held talks with Prince Amyn Aga Khan, the younger brother of His Highness the Aga Khan, who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi.
At the meeting, Prince Amyn briefed President Kenyatta on the on-going programmes of the Aga Khan Development Network in the country and the region.
President Kenyatta commended the Aga Khan Development Network for its contribution to the country’s development, especially in areas of education and health.
Prince Amyn visited Goma in the Democratice Republic of Congo. He met some Ismailis and talked to them