2008, July 16: Photo: Eric Feferberg - Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Bin Abdul aziz Al Saud, center left shakes hands with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, center right, behind the first stone of the Louvre museum's future Islamic art department on Wednesday, July 16, 2008, in Paris, during the ceremony marking the launch of the works. In the background, from left to right, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's wife, Princess Ameera, spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims and the Aga Khan and French Culture minister Christine Albanel. [Photo]
2008, July 14: Kenya - Hundreds of Ismaili Muslims celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the Imamat Day at the Mombasa Jubilee Hall Sunday. [The Nation][Daily Nation]
2008, July 12: Notícia Manuel de Almeida/Reuters - 12 Julho 2008 - 00h51 - EncontroJosé Sócrates recebe Aga KhanJosé Sócrates encontrou-se ontem em Lisboa com Aga Khan, líder da comunidade muçulmana ismaelita. Portugal assinou um acordo de cooperação com a rede Aga Khan para o desenvolvimento
2008, July 11: The Aga Khan (R), the spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslim sect, shakes hands with Portugal's Prime Minister Jose Socrates before their meeting at San Bento palace in Lisbon July 11, 2008. REUTERS/Nacho Doce (PORTUGAL) - [More Photos][More] [Forum section.]
2008, July 10: Portugal visit of H.H. The Aga Khan for Golden Jubilee from 10th to 14th July 2008.[Photos and News of the visit]
H. H. the Aga Khan Visited Portugal at the Invitation of the Government as part of his Golden Jubilee year. He met with many officials and with the ismaili community.
2008, July 8: His Highness the Aga Khan In United Kingdom for a Golden Jubilee Visit - [More] [Forum section.] [Photo]
H. H. the Aga Khan is on an official Golden Jubilee visit to London, and will meet with followers at a Darbar confirmed for 5th July 2008
2008, July 2-4: His Highness the Aga Khan In United Kingdom for a Golden Jubilee Visit. The Prime Minister met with the Aga Khan, where they discussed the cooperation between the Government and the Aga Khan Development Network. The Queen personally honoured the Aga Khan with a private banquet at Buckingham Palace on Monday to mark his golden jubilee as the leader of the world's 15 million Ismaeli Muslims. H. H. the Aga Khan met with followers at a Darbar confirmed on the 5th of July. [More] TESTIMONIES AND SPEECHES see our [Forum section.] [More in New Heritage Site]
His Highness the Aga Khan today received an honorary law doctorate from National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He was cited for “outstanding contributions to the elimination of global poverty, the advancement of women, the promotion of Islamic culture and the furthering of pluralistic values in society”.
2008, June 30: His Highness the Aga Khan has been honoured by the National University of Ireland (NUI), Maynooth, for his work against poverty and in promoting religious understanding. The renowned racehorse breeder and spiritual leader of the world's Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims received an honorary doctorate from the Chancellor of the NUI, Dr Garret FitzGerald. The Aga Khan, who part owns some of Europe's leading stud farms, is the first member of the Islamic community to be honoured in the history of NUI.
Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya attended the Golden Jubilee Games as well as the Closing Ceremony - 2008-06-23Posted April 20th, 2010 by heritage
2008, June 23-29: 2008, June 29: : Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya attended the G.J.G. this morning as well as the Closing Ceremony of the Golden Jubilee Games tonight. Prince Amyn arrived in Nairobi yesterday but went to Kigali today. He did not attend the Games in Nairobi. The launching of the Games ceremony was grandiose but the closing was not as powerful. A small fireworks ended the Ceremony. Of course tons of photos uploaded every day...
2008, June 23-29: 2008, June 29: : Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya attended the G.J.G. this morning as well as the Closing Ceremony of the Golden Jubilee Games tonight. Prince Amyn arrived in Nairobi yesterday but went to Kigali today. He did not attend the Games in Nairobi. The launching of the Games ceremony was grandiose but the closing was not as powerful. A small fireworks ended the Ceremony. Of course tons of photos uploaded every day... Our photo-exhibition entitilled "FACES of Golden Jubilee Games", featuring events, participants, champions and spectators of the Games:
2008, June 22: An Islamic Conscience: the Aga Khan and the Ismailis: Nairobi Launch at Sarit Center, 8:00pm [More] [Article in OnPhilanthropy.com]
Born into a world of wealth and privilege, The Aga Khan devotes his life to eliminating poverty and inequality. A religious leader who traces his ancestry back to the Prophet Muhammad, he struggles to balance the traditional with the modern.
Le prince Karim Aga Khana fait son entrée à la prestigieuse Académie des Beaux-Arts à Paris - 2008-06-18Posted April 20th, 2010 by heritage
2008, Juin 18: PARIS - Le prince Karim Aga Khan, chef spirituel des Ismaéliens, a fait son entrée mercredi à la prestigieuse Académie des Beaux-Arts à Paris en tant que membre associé étranger, occupant le fauteuil de l'architecte Kenzo Tange décédé en 2005. Le prince Karim Aga Khan qui, en tant que chef religieux de la communauté ismaélienne, courant de l'islam chiite, ne portait pas l'habit vert traditionnel des académiciens, a été accueilli par les solennels roulements de tambours de la Garde républicaine.
2008, June 12: Prince Karim Aga Khan Aga Khan and Afghan President Hamid Karzai attended at the Kleber Center on June 12, 2008 in Paris the international donors conference to raise billions of dollars in aid for Afghanistan. [click on image for bigger picture] [More]
2008, June 12: : French President Nicolas Sarkozy, French Foreign Affairs Minister Bernard Kouchner, US First Lady Laura Bush, US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, the Aga Khan, and Afghan President Hamid Karzai attended at the Kleber Center on June 12, 2008 in Paris the international donors conference to raise billions of dollars in aid for Afghanistan. [News with more photos]
2008, June 10: Princesse Zahra, the Aga Khan and Princess Guillaume of Luxembourg attend a party hosted by Becca Cason Thrash, to honour The American Friends of The Louvre on June 10, 2008 in Paris. [More]
.H the Aga Khan's horse Zarkava, and jockey Christophe Soumillon won the 159th Prix de Diane - 2008-06-08Posted April 20th, 2010 by heritage
2008, June 8: H.H the Aga Khan, the owner of French horse Zarkava, and it's Belgian jockey Christophe Soumillon won the 159th Prix de Diane horse racing, on June 8, 2008 in Chantilly, outside Paris. Soumillon won the race ahead of horse Gagnoa ridden by Irish jockey John Patrick Murtagh and Goldikova ridden by French jockey Olivier Peslier. [More]