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]
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
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:
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.
2008, June 22: An Islamic Conscience: the Aga Khan and the Ismailis: Nairobi Launch at Sarit Center, 8:00pm [More] [Article in OnPhilanthropy.com]
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: : 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 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 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, the owner of French horse Zarkava, and it's Belgian 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]
Prince Karim Aga Khan receives an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Harvard University - 2008-06-05Posted April 20th, 2010 by heritage
2008, June 5: Prince Karim Aga Khan receives an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Harvard University at commencement ceremonies June 5, 2008, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. J.K. Rowling, who wrote the popular Harry Potter books, was the commencement speaker. (Photo by Robert Spencer/Getty Images). [Photos] [Alumni News] [More]
2008, June 1: 'Celebrating his 50th year as the Aga Khan last year, the former Leverett House resident has become a bridge between East and West, traditionalism and modernity' writes NiniI S. Moorhead, Crimson Staff Writer. [More]
2008, May 23: [The New Nation] Prince Karim Aga Khan, left here yesterday afternoon for home ending his four-day visit to Bangladesh. Adviser for Foreign Affairs Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury saw him off at the VVIP terminal of the Zia International Airport.Aga Khan placed a wreath at the National Monument for unknown martyrs soon after his arrival in Dhaka paying homage to their memories. He held meetings with Finance Adviser Dr A B Mirza Azizul Islam, Foreign Adviser Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury, Education Adviser Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman and Religious Affairs Adviser A F Hassan Ariff.
2008, may 21: Prince Amyn Muhammad Aga Khan visited the future site of the Serena Hotel in Ghulkin. [Photo] [More]
2008, May 20: Prince Rahim Aga Khan visiting Madagascar [More] [NewsClips]
Dhaka, May 20: Prince Karim Aga Khan lays the foundation of Aga Khan Academy at Baridhara in the city yesterday while Education Adviser Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman looks on. [Photo: STAR]
2008, May 19-23: Prince Aga Khan,arrives Dhaka today on a four-day state visit. Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed will receive him at Zia International airport. He will visit National Memorial at Savar and attend a state banquet at Hotel Sonargaon today. He will also host diplomatic reception and Imamat banquet at the same venue tomorrow. Prince Aga Khan will lay the foundation of the Aga Khan Academy at Basundhara tomorrow and the permanent Jamatkhana of the community on May 21.