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H.H. The Aga Khan leaves Bangladesh - 2008-05-23

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.

ISMAILIS IN MOMBASA MARKING 'GOLDEN JUBILEE' CELEBRATIONS - 2007-07-20

2007, July 20: The ismailis in Mombasa celebrate with speeches, parades and music. [Coast Week]

ISLAMIC TREASURES - 2007-07-04

2007, July 4: On July 11, 2007, Karim Aga Khan IV will celebrate his golden jubilee: fifty years with the head of an empire which is also one of the most effective networks of development of planet. [L'Express]

THE AGA KHAN ARRIVES FOR A 12-DAY TOUR IN AFRICA - 2007-08-12

His Highness The Aga Khan Meets with His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki at State House, Nairobi, Kenya 2007-08-13

2007, August 12: His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, arrives in the country today to begin a 12-day official visit of the East African region.

The Nation (Nairobi)
13 August 2007
Jeff Otieno
Nairobi
East Africa: Aga Khan Arrives for Tour of Region

The Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Nairobi yesterday for the first leg of a 12-day official visit to East Africa.

The plane carrying the Aga Khan landed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 5 pm to a red carpet reception by the Government.

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS - 2007-07-08

2007, July 8: Ismaili Muslim community is ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ascension to the Imamat of their spiritual leader, the Aga Khan. While the actual anniversary will be marked all over the world on July 11th, events are planned throughout the year. 'As our spiritual leader, his role is to interpret the faith and to advance the well-being of the Ismaili community from both a spiritual and a worldly aspect and improve the quality of life of the societies in which Ismailis live.' [Calgary Herald] [Star Telegram] [The Province] [The Province]

HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN VISITS AFRICA TO SEE RESULTS OF INITIATIVES - 2007-08-16

2007, August 16: The works and achievements of the influential spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims have long been baffling to categorize. But as this rather enigmatic figurehead pays an official visit to East Africa the results of his work in rural development, education and healthcare on the continent are sparking interest. [CNN][Tanzania visit: 82 exclusive photos here][Zanzibar visit - 80 exclusive photos - here!][Uganda - Bujagali Power Plant Foundation Ceremony - 137 exclusive photos - here!]

50 YEARS OF POSITIVE RELIGIOUS INFLUENCE - 2007-07-10

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2007, July 10: Following the Aga Khan's leadership, each community of Ismailis contributes locally and internationally to making the world a better place. Focusing particularly on developing nations in Asia and Africa, the Aga Khan through the agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network has built over 300 educational institutions, including two universities, 200 clinics and health centers, five hospitals and other institutions dedicated to improving living conditions for the poor of the world, without regard to their faith, origin or gender. [Atlanta Journal]

ARUSHA TO HOST SECOND AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY - 2007-08-16

2007, August 17:The spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community, His Highness Karim Aga Khan IV, has said he is planning to build a second university in Tanzania. [Guardian]

ISMAILIS CELEBRATE AGA KHAN'S GOLDEN JUBILEE - 2007-07-10

2007, July 10: The Ismaili community around the world is celebrating the golden jubilee of Prince Karim Aga Khan's ascension to the throne of the Imamat on July 11, 1957. 'Being the leader of the Ismaili community is not only a spiritual role, but it is also a material role,' said Iqbal Ahmed, a spokesman for Vancouver's Ismaili Muslim community.

H.H THE AGA KHAN GETS RED CARPET WELCOME - 2007-08-19

2007, August 19:The Aga Khan arrived at 10:25am aboard a private jet. Among the officials who turned up to receive him were Presidential Adviser Martin Aliker, the Aga Khan resident representative, Mahmood Ahmed and Kampala mayor Nasser Sebaggala. [New Vision]

The Canadian Ismaili Games - 2008-05-01

2008, May 1: The Canadian Ismaili Games is a National Golden Jubilee program and part of the first-ever, global Ismaili sports festival. It will be a celebration through sport for the Canadian Ismaili Community, intended to inspire the youth and next generation towards sports and physical fitness.The games, which celebrate 50 years of the Aga Khan's leadership, will take place May 2 to 5 and involve about 1,000 athletes. [More]

A MYSTICAL JOURNEY - 2007-10-17

2007, October 17:Prince Hussain and Princess Khaliya Aga Khan attended the 'A MYSTICAL JOURNEY' program at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton. [CNW]

H.H THE AGA KHAN IN AHMEDABAD - 2008-05-16

2008, May 16: H.H the Aga Khan was welcomed today at the Taj Residency Ummed in Ahmedabad. The Aga Khan is on a one-day visit to Gujarat state of Western India.

H.H the Aga Khan speaks at French Forum - 2008-11-17

2008, November 17: Prince Karim Aga Khan, delivered a speech on November 17, 2008 at the Palais des Papes in Avignon, southern France during a forum on the topic 'Culture, a growth factor' to be held until November 18. The Forum brings together 250 key players from the economic, cultural and media sectors, along with public authoritiy representatives of different countries .

Masterpieces of Islamic Art to be displayed at the Caixa Foundation - 2009-06-04

2009, June 4: Madrid, Spain - Masterpieces of Islamic Art from the Collection of the Aga Khan Museum exhibition that is to be held at the Caixa Foundation in Madrid, Spain. [12.00 horas: S.M. El Rey y el Aga Khan inauguran la exposici

The Aga Khan in Cote d'Ivoire to launch the Première Agence de Microfinance - 2008-04-28

2008, April 28-May 1: In addition to official meetings, His Highness was in Cote d'Ivoire to launch the Première Agence de Microfinance (PAMF), which is to start operations in the areas of Boundiali and Dianra in northern Côte d'Ivoire. [More][Photos of Arrival][More Photos]

La 14e agence de micro finance du Réseau Aga Khan sera installée en Côte d'Ivoire - 2008-04-29

2008, April 29: La 14e agence de micro finance du Réseau Aga Khan (RAK) sera installée en Côte d'Ivoire. Hier mardi, une convention d'établissement de cet 'outil de développement et de lutte contre la pauvreté' a été signée sous le copatronage du Chef de l'Etat Laurent Gbagbo et de Son Altesse l'Aga Khan. [More]

AGA KHAN TO VISIT KENYA FOR GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS - 2007-07-17

2007, July 17: The Aga Khan will visit Kenya next month as part of his worldwide Golden Jubilee celebrations. The spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims will be a guest of President Kibaki, at the start of the celebrations which will last for one year; from July 11 2007 to July 11, 2008. [The Nation]

H.H THE AGA KHAN AND PRESIDENT MUSEVENI TO FLAG OFF BUJAGALI DAM WORKS TOMORROW - 2007-08-19

2007, August 19:PRESIDENT Yoweri Museveni and His Highness, The Aga Khan, are to flag off the construction works of the long-awaited Bujagali hydro power project in Jinja tomorrow.The duo will officiate at the ground-breaking ceremony of the 250 mega watts project expected to address the current power problems. [New Vision]

HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN MEETS WITH HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT MWAI KIBAKI - 2007-08-13

2007, August 13: His Highness The Aga Khan Meets with His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki at State House in Nairobi, Kenya and attends Banquet. [Photos] [His Highness the Aga Khan's Speech] [President Kibaki's Speech] [Golden Heart Honor] [East African Standard] [Kenya Broadcasting Corporation]

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