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Birthday of Prince Aly Salomone Khan 2016-06-13

Prince Alykhan with Imam Sultan Mohammed Shah
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ismaili.net

Prince Aly Salomone Khan was born at Turin in Italy on June 13, 1911. Because he was a delicate child, his father, the Aga Khan III decided against sending him to experience the rigours of an English boarding school. He was entrusted to the care of a private tutor, Mr. C.M. Waddington, the former Principal of Mayo College for the sons of Princes in India. He finished his education at Lincoln's Inn, London, though he was not called to the bar. He was fluent in a number of European and Oriental languages.

Harzand Gives Aga Khan Fifth Epsom Derby Win 2016-06-04

Queen Elizabeth presents the Investec Derby Trophy to His Highness The Aga Khan 2016-06-04
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bloodhorse.com

The Aga Khan homebred Harzand moved to the lead in mid-stretch of the Investec Epsom Derby (Eng-I) and fought off a challenge from Us Army Ranger to win the 1 1/2-mile classic June 4 at Epsom Downs.

Jockey Pat Smullen picked up his first Epsom Derby win after delivering a well-timed move, opening a clear advantage when passing Idaho in midstretch, and then fending off runner-up Us Army Ranger, the 7-2 favorite, for a 1 1/2-length victory in the £1,545,000 ($2.25 million) classic, the most lucrative race ever run in Great Britain.

Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies citation for His Highness the Aga Khan 2016-05-20

The convocation of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies took place at St Basil’s Collegiate Church in Toronto
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akdn.org

Your Highness, Your Eminence and Chancellor, Praeses, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen:

I am honoured to present today His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam, or spiritual leader, of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. His Highness is also of course an honorary citizen of this country, a person whose many contributions and connections to Canadian life and society we extend with today’s ceremony.

St. Mike’s Pontifical Institute honours Muslim leader 2016-05-20

Cardinal Thomas Collins, who is chancellor of Toronto's Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, bestowed an honourary doctor o
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The Catholic Register

Muslims and Christians came together May 20 to acknowledge their common history and ancient bonds as Toronto’s Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies awarded His Highness the Aga Khan with its highest degree.

In his role as chancellor of the prestigious graduate school, Cardinal Thomas Collins bestowed an honourary doctor of letters in Mediaeval Studies on the spiritual leader of the world’s 15 million Ismaili Muslims.

Collins praised the Aga Khan as a religious voice of reason, peace and humanity.

Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim visit Gilgit and inaugurate health centre 2016-05-26

Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim in Gilgit 2016-05-26

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.

Introductory Remarks by Hazar Imam at the Global Centre for Pluralism Annual Lecture 2016-05-19

Annual Pluralism Lecture 2016-05-20
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akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Justice Albie Sachs
Madame Adrienne Clarkson
Your Excellencies
Ministers
Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen

What a great pleasure it is for me to welcome you, most warmly, to the Aga Khan Museum and to this Lecture. I am particularly pleased to extend this welcome on behalf of the Global Centre for Pluralism and the members of the Board of Directors.

Aga Khan receives Honorary Degree from Toronto’s Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies 2016-05-20

Hazar Imam at Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto 2016-05-20
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akdn.org

Toronto, Canada, 20 May 2016: The Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, the oldest humanities research institute in Canada, today conferred an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters upon His Highness the Aga Khan, in recognition of his work to advance, and advocate for, pluralistic societies across the globe.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam to Canada 2016-05-17

Hazar Imam in Ottawa 2016-05-17
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theismaili.org

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.

New Colorman e:line goes into operation in Kenya 2016-03-17

Hazar Imam at Daily Nation, Nairobi 2016-03-17
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graphicsrepro.co.ca

FULL STORY
The future-oriented newspaper printer Nation Media Group in Nairobi was convinced of the promising potential of the African newspaper industry and, therefore decided to invest in a Manroland Web Systems Colorman e:line at the end of 2013.

His Highness The Aga Khan presses the start button on the Colorman e:line in the presence of Wilfred Kiboro, Alfred Mutua, Joe Muganda, Gideon Aswani (covered), and Joe Mucheru (from left).
| © Nation Media

SPEECH BY HER EXCELLENCY MARGARET KENYATTA, FIRST LADY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA DURING THE LAUNCH OF THE KENYA COUNTDOWN REPORT

Princess Zahra and The First Lady H.E. Margaret Kenyatta  2016-04-28
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The Presidency Kenya

Thank you Dr. Kioko for that kind introduction.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Members of the Diplomatic Corps,

Distinguished Guests,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Aga Khan University, thank you for your invitation; I am honoured to be part of the world-renowned work that your Centre of Excellence for Women and Child health is doing, to further the frontiers of modern medicine-through research, and to safeguard the health of women and children across Kenya, East Africa and the entire region.

Aga Khan University and Partners Launch Landmark Study to Help Kenya Meet Maternal/Child Health Goals 2016-04-28

Princess Zahra at Kenya Countdown to 2015 Country Case Study  2016-04-28
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akdn.org

Nairobi, Thursday, April 28, 2016 – Aga Khan University, Kenya’s Ministry of Health and a group of partners launched the Kenya Countdown to 2015 Country Case Study today, one of the most detailed analyses to date of Kenya’s progress in reducing maternal and child deaths.

Prince Amyn visits Goma DRC 2016-04-14

Prince Amyn in Goma DRC

Prince Amyn visited Goma in the Democratice Republic of Congo. He met some Ismailis and talked to them

Uhuru holds talks with Prince Amyn Aga Khan 2016-04-15

Prince Amyn Aga Khan meeting President Uhuru of Kenya
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The Star Kenya

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.

Aga Khan pays tribute to Genocide victims in Kigali 2016-04-14

Prince Amy Aga Khan pays respects at Kigali Genocide Memorial for the victims of genocide in Rwanda
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The New Times Rwanda

The Chairman of the Aga Khan Group of Companies, Amyn Aga Khan, visited Kigali Genocide memorial on Wednesday to commemorate Genocide victims buried at the site.

The memorial is home to about 250,000 victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

The Aga Khan, who was in the country on a two-day private visit, took time to join the staff of Kigali Serena Hotel to pay respect to Genocide victims. According to Denise Omany, the country sales and marketing manager at Serena.

Germany funds new Aga Khan centre in Tanzania 2016-04-11

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East African Business Week

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - The Aga Khan University (AKU) opened the new home of its School of Nursing and Midwifery in Dar es Salaam at Salama House last week.

“The partnership between AKU, the Federal Republic of Germany and the EAC, plus the support of the Republic of Tanzania will give more nurses and midwives an opportunity to improve their clinical and leadership capacities,” Al-Karim Haji, the AKU Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer said.

Happy Birthday Prince Irfan

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The first child of Prince Rahim Aga Khan and his Seattle-born wife, model Kendra Spears – now known as Princess Salwa. Prince Irfan was born in Geneva, Switzerland on 11 April 2015,

Happy Birthday Prince Hussain

Prince Hussain Aga Khan

Prince Hussain was born in Geneva, Switzerland on April 10, 1974 and attended Deerfield Academy and subsequently Williams College, from which he graduated in 1997. Since then, Prince Hussain has been based in France and working with the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Following completion of a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University in 2004, Prince Hussain married Princess Khaliya (nee Kristin White) at the picturesque Chateau of Chantilly in September 2006 in a religious ceremony. They divorced in 2013

Speech by His Highness Prince Amyn Mohamed at the Foundation Ceremony of Faisalabad Serena Hotel 1983-03-19

Prince Amyn Agakhan
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ismaili.net

Your Highness, Your Excellency the Governor, Honourable Minister, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen.

Ontario Premier's Visit to the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad 2016-02-04

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agakhanacademies.org

On Thursday, 4 February 2016, the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad had the pleasure of hosting a visit by the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of the Province of Ontario, Canada. The Premier was accompanied by 33 members of her official team from the larger 75-member 'Canada Mission to India' trade delegation.


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