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Text of Ismaili Imamat Agreement with the Portuguese Republic 2015-06-3

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website Government of Portugal

ISMAILI IMAMAT AGREEMENT WITH PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT

Both Parties assume, as common objectives, the defence of human dignity, economic and social development, interfaith dialogue and the peaceful resolution of conflicts, as ways of achieving justice and peace;
Affirming the interest of both Parties in the establishment of the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in the territory of the Portuguese Republic and their common will mutually to respect each other’s autonomy in the context of the mutual trust and esteem which has traditionally characterised their relationship;
Agree as follows:

Excerpts of Interview of AgaKhan with Lucky Severson on pbs.org [nid:31941]

Aga Khan IV
Source: 
www.pbs.org R&E Religion & Ethics

(excerpts of article}

SEVERSON: It is very rare for the Aga Khan to grant interviews. We caught up with him in Toronto:

(speaking to the Aga Khan): You are a spiritual leader, a businessman, treated like a head of state. I think you were just with the prime minister yesterday. Which of those hats are most important to you?

AGA KHAN: The institutional hat, which is the hat I inherited from my grandfather.

SEVERSON: As a spiritual leader?

AGA KHAN: As the imam of the Ismaili community, by far.

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SEAT OF THE ISMAILI IMAMAT IN PORTUGAL 2015-06-03

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This Agreement establishes the privileges, immunities and facilities extended by the Portuguese Republic to the Ismaili Imamat.

CHAPTER II SEAT OF THE ISMAILI IMAMAT Article 3

Seat

The Portuguese Republic shall ensure the conditions for the establishment of the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat within its territory as well as for the exercise of its functions , in accordance with the present agreement

Agreement between the Portuguese Republic and the Ismaili Imamat 2009-05-08

Source: 
http://app.parlamento.pt/webutils/docs/doc.pdf?path=6148523063446f764c3246795a5868774d546f334e7a67774c336470626d6c7561574e7059585270646d467a4c31684a4c33526c6548527663793977634849344c56684a587a4d755a47396a&fich=ppr8-XI_3.doc&Inline=true

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC AND THE ISMAILI IMAMAT

WHEREAS the 1976 Constitution of the Portuguese Republic and the Religious Freedom
Act enshrine, and Portugal acknowledges, the social importance of the religious
phenomenon, the commitment to the principle of non discriminatory treatment for the
different churches and religious communities and the need to establish enabling conditions
for all citizens to enjoy the freedom of conscience and the right to freely practise religion
and worship;

East Africa: Aga Khan to Continue Supporting EAC Integration 2015-07-24

His Highness Aga Khan IV
Source: 
allAfrica.com The Monitor

Kampala — His Highness the Aga Khan has promised to continue supporting the East African integration so that it can realise its potential in the face of a globalised economy.

Mr Mahmood Ahmed, the diplomatic representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), said His Highness the Aga Khan recently signed an agreement with the regional block secretary general, Mr Richard Sezibera, to strengthen cooperation in that regard.

Sharjah’s Barjeel Art Foundation will showcase work by Arab artists at Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum 2015-07-21

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Source: 
thenational.ae

Sharjah’s Barjeel Art Foundation, built on more than 1,000 modern and contemporary Arab artworks from the private collection of its founder Sheikh Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, will launch its first exhibition in North America on ­Saturday.

The venue is fitting. Home Ground: Contemporary Art from the Barjeel Art Foundation will open at Toronto’s renowned Aga Khan Museum, whose mission is to foster a greater appreciation of the contribution that Muslim civilisations have made to world heritage.

The collaboration

Canada's Seneca College and the University of Central Asia sign milestone partnership agreement 2015-07-08

David Agnew, Seneca President and Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Executive Chairman of the University of Central Asia Board Executive Comm
Source: 
CNW a PR NEWSWIRE Company

BISHKEK, Kyrgyz Republic, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Seneca and the University of Central Asia (UCA) signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday that will see Seneca develop a preparatory program for incoming students as the university gets ready to open its first undergraduate campus in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic next year.

The signing ceremony took place at UCA's Central Administration Office in Bishkek.

Pan Am flame lights up Aga Khan Park’s debut 2015-07-06

Source: 
Torstar News Service

July 6, 2015 Updated : July 6, 2015 | 11:15 am

Pan Am flame lights up Aga Khan Park’s debut

By Jessica Smith Cross Metro

Torstar News Service

Aga Khan Park is seen in a June 4 file photo.

The flame for the Pan Am games was a big attraction in the city Sunday, but first the people of Don Mills had a park to welcome.

Visitors to the first major public event at the beautiful Aga Khan Park had plenty to enjoy. The park, located between the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre, has reflecting pools, green spaces and trees.

Aga Khan Park to welcome Pan Am flame Sunday, July 5 2015-07-02

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Source: 
insidetoronto.com/news-story/5705201-aga-khan-park-to-welcome-pan-am-flame-sunday-july-5/

Aga Khan Park to welcome Pan Am flame Sunday, July 5

File Photo/Andrew Lahodynskyj

A woman walks some newly planted trees before the official opening ceremony for the newly constructed Aga Khan Park in North York on May 25, 2015. Photo by Andrew Lahodynskyj
North York Mirror

By Clark Kim

The Pan Am flame will be making its way to the recently opened Aga Khan Park on Sunday, July 5 with the community invited to attend the celebratory event.

Speech by Gov. Rick Perry to Commemorate the Golden Jubilee visit to Texas by Hazar Imam 2008-04-12

H.H The Aga Khan with Gov. Rick Perry of Texas     2008-04-12
Source: 
: http://governor.state.tx.us/news/speech/5156/

Commemorating the Aga Khan’s Visit – Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Speech

April 12, 2008 – Source: http://governor.state.tx.us/news/speech/5156/

The Spectacular Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre 2015-06-05

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Source: 
azuremagazine.com/article/aga-khan-museum-ismaili-centre-toronto/

Designed by two of the world’s greatest architects – Fumihiko Maki of Japan and Charles Correa of Mumbai – the twin masterpieces are a spiritual, educational and architectural destination in Toronto’s north end.

Speech by H.H. the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Heart and Cancer Centre at the AKU Hospital, Nairobi 2011-07-25

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akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency President Mwai Kibaki, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Honorable Uhuru Kenyatta
Minister for Medical Services, Honorable Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o
Chief Executive Officer of Agence Francaise de Developpement, Mr. Zerah
Honorable Ministers, Your Excellencies
Members of the Corps Diplomatic
Chairman and Members of the Board of Trustees of the Aga Khan University
Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen

Aga Khan Academy, a Gateway For Students to Top Global Universities 2015-06-18

Mawlana Hazar Imam visits Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad 2015-04-10
Source: 
coastweek.com

Coastweek-- The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, (AKA, Mombasa) which opened just 10 years ago as the first in a global network of academies, has emerged as a gateway for East African students to the world’s top universities, with two thirds of the class of 2015 having been accepted to leading global institutions.

Of the 2015 graduates, a third have been accepted by the world’s Top 100 universities, as ranked by the 2014 Shanghai ranking system.

Aga Khan wins with Saryshagann at prix de Diane Longines 2015-06-14

Aga Khan takes the winner's prize in the first race at Prix de Diane 2015-06-14
Source: 
Heritage Society Collection

Saryshagann with jockey Christophe Soumillon won the 1st Race at Prix de Diane Longines on Sunday June 14th 2015 at 2 PM

Acordo milionário para Portugal 2015-06-10

Portugal 2015 - Imam Aga Khan signs protocol with Portugal
Source: 
visao.sapo.pt/acordo-milionario-para-portugal=f822208

English translation (freetranslation.com) after the original Portuguese text

Acordo milionário para Portugal
Príncipe Aga Khan terá residência oficial no nosso país e investirá centenas de milhões de euros em investigação científica e cooperação para o desenvolvimento

Patrícia Fonseca (arttigo publicado na VISÃO 1162, de 10 de junho)
12:17 Quarta feira, 10 de Junho de 2015 |

Príncipe Aga Khan intervindo no Parlamento português, há um ano

Aga Khan Museum showcases best in Islam: Marmur 2015-01-04

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Source: 
thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2015/01/04/aga_khan_museum_showcases_best_in_islam_marmur.html

Liberals in all three monotheistic religions are at the forefront of bridge-building, both with other faith communities and with the secular world.

By: Dow Marmur Columnist, Published on Sun Jan 04 2015

The rule formulated by the late Swedish-American theologian Krister Stendahl that I’ve cited before in this column helps us to understand the essence of interfaith and intercultural relations: always compare their best with your best, not their worst with your best.

Taj Mahal conservation could be handed over to the Aga Khan Foundation 2015-06-09

Source: 
india today

If the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) doesn't improve the quality of conservation of Taj Mahal, the monument's maintenance could be handed over to the Aga Khan Foundation.

Talking to India Today, a senior ASI official said that the Ministry of Culture is planning to portion out the monument, giving the maintenance of its various areas to different organizations on the grounds of a Corporate Social Responsibility campaign that began in 2013 with the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation signing up for the maintenance of the monument.

Portuguese Foreign Minister Machete receives Prince Aga Khan 2015-06-03

(L to R) Prince Aga Khan, Rui Machete signing the agreement.  2015-06-03
Source: 
demotix.com

The Minister of State and Foreign Affairs, Rui Machete, received today the leader of the Ismaili community, Prince Aga Khan, for a working lunch followed by the signing of an agreement between Portugal and the Ismaili Imamat.

Aga Khan admite investir em Portugal nos próximos cinco anos 2015-06-02

Hazar Imam signs Agreement to establish Global seat of Imamat in Portugal  2015-06-03
Source: 
publico.pt

O príncipe Aga Khan admite investir na saúde e em serviços de protecção social em Portugal. O PÚBLICO sabe que no discurso que o líder da comunidade Ismaili profere ao princípio da tarde desta quarta-feira no Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros, após a assinatura do acordo que estabelece a sede global da sua comunidade em Portugal, essa questão será referida.

Universidades vão tirar "amplo partido" de acordo com Aga Khan - 2015-06-03

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Source: 
tvi24.iol.pt/politica/aga-khan/sede-da-comunidade-de-muculmanos-ismaili-passa-a-ser-em-portugal

English Google Translation below text
Política
Universidades vão tirar "amplo partido" de acordo com Aga Khan
É uma das maiores agências privadas para o desenvolvimento em todo o mundo. Sede formal do Ismamat Ismaili passará a funcionar em Portugal e inclui um investimento na investigação académica


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