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Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Portugal has honoured Mawlana Hazar Imam with a doctorate honoris causa

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Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Portugal is honouring Mawlana Hazar Imam with a doctorate honoris causa that was presented to him on Thursday, 20 July 2017.

In his acceptance remarks, Hazar Imam said, "I have always felt at home in Portugal and now ever more so since the signing in 2015 of an historic agreement between the Ismaili Imamat and the Portuguese Republic to establish the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in this country. An important milestone in the 1400 year history of the Ismaili Imamat."

Hazar Imam at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Portugal

Hazar Imam at Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Portugal

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Portugal honoured Mawlana Hazar Imam with a doctorate honoris causa that was presented to him on Thursday, 20 July 2017.

Aga Khan contributes 500,000 euros towards victims of fire in central Portugal

Signing of the landmark Agreement establishing a formal Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal, in the presence of Portugal’s Pr
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akdn.org

Lisbon, Portugal, 19 June 2017 - His Highness the Aga Khan today announced a contribution of Euros 500,000 towards the support of victims of the deadly forest fire in Pedrógão Grande in central Portugal. The fire left more than 60 people dead and several more injured.

Hazar Imam in Portugal

Hazar Imam in Portugal

His Highness the Aga Khan and Portugal’s Minister of State and Foreign Affairs Rui Machete sign a landmark agreement establishing a formal Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal.

AKDN / Gary Otte

Hazar Imam in Portugal

Hazar Imam in Portugal

His Highness the Aga Khan and Portugal’s Minister of State and Foreign Affairs Rui Machete sign a landmark agreement establishing a formal Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal.

AKDN / Gary Otte

President of the Portuguese Republic, visits the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon

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theismaili.org

His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic, visited the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon on 29 April 2017, where he received a warm welcome from hundreds of members of the Portuguese Jamat.
Ismaili Girl and Boy Scouts lined a red carpet at the entrance of the Ismaili Centre, where President Marcelo was greeted upon his arrival by Rahim Firozali, President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal, Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to the Portuguese Republic, and senior officials of the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat.

Aga Khan acquires Palace to establish Global Seat of Imamat in Portugal 2016-04-18

Palace acquired by Aga Khan in Lisbon for the Global Seat of Imamat in Portugal
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clubofmozambique.com

The exquisite Henrique Mendonça Palace in Portugal has been acquired by HRH the Prince Karim Aga Khan for a reported 12 million euros.

The stunning complex currently houses offices of the New School of Business & Economics (SBE), and could potentially serve as the global headquarters for the Aga Khan himself.

H.H. The Aga Khan acquires Palace to establish Global Seat of Imamat in Portugal

H.H. The Aga Khan acquires Palace to establish Global Seat of Imamat in Portugal

H.H. The Aga Khan acquires Palace to establish Global Seat of Imamat in Portugal 2016-04-18

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clubofmozambique.com

Aga Khan arrives in Portugal for first official visit after establishment of the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat 2016-05-12

Hazar Imam in Portugal 2016-05-12
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akdn.org

Lisbon, Portugal, 12 May 2016 – His Highness the Aga Khan is in Portugal for his first visit since a landmark agreement establishing the global Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal came into effect.

Yesterday, the Aga Khan – Imam (leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) – met with Foreign Affairs Minister Augusto Santos Silva before meeting with the President of the Portuguese Republic, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who also hosted a private dinner in his honour.

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:

Acordo milionário para Portugal 2015-06-10

Portugal 2015 - Imam Aga Khan signs protocol with Portugal
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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

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
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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
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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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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

Machete e Aga Khan enaltecem acordo com comunidade ismaelita em Portugal 2015-06-03

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cmjornal.xl.pt/nacional/detalhe/machete_e_aga_khan_enaltecem_acordo_com_comunidade_ismaelita_em_portugal.html

Machete e Aga Khan enaltecem acordo com comunidade ismaelita em Portugal A decisão de acolher a sede global do 'Imamat Ismaili' foi definida como "um importante sinal de abertura do Estado"

Investigadores portugueses vão beneficiar de acordo com a Comunidade Ismaelita - PM - 2015-06-03

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sapo.pt/noticias/investigadores-portugueses-vao-beneficiar-de-_556f2e6f82874fc17b6f5471

English Google translation below the text

primeiro-ministro enalteceu hoje o acordo para o estabelecimento da sede global da instituição representativa da Comunidade Ismaelita em Portugal, sublinhando que permitirá estender o apoio desta rede a instituições de investigação portuguesas.
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Portugal to benefit from agreement with Ismaili community: 2015-06-04

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shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=285658

LISBON, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Portugal will benefit from agreement with Ismaili community for global head office to be established in the country, Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said on Wednesday.

Historic Agreement Establishes Global Seat of Ismaili Imamat in Portugal 2015-06-03

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akdn.org

Lisbon, June 3rd 2015 -- Portugal’s Minister of State and Foreign Affairs Rui Machete and His Highness the Aga Khan today signed a landmark Agreement between the Republic of Portugal and the Ismaili Imamat for the establishment of a formal Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal. The Agreement marks the first such accord in the Imamat’s modern history. It will come into effect once it has been approved by Portugal’s Parliament and ratified by the President of the Portuguese Republic.


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