Today in History
|1985-05-20||Event - 1985-05-20|| |
Mowlana Hazar Imam and Begum Salimah were welcomed at the Red Cross Headquarters at Geneva. Hazar Imam announced a donation of $125,000.00 U.S. to the Red Cross for its services in the developing world.
|2002-05-20||THE AGA KHAN BACKS NAIROBI AT ROYAL SHOW - 2002-05-20|| |
The Aga Khan and the Begum Aga Khan joined the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, members of the Royal Family and ambassadors of participating foreign and Commonwealth countries that included, besides Kenya, the United States, Canada, France, Pakistan and India to view the presentation as part of an event entitled 'All the Queen's Horses.' 'This event serves to acknowledge the Commonwealth's importance in maintaining relations among countries through both good and less good times in their shared history,' said the Aga Khan.
|2003-05-20||AGA KHAN EYES BUJAGALI DEAL - 2003-05-20|| |
Kampala - THE Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Ismailia Muslim sect, wants to invest in Uganda's energy sector, particularly the Bujagali hydro electric power project. High level sources said the Aga Khan, who has often visited Uganda and met President Yoweri Museveni, says he is ready to inject $20m as equity in the delayed project. He was last here in February.
|2005-05-20||AGA KHAN AND WRITER SOYINKA TO GIVE KEYNOTE SPEECHES</I> - 2005-05-20|| |
Nairobi: The Aga Khan and Nobel literature laureate Wole Soyinka are among the delegates expected at the International Press Institute's 54th Annual Congress in Nairobi. IPI board and forum members and their spouses last evening attended a dinner hosted by the Serena Group ahead of the three-day talks, which officially open tomorrow. The congress has attracted top editors and media executives, with special guests from 53 countries.
|2006-05-20||TOLERENCE AWARD AT TUTZING, GERMANY - 2006-05-20|| |
The protestant academy of Germany presented the Tolerance Award to His Highness the Aga Khan. The Ceremony took place at Tutzing, South Germany, at Tutzinger Schloss on Saturday May 20th, 2006. The German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeiert conducted the laudatory.
|2008-05-20||Prince Rahim Aga Khan visiting Madagascar - 2008-05-20|| |
2008, May 20: Prince Rahim Aga Khan visiting Madagascar [More] [NewsClips]
|2008-05-20||Prince Karim Aga Khan lays the foundation of Aga Khan Academy - 2008-05-20|| |
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]