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Monday, 2015, May 25Aga Khan Park, Toronto Opening 2015-05-25

Aga Khan Park to open on May 25, 2015

Premier Kathleen Wynne will inaugurate the Aga Khan Park in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, and spiritual leader (Imam) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, in Toronto on Monday, 25 May 2015.

Wednesday, 2011, May 25Copyright Lawsuit Cost: A person unknown to Defendants pays $30,000 to Aga Khan - 2011-05-25

The latest occurrence in the Copyright Lawsuit is that a Jamati Member who has never met the Defendants volunteered as his brotherly duty to pay the $30,000 that was demanded in the Plaintiff''s submissions and that was accordingly ordered by the judge.

Mr Chatur wrote to the Imam: "I am making this payment from my own personal funds, and on behalf of my two spiritual brothers, out of love, brotherhood and affection. I do not know Alnaz Jiwa or Nagib Tajdin personally nor have I ever met them. I shall look forward to meeting them."

Tuesday, 2010, May 25Finalists for 2010 Aga Khan Award Announced - 2010-05-25
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The 19 finalists for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture are to be announced this afternoon during an event at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Chosen by a nine-member master jury, the projects on the shortlist range from textile factory in Turkey to a women’s health center in Burkina Faso.

Established in 1977 and given every three years, the prestigious Aga Khan Award recognizes notable projects in communities where Muslims have a significant presence. The program was created by His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. The prize fund totals $500,000.

Tuesday, 2010, May 25High Profile Jamatkhana and Aga Khan Museum in Toronto: Groundbreaking by H.H. The Aga Khan - 2010-05-28
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May 28, 2010 : H.H. The Aga Khan will be attending the foundation ceremony of the High Profile Jamatkhana and the Ismaili museum in Toronto. The Ismaili Centre is an 80,000 square foot two-storey building housing a Prayer Hall, entrance foyers and cloakrooms, social hall, library, meeting rooms, administrative offices, main council chamber room, associated facilities such as washrooms, kitchens, etc. and a two level underground parking garage with a capacity of approximately 300 parking spaces.

Thursday, 2006, May 25ISMAILI CENTER PLAN APPROVED - 2006-05-25

A group of Ismaili Muslims expects to begin construction of a 30,432-square-foot house of worship and center on Shermer Road north of Golf Road by spring of 2007.

Wednesday, 1988, May 25SPEECH BY H. H. The Aga Khan AT THE ODA SIGNING CEREMONY - 1988-05-25

It is with genuine pleasure that I welcome you all to the Ismaili Centre for we meet here this morning to celebrate a partnership - a partnership for people. Just five years ago, the Overseas Development Administration (ODA) and the Aga Khan Foundation began to work together. It is testimony to the solidity of that relationship that ODA recently announced two of the most generous grants ever given to the Foundation.

Wednesday, 1988, May 25Event - 1988-05-25

Wednesday; The O.D.A. (Overseas Development Administration) Accord of Cooperation was signed with the The Aga Khan Foundation at the Ismaili Centre, London. The O.D.A. announced two grants for the welfare of the remote mountain peoples of Northern Pakistan and for the support in the establishment of nursing as a vital profession in the Third World. At a special ceremony in London after the speech of the British Minister for Overseas Development, Mr.

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