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Today in History

DateEventDetails
1957-10-25Event - 1957-10-25

October 25, 1957 Takht Nashini at Kampala, Uganda.

1966-10-25Event - 1966-10-25

Visited Tanga; toured Kilimanjaro Blanket Corporation.

1966-10-25Event - 1966-10-25-A

Visited Dar-es-Salaam. Spoke at Boys' Secondary School. Visited Nursery and Primary Schools. Inspected I.P.S. shirts factory, knitwear and hosiery factory and chemicals firm. Visited a non-I.P.S. concern, Mr. Ameer Bhatia's razor blade factory. Toured the 140,000 Pounds Aga Khan Hospital at Seaview. Met with officials of Tanzania Council of Muslim Welfare Society.

1980-10-25Event - 1980-10-25

Mowlana Hazar Imam attended a seminar at Hotel Intercontinental, Karachi, organised in his honour and Begum Salimah's by the Institute of Architects. Prince Amyn also attended this function in which Hazar Imam was welcomed by these words from Mrs. Yasmeen Lari: 'Today I am happy to welcome you to this city which is the birth-place of your grandfather ' (click here)

1981-10-25Event - 1981-10-25

Visited Urumchi where he gave interviews to Xinhua News Agnecy and Xinjiang Gizetti. A banquet was hosted in His honour by the Chairman of the People's Government of Xinjiang Autonomous Region Mr Ismail Ahmad.

1994-10-25Event - 1994-10-25

Canadian Foreign Minister Andre Ouellet signed a $25 million Social Institution Development Program (SIDP) for Pakistan with the Aga Khan Foundation Canada

1996-10-25Event - 1996-10-25

Hazar Imam received the Prestigious Hadrian Award from the World Monument Fund at the Plaza Hotel, in New York, U.S.A. 'To recognise the achievements of a man of deep learning and vision, His Highness the Aga Khan' - During the event, several speeches were made: Beside Hazar Imam's speech, there were several speeches: Rockefeller, Cyrus Vance, Rothchild and by Michel David-Weill the co-chairman of the World Monument Funds.

2001-10-25THE ART: BRIGHT STARTS IN THE EAST THE AGA KHAN AWARDS... - 2001-10-25

The Independent- United Kingdom; The Arts: Bright stars in the East The Aga Khan awards were set up in 1977 to stimulate appreciation of Islamic architecture. But their influence today, argues Jay Merrick, now goes far beyond mere bricks and mortar. 'Some may think architecture in Muslim countries an irrelevance to the West. What do its vernaculars, or copycat internationalism, have to do with us?

2002-10-25JAPAN TO GRANT Rs4.5m FOR WATER CHANNEL - 2002-10-25

Japan to grant Rs4.5m for water channel: GILGIT, Oct 25: The Japanese government will grant Rs4.5m for construction of a water channel at Khudabad, upper Hunza. The channel, after its completion, will irrigate over 1500 kanals of barren land. This was announced by a 4-member Japanese delegation that visited Khudabad and Nagar areas to examine various ongoing development projects undertaken by the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), the other day in Hunza.

2006-10-25SPEECH AT THE SIGNING OF THE FUNDING AGREEMENT FOR THE GLOBAL CENTRE FOR PLURALISM - 2006-10-25

Ottawa, Canada: SPEECH by H.H. The Aga Khan, Ottawa, Canada - Extract: 'It will not surprise you that I am fascinated by Canada

2006-10-25AGA KHAN VISITS OTTAWA, CANADA - 2006-10-25

Ottawa, Canada: HH The Aga Khan came to Ottawa, Canada for a short private visit to sign a funding agreement for the Global Centre for Pluralism to be established in partnership with the Government of Canada. He also held other meetings related to the Global Centre for Pluralism and other major Imamat projects in Canada. At 4:00 p.m. Prime Minister Stephen Harper met with His Highness the Aga Khan at the House of Commons. After the signing, they had dinner at the PM's residence at 24 Sussex Dr.

2007-10-25HH THE AGA KHAN TO INAUGURATE TWO HISTORICAL SITES - 2007-10-25

2007, October 25:Egypt's Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni and Prince Karim Aga Khan, the current Shi'a Imam, will inaugurate two Islamic complex of Khayer Bek and Um El-Soltan Shaban at Al-Darbul Ahmar area in Historic Cairo. The two have been restored in collaboration with the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. The Minister and his guests will embark on a tour to inspect the restoration work. [Inauguration]

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