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Lecture by Imam Aga Sultan Muhammad Shah - The Iran Society

I must thank His Excellency the Iranian Minister, Lord Lamington and the members of the Society for having done me the honour of inviting me tonight to bring before you the importance to the whole world of those spiritual forces that the ancient land of Iran has cherished in her modern history. Before I go further I want to define clearly what I mean by "spiritual forces" – I do not use this term in any question-begging sense.

His Highness the Aga Khan conferred with the Keys of the City of Porto 2019-05-02

The Mayor of Porto Mr Rui Moreira presents His Highness the Aga Khan with the Keys to the City of Porto AKDN / 4See  2019-05-02

Porto, Portugal 2 May 2019 – The Mayor of Porto Mr Rui Moreira today conferred His Highness the Aga Khan with the Keys to the City of Porto. The presentation occurred in the presence of His Highness’s brother Prince Amyn Aga Khan, the President of the Municipal Assembly of Porto, Mr Miguel Pereira Leite as well as a distinguished audience which included members of the diplomatic corps, government and parliament representatives, cultural leaders and civil society representatives as well as representatives from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

Event - 1999-04-27

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Paris, France, 27 April 1999 — France's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hubert Vedrine, and His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, today signed an Accord of Co-operation between France and the Association Aga Khan, whose members include some of the principal agencies and affiliates of the Aga Khan Development Network.

Aga Khan Music Awards

Mustafa Said receive the award during the final gala performance. On the stage: H.H. the Aga Khan; Prince Amyn Aga Khan; Marcelo

The Aga Khan Music Awards recognise outstanding creativity, promising talent and initiative in the fields of performance, creation, education, preservation and musical revitalisation in societies where Muslims have a significant presence. Awarded by the Aga Khan Music Initiative, prizes will be presented during a three-day free-entry ceremony that includes concerts, competitions and conferences.

Aga Khan University celebrates partnerships in Lisbon with Portuguese universities on research and development initiatives.

Hazar Imam with AKU Board of Trustees, leaders of the Jamat and AKDN and Portuguese universities  delegates   2019-04-13

t a special dinner hosted in Lisbon on 13 April 2019, the Aga Khan University (AKU) celebrated its partnership with Portuguese universities on research and development initiatives. The event was attended by Mawlana Hazar Imam and Princess Zahra.

Prince Hussain opens Art Exhibition in Nairobi on Conservancy of Ocean Life 2019-02-11

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2019, FEBRUARY 10TH, Prince Hussain Aga Khan has arrived with Princess Fareen in Nairobi, Kenya. They will be in the region up to Thursday.

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As delegates from across the world converge in Nairobi for the ongoing blue economy conference which started on Monday, Prince Hussain Aga Khan is hosting a fine arts exhibition at the sidelines of the forum to promote environment conservation.

The exhibition depicts photos of marine and oceanic ecosystems from all over the globe.

Speech at the Opening ceremony of the Aga Khan School in Osh

Your Excellency Governor Kasiev
Your Excellency Minister Aitmatov
Honourable Mayor Satibaldive
Your Excellencies
Ladies and Gentlemen

It is a great pleasure to be here in Osh today and to participate in the opening ceremony of this new Aga Khan School. I thank you for being here to share this important moment with us. It is an occasion of great significance in many ways. It is significant because of the cooperation many organisations and individuals who have made the establishment of the school and construction of this complex of buildings possible.

Hazar Imam attends Commonwealth Day in London, U.K. 2019-03-11

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Hazar Imam attended Commonwealth Day at Westminster Abbey, London today March 11, 2019. In attendance also were dignitaries from all Commonwealth countries and the British Royal Family. Hazar Imam's family also attended including Princess Zahra, Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa.

The Commonwealth represents 53 countries and almost 2.4 billion people and 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the modern Commonwealth, enabling cooperation towards social, political and economic development.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan Concluding the Prince Claus Fund's Conference on Culture and Development, Amsterdam

Your Majesty
Honourable Ministers
Excellencies
Directors of the Prince Claus Fund
Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is with gratitude and admiration that I participate in this event today. It gives me the opportunity to express publicly the enormous respect in which I hold Prince Claus, and the very great importance I attach to the work of the Prince Claus Fund. I am saddened that Prince Claus cannot be with us tonight, and I am sure that all of you will join me in requesting Her Majesty The Queen to convey to His Royal Highness our warmest regards and best wishes.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Banquet Hosted in Honour of Govenor Perry, Houston. 2002-06-23

Governor Perry,
First Lady of Texas, Anita Perry,
Mayor Wallace,
Leaders and representatives of the Congress of the United States, the State of Texas and the City of Houston,
Consuls General,
Distinguished Guests.

Princess Zahra inaugurates Phase II of The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam 2019-03-09

The R.H. Kassim M. Majaliwa (MP), Prime Minister of the United Republic of #Tanzania, and Princess Zahra  2019-03-09

The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam - Phase II will be inaugurated on Saturday 9 March 2019 in the presence of Princess Zahra and His Excellency, the Honourable Kassim M. Majaliwa (MP), Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania.

Aga Khan III Event - 1932-02-19

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February 19, 1932 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III addressed the Disarmament Conference at Geneva, Switzerland in his capacity as Delegate of India to the League of Nations at the fourteenth meeting. He said, 'The basis of all security is a foreign policy rooted in mutual goodwill and cooperation; a foreign policy in which no country covets its neighbour's possessions or seeks to infringe its moral and spiritual rights.'

University of Washington and Aga Khan University sign agreement to further population health, research, service and education

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The University of Washington and Aga Khan University signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday.Mark Stone/University of Washington

SEATTLE — The University of Washington today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Aga Khan University to codify partnership activities already underway and to leverage complementary strengths to further expand research, service and education in low- and middle-income countries.

The Aga Khan, a jet-setter who mixes business and Islam 2007-07-09

NEW YORK — He is a moderate Muslim religious leader and a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad. He is also a twice-married jet-setter, and he owns hundreds of racehorses, valuable stud farms, an exclusive yacht club on Sardinia and a lavish estate near Paris.

He has poured money into poorer, neglected parts of the world, often into businesses as basic as making fishnets, plastic bags and matches, while also teaming up with private equity powerhouses like the Blackstone Group on a $750 million hydroelectric system in Uganda.

Speech at the Opening ceremony of Muhammedi Girls’ Academy Karachi 1962-09-02

(The Ismailia Youth Services Karachi have initiated many projects for the advancement of the community. In Karachi one of these has been the Muhammedi Girls’Academy. Recently a magnificent building has been constructed in the lush green surroundings at Malir on the Karachi-Hyderabad highway.

Aga Khan Foundation channeled $700m of assistance to Afghanistan 2014-08-24

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) have channeled roughly around $700 million of assistance to Afghanistan since the foundation begun it’s engagement in Afghanistan in 1995.

More than 2.5 million people have benefited from the assistance which mainly focuses on world development health care, education, financial services, mobile telephony and other sectors.

THE CONFESSIONS OF THE AGA KHAN - 2005-02-03

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'I, as imam of the Ismailis, have responsibility for and supreme authority over the community. This means taking the lead in the practice of the religion but also engaging in ongoing activities to improve the Ismailis' quality of life and to help 'every Ismaili in the world who is in difficulties'. Said the Aga Khan to Caroline Pigozzi in a candid interview published in Paris Match in French. The Interview was taken in India in 2004 during the AKAA ceremonies.

Paris Match Interview (4th), Caroline Pigozzi, ‘The Confessions Of The Aga Khan’ (Paris, France)

CANADA'S PRIME MINISTER CHRETIEN AND AGA KHAN DISCUSS CENTRAL ASIA, PLURALISM AND DEVELOPMENT - 2002-01-30

H.H. The Aga Khan with Prime Minister Jea Chretien of Canada  2002-01-30

OTTAWA - CNW: Canada's Prime Minister Jean Chretien and His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims today together called for an increased commitment to fostering pluralism in societies across both the developing and developed worlds. The Aga Khan was concluding a two day official visit at the invitation of the Prime Minister and the Government of Canada.

His Highness the Aga Khan attends event entitled, “Fragile States ‘Weiterdenken’(‘Thinking Ahead’)

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Berlin, Germany, 15 January 2019 - His Highness the Aga Khan today emphasised three essential ingredients for stability and effective development in fragile contexts: a focus on local communities, a commitment to pluralism and the importance of a strong civil society. The Aga Khan was speaking at an event entitled, "Fragile States 'Weiterdenken'('Thinking Ahead') – Utilising Experiences from Stabilisation Measures for the Future", which brought together leaders from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and German development partners

Event - 1962-01-13

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As an accomplished skier, Hazar Imam won the 'Roberts of Kandhar' challenge cup at Davos, Switzerland, the oldest challenge cup in the world for downhill ski racing. A year later in 1963, Hazar Imam represented Iran in the 9th Winter Olympic Games at Innsbruck.

THE AGA KHAN COMMENTS ON TRENDS IN BREEDING INDUSTRY - 2001-01-09

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A sell-out Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Awards' Dinner heard the Aga Khan, the Guest Of Honor, expound on his breeding philosophy and then present the 13 awards for excellence in British Thoroughbred Breeding. The Aga Khan had a very successful 2000, headlined by Sinndar winning the Vodafone Derby, the Budweiser Irish Derby and the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, and Kalanisi capturing the Dubai Champion Stakes and the Breeders' Cup Turf. Sir Michael Oswald, the TBA President, presented the Aga Khan with a silver salver to mark the achievements of 2000.

Event - 1966-01-08

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The soil of Africa was blessed with the Holy visit of our spiritual father this month when he arrived in Leopoldville, Congo, for one day on Saturday, January 8. He came to attend the foundation ceremony of the new 20 storey building of I.P.S.

H.H. the Aga Khan conferred highest academic honours from Canadian universities in unprecedented joint ceremony 2018-10-18

SFU President and Vice-Chancellor Andrew Petter, SFU Chancellor Anne Giardini and UBC President Santo Ono congratulate His Highn

Vancouver, Canada, October 19, 2018 – In an historic ceremony today attended by Her Honour the Honourable Lieutenant-Governor Janet Austin of British Columbia and Honourable Premier John Horgan, His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th hereditary Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), was conferred with honorary Doctors of Laws – the highest academic award - from both the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Simon Fraser University (SFU).

Prince Amyn honoured at World Monuments Fund’s Hadrian Gala 2018-10-23

World Monuments Fund (WMF) honored Prince Amyn Aga Khan  2018-10-23

World Monuments Fund (WMF) honored Prince Amyn Aga Khan, of the Aga Khan Development Network, and Dr. Eusebio Leal Spengler, historian of the city of Havana, Cuba, at the 31st annual Hadrian Gala held at the Rainbow Room in New York City on October 23.

Event - 1995-01-01

His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan meeting Prime Minster Viktor Chernomyrdin in Moscow, 1995. (Image credit: The Ismaili Canada)

Mowlana Hazar Imam visited Moscow as guest of the Russian Government and met with Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin. Held meetings with officials at the highest levels of federal and local governments. Visited both houses of the Russian Parliament, the Federation Council and the State Duma , and from the City Hall to the Kremlin. Hazar Imam also met with senior diplomats, religious leaders, academicians and representatives of the Russian and international Press.


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