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Dubai sport meet brings Ismailis together 2016-07-25

Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and Prince Rahim Aga Khan light a torch at the opening ceremony

10,000 Ismaili Muslims from more than 25 countries attend Jubilee Games' opening ceremony

Over 2,000 athletes from different parts of the world took part in the opening ceremony of weeklong Jubilee Games, an intra-community global sports event, held in Dubai on Saturday.

Jubilee Games, organised by the Ismaili Muslim community in association with the Dubai Sports Council, was attended by more than 10,000 people from more than 25 countries.

Speech by Prince Rahim at the Opening Ceremony of the Dubai 2016 Ismaili Games

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Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak al Nahyan,
Distinguished leaders from the UAE,
Excellencies and leaders of the Ismaili Muslim community
Athletes, volunteers and staff of the Jubilee Games,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

As-Salaam-Alaikum.

First and foremost, I wish to thank His Highness Sheikh Nahyan for both his patronage of the Jubilee Games, and for having taken the time to travel from Abu Dhabi to be with us today.

Thank you, Your Highness.

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Imamat Day 2016-07-11

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Imamat Day

Ottawa, Ontario ‑
11 July 2016

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Imamat Day:

“Today, we join Shia Ismaili Muslims in Canada and around the world to celebrate His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, who on this day in 1957 became Imam—spiritual leader—of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam to Canada 2016-05-17

Hazar Imam in Ottawa with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 2016-05-17

Ottawa, 17 May 2016 — This afternoon, Mawlana Hazar Imam was at at Parliament Hill, where he received a warm welcome from the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau.

“It’s always a pleasure to welcome a dear friend to Canada, a dear friend to my family as well,” said Prime Minister Trudeau.

The pair met in the Prime Minister’s office at Centre Block to discuss “pluralism, diversity and all the things that Canada can contribute to offering more peace and stability in the world,” according to the Prime Minister.

Aga Khan pays tribute to Genocide victims in Kigali 2016-04-14

Prince Amy Aga Khan pays respect at the Kigali Genocide Memorial for victims of the Rwanda genocide

The Chairman of the Aga Khan Group of Companies, Amyn Aga Khan, visited Kigali Genocide memorial on Wednesday to commemorate Genocide victims buried at the site.

The memorial is home to about 250,000 victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

The Aga Khan, who was in the country on a two-day private visit, took time to join the staff of Kigali Serena Hotel to pay respect to Genocide victims. According to Denise Omany, the country sales and marketing manager at Serena.

Statement by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference 2016-02-04

Aga Khan speaking at supportingSyria Conference 2016-02-04

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Co-hosts of the Conference on Supporting Syria and the Region,

Excellencies,

Ladies and gentlemen,

I thank the co-hosts for organising this much needed initiative to deepen the understanding of, and garner international support for the peoples of Syria, Alongside all those present here today, I am deeply distressed over the indiscriminate and widespread devastation of life and property, including that of irreplaceable cultural assets which are the manifestation of Syria’s stunningly rich pluralistic history.

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the Birthday of His Highness the Aga Khan 2015-12-13

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Marketwired) -- 12/13/15 -- The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on the birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan:

"Today, we celebrate the birthday of His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, who has dedicated his life to the promotion of peace, pluralism, and compassion around the world.

Prince Amyn Aga Khan new representative to Bangladesh 2015-12-03

Prince Amyn Aga Khan presents his credentials to Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali

Prince Amyn Aga Khan is the new Non-Resident Personal Representative of Aga Khan to Bangladesh.

He presented his credential to Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Thursday, the foreign ministry said.

He conveyed to the foreign minister that Aga Khan Development Network would take steps for the development of health, education, culture, and tourism sectors in Bangladesh.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan To Open Asian Racing Conference 2015-11-26

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Princess Zahra Aga Khan will give the opening address at the Opening Ceremony of the 36th Asian Racing Conference at the National Sports Club of India in Mumbai on Monday, Jan. 26, 2016.

The address has special significance given that the history of her family's involvement in racing and breeding began in India in the 1800's with Aga Khan I.

The green silks with red epaulets of His Highness the Aga Khan IV are famous in top-class racing in Europe and throughout the world.

Aga Khan visits UNHCR headquarters to discuss enhanced cooperation 2015-11-06

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His Highness the Aga Khan, visited UNHCR headquarters today to meet UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and discuss past and future cooperation in emergency operations around the world.

UNHCR staff greeted the Aga Khan before he held private talks with Guterres followed by a meeting with senior UNHCR officials on the long-standing partnership between the Aga Khan Development Network and the UN refugee agency.

H.H. The Aga Khan to appear at ICOMOS-UK Conference as Keynote Speaker 2015-10-22

H.H The Aga Khan at the ICOMOS-UK Conference 2015-10-22

ICOMOS-UK To Launch Cultural Heritage Manifesto in 50th Anniversary Year

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In its 50th anniversary year, and at a time when our global heritage is ever more under threat of destruction, ICOMOS-UK (the UK National Committee of ICOMOS: International Council on Monuments and Sites) is calling for a new approach to the way we all sustain, promote and benefit from cultural heritage through the launch of its landmark Cultural Heritage Manifesto.

Prince Rahim Agakhan races in the Le Mans Classic 2016-07-12

Prince Rahim Aga Khan

Meet the drivers of the Le Mans Classic 2016
12 July 2016

Racing at Le Mans is one of the great privileges for a driver, be it an amateur taking the plunge for the first time or a former winner keen to relive the seminal experience. We met several during last weekend’s Le Mans Classic, who were all revelling in the chance to tackle the hallowed circuit...

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Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim visit Gilgit and inaugurate health centre 2016-05-26

Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim in Gilgit 2016-05-26

Islamabad, 25 May 2016 — Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim were in Gilgit yesterday, where they inaugurated a 50-bed medical centre that will serve as a healthcare hub for the surrounding region. They also visited other AKDN programmes and a Jamatkhana in the area.

The new medical centre is equipped to provide high quality diagnostics and secondary healthcare services. It also serves as a digital link between clinics in outlying villages and connects them with state-of-the-art medical resources in Pakistan and around the world.

Uhuru holds talks with Prince Amyn Aga Khan 2016-04-15

Prince Amyn Aga Khan meeting President Uhuru of Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday morning held talks with Prince Amyn Aga Khan, the younger brother of His Highness the Aga Khan, who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi.

At the meeting, Prince Amyn briefed President Kenyatta on the on-going programmes of the Aga Khan Development Network in the country and the region.

President Kenyatta commended the Aga Khan Development Network for its contribution to the country’s development, especially in areas of education and health.

Prince Amyn visits Goma DRC 2016-04-14

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Prince Amyn visited Goma in the Democratice Republic of Congo. He met some Ismailis and talked to them

Hazar Imam invited to celebrate Jamhuri Day in Kenya

Hazar Imam in Kenya for Jamhuri Day celebrations 2015-12-12

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Friday, December 11, 2015

The Aga Khan set for Jamhuri Day fete

The Aga Khan who is expected in the country on December 11, 2015 to participate in the 52nd Jamhuri Day celebrations at the invitation of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

By NATION REPORTER

The Aga Khan is expected in the country today to participate in the 52nd Jamhuri Day celebrations at the invitation of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Prince Hussain in Tajikistan for the new Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) in Dushanbe.

Prince Hussain Aga Khan

DUSHANBE, November 16, 2015, Asia-Plus -- Prince Hussain Aga Khan, son of His Highness the Aga Khan, arrived in Dushanbe on November 15 for a three-day working visit, according to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Tajikistan.

During his visit, Prince Hussain will be attending the Workshop on the establishment of the new agency for Habitat - Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) in Dushanbe.

HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN ON CHALLENGES TO PLURALISM AND COSMOPOLITANISM TODAY 2015-11-12

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His Highness the Aga Khan, Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, Powerful Advocate of
Pluralism, and Global Humanitarian to deliver the Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture.
Cambridge, MA

VIDEO LINK: http://www.ismaili.net/heritage/node/32059

New Canadian PM praises Aga Khan Foundation's work

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Newly sworn-in Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited on Tuesday a delegation of the Ismaili Imamat and expressed his admiration for the global work carried out by Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

The Canadian premier met with the President of the Ismaili Council for Canada Malik Talib and the resident representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Dr Mahmoud Eboo. The three discussed areas of collaboration between the government of Canada and the Ismaili Imamat, according to The Ismaili.



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