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Event - 1980-05-04

Date: 
Sunday, 1980, May 4
Location: 

Fifth Architectural Seminar held at Amman, Jordan attended by King Hussein who formally opened the seminar entitled 'The Search for Form, Places of Public Gathering In Islam' In His opening remarks, Hazar Imam said; 'It is right that I should state My belief that whatever efforts the Award may make to give a new direction and sense of purpose to the environment of the future in the Islamic world, no substantial or long-term results can be achieved unless the Governments and people of Islam .' (click here)

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


Speech

OPENING REMARKS AT THE FIFTH SEMINAR IN THE SERIES ARCHITECTURAL TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD OF THE AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE - 1980-05-04

I would like to begin by thanking His Majesty King Hussein for honouring us by opening our seminar. His participation clearly illustrates Jordan's concern for the evolution of Islamic architecture. I wish to welcome His Majesty most warmly, and to express our great pleasure at this opportunity to hold the fifth seminar of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

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OPENING REMARKS AT THE FIFTH SEMINAR IN THE SERIES ARCHITECTURAL TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD OF THE AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE - 1980-05-04

I would like to begin by thanking His Majesty King Hussein for honouring us by opening our seminar. His participation clearly illustrates Jordan's concern for the evolution of Islamic architecture. I wish to welcome His Majesty most warmly, and to express our great pleasure at this opportunity to hold the fifth seminar of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

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