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Aga Khan scheduled to arrive in Pakistan today 2017-12-07

Hazar Imam welcomed in Pakistan at Islamabad Airport by young Ismailis  2017-12-07
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Thursday, 2017, December 7
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ISLAMABAD: His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, is scheduled to arrive in Islamabad today (December 7) for an official visit to the country on the invitation of the Government of Pakistan.

While in Pakistan, Aga Khan is expected to meet with President Mamnoon Hussain as well as Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, besides other government officials.

This visit is part of a series of visits that coincide with the commemoration of the Aga Khan’s diamond jubilee celebrations which began earlier this year on July 11. The diamond jubilee marks 60 years of Aga Khan as spiritual head of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community. He became the spiritual head of his community on July 11, 1957, after succeeding his grandfather Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan. He assumed the responsibility at the age of 20 and became the 49th Imam of Ismailis.

The Aga Khan Development Network

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) was founded by His Highness Aga Khan. It is a group of private, non-denominational development agencies working to empower communities and individuals to improve living conditions and opportunities, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Middle East.

The network’s agencies focus on economic and social development, and cultural initiatives, for all citizens, regardless of gender, origin or religion. The AKDN’s underlying ethic is compassion for the vulnerable in society. It operates in 30 countries around the world, employing 80,000 people, and its annual budget for social activities exceeds US $900 million.


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Chief Minister of Sindh hosts reception for Aga Khan

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali presents his photo with His Highness The Aga Khan  2017-12-19
Source: 
nation.com.pk

KARACHI - Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali has Said that voice of the moderate and the tolerant is getting weaker and we are engulfed in what most consider a Clash of Religions, or as you put it, the ‘ Clash’ of ignorance’ – because indeed, that is exactly what it is,”

This he said while addressing a reception he hosted in honour of Spiritual leader of Ismaili Community His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan at CM House.

Aga Khan inaugurates state-of-the-art healthcare education centre in Karachi

Professor Saulat Fatmi shares how a low-cost innovation introduced by the Aga Khan University’s faculty is helping students lear
Source: 
akdn.org

Karachi, Pakistan, 15 December 2017 - The Aga Khan University’s Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), a state-of-the-art facility for technology-based learning for health professionals, was inaugurated today by His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of AKU.

dawn.com
The aim of the centre is to transform education of health professionals through the use of simulation and virtual reality technology to develop knowledge and skills, a statement quoted the CIME director Dr Charles Docherty as saying.

Prince Karim Aga Khan arrives in Karachi

KARACHI: Two children present a bouquet to Prince Karim Aga Khan at the airport on Thursday. Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair was
Source: 
dawn.com

KARACHI: Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community, was accorded a warm reception on his arrival here on Thursday.

The Aga Khan was received at Quaid-i-Azam International Airport by Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair and Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah.

The governor and the chief minister later held a meeting with him at the airport’s lounge and exchanged views with him on the topics of mutual interest. Provincial Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon and Inspector General of Sindh Police A.D. Khowaja were present on the occasion.

Darbar speech: Aga Khan asks followers to to build good relations with other communities

Hazar Imam grants Holy Deedar in Booni, Chitral  2017-12-09
Source: 
ismaili.net

BOONI: The Aga Khan blessed his followers with Darbar and Didar today at Booni Chitral.

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