Canada's Seneca College and the University of Central Asia sign milestone partnership agreement 2015-07-08Posted July 8th, 2015 by librarian-hd
BISHKEK, Kyrgyz Republic, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Seneca and the University of Central Asia (UCA) signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday that will see Seneca develop a preparatory program for incoming students as the university gets ready to open its first undergraduate campus in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic next year.
The signing ceremony took place at UCA's Central Administration Office in Bishkek.
July 6, 2015 Updated : July 6, 2015 | 11:15 am
Pan Am flame lights up Aga Khan Park’s debut
By Jessica Smith Cross Metro
Torstar News Service
Aga Khan Park is seen in a June 4 file photo.
The flame for the Pan Am games was a big attraction in the city Sunday, but first the people of Don Mills had a park to welcome.
Visitors to the first major public event at the beautiful Aga Khan Park had plenty to enjoy. The park, located between the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre, has reflecting pools, green spaces and trees.
Aga Khan Park to welcome Pan Am flame Sunday, July 5
File Photo/Andrew Lahodynskyj
A woman walks some newly planted trees before the official opening ceremony for the newly constructed Aga Khan Park in North York on May 25, 2015. Photo by Andrew Lahodynskyj
North York Mirror
By Clark Kim
The Pan Am flame will be making its way to the recently opened Aga Khan Park on Sunday, July 5 with the community invited to attend the celebratory event.
Commemorating the Aga Khan’s Visit – Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Speech
April 12, 2008 – Source: http://governor.state.tx.us/news/speech/5156/
Designed by two of the world’s greatest architects – Fumihiko Maki of Japan and Charles Correa of Mumbai – the twin masterpieces are a spiritual, educational and architectural destination in Toronto’s north end.
Speech by H.H. the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Heart and Cancer Centre at the AKU Hospital, Nairobi 2011-07-25Posted June 20th, 2015 by librarian-hd
Your Excellency President Mwai Kibaki, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the Republic of Kenya
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Honorable Uhuru Kenyatta
Minister for Medical Services, Honorable Professor Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o
Chief Executive Officer of Agence Francaise de Developpement, Mr. Zerah
Honorable Ministers, Your Excellencies
Members of the Corps Diplomatic
Chairman and Members of the Board of Trustees of the Aga Khan University
Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen
The past is a place to learn even if the future is different.
September 28, 2013
(Hazar Imam was presented a gift from the Indian Jamat of a late 18th century bronze incense burner of the Moghul period )
President and Leaders of the Jamat,
Coastweek-- The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa, (AKA, Mombasa) which opened just 10 years ago as the first in a global network of academies, has emerged as a gateway for East African students to the world’s top universities, with two thirds of the class of 2015 having been accepted to leading global institutions.
Of the 2015 graduates, a third have been accepted by the world’s Top 100 universities, as ranked by the 2014 Shanghai ranking system.
Saryshagann with jockey Christophe Soumillon won the 1st Race at Prix de Diane Longines on Sunday June 14th 2015 at 2 PM
Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa have kindly shared photographs of Prince Irfan, their first child, who is pictured with his parents and grandfather, Mawlana Hazar Imam.
News of the birth of Prince Irfan has been greeted with immense joy by the worldwide Jamat. Jamati leaders have sent messages of congratulations to the family with prayers for the Prince’s long life and wellbeing.
Liberals in all three monotheistic religions are at the forefront of bridge-building, both with other faith communities and with the secular world.
By: Dow Marmur Columnist, Published on Sun Jan 04 2015
The rule formulated by the late Swedish-American theologian Krister Stendahl that I’ve cited before in this column helps us to understand the essence of interfaith and intercultural relations: always compare their best with your best, not their worst with your best.
If the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) doesn't improve the quality of conservation of Taj Mahal, the monument's maintenance could be handed over to the Aga Khan Foundation.
Talking to India Today, a senior ASI official said that the Ministry of Culture is planning to portion out the monument, giving the maintenance of its various areas to different organizations on the grounds of a Corporate Social Responsibility campaign that began in 2013 with the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation signing up for the maintenance of the monument.
The Minister of State and Foreign Affairs, Rui Machete, received today the leader of the Ismaili community, Prince Aga Khan, for a working lunch followed by the signing of an agreement between Portugal and the Ismaili Imamat.
O príncipe Aga Khan admite investir na saúde e em serviços de protecção social em Portugal. O PÚBLICO sabe que no discurso que o líder da comunidade Ismaili profere ao princípio da tarde desta quarta-feira no Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros, após a assinatura do acordo que estabelece a sede global da sua comunidade em Portugal, essa questão será referida.
English Google Translation below text
Universidades vão tirar "amplo partido" de acordo com Aga Khan
É uma das maiores agências privadas para o desenvolvimento em todo o mundo. Sede formal do Ismamat Ismaili passará a funcionar em Portugal e inclui um investimento na investigação académica
Machete e Aga Khan enaltecem acordo com comunidade ismaelita em Portugal A decisão de acolher a sede global do 'Imamat Ismaili' foi definida como "um importante sinal de abertura do Estado"
English Google translation below the text
primeiro-ministro enalteceu hoje o acordo para o estabelecimento da sede global da instituição representativa da Comunidade Ismaelita em Portugal, sublinhando que permitirá estender o apoio desta rede a instituições de investigação portuguesas.
In an announcement that will have Portugal’s estate agents limbering up for the race of all time, the Aga Khan has announced that he will be moving his official residence to Portugal within the next five years. The news came on Wednesday, as the leader of the Shia Muslim order was due to meet with Foreign Affairs minister Rui Machete to sign an agreement to establish his global headquarters in Portugal.
As Machete told Público: “It is natural that an institution with an annual budget of between €600-€900 million will bring something to Portugal.”