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Meetings with CM, Governor top Aga Khan’s city agenda

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Aga Khan IV has been guiding the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims since 1957 in religious, spiritual and temporal matters. A statement from the Aga Khan’s office said, “Humayun’s Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is the mausoleum of Mughal Emperor Humayun. On Wednesday, he will inaugurate Sundar Nursery, a sixteenth-century heritage garden adjacent to Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi. The restoration of Humayun’s Tomb, including its gardens, is the largest cultural project undertaken by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) till date.

Visit of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan (February 20 – March 01, 2018)

His Highness The Aga Khan meets with the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan   2018-02-21

VISIT OF HIS HIGHNESS PRINCE KARIM AGA KHAN (20th February – 01st March, 2018)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

2015 hrs
Arrive Delhi
Venue: AFS Palam
Photo Op: AV Media

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

1230 hrs
Meeting with the Vice President
Venue: Hyderabad House
Photo Op: Agencies Only

1615 hrs
Opening of Sunder Nursery
Venue: Hazrat Nizamuddin, Near Humanyu’s Tomb
Contact -Aga Khan Foundation

1830 hrs
Meeting with the Prime Minister
Venue: 7, Lok Kalyan Marg

Thursday, February 22, 2018

1115 hrs
Call on the President
Venue: Rashtrapati Bhawan

Princess Zahra interview by Le Figaro

Hazar Imam with Princess Zahra at Gouvieux, Chantilly

REPORTAGE - Mondialement connu pour la passion qu'il voue aux chevaux de course, le prince héritier de la dynastie des Hassan est aussi un homme d'affaires avisé. Chef spirituel des ismaéliens, cet imam professe un islam modéré. Il célèbre jusqu'en juillet son jubilé de diamant.

A Chantilly, en 1999, l'Aga Khan et son jockey Gérald Mossé, vient de remporter le Prix de Diane, avec la pouliche Daryaba.


Hazar Imam with Prince Aly Salomone Khan at the Graduating Ceremony at Harvard 1959-06-11
nytimes.com - The New York Time World

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 19— Harvard University agreed last week to aid in planning and developing a teaching hospital under construction in Karachi, Pakistan.
The $300 million, 721-bed hospital, the most advanced in Pakistan, is being constructed by the Aga Khan, the religious leader of about 15 million Ismaili Moslems. Under an agreement signed here Wednesday, the university will help in developing a medical library, a curriculum for training doctors in the neurosciences and courses on the effects of cultural and work environments on the administration of health services.

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Educate a woman and you educate a family.' That was a sentiment voiced by my grandfather as long ago as the founding of the Muslim League and it is a precept which my family has encouraged ever since.

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And we will build this institution quickly but we will not compromise on quality; we will not short-cut difficult decisions and we will prepare our work with great intensity using knowledge from here and knowledge from other areas of the world. And I hope that in due course, our Ugandan graduates will stay in Uganda.

Uganda: Govt Hails Planned Aga Khan Hospital Projec

H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Construction of the Aga Khan University Teaching Hospital

Kampala — The Minister of Health, Dr Jane Aceng, has described the upcoming establishment of an ultra-modern Aga Khan University Hospital in Kampala as a "landmark" on Uganda's healthcare system.

The construction process of the teaching hospital was initiated by His Highness, the Aga Khan, and President Museveni in December 2015 with an aim of offering specialised treatment to Ugandans and patients from neighbouring countries.

This part of Afghanistan where people don’t know about Taliban

Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan

WAKHAN CORRIDOR: “Taliban — what’s that?” asks Sultan Begium shyly from her freezing home in Afghanistan’s mountainous Wakhan Corridor, a region so remote that its residents are untouched by the decades of conflict that have devastated their country.

The frail-looking grandmother whose harsh life has etched deep lines in her face, is a woman of the Wakhi, a tribe of roughly 12,000 nomadic people who populate the area.

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Modern societies must improve the rigour and relevance of their educational curricula, strengthen the institutions of civil society and build a strong ethical framework of tolerance and respect if they are to be stable and secure democracies, able to protect the interests of their citizens,

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Evora University Symposium

His Highness the Aga Khan arrives at the University of Évora , Portugal and is greeted by Professor Adriano Moreira, Manuel Ferr

President Sampaio,
Rector Manuel Patricio,
Professor Adriano Moreira,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

It is a great honour to be invited here today to address this esteemed audience on such a relevant topic. Our title speaks of societies which are at once plural and peaceful—a goal which is important but also elusive. For even our best efforts to combine stability with modernity seem to be constantly disrupted.

Judy Woodruff interviews the Aga Khan

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CNN) -- Prince Karim Aga Khan is considered one of the most influential voices in the Muslim world. The 65-year-old spiritual head of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims is a direct descendant of the prophet Mohammed and one of the world's wealthiest men. His foundation, the Aga Khan Development Network, has been working to raise money to help in the reconstruction of Afghanistan. Judy Woodruff sat down for an interview with the Aga Khan last week.

Judy Woodruff: Your highness, thank you very much for joining us.

Aga Khan: Thank you, Judy.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Ceremony

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Your Highness the Emir
Your Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser
Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen


What a pleasure it is to greet this wonderful audience, including so many friends, old and new, who have helped shape this programme, and who are so essential to its future.

Hazrat Mowlana Ala Mohamed

Our 24th Holy Imam Ala Mohamed ascended to the throne of Imamat in Almut in A.H. 561. His complete name was Hazrat Ala Mohamed ibne Hasan Ala Zikrihisalam. During his reign, Imam appointed Sayyed Salahuddin as our 21st Pir following the death of Pir Islamdin

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

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 Academy to enter final phase, with construction begins this year

Hazar Imam in Bangladesh to lay the foundation of the Aga Khan Academy in Dacca  2008-05-20

The Academy in Dhaka will eventually be part of a network of 18 centres of educational excellence in a total of 14 countries across Africa, Central and South Asia and the Middle East.

The Aga Khan laid a foundation stone for Bangladesh’s first Aga Khan Academy on May 20, 2008, during his Dhaka visit.

The schools will use the International Baccalaureate curriculum and admit students on the basis of their academic potential rather than their ability to pay.

Hazar Imam visits the UAE Jamat for Diamond Jubilee and Jamati work

Hazar Imam welcomed to Dubai for Diamond Jubilee celebrations  2018-01-22

Dubai: Prince Karim Agha Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Esmaili Muslim Community, arrived in Dubai on Monday on an official visit as part of his Diamond Jubilee commemoration.

Delhi High Courtt asks Aga Khan Foundation to beautify Amir Khusro Park

Amir Khusro Park, Delhi

New Delhi, Jan 17 The Delhi High Court today asked Aga Khan Foundation to develop and carry out landscaping at the historic Amir Khusro Park in south Delhi, from where the authorities have recently removed illegal encroachers.

The court also turned down the submission of the Delhi Waqf Board counsel opposing the idea of allowing the foundation to beautify the park, claiming that the land belonged to the board which can take care of its property.

Imam Hasan Ala-Zikrihisalam

Our 23rd Holy Imam Hasan Ala-Zikrihisalam was born in Alamut, Iran in A.H. 506. He ascended to the throne of Imamat in A.H. 557 at Alamut. He was known by his title of "Ala-Zikrihisalam" (on whose name is Peace). Imam Hasan Ala-Zikrihisalam declared in Alamut the Day of Resurrection (Qiyama) Ismaili eschatology had always predicted that the Imam of the Resurrection would come to usher in the rule of righteousness, when Ismailis would no longer have to `dissimulate' by obeying the ritual law; now that longed-for day had finally dawned.

AKU supports 33,000 jobs annually in Sindh: study

Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high qu

The Aga Khan University launched on Thursday a landmark study which found that AKU has an annual economic impact in Pakistan of Rs103 billion, or $ 1 billion, and supports 42,000 jobs, including 33,000 in Sindh.

Speech to the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking during the official dinner hosted by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICC) in

Honourable Minister,
Mr President,
Members of the Committee,
Distinguished Guests,

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