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Interview of AgaKhan with Lucky Severson on pbs.org 2015-07-31

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TV Interview and full transcripts available @ http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2015/07/31/aga-khan-ismaili-mu...

Extended Interview: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2015/07/31/july-31-2015-aga-kh...

SEVERSON: It is very rare for the Aga Khan to grant interviews. We caught up with him in Toronto:

(speaking to the Aga Khan): You are a spiritual leader, a businessman, treated like a head of state. I think you were just with the prime minister yesterday. Which of those hats are most important to you?

Imamat Day Mubarak 2015-07-11

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This year marks the 58th anniversary of the ascension to the throne of Imamat for Shah Karim al-Husayni our 49th Holy Imam

Read below an article on Imamat published in Sunday News several decades ago when Tanzania was still "Tanganyika" ;-).

Aga Khan wins with Saryshagann at prix de Diane Longines 2015-06-14

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Saryshagann with jockey Christophe Soumillon won the 1st Race at Prix de Diane Longines on Sunday June 14th 2015 at 2 PM

First photographs of Prince Irfan 2015-06-10

Prince Irfan-first photograp with parents Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa

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.

Taj Mahal conservation could be handed over to the Aga Khan Foundation 2015-06-09

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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.

Protocol between The Ismaili Imamate and Portugal 2015-06-03

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H.H. The Aga Khan has arrived in Lisbon, Portugal and was welcomed at the airport by Mnister was received by Pedro Mota Soares of the Government of Portugal. According to news received from Portugal newspapers, H.H. The Aga Khan, Imam of the Ismailis, will be moving some of his institutions in Portugal where he may also build a residence. H.H. The Aga Khan is expected in the Country this week and more news will be posted in this section starting today.

H.H. The Aga Khan is expected to make large investments in Portugal in the next 5 years.

Prince Aga Khan and jockey Christophe Soumillon leading Kataniya at Prix de Royaumont 2015-05-31

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Lauréate du Prix de Royaumont (Gr. 3) dans un bon style et après avoir longtemps évolué à flanc de peloton, Kataniya donne le sourire au Prince Aga Khan et à Christophe Soumillon. La fille de Raven's Pass, dotée d'un magnifique modèle, signe son 3ème succès consécutif. photo : APRH

Ottawa Visit of His Highness The Aga Khan in May 2015

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H.H. The Aga Khan will arrive in Ottawa Tuesday 26th May for a 2 days visit. He is expected to meet the Prime Minister Harper the same evening and work next day on other AKDN related subjects before returning to Toronto for his introduction of a talk by The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. Chief Justice of Canada at the Pluralism event.

Aga Khan signs Protocol with Ontario Government - Queens Park 2015-05-25

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Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat
Joint Initiatives to Promote Education, Diversity and Economic Development

Premier Kathleen Wynne welcomed His Highness the Aga Khan to Queen's Park today for the signing of a historic Agreement of Cooperation between the province and the Ismaili Imamat. The agreement outlines areas of cooperation and joint initiatives, including leveraging diversity and culture as an economic driver and supporting a pluralistic approach to education.

Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat 2015-05-25

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News Release

Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat

Joint Initiatives to Promote Education, Diversity and Economic Development

May 25, 2015 12:00 P.M.

Office of the Premier

Premier Kathleen Wynne welcomed His Highness the Aga Khan to Queen's Park today for the signing of a historic Agreement of Cooperation between the province and the Ismaili Imamat. The agreement outlines areas of cooperation and joint initiatives, including leveraging diversity and culture as an economic driver and supporting a pluralistic approach to education.

Aga Khan Park, Toronto Opening 2015-05-25

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Aga Khan Park to open on May 25, 2015

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Premier Kathleen Wynne will inaugurate the Aga Khan Park in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, and spiritual leader (Imam) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, in Toronto on Monday, 25 May 2015.

Pluralism Lecture 2015 - RECONCILING UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN THE MODERN ERA: - 2015-05-28

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Annual Pluralism Lecture 2015 - May 28, 2015 - Click here for Webcast

Introductory remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan to:

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. Chief Justice of Canada

RECONCILING UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN THE MODERN ERA:

21st Century Challenges to the Human Rights Movement

Inauguration of the Aga Khan Park 2015-05-25

The Inauguration of the Aga Khan Park will take place in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam on 25 May 2015. Situated along Wynford Drive, the Park provides a beautifully landscaped contemplative public space that encompasses the Ismaili Centre, Toronto and the Aga Khan Museum.

Also see:
» WEBCAST: Aga Khan Park opening in Toronto
http://www.theismaili.org/news-events/webcast-aga-khan-park-opening-toro...
» Aga Khan Park is for now and forever http://www.theismaili.org/news-events/event-journal-opening-toronto-and-...

Entretien avec Karim AGA KHAN IV - 2010

Jean-Jacques Lafaye - Votre Altesse, en tant que chef spirituel des communautés ismaéliennes du monde entier, vous exercez une influence indiscutable sur la scène internationale. Pourtant, vous ne souhaitez pas être considéré comme un acteur politique...

Karim Aga Khan - ...ou comme un politicien. De mon point de vue, même si la foi et les États doivent entretenir des rapports de collaboration et d'estime, le religieux et le politique sont deux choses bien distinctes.

Aga Khan Shocked and Saddened by Attack on the Ismaili Community in Pakistan 2015-05-13

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Gouvieux, France, 13th May 2015 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims has expressed shock and sadness in the wake of an attack on a bus carrying members of the Ismaili community on their way to work in Karachi, Pakistan, that left 43 people dead.

Aga Khan Trust for Culture Restores the "Blue Mosque" in Cairo 2015-05-02

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Cairo, 2 May 2015 – Restoration of the 14th century Amir Aqsunqur “Blue Mosque” in Al-Darb al-Ahmar has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) as part of the larger Al-Darb al-Ahmar Urban Regeneration Programme.

The Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh El Damaty, and the Governor of Cairo, Galal Said, joined His Highness the Aga Khan in marking the occasion at the Mosque.

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Aga Khan visits India for 5 days in April - 2015-04-06

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His HIghness The Aga Khan starts his visit in India from 6th April 2015 to 11 April 2015 -

Delhi, India, April 2015 – As part of its continued efforts to restore and revitalise the areas around Humayun's Tomb, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and its partners will begin construction on a site museum and visitor's centre in Delhi.

H.H. The Aga Khan meets with president Atambayev of Kyrgyz Republc 2015-03-30

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President Atambayev and His Highness the Aga Khan met in Brussels this evening, as part of an ongoing dialogue and partnership between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Aga Khan Development Network.

The Aga Khan Receives Canada’s New Representative to the Ismaili Imamat 2015-03-04

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Aiglemont, France, 4 March 2015 - His Highness the Aga Khan today received His Excellency Gordon Campbell, who has been recently appointed as the Representative of the Government of Canada to the Ismaili Imamat. Mr. Campbell is a former premier of British Columbia and Canada’s current High Commissioner in London.
Campbell was recently appointed by the Government of Canada as the country’s representative to the Ismaili Imamat and also serves as Canada’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

His Highness The Aga Khan visits Nairobi, Kenya for AKU Convocations 2015-03-02

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Departure of H.H. The Aga Khan from Nairobi Tuesday March 3, 2015 @ 12:30pm

AKU Convocation in Nairobi on 2nd of March 2015 - Click for VIDEO of the ceremony

Listen to his joke on "Lete Chai" at 24.35 minutes into the video ;-)


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