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Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim visit Gilgit and inaugurate health centre 2016-05-26

Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim in Gilgit 2016-05-26

Islamabad, 25 May 2016 — Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim were in Gilgit yesterday, where they inaugurated a 50-bed medical centre that will serve as a healthcare hub for the surrounding region. They also visited other AKDN programmes and a Jamatkhana in the area.

The new medical centre is equipped to provide high quality diagnostics and secondary healthcare services. It also serves as a digital link between clinics in outlying villages and connects them with state-of-the-art medical resources in Pakistan and around the world.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam to Canada 2016-05-17

Hazar Imam in Ottawa with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 2016-05-17

Ottawa, 17 May 2016 — This afternoon, Mawlana Hazar Imam was at at Parliament Hill, where he received a warm welcome from the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau.

“It’s always a pleasure to welcome a dear friend to Canada, a dear friend to my family as well,” said Prime Minister Trudeau.

The pair met in the Prime Minister’s office at Centre Block to discuss “pluralism, diversity and all the things that Canada can contribute to offering more peace and stability in the world,” according to the Prime Minister.

Prince Amyn visits Goma DRC 2016-04-14

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Prince Amyn visited Goma in the Democratice Republic of Congo. He met some Ismailis and talked to them

Uhuru holds talks with Prince Amyn Aga Khan 2016-04-15

Prince Amyn Aga Khan meeting President Uhuru of Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday morning held talks with Prince Amyn Aga Khan, the younger brother of His Highness the Aga Khan, who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi.

At the meeting, Prince Amyn briefed President Kenyatta on the on-going programmes of the Aga Khan Development Network in the country and the region.

President Kenyatta commended the Aga Khan Development Network for its contribution to the country’s development, especially in areas of education and health.

Aga Khan pays tribute to Genocide victims in Kigali 2016-04-14

Prince Amy Aga Khan pays respect at the Kigali Genocide Memorial for victims of the Rwanda genocide

The Chairman of the Aga Khan Group of Companies, Amyn Aga Khan, visited Kigali Genocide memorial on Wednesday to commemorate Genocide victims buried at the site.

The memorial is home to about 250,000 victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

The Aga Khan, who was in the country on a two-day private visit, took time to join the staff of Kigali Serena Hotel to pay respect to Genocide victims. According to Denise Omany, the country sales and marketing manager at Serena.

Aga Khan Extols a Free and Responsible Media while Opening New Printing Plant in Kenya 2016-03-17

His Highness the Aga Khan admires the first print copy of the Daily Nation off the new printing press

There are 3 Video of 17 March 2016 Nation Media new Printing Press opening and speech of H.H. The Aga Khan

QTV long Video now available![/b]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyfkZ1NSvqo

Also The shorter NTV Video clip is now available:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6zZVwl76LE

From AKDN, we get this Video on Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-2TI-334wU&feature=youtu.be

Machakos County, Nairobi, Kenya, 17th March 2016 – His Highness the Aga Khan today emphasized the importance of reliable and trustworthy media in a world filled with multiple sources of information.

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers keynote Address at Africa 2016 Summit 2016-02-21

Hazar Imam with H.E. Abdel Fatah el Sisi President of Egypt  2016-02-21

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Excellencies,

Members of the Diplomatic Corps,

Distinguished Leaders of Africa

Ladies and Gentlemen

What a great pleasure it is for me to be part of the Africa 2016 Forum. I thank President Sisi, most warmly, for his kind invitation. What a wonderful opportunity to meet with old and new friends, from all over the world, and to talk together about Africa’s future.

My enthusiasm today is especially strong because of the message which is at the heart of this Forum. And that message is, quite simply, that Africa’s Moment has come.

Statement by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Supporting Syria and the Region Conference 2016-02-04

Aga Khan speaking at supportingSyria Conference 2016-02-04

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Co-hosts of the Conference on Supporting Syria and the Region,

Excellencies,

Ladies and gentlemen,

I thank the co-hosts for organising this much needed initiative to deepen the understanding of, and garner international support for the peoples of Syria, Alongside all those present here today, I am deeply distressed over the indiscriminate and widespread devastation of life and property, including that of irreplaceable cultural assets which are the manifestation of Syria’s stunningly rich pluralistic history.

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the Birthday of His Highness the Aga Khan 2015-12-13

Hazar Imam cuts His Birthday cake Pakistan 1964-12-13

Marketwired) -- 12/13/15 -- The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on the birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan:

"Today, we celebrate the birthday of His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, who has dedicated his life to the promotion of peace, pluralism, and compassion around the world.

Hazar Imam invited to celebrate Jamhuri Day in Kenya

Hazar Imam in Kenya for Jamhuri Day celebrations 2015-12-12

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Friday, December 11, 2015

The Aga Khan set for Jamhuri Day fete

The Aga Khan who is expected in the country on December 11, 2015 to participate in the 52nd Jamhuri Day celebrations at the invitation of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

By NATION REPORTER

The Aga Khan is expected in the country today to participate in the 52nd Jamhuri Day celebrations at the invitation of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Prince Amyn Aga Khan new representative to Bangladesh 2015-12-03

Prince Amyn Aga Khan presents his credentials to Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali

Prince Amyn Aga Khan is the new Non-Resident Personal Representative of Aga Khan to Bangladesh.

He presented his credential to Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali on Thursday, the foreign ministry said.

He conveyed to the foreign minister that Aga Khan Development Network would take steps for the development of health, education, culture, and tourism sectors in Bangladesh.

Prince Hussain in Tajikistan for the new Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) in Dushanbe.

Prince Hussain Aga Khan

DUSHANBE, November 16, 2015, Asia-Plus -- Prince Hussain Aga Khan, son of His Highness the Aga Khan, arrived in Dushanbe on November 15 for a three-day working visit, according to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Tajikistan.

During his visit, Prince Hussain will be attending the Workshop on the establishment of the new agency for Habitat - Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH) in Dushanbe.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan To Open Asian Racing Conference 2015-11-26

Princess Zahra Aga Khan

Princess Zahra Aga Khan will give the opening address at the Opening Ceremony of the 36th Asian Racing Conference at the National Sports Club of India in Mumbai on Monday, Jan. 26, 2016.

The address has special significance given that the history of her family's involvement in racing and breeding began in India in the 1800's with Aga Khan I.

The green silks with red epaulets of His Highness the Aga Khan IV are famous in top-class racing in Europe and throughout the world.

New Canadian PM praises Aga Khan Foundation's work

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Newly sworn-in Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited on Tuesday a delegation of the Ismaili Imamat and expressed his admiration for the global work carried out by Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

The Canadian premier met with the President of the Ismaili Council for Canada Malik Talib and the resident representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Dr Mahmoud Eboo. The three discussed areas of collaboration between the government of Canada and the Ismaili Imamat, according to The Ismaili.

HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN ON CHALLENGES TO PLURALISM AND COSMOPOLITANISM TODAY 2015-11-12

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His Highness the Aga Khan, Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, Powerful Advocate of
Pluralism, and Global Humanitarian to deliver the Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture.
Cambridge, MA

VIDEO LINK: http://www.ismaili.net/heritage/node/32059

Aga Khan visits UNHCR headquarters to discuss enhanced cooperation 2015-11-06

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His Highness the Aga Khan, visited UNHCR headquarters today to meet UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and discuss past and future cooperation in emergency operations around the world.

UNHCR staff greeted the Aga Khan before he held private talks with Guterres followed by a meeting with senior UNHCR officials on the long-standing partnership between the Aga Khan Development Network and the UN refugee agency.

H.H. The Aga Khan to appear at ICOMOS-UK Conference as Keynote Speaker 2015-10-22

H.H The Aga Khan at the ICOMOS-UK Conference 2015-10-22

ICOMOS-UK To Launch Cultural Heritage Manifesto in 50th Anniversary Year

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In its 50th anniversary year, and at a time when our global heritage is ever more under threat of destruction, ICOMOS-UK (the UK National Committee of ICOMOS: International Council on Monuments and Sites) is calling for a new approach to the way we all sustain, promote and benefit from cultural heritage through the launch of its landmark Cultural Heritage Manifesto.

Aga Khan Trust to continue working with Penang government to preserve George Town 2015-10-19

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng (top left) and High Highness Aga Khan (top, right) with delegates from the Aga Khan Trust,

THE Aga Khan Trust for Culture, one of the world’s premier organisation involved in matters of architecture, conservation and urban planning, will continue helping Malaysia protect, develop and enhance George Town, Penang.

The trust has extended its contract with Think City Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Bhd) and Penang state government for another three years and will provide technical assistance to preserve the town, which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO is 2008.


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