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 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.
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 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.
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, Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, Powerful Advocate of
Pluralism, and Global Humanitarian to deliver the Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture.
VIDEO LINK: http://www.ismaili.net/heritage/node/32059
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.
ICOMOS-UK To Launch Cultural Heritage Manifesto in 50th Anniversary Year
Posted By: Sarah Yates
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.
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.
Prince Rahim is the second child and eldest of three sons of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan. Prince Rahim was born on September 12th 1971 in Geneva, Switzerland. He attended Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A
Vazirabad won the first race - the Qatar Prix de Chaudenay. Candariliya followed with another impressive come-from-behind win in the 3rd race - the Qatar Prix de Royallieu. Princess Zahra with Princess Sara accepted both the winner's prizes. Christophe Soumillon was the jockey in both races
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?
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.