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Aga Khan Centre opened in London at King's Cross 2018-06-26

His Highness The Aga Khan with Prince Charles performing the opening ceremony of the Aga Khan Centre in London  2018-06-26

Hazar Imam today opened the Aga Khan Centre in London, England. The Prince of Wales Prince Charles also joined Hazar Imam in the opening of this historic centre which be the headquarters of various Aga Khan Institutions in the U.K.

The Aga Khan Centre in King’s Cross, designed by Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki, will have six landscaped open spaces inspired by different Muslim cultures from around the world.

There will also be four other havens of calm surrounding the ten-storey building, in what is the heart of one of London’s biggest regeneration districts.

His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurates the Centre for Innovation in Medical Education 2017-12-15

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Karachi, Pakistan, December 15, 2017: The Aga Khan University’s Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), a state-of-the-art facility for technology-based learning for health professionals, was inaugurated today by His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of AKU.

Official opening of the Global Centre for Pluralism’s international headquarters

H.H. The Aga Khan IV speaks at the opening of the new Global Centre for Pluralism in Ottawa  2017-05-16

Ottawa, Canada, 16 May 2017 - His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims around the world, and His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada will welcome distinguished guests to the official opening of the Centre’s new permanent headquarters in Ottawa on Tuesday 16 May 2017. The event will be webcast live below starting at 10:30am EST.

University hospital opens new medical centres in Punjab 2017-03-14

Munnawar Hamid, Member of Board of Trustees and Firoz Rasul, President, Aga Khan University inaugurate AKUH’s new medical centre

University hospital opens new medical centres in Punjab

Mar 14, 2017

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Munnawar Hamid, Member of Board of Trustees and Firoz Rasul, President, Aga Khan University inaugurate AKUH’s new medical centre in Lahore. Photo: AKUH

​The Aga Khan University Hospital has opened two new medical centres to provide consulting clinics, vaccination, radiology, laboratory and pharmacy services in Lahore, Rawalpindi and surrounding areas in Pakistan’s Punjab province.

Prince Hussain Aga Khan – Focused On Nature at London’s T. Goode & Co 2016-06-30

Prince Hussain announces launch of the Focused On Nature Fund (Image Credit: The Rumi Foundation) 2016-06-30

A warm welcome to you all.

In a way there is nothing more exposing than standing in front of one’s own work but it’s through my passion for photography that I’m also able to share my passion for animals, wildlife and conservation and now with the help of evenings like this I want to take this passion to the next stage by starting a fund called Focused On Nature.

We are decimating these animals!

Losing them to habitat destruction and degradation, to hunting, poaching and many other factors.

Aga Khan University to Build New Teaching Hospital in Kampala, Uganda 2015-12-16

His Highness the Aga Khan and His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni Photo: AKDN/Will Boase

Kampala, Uganda, 17 December 2015 - The Aga Khan University, a not-for-profit, private international university, announced today it will build a teaching hospital in Kampala to provide Ugandans with health care and higher education of world-class quality.

Aga Khan Museum Toronto Opening Ceremony 2014-09-12

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Toronto set to unveil first museum of Islamic culture in North America
Author: Peter Kuitenbrouwer National Post Canada
Luis Monreal is a ball of energy who speaks quickly and wields a large vocabulary. Born in Spain to a Catalan mother and a Basque father, he is fluent in French, Spanish, English, German, and (he smiles) “some Arabic.”

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Peter J. Thompson/National PostA woman walks past art work made by Pakistan artist Aisha Khalid at the soon to be opened Aga Khan Museum..

Global Centre For Pluralism Holds Inaugural Board Meeting with Aga Khan - 2010-10-06

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His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th Hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network is in Ottawa on the occasion of the inaugural board meeting of the Global Centre for Pluralism. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada welcomed the Aga Khan in the Reception Room at Rideau Hall on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at 7 p.m.

HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN AT THE 'SPIRIT AND LIFE' EXHIBITION - 2007-07-12

2007, July 12: '...This exhibition is designed to give us a glimpse into the future...We hope and trust it will contribute to a deeper understanding among cultures - to the strengthening of true cultural pluralism - which is increasingly essential to peace, and to progress, in our world...' [Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan] [Photos] [The Globe and Mail]

The Aga Khan in Cote d'Ivoire to launch the Première Agence de Microfinance - 2008-04-28

2008, April 28-May 1: In addition to official meetings, His Highness was in Cote d'Ivoire to launch the Première Agence de Microfinance (PAMF), which is to start operations in the areas of Boundiali and Dianra in northern Côte d'Ivoire. [More][Photos of Arrival][More Photos]

La 14e agence de micro finance du Réseau Aga Khan sera installée en Côte d'Ivoire - 2008-04-29

2008, April 29: La 14e agence de micro finance du Réseau Aga Khan (RAK) sera installée en Côte d'Ivoire. Hier mardi, une convention d'établissement de cet 'outil de développement et de lutte contre la pauvreté' a été signée sous le copatronage du Chef de l'Etat Laurent Gbagbo et de Son Altesse l'Aga Khan. [More]

Opening of the Lourve's Islamic art department - 2008-07-16

2008, July 16: Photo: Eric Feferberg - Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Bin Abdul aziz Al Saud, center left shakes hands with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, center right, behind the first stone of the Louvre museum's future Islamic art department on Wednesday, July 16, 2008, in Paris, during the ceremony marking the launch of the works. In the background, from left to right, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's wife, Princess Ameera, spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims and the Aga Khan and French Culture minister Christine Albanel. [Photo]

An Islamic Conscience: the Aga Khan and the Ismailis: Nairobi Launch - 2008-06-22

2008, June 22: An Islamic Conscience: the Aga Khan and the Ismailis: Nairobi Launch at Sarit Center, 8:00pm [More] [Article in OnPhilanthropy.com]

FIRST ISMAILI CENTRE IN THE MIDDLE EAST - 2008-03-30

2008, March 30: Aga Khan opens the Middle East's first Ismaili Centre - His Highness the Aga Khan, Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims has recently officially opened an Ismaili Centre in Dubai - the fast growing metropolis of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). [http://www.ameinfo.com/151602.html]. More click here

SON ALTESSE L'AGA KHAN A MALI - 2008-04-23

2008, April 23: La ville de Mopti se prépare activement pour la cérémonie d'inauguration de la grande mosquée rénovée et du marché construit. L'événement, qui verra la participation du président de la République, Amadou Toumani Touré et du Prince Karim Aga Khan, aura lieu le 24 avril prochain, dans la Venise malienne o

H.H. The Aga Khan and President Amani Karume opened the Forodhani Park - 2009-07-30

Heritage photo: 2009, July 30: Zanzibar, Tanzania - H.H. The Aga Khan and President Amani Karume opened the Forodhani Park. - The US$ 2.4 million restoration of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar's Historic Stone Town has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC). [News] [Photo Galery]

H.H. the Aga Khan opens Ismaili Center in Dushanbe - 2009-10-12

2009, October 12: DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - Asia-Plus -- President Emomali Rahmon and His Highness the Aga Khan, the Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, officially opened The Ismaili Center in Dushanbe today afternoon. The opening ceremony was attended by high-ranking Tajik state officials. [More on this visit]

AGA KHAN VARSITY LAUNCHES SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES - 2007-08-14

2007, August 14: THE Aga Khan has inaugurated the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University, East Africa's first premier private medical school. [The Nation] [The Monitor] [Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan]

HH THE AGA KHAN TO INAUGURATE TWO HISTORICAL SITES - 2007-10-25

2007, October 25:Egypt's Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni and Prince Karim Aga Khan, the current Shi'a Imam, will inaugurate two Islamic complex of Khayer Bek and Um El-Soltan Shaban at Al-Darbul Ahmar area in Historic Cairo. The two have been restored in collaboration with the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. The Minister and his guests will embark on a tour to inspect the restoration work. [Inauguration]


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