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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]

Serena opens branch at Lake Victoria, Uganda - 2010-04-19


THE Serena Group has set up a second hotel in the country, the Lake Victoria Serena Resort. The resort, which is part of the Aga Khan economic empire, lies on an expansive piece of land measuring 275 acres on the shores of Lake Victoria.

President Yoweri Museveni yesterday presided over the official opening.

Prince Amyn Mohammed at the Ismailia Centre, London - 1989-05-13

Prince Amyn Mohammed displays the silver trowel after placing the last brick at the "topping out" ceremony at the Ismaili Centre in London on 13th May 1982. As guest of honour at the ceremony held on the roof of the nearly completed Ismaili Centre in central London, Prince Amyn Mohammed said that the Centre has the "the difficult vocation of bridging East and West, of bringing together strong and brilliant cultures."

Inauguration of the Revitalized Forodhani Park, Stone Town, Zanzibar - 2009-07-30


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).

The restoration of Forodhani Park is intended to be part of a larger seafront rehabilitation programme, encompassing: construction of the seawall; underground infrastructure including water, storm and sewer lines; and, the creation of a pedestrian promenade, including planting, street lighting and street furniture along the sea side.

AKU Dental Clinic opens in Nairobi - 2009-01-22


His Excellency, Ross Hynes, the Canadian High Commissioner in Nairobi , officially opened the new dental clinic in the Doctors Plaza of the Aga Khan University Hospital , Nairobi . He stated with satisfaction that donors in Canada had funded the "state of the art" equipment for the dental clinic.

Opening of the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, Ottawa, canada - 2008-12-06


Ottawa, Canada: The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat building, situated at 199 Sussex Drive in Ottawa, was officially inaugurated in the presence of Prime Minister Harper on Saturday, December 6, 2008.

A secular facility, the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat will serve a representational role for the activities of the Imamat including its development agencies which constitute the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

Event - 1998-09-24-B

At the opening of the first Aga Khan Lyc

Event - 1997-05-09

Princess Zahra visited Toronto, Canada for three days to Chair the International Ismaili Women's Forum under the auspices of the International Social Development and Sports Foundation. The conference took place from May 9 to May 11, 1997 at a resort in King City, just north of Toronto called Eaton Hall. On the opening day, Princess Zahra spoke on the role of women and on the need for enhancing the status of women in society with particular emphasis on Ismaili women. Approximately 100 delegates from all over the world attended this Forum. Princess Zahra wore a green business suit.

Event - 1998-01-21

From The Daily Telegraph dated January 22nd: The Aga Khan, Prince Amyn, Prince Hussein and Princess Yasmin attended the dinner held last night at the British Museum on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition 'Princes, Poets and Paladins: Islamic and Indian Paintings from the Collection of Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan.'

Event - Opening of Rufayda, Hadi, Juma Buildings 1996-11-22

Friday. Hazar Imam, Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, launched four major projects aimed at strengthening and expanding nursing education, specialised diagnostic services, advanced research and community health-care. He made a speech at the following opening and foundation ceremonies: Rufayda al-Aslamya Center, The Hadi Building and the Juma building.

Event - 1991-06-05

King Juan Carlos of Spain and Hazar Imam marked the Opening of Zafra House in Granada, Spain. Zafra House is a restored 14th century Arab house in the historic Albaycin quarter of Granada. The restoration took place with financial and professional assistance provided by the Historic Cities Programme of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in the presence of their Majesties, the King and Queen of Spain

Event - 1991-07-01

Kampala; Hazar Imam announced the opening of a branch of the Aga Khan Foundation. Talks were also held with President Yoweri Museveni regarding the 1989 Protocol of Agreement which relates to the reinstitution and reutilization of the Imamat's properties in Uganda. (click here)

Event - 1986-10-24-A

Opening of Leather Industries of Kenya Ltd at Thika by President Daniel Arap Moi: Hazar Imam, speaking at the official opening ceremony, thanked the Government for supporting the establishment of the leather factory and described the leather project as a striking example of what business and government could achieve when working together.

Event - 1984-11-12-A

Monday. Mowlana Hazar Imam calls for long term strategy in Urban Planning at the Ninth International Seminar in Cairo, 'Expanding the Metropolis.' The seminar whose inauguration was attended by over 500 delegates from throughout the Muslim world had its opening session at the Arab League Building in Cairo. Also attending the Seminar were Mata Salamat, Om Habibah, Prince Sadruddin, Princess Aliya and Prince Amyn Mohammed. (click here)

Event - 1985-11-12

Begum Salimah performed the opening ceremony of the extension wing at Sir Sultan Mohammad Shah Aga Khan School in Karimabad.

Event - 1983-05-14


Mowlana Hazar Imam and Begum Salimah arrived in Sherquilla. Then went to Gupis; Unveiled the plaque commemorating the opening of the Sherquilla School. Hazar Imam gave a speech at this ceremony where he said; 'The Aga Khan School, Sherquilla, is a project of which everyone in the Jamat and in the village can be proud. This school is a marvelous example of what voluntary efforts can achieve. The achievement here at Sherquilla should give everyone the confidence in the abilities of the people of the North.' May 14, 1983 : Mowlana Hazar Imam inaugurated the Singal Medical centre.

Event - 1983-03-20

Opening of Sherquilla School. Speech n/a.

Event - 1983-03-20-A

Opening of Singal Medical School.

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