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Interview

Interview of a Young Imam - 1958-05-02

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Mowlana Hazar Imam and the London Newspapermen on television.
May 2nd, 1958 "Press Conference"

115 Questions answered with artistry and insight.

INTERVIEW: H. H. The Aga Khan - 1981-10-30

The problem of the rural habitat is one of the most difficult problems'...
An interview held at Urumchi, Xinjiang, on Friday, October 30th, 1981 by Xinhua News Agency and representatives of the 'Xinkiang Gizetti' with Mawlana Hazar Imam, to elicit Mawlana Hazar Imam's views and comments on the holding in Beijing of the international seminar 'The Changing Rural Habitat' and on Mawlana Hazar Imam's subsequent visit in China.

What are the achievements of the seminar 'The Changing Rural Habitat'? and what is Your Highness' evaluation of these achievements?

The Quiet Prince of Islam - 1979-05-27

Anthony Mann: (Commentary) One day in the twenties my father and a senior British official were strolling on the Nile bank near Cairo with a personage of world-wide fame. This was His Highness Sir Sultan Mohammed Aga Khan III, 48th Imam and spiritual leader of the Nizari Ismaili sect of Shia Moslems, whose services the the British Crown had earned him an imposing string of decorations, a sect on the Privy Council, and a salute of 22 guns.

TV5 Entrevue - 2005-07-30

The French interview of The Aga Khan, as well as comments of the speaker have been transcribed and translated in English by the Heritage Staff for the members of www.ismaili.net.

Un imam des chiites ismaéliens appelle à empêcher la famine en Afghanistan - 2001-10-31

Source: 
www.lemonde.fr/rech_art/0,5987,239159,00.html

Selon Karim Agha Khan, imam des chiites ismaéliens, 'il faut d'abord empêcher que des gens meurent de faim en Afghanistan, puis reconstruire une société civile'.
'quel est votre plan pour l'avenir de l'afghanistan ?

L'ethique de l'islam guide toute mon activite - 2005-09-18

Source: 
www.jeuneafrique.com/gabarits/articleJAI_online.asp?art_cle=LIN18095lthiqtivitc0

A la fois chef spirituel, mécène, homme d'affaires et philanthrope, le 49e imam héréditaire des chiites ismaéliens consacre son temps et sa fortune à l'amélioration des conditions de vie des populations défavorisées. Le réseau d'institutions caritatives qu'il dirige agit en Asie et sur tout le continent.

Interview.

Celebrating Beauty - 2004-11-27

Source: 
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/937622.cms

Celebrating Beauty

The award was instituted as it was felt by the Aga Khan that the gap between past accomplishments and current practice in Islamic architecture was massive. Has that gap been bridged after the award was instituted?

Mali TV Interview English/Fran&#231;ais - H.H THE AGA KHAN ARRIVES IN WESTERN AFRICA FOR AN EXTENSIVE TRIP</I> - 2005-07-30

Q: You have come to Mali several times. What is your aim this time?AK: As you know I am coming from Burkina and this trip is a trip so see our activities in West Africa, to assess the situation at a time when Africa is in the process of taking very very important global dimensions, so I have come to look and listen.
Q: You are investing a lot in the industries in Mali, are you satisfied of the operations here in Mali?

More - A Vision of Hope and Faith - Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan - 2000-10-26

Mawlana Hazar Imam being interviewed by Imran Aslam at Governor's House, Karachi  2000-10-26

Imran: Good evening ladies and Gentlemen, we have a very distinguished visitor here this evening. Somebody who has always been a great friend of Pakistan, he is the Spiritual Leader of the Ismaili Muslims, an illustrious son of Islam, and as I said earlier, every time he visits, the People of Pakistan look forward to it. Look forward to his interventions and to his great vision, which is always translated eventually into reality. I'd like to welcome His Highness the Aga Khan.
-Aga Khan: Thank you very much indeed.

Imran: Welcome to Pakistan.

Aga Khan: Thank you very much.

CBC Interview transcript - with Alison Smith- 2005-06-06

Source: 
www.ismaili.net

CBC: Your words are that the most preoccupying global threat is the failure of democracy. What do you mean?

Der Spiegel - NUR WER MENSCHEN HILFT, DIENT GOTT - 2003-01-01

Source: 
www.spiegel.de/spiegel/0,1518,229231,00.html

Nur wer Menschen hilft, dient Gott'Karim Aga Khan IV.

Nur wer Menschen hilft, dient Gott

Von Follath, Erich

Karim Aga Khan IV. über seine Rolle als Nachfahre des Propheten und Führer der Ismailiten

SPIEGEL: Hoheit, die Presse hat Sie "Halbgott" genannt, auch schon mal "Papst" oder "Kapitalist der Armen". Was davon trifft zu?

Un imam des chiites isma&eacute;liens appelle &agrave; emp&ecirc;cher la famine en Afghanistan

Source: 
www.lemonde.fr/rech_art/0,5987,239159,00.html

Selon Karim Agha Khan, imam des chiites ismaéliens, 'il faut d'abord empêcher que des gens meurent de faim en Afghanistan, puis reconstruire une société civile'.
'quel est votre plan pour l'avenir de l'afghanistan ?

The Last Word: Sadruddin Aga Khan-2002-09

Source: 
www.msnbc.com

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan doesn’t look much like a fire-breathing ecowarrior. With an Iranian passport, an American education, a Geneva address and a long career as a U.N. diplomat, he’s not the sort of man one expects to rage about man’s inhumanity, the spooky power of multinational corporations or the toothlessness of many U.N. institutions. But he does.

Hidden secrets of the universe-1998-01-24

While the outside may be simple, the rooms inside are crammed with exotic bibelots, orchids, oriental rugs and textiles. But then Prince Sadruddin is the younger son of Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III - the Imam, or leader of the Ismaili Shia Muslims. Their family's bloodline can be traced back to the Prophet.

Refugees Interview with Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan -1988-11

Source: 
Refugees

Following the historic agreement signed in Geneva on 14 April 1988 between Afghanistan and Pakistan, on 11 May the UN Secretary General appointed Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan to the position of Co-ordinator for United Nations Humanitarian and Economic Assistance Programmes relating to Afghanistan. Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, who held the post of UN High Commissioner for Refugees from 1966 to the end of 1977, granted this exclusive interview to REFUGEES in September 1988, in which he defined his aims and priorities.

LE DEVOIR D'ASSISTANCE-1989-11-03

Source: 
International Herald Tribune

Coordinateur pour les Nations Unies de l'aide humanitaire et économique en Afghanistan depuis mai 1988. Consultant spécial et chargé de mission auprès du Secrétaire général de l'Organisation des Nations Unies depuis 1978. Rapporteur de la Commission des droits de l'Homme des Nations Unies sur les questions des personnes déplacées (1981). Haut Commissaire adjoint (1962-1965) puis Haut Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés (1965-1977).

U.N - WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM - Question-Answer/mini interview-1991-02-18

Source: 
Kansas City Star

Turgut Ozal is the president of Turkey. >Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, a Geneva-based leader of the Ismaili Muslims, a sect scattered from Iran to Pakistan, is the special representative of the secretary general of the United Nations for Humanitarian Affairs relating to issues arising from the Iran-Iraq War. Ozal's statement and the * question-and-answer exchange that follows with Aga Khan took place in Davos, Switzerland, during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

Interview at the OAU Summit Conference and UN Energy Conference held in Nairobi, Kenya-1981-12

Source: 
Africa Ismaili

Q: Your Highness, this is a very important Energy Conference. It's the first of its kind in the world, at least the first since 1963, What do you think will be the outcome of this particular Conference?

mini interview - roots of Alzheimer's Association-1989-12-04

Source: 
Washington Post

Fate has some cruel sorrows in its quiver, and the story of Rita Hayworth, who slid from sex goddess to Alzheimer's victim inside of three decades, is one of them. Once, she was never lovelier - that was the name of a movie she did with Fred Astaire. Once, she married an Islamic prince. Once, she slinked through the Argentine as ""Gilda." (Audiences were said to gasp at that first sultry sight of her.) Once, or this was another part of the myth, B-29 flight jockeys decoupaged her image onto the atomic bomb.

Interview of H.H. The Aga Khan-2001-11-08

Source: 
www.ismaili.net

LBC: Good evening your Highness, we are honoured that you are giving us an interview for the (LBC) channel. Well, we came to Aleppo because you are here, for a Syrian visit. But of course, there is an occasion; there was the ceremony of the Award for Architecture. You said in your speech, which I personally liked very much on many points, we'll talk about it later, you said in your speech that you consider the Aleppo citadel, and I am not sure I am translating accurately what you said, that you consider it as a personal quest to take place in history and in the heritage.

AK: Yes….


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