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Princess Zahra Aga Khan attends the GEL Summit at the United Nations 2018-11-06

Princess Zahra at The GEL Summit at the UN, in partnership with the International School of Geneva   2018-11-06
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The GEL Summit at the UN, in partnership with the International School of Geneva, will bring together global leaders to inspire students from diverse backgrounds on the importance of Responsible Business and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

A tribute to Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan III

Our 48th Holy Imam Sultan Muhammad  Shah
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www.thenews.com.pk

KARACHI: A leader who played a pivotal role in international affairs during the early 20th century, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan was a social reformer concerned about poverty alleviation and the uplift of women in the society.

Hazar Imam attends 65th annual dinner of The Pakistan Society:as Chief Guest of Honour 201

Mawlana Hazar Imam attends The Pakistan Society’s Annual Dinner  2018-1-0
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www.thenews.com.pk

LONDON: Britain’s former High Commissioner to Pakistan Sir Adam Thomson has said that a vibrant civil society and free media are essential in helping the government of Pakistan to deliver on the essentials that the growing Pakistani populations needs.

The former diplomat was speaking at the 65th annual dinner of The Pakistan Society at the Dorchester Hotel where His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan was the chief guest. Pakistan’s Acting High Commissioner Ayub Khan, several leading
Pakistani business professionals and officials of the Pakistan Society attended the dinner.

Princess Zahra outlines the work of Aga Khan Development Network 2008-05-15

Princess Zahra Aga Khan ’94 speaks about education in developing countries in Africa and Asia at the Graduate School of Economi
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news.harvard.edu The Harvard Gazette

Princess Zahra Aga Khan ’94 came home to Harvard this week (May 13) to present a hopeful vision of what education in the developing world can be like.

The forum was in Askwith Hall in Longfellow Hall, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The occasion was the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, which she was there to give.

At a time when the world is grappling with issues of child-centered education, of women’s rights in Muslim societies, and of the loss of authentic local cultures under a wave of globalization, the princess spoke to all of these.

Agha Khan University Hospital invests Ksh600 million to fight cancer

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www.busiweek.com

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi has announced that it has invested more than KES 600 million to become the first hospital in the region to introduce a state-of-the-art technology that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease and other diseases.
The Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner and Cyclotron is the first such scanner in East and Central Africa. It enables physicians to study the body in extraordinary detail, allowing them to diagnose diseases early and plan the most effective course of treatment.

Prince Amyn honoured at The Hadrian Gala: Honoring Extraordinary Leaders since 1988 2018-10-23

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Prince Amyn Aga Khan

Prince Amyn Aga Khan is a lifelong supporter of cultural heritage in all its forms. He obtained a bachelor’s from Harvard University and a master’s from Harvard’s GSAS while studying in parallel at the New England Conservatory of Music. In 1964, he joined the United Nations Secretariat in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and later joined the Aga Khan’s Secretariat.

His Highness the Aga Khan receives UCalgary honorary degree at special ceremony 2018-10-17

His Highness the Aga Khan, second from left, arrives at the University of Calgary's Rozsa Centre Wednesday 2018-10-17
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ucalgary.ca

His Highness the Aga Khan now has a new connection to the University of Calgary.
In a special ceremony on campus Wednesday, Chancellor Deborah Yedlin conferred an Honorary Doctor of Laws — UCalgary’s highest academic honour — on the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community.

Aga Khan University and University of Calgary celebrate partnership 2018-10-19

Signing a Memorandum of Understanding on Oct. 17, 2017 between the University of Calgary and the Aga Khan University, 2018-10-17
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Memorandum of Understanding advances human development, global health, social justice and pluralism

By University Relations Staff

October 19, 2018

Signing a Memorandum of Understanding on Oct. 17, 2017 between the University of Calgary and the Aga Khan University, are, front row from left: Aga Khan University President Firoz Rasul and University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon. Standing behind are, from left: Aga Khan University Provost Carl Amrhein and University of Calgary Provost Dru Marshall. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Aga Khan Garden, Alberta 2018-10-16

His Highness the Aga Khan addresses the gathering at the inauguration of the Aga Khan Garden Alberta. 2018-10-17
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akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahaman-ir-Rahim

Your Honour Lois Mitchell,
The Honourable Rachel Notley,
Honourable Ministers,
Your Worships,
Chancellor Stollery,
President Turpin,
Distinguished Guests,

It is always a great pleasure to greet old friends and welcome new friends at a celebration like this. But today’s inauguration stands out for me as particularly joyous.

New pavilion to be added to the Aga Khan Garden 2018-10-15

Aga Khan Park
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www.thegatewayonline.ca

The University of Alberta is hoping to raise $4 million in order to build a new pavilion at the Aga Khan Garden.
On September 27, plans for the Aga Khan Garden Pavilion were outlined in a presentation at the General Faculties Council Facilities Development Committee. The pavilion will be a two-floor, 600 square metre, multipurpose gathering space that will support the University of Alberta Botanic Garden’s (UABG) activities. A completion date for the pavilion has not been set.

KCCA to award Aga Khan with honorary citizenship 2017-06-17

President Yoweri Museveni (left) and His Highness the Aga Khan laying the foundation stone for Bujagali Hydro Power Project, Jin
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www.newvision.co.ug

His Highness the Aga Khan is set to receive an Honorary Citizenship of Kampala.

The New Vision has learnt that KCCA has resolved to bestow the prestigious award to the Aga Khan during a special council meeting on Monday.

The Honorary citizenship is a status bestowed by a country on a foreign individual whom it considers to be admirable or otherwise worthy of the distinction.

Asked to explain what the award means, KCCA acting director of communication, Peter Kaujju told New Vision that the details will be revealed at a later stage.

Prince Amyn Aga Khan presents 200,000 euros to acquire Sequeira masterpiece ‘Adoration of the Magi’ securing Portuguese cultura

Prince Amyn Aga Khan at the National Museum of Ancient Art (NMAA) with Portuguese dignitaries (Image credit: LM Miguel Manso)
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ismailimail.org

LISBON (March 16, 2016): In a special ceremony, Prince Amyn Aga Khan presented a check for 200,000 euros to António Filipe Pimentel, the Director of the National Museum of Ancient Art (MNAA) in the presence of Portuguese Minister of Culture, João Soares, towards the crowd-funding campaign “Let’s put Sequeira in the right place” to acquire masterpiece painting by Portuguese artist – Domingos António de Sequeira.

Aga Khan Master Musicians, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: A dazzling celebration of music from Islamic countries

The Aga Khan Music Initiative performs at the Royal Albert Hall ( Roger Thomas )    2018-06-21
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www.independent.co.uk/

International stars from the Aga Khan Music Initiative come together to offer a diversity of musical styles

The Aga Khan used to be thought of in terms of beautiful women, hotels, and racehorses, but these days the millionaire spiritual leader is more likely to be associated with hospitals and the preservation of endangered forms of culture.

President lauds Aga Khan’s contribution for uplift of underprivileged communities across world

President Dr Arif Alvi of Pakistan with President of the Aga Khan Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sher Ali  2018-09-27
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www.brecorder.com

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi said Prince Karim Aga Khan’s vision and untiring efforts in promoting global peace, inter-faith dialogue, cultural diversity and pluralism had contributed towards the development and uplift of economically disadvantaged communities across the world.

He said this in a meeting with President of the Aga Khan Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sherali who called on him to deliver a letter from Prince Karim Aga Khan.

Aga Khan donates equipment to TVET

President Mwai Kibaki greets H.H.the Agha Khan during a State banquet hosted by President Museveni to mark the 50th anniversary
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www.the-star.co.ke

The Aga Khan Foundation yesterday handed over Sh3.5 million equipment to the Garissa vocational training centre.
The equipment — including sewing machines, fabric, electrical and beauty therapy products — were received on behalf of the institution by area deputy Abdi Dagane.

Hasma Awadh of the Aga Khan Foundation said the equipment were purchased by funds they received from the EU. She said the three-year project will improve the socio-economic opportunities for youth in Northern Kenya. Dagane said youth enrolment to the centre was still low despite the county’s support.

Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad awarded as one of India’s top 100 brands

The Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad, featuring state-of-the-art facilities, a multicultural student body,
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5dariyanews.com

URS AsiaOne Magazine felicitated the Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad at the 3rd edition of India’s Greatest Brands & Leaders 2017-18 awards ceremony at Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai recently.

His Highness the Aga Khan to receive UCalgary honorary degree 2018-09-21

 His Highness the Aga Khan will receive an honorary degree from the University of Calgary on Oct. 17. Photo courtesy AKDN
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UCALGARY.CA

University’s highest honour to be conferred Oct. 17
By University Relations Staff
September 24, 2018

His Highness the Aga Khan will receive an honorary degree from the University of Calgary on Oct. 17. Photo courtesy Aga Khan Development Network

University of Calgary Chancellor Deborah Yedlin and President and Vice-Chancellor Elizabeth Cannon are pleased to announce that His Highness the Aga Khan will be the recipient of an honorary degree at a special ceremony next month.

Paris, France: President Emmanuel Macron today received His Highness the Aga Khan at the Élysée Palace 2018-09-18

President Macron receives His Highness the Aga Khan at Élysée Palace   2018-09-18
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akdn.org

18 September 2018 - Paris, France: President Emmanuel Macron today received His Highness the Aga Khan at the Élysée Palace in Paris - the official office and residence of the President of France. A guard of honour by the Republican Guard was on display, as the Aga Khan was welcomed by the French President.

H.H. The Aga Khan attends State Funeral of former Secretary-General of United Nations 2018-09-13

Hazar Imam attends State Funeral of Kofi Annan - former Secretary-General of the United Nations  2018-9-13
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the.ismaili

Mawlana Hazar Imam, at the invitation of the President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, today joined world leaders at the funeral of former Secretary General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan. Mr Annan was laid to rest at a state funeral in Accra, Ghana earlier today. Hazar Imam was accompanied by Princess Zahra.

Aga Khan Foundation to train 13,000 youths

County secretary Abdi Muhumed speaking to the press.with him is Aga Khan Foundation manager for Coast and North Eastern Atrash A
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www.the-star.co.ke

The large number of young people in the Northeast need opportunities to be self-reliant instead of looking for scarce white collar jobs, the Aga Khan Foundation has said.

To achieve this, the government should work together with the private sector and the civil society, the foundation’s manager for Coast and North Eastern Atrash Ali said.

The organisation intends to train 13,000 youths in Garissa, Mandera and Lamu.

Ali distributed training and business equipment to 13 youth groups on Saturday. He said up to 75 per cent of the population in the region are below 35 years.


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