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Aga Khan Gold Cup Golf Tournament begins 2019-01-11

Guests at Aga Khan Gold Cup Golf Tournament-2019 inauguration ceremony at the Kurmitola Golf Course on Friday, Jan 11, 2019. Pho
Source: 
unb.com.bd united news of Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan 11 (UNB) – The prestigious Aga Khan Gold Cup Golf Tournament-2019 got off to a fine start amidst a lot of fanfare at the Kurmitola Golf Course on Friday morning.

Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat officially inaugurated the ceremony as chief guest by teeing off in the morning at 7am.

Hakims’ tombs regain glory-restoration work on Hakims' tombs being done by Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) 2019-01-02

Workers giving final touches to the restoration work on Hakims’ tombs.— Photos: Mohd Azharuddin  2019-01-02
Source: 
telanganatoday.com

Hyderabad: A search for Hakims’ tombs in Google will take you to a monument in Pakistan! However, the little less known fact is that there are two such tombs in the heart of Hyderabad, located within the seven tombs complex.
The restoration work on Hakims’ tombs being done by Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) is nearing completion and is expected to be thrown open for visitors soon, said Ganesh Reddy, Manager Operations for AKTC.

Highlights of East African Tour 1959-09-25

Foundation stone of first-ever swimming pool built in Aga Khan School in Kenya  1959-09-25
Source: 
Speeches Book II

Highlights of 1959 East African Tour – excerpts from Speeches
His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan Imam-e-Zaman, made an extensive tour of the three territories of East Africa, namely, Tanganyika, Uganda and Kenya in September – October 1959. Following are excerpts from some of the speeches delivered by His Royal Highness during this tour:

1. Press Conference Kampala, Uganda
September 18, 1959

Source: Speeches II pg 8

Press Interview in Iran 1959-11-01

Hazar Imam passes under the Holy Qu'ran held aloft by Ismailis during His visit to Maymch, Iran on 1959-10-30
Source: 
Speeches Book II (pg 5 – 7) 1958-1963

Press Interview in Iran
November 1st , 1959
Source: Speeches II (pg 5 – 7)

Congressional Record WELCOMING THE AGA KHAN TO TEXAS (Extensions of Remarks - March 19, 2018)

Gov. Greg Abbot meets with His Highness the Aga Khan (Farhez Rayani/sumitted photo) 2018-03-19
Source: 
www.congress.gov/congressional-record

rom the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

WELCOMING THE AGA KHAN TO TEXAS

______

HON. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON

of texas

in the house of representatives

Monday, March 19, 2018

115th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 164, No. 47 — Daily Edition

Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to

On 9th October 1960 His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a colloquium on the Present day Students Problems’

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Source: 
Source: Speeches II pg 45 – 46

On 9th October 1960 His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a colloquium on the Present day Students Problems’ sponsored by the Punjab University Student’s Union at Lahore in Pakistan. On that occasion he announced award of 5 post-graduate scholarships for one year study in Europe or the Middle East.

Opening the colloquium, His Royal Highness said:

Water supply scheme for Dolomuch, Seenlasht inaugurated & completed by AKAH

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa visit Chitral in late October 2018  2018-10-29
Source: 
pakobserver.net/ Pakistan Observer

A scheme of potable drinking water for Dolomuch colony and Seenlasht was inaugurated at Seenlasht. Additional Deputy Commissioner Chitral Minhasuddin was chief guest on the occasion who unveiled plaque of the project.

Aga Khan University Inaugurates State Of The Art Anatomy, Surgery Learning Studio 2018-12-14

The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Source: 
urdupoint.com

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Dec, 2018 ) :A new anatomy and surgical skills lab, introducing the latest available learning aids was opened at The Aga Khan University Medical College here Friday.

According to AKU officials the facility to be functional in an enlarged space will help students to learn about the human body structure, and enable residents, practicing physicians along with surgeons to rehearse difficult and complicated surgical procedures before performing them on real patients.

Aga Khan Hospital Laboratory Gets Accreditation from College of American Pathologists 2018-12-11

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
Source: 
www.busiweek.com

NAIROBI – The Aga Khan University Hospital Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP accreditation is a global recognition for the excellence of the services provided by the Hospitals Laboratory.

Penang extends Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Think City collaboration

His Highness the Aga Khan being greeted by Malaysia's Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar in Kuala Lumpur./Gary Otte  2007-09-04
Source: 
malaymail.com

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 21 — The Penang government renewed its collaboration with Think City and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture for another three years to complete key public realm improvement projects in the heritage zone.
Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the three partners agreed to the extension with the aim of completing the North Seafront conservation works at Fort Cornwallis and the establishment of a Maritime Museum in the Syed Alatas Mansion.

Hazar Imam announces engagement of Prince Hussain to Ms. Elizabeth Hoag 2018-12-21

Prince Hussain with colleagues visited Kira Wira Lodge in Tanzania 2015-12-29

Hazar Imam sent a special message of joy and happiness to world-wide Jamats announcing the engagement of His beloved son, Prince Hussain to Miss Elizabeth Hoag who had adopted the name Fareen upon embracing Islam.

The message said "It is with special happiness that I am writing to inform My Jamat that my beloved second son, Prince Hussain, is engaged to be married to Miss Elizabeth Hoag, who has adopted the name Fareen upon embracing Islam. It is expected that they will marry in the spring of 2019.

Diamond Jubilee High School: Zaheeruddin Ali Khan applauds efforts of Aga Khan Education Service

Diamond Jubilee High School,  Hyderabad, India celebrates Annual Sports Day Function at GHMC Playground, Red Hills. 2018-12-19
Source: 
The Siasat Daily

Hyderabad: Diamond Jubilee High School, Abids organized its Annual Sports Day Function at GHMC Playground, Red Hills. Mr. Zaheeruddin Ali Khan, Managing Editor of Siasat Urdu Daily was the guest of honour. Mr. Nooruddin Dhamani, Director of Aga Khan Education Service, India attended the function.

Portugal President, his Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa attended the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the Ismaili Centre in

Portugal President, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa with Ismaili Council President

2018, December 18 - Portugal President, his Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa attended the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon in the presence of the ex-president of Portugal, the Speaker of the Parliament, the Mayor of Lisbon and many dignitaries. In his speech, he commended the Ismaili community and the work of the AKDN and thanked H.H. The Aga Khan. President de Sousa planted an olive tree for the occasion. Incidently, the Jamatkhana extension in Lourenco Marques (now Maputo) in Mozambique was inaugurated in 1968 by Governor General Dr.

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan visit Pakistan 2018-11-29

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan arrive in Gahkuch, Punial Valley, Ghizer District in Gilgit-Baltistan. During their sta

29 November 2018 - Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan travelled to Pakistan for a six-day working visit in late October 2018, which included stops in several districts of Gilgit-Baltistan as well as in Chitral district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, along with the capital city of Islamabad and the southern city of Karachi. During their visit, Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa examined approaches to poverty alleviation and development, and visited a number of AKDN institutions and projects aimed at improving quality of life.

'3D Projection Spectacular' among December attractions at Aga Khan Museum 2018-12-04

ga Khan’s exterior walls will light up to end December for for Light up the Dark: A 3-D Projection Spectacular. - Rene Johnston/
Source: 
www.toronto.com

This December, the Aga Khan Museum transforms the perception that museums are only places for dusty artifacts, when its exterior walls become a massive canvas for Light up the Dark: A 3-D Projection Spectacular.

This video show goes beyond the typical holiday light display by using a technology called projection mapping, which will turn the museum’s white granite walls into a 53 m x 13 m screen where art comes to life.

Tanzania: Government Commends Aga Khan for Development Projects 2018-12-03

H.H. The Aga Khan meets with President John P. Magufuli of Tanzania   2018-04-04
Source: 
allafrica.com

Dar es Salaam — The government of Tanzania has yet again hailed development projects that Prince Karim Aga Khan has been initiating through his various institutions established in the country.
Through the projects many Tanzanians have benefited from health care services, education, agriculture and even employment.

Aga Khan Hospital Laboratory Gets Accreditation from College of American Pathologists 2018-12-11

Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi
Source: 
www.busiweek.com

NAIROBI – The Aga Khan University Hospital Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP accreditation is a global recognition for the excellence of the services provided by the Hospitals Laboratory.

Speech by His HighnessGeneva Ministerial Conference on Afghanistan 2018-11-28

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers his statement on behalf of the Imamat and the AKDN at the UNAMA Geneva Conference on Afghanis
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Excellencies,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I wish to thank the Government of Afghanistan and the United Nations for bringing the international community together to reaffirm our commitment to Afghanistan, and, most importantly, to its people.

Two years ago, many of us gathered in Brussels for a similar purpose. And there have been several such gatherings over the past some seventeen years. Commitments have been made, challenges overcome, hopes raised and sometimes dashed.

Aga Khan School Dhaka celebrates 30 years of education

The Aga Khan School in Dhaka has celebrated ‘30 Years of Excellence’ in education bringing together its current and former stude
Source: 
bdnews24.com

The Aga Khan School Dhaka was established in 1988 with only 25 students and seven teachers, and was headed by a principal.

Today the student body has grown to over 1,200 students with 200 teachers and staff, the Aga Khan Education Service in Bangladesh said on Monday.

“The rich school life is balanced by the equally strong commitment to academic pursuits, built on a rigorous curriculum that challenges students to engage in new learning opportunities, from the IB-Primary Years Program in the Junior section to the CIE and IBDP curricula in the Senior section.”

Prince Aly Muhammad visits the Naryn Campus of the University of Central Asia 2018-11-19

Prince Aly Muhammad welcomed with flowers by students of UCA upon arrival at Osh  2018-11-19
Source: 
the.ismaili

https://closetohomefilm.com/

Earlier this month, Prince Aly Muhammad completed a five-day, private visit to the Kyrgyz Republic, during which he visited the Naryn campus of the University of Central Asia. Prince Aly Muhammad spent time with students in Naryn to understand more about their backgrounds and aspirations.

“I was deeply inspired by the students and faculty I had the opportunity to meet during this trip. Getting to know so many talented students and learning more about the UCA’s mission has been exciting and deeply rewarding,” explained Prince Aly.


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