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Aga Khan meets Mandela and Chissano in Mozambique 1998-8-11

His Highness the Aga Khan greeting South African President Nelson Mandela in Mozambique, Maputo, 11 August 1998.
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akdn.org

Maputo, Mozambique, 11 August 1998 — His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and President Joaquim Chissano of Mozambique today signed a Development Co-operation Agreement which establishes a mission of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in Mozambique and lays the framework for AKDN's development activities in the country and thereby the extension of its presence in the East African region.

Hats off to Mexico in Aga Khan at Dublin Horse Show 2018-08-12

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irishexaminer.com

reland had to settle for a three-way share of second place in the Longines FEI Nations Cup at Dublin Horse Show yesterday where it was the team from Mexico who were waving at the finish after a brilliant second round performance saw them seize the initiative from their hosts and romp to a first ever Aga Khan triumph.

It was heartache for Ireland in the RDS as Mexico prevailed in a jump-off to claim their first-ever Aga Khan trophy.

President Higgins of Ireland meets Aga Khan Áras an Uachtaráin 2018-8-11

President Higgins and his wife Sabina meeting Prince Shah Karim Al Husseini, Aga Khan IV. Photograph: Maxwells  2018-8-11
Source: 
irishtimes.com

President Michael D Higgins hosted the Aga Khan at a reception in Áras an Uachtaráin on Saturday marking the Shia Muslim leader’s 60th anniversary in office.

The occasion honoured the conclusion of Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini’s, (Aga Khan IV) accession to the Imamat, the institution and office of spiritual leadership of the Shia Ismaili Muslims.

The Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee year concluded on July 11th last.

Aleppo's reconstruction 'deserves international resources'

leppo's once-vibrant souk, being cleared of debris in February 2017, two months after Syrian government forces retook the city f
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www.theartnewspaper.com The Art Newspaper

ga Khan Trust for Culture calls for condemnation of destruction to be reinforced by help on the ground

MoU signed to support startups by young entrepreneurs 2018-08-08

Aga Khan University Karachi, Pakistan
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fp.brecorder.com Business Recorder

Organization of Pakistani Entrepreneurs of North America (OPEN), Aga Khan University and a Pakistani multinational pharmaceutical company on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support startups by young entrepreneurs that solve today's challenges in healthcare and medical education. The MoU was signed by Firoz Rasul, the AKU president and Dr. Zakiuddin Ahmed, OPEN (Karachi Chapter) president, who is also director of the PharmEvo's Digital Health and Strategic Projects.

Uganda: Kadaga Praises Aga Khan for Preserving Culture

H.H. The Aga Khan arrives in Uganda  2017-10-11
Source: 
allafrica.com, The Monitor

Kampala — The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has praised the Aga Khan for preserving works of history and art at a time culture and heritage are being destroyed in other parts of the world.
Speaker Kadaga made the comments during a tour of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada.

Uganda's High Commissioner there, Ms Joy Ruth Acheng, accompanied the Speaker and other high-level Ugandan officials on a tour of the museum, which is an initiative of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo honours The Aga Khan 2018-07-20

Portugal’s President  Rebelo de Sousa bestows Portugal’s highest honours— the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty  2018-07-20
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nation.co.ke/news

Portugal President Marcelo Rebelol honours The Aga Khan

Friday July 21 2017

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•Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa bestowed the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty on the Aga Khan with at Lisbon’s Belem Palace on Thursday.

•The Aga Khan was in Lisbon at the invitation of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa to receive an Honorary Doctorate for his longstanding commitment to improving the quality of life for some of the world’s vulnerable populations.

AKDN announces € 2.5 million grant towards scientific and technical research for Portuguese-speaking countries and developing na

His Excellency Professor Manuel Heitor, Portugal’s Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, speaking at the announc
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akdn.org

Lisbon, Portugal, 12 July 2018 – A second tranche of grant funding for research and education projects in the amount of € 2.5 million was announced by representatives of the Ismaili Imamat and Aga Khan Development Network as a week of activities concluded in Portugal celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Aga Khan.

The second tranche is intended to fund research that will improve the quality of life mainly in Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa.

From Toronto to Baghdad: new Aga Khan exhibit helps rebuild destroyed university library 2018-07-22

Iraqi-American artist poses with his project 168:01 at the Aga Khan Museum  2018-07-17
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cbc.ca

Visitors will gradually transform the exhibit's empty library to a collaborative donation

With its long shelf lined with white-covered books all housed inside a cavernous room, the newest offering at the Aga Khan Museum looks a bit like an empty, sterile library. But the creative force behind the project hopes visitors will fill it with the knowledge contained in thousands of new textbooks.

Plano's MCOR teams up with Aga Khan Council for exhibition ‘Ethics in Action’ events set for July 20-21

The inaugural Ethics in Action event is a collaboration between Aga Khan Council of the Central US and the city of Plano’s Multi
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PlaonStarCourier

Aga Khan Council for the Central United States will host the first Ethics in Action event July 20-21 at the Plano Municipal Center. The inaugural event marks the first collaboration between Aga Khan Council in Plano and the city’s Multicultural Outreach Roundtable (MCOR).

The two-day event will be from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the lobby at 1520 K Ave.

Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum at Portugal’s Assembly of the Republic 2018-07-11

His Highness the Aga Khan tours the exhibition Ideals of Leadership: Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum Collections
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akdn.org

Toronto, Canada, 11 July 2018 - To mark His Highness the Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations taking place in Lisbon, the Aga Khan Museum has loaned a special exhibition of 17 artifacts to Portugal’s Assembly of the Republic. The exhibition is titled Ideals of Leadership: Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum Collections and includes captivating folios and colourful ceramics as well as exquisitely decorated wood and steel artifacts from Mughal, Ottoman, Persian, and Chinese empires dating from the 10th to the 19th centuries.

Aga Khan launches Sh25bn health project in Mwanza 2018-11-13

Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Minister Ummy Mwalimu cuts the ribbon to officially launch the Mothe
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thecitizen.co.tz/News

By The Citizen Reporter @TheCitizenTZ news@tznationmedia.com

Mwanza. The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has launched a Sh25.3 billion project that aims at minimizing diseases, maternal and child mortality rates and improving access to reproductive maternal and newborn health (Impact), in Mwanza Region.

The project will cover district councils of Kwimba, Magu, Misungwi, Nyamagana, Ukerewe, Sengerema, Ilemela and Buchosa and is jointly being financed by Agha Khan Foundation Canada and the government.

UK Welcomes High Highness The Aga Khan For Opening Of The New Academic Centre In London

The New Aga Khan Academic Centre In London at King's Cross   2018-06-26
Source: 
www.urdupoint.com

LONDON, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 27th Jun, 2018 ) :The United Kingdom (UK) here on Tuesday welcomed High Highness Prince Karim Agha Khan for the opening of new academic center in London.
According to a UK government statement issued here, Foreign Office Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon attended the official opening of the new Aga Khan Centre in King's Cross today (26 June) as part of the Diamond Jubilee tour of His Highness the Aga Khan.

Aga Khan Master Musicians, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: A dazzling celebration of music from Islamic countries 2018-06-21

The Aga Khan Music Initiative performs at the Royal Albert Hall ( Roger Thomas )   2018-06-20
Source: 
www.independent.co.uk

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.

Speech by Prince Aly Muhammad at the 34th World Partnership Walk in Toronto, Canada 2018-06-17

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video

Speech by Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan at the 34th World Partnership Walk in Toronto, Canada
June 17, 2018

Minister Bennett, Your Worship Mayor Tory, Distinguished Guests and Friends of the World Partnership Walk.

I can’t tell you how excited I am to be here today. Today is a celebration, it is a celebration of Canadians coming from all of Canada to contribute to the quality of life in some of the poorest and most remote parts of the world.

Birthday of Prince Aly Salomone Khan

Prince Aly Salomone Khan

Prince Aly Khan was born in Turin (Torino) Italy on June 13, 1911. His mother was Cleope Teresa "Ginetta" Magliano.

In 1939, Prince Aly Aga Khan joined the French Foreign Legion and served with its cavalry division in Egypt and the Middle East. In 1940, he joined the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry, becoming a lieutenant colonel in 1944. That same year, he participated in the Allied landing in the south of France with the United States Seventh Army, serving as a liaison officer with the rank of captain; for this, he was made an officer in the Legion of Honor in 1950.

'JUBILEE MUBARAK' Who is the Aga Khan and why is his Diamond Jubilee being celebrated? 2018-06-08

His Highness the Aga Khan IV
Source: 
www.thesun.co.uk

The 81-year-old is known as a man of few words but his tireless work over six decades has seen communities across the world thrive

THE Aga Khan is one of the world’s most generous philanthropists and the spiritual leader of more than 15 million Ismaili Muslims worldwide.

He has spent the last 60 years beautifully bridging gaps between communities, ensuring his legacy breaks boundaries between religions, cultures and societies. But just who is he and why is this such a special year for him?

Mughal-era Arab ki Sarai gateway restored to its old glory in Delhi 2018-05-28

The gateway is 13 metres high with five arches. It also has chambers and a domed roof flanked by niches on both sides.(Sanchit K
Source: 
hindustantimes.com

According to Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) listing of ancient structures in Delhi, Arab Sarai was built in 1560 by Hamida Banu Begum, who was chief consort of Mughal emperor Humayan, to accommodate 300 Arabs she had brought back from Mecca.

The lofty eastern gateway of a walled enclosure built in the 17th century — which was originally a market built during Jahangir’s reign along side Arab ki Sarai, Nizamuddin East — has been restored to its old glory.

The restorer, Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), began restoration work in January 2017.

Remembering Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan 2018-05-17

Prince Charles receives the “Golden Soul” from Aga Khan  2018-05-17
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weekly.ahram.org.eg

A new book by English-Swiss author Diana Miserez remembers the multifaceted life of prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, writes Amal Owaida

Despite the objections of his wife princess Catherine, the first book to appear 14 years after the death of prince Sadruddin Aga Khan has now been published in English and French. Entitled Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, Humanitarian and Visionary (Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, Humaniste et Visionnaire), the book has been written by English-Swiss author Diana Miserez.

The Aga Khan: 60 years of remarkable service to the world 2018-05-11

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troymedia.com

Who is His Highness, the Aga Khan, a man who is celebrating 60 years of service to his community and the world?

He is the spiritual leader of 15 million Ismaili Muslims, a significant number of whom call Canada home. He is a diplomat, social innovator, global humanitarian and someone with an unshakable belief in the values of pluralism, diversity and equality.

The Aga Khan was appointed as the 49th hereditary Imam of the world’s Shia Ismaili community upon his grandfather’s death in 1957, when he was just a 20-year-old and studying at Harvard.


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