Welcome to F.I.E.L.D.- the First Ismaili Electronic Library and Database. Guests are not required to login during this beta-testing phase

News Article

Sir Aga Khan III and the road to educational development

Aga%20Khan%20III%20-0037msms_thumbnail.jpg
Source: 
The Express Tribune

KARACHI:
November 2 marks the birth anniversary of Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan III (1877 to 1957) — grandfather of the present spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV.

Sir Aga Khan III, the 48th Imam of Ismaili Muslims, whose birth anniversary is being commemorated today (Friday), was a staunch advocate of education, particularly for women. His contributions in the sectors of political rehabilitation, health, education and social development of Muslims around the world are unprecedented.

A Volunteer's experience of visit of Hazar Imam to Edmonton 2012-10-24

Source: 
Anonymous

Hazar Imam's Visit to Edmonton
Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2012 14:18:08 -0700

Ya Ali Madad,

Hazar Imam visited Edmonton Alberta, Canada.He arrived on 23rd night,
Tuesday at 8:30 pm, for an Official visit and proceeded to Hotel MacDonald.

He waved with both hands and smiled to the volunteers on duty,Yasmina got a
glimpse of him as she was on duty being the Vice Major.
The jamat on the whole was requested not to congregate as this was a private
and official visit.
On Wednesday morning he signed an agreement with the Govt of Alberta, a

Aga Khan Receives David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award 2012-10-22

 Aga Khan was awarded the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award at a ceremony in London.
Source: 
AKDN

London, 22 October 2012 - As part of the Synergos Institute's University for a Night series, His Highness the Aga Khan was awarded the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award at a ceremony in London.

David Rockefeller, in a letter addressed to the Aga Khan which was read to the audience, described the reasons for awarding this honour: “Through the Aga Khan Development Network, you have leveraged the social conscience of Islam in ways that benefit people of all faiths, promoting tolerance, pluralism and broad-based development.”

Premier Redford and Aga Khan sign co-operation agreement 2012-10-24

Alberta Premier Alison Redford trades pens with the Aga Khan after both signed an agreement of co-operation Wednesday at Governm
Source: 
Edmonton Journal

On a day Premier Alison Redford said “she would remember for the rest of (her) life, the premier and His Highness the Aga Khan signed an agreement of co-operation Wednesday at Government House.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Ceremony of the FMIC Women's Wing, Kabul 2012-10-20

121020 Samimi 1.jpg
Source: 
AKDN

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency Vice President Khalili
Monsieur Laurent Fabius, Ministre des Affaires Etrangères de la Republique Française
Ministers in the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Parliamentarians
Ambassadors
Members of the Provisional Operating Committee of the FMIC
Distinguished Guests and Friends
Assalam-o-Alaikum, Good Morning and Bonjour

It is indeed a pleasure to welcome you today as we celebrate the success and the expansion of the French Medical Institute for Children.

Aga Khan inaugurates Construction of Obstetrics Facility in Kabul 2012-10-20

Aga-Khan-inuagurate-obstetrics-facility-in-Kabul-300x170.jpg
Source: 
Khaama Press

The Foundation Ceremony of the new Women’s Wing at the French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) today, marked the start of construction for a new obstetrics and gynaecology wing on the hospital premises that will provide high quality care for mothers and newborns in Afghanistan. The building, which will take 24 months to complete, will offer 52 additional beds for obstetric and gynecologic care and a 14-bed neonatal intensive care unit — the first in Afghanistan.

Aga Khan & Karzai open Timur Shah Mausoleum in Kabul 2012-10-19

Timur-Shah-Masoleum-300x200.jpg
Source: 
Khaama Press

His Excellency Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and His Highness the Aga Khan officially opened the restored mausoleum of Timur Shah today.

The Aga Khan School, Osh celebrates its 10th anniversary 2012-10-18

Source: 
Kabar

Bishkek, October 18/ Kabar /. The Aga Khan School – the first private school in Osh - today celebrated its 10th Anniversary in the presence of Princess Zahra Aga Khan.
Established in 2002, the school is part of a network of over 250 schools managed by the Aga Khan Education Services (AKES) in East Africa, South Asia and Central Asia and provides close to 500 students with quality learning experiences in an environment which values diversity, and responds creatively to the educational needs of children.

Aga Khan wins again with Ridasiyna 2012-10-07

H.H. The Aga Khan on the winner's podium at Longchamp
Source: 
Heritage staff

On the 2nd day of the Qatar Prix De l'Arc de Triomphe, Ridasiyna wearing the Aga Khan's racing colours won the 5th Race - the Prix de L'Opera Longines - at odds of more than 16 to 1. Ridasiyna was raced by the jockey CP Lemaire who had also won the previous day with Dalkala.

In this 5th Race, the Aga Khan also had Sagawara wearing his racing colours of green top with red stripe. The jockey for Sagawara was S. Bosse.

Meeting of Tajik Foreign Minister with the Chairman of the AKDN – Khovar Tajikistan News 2012-09-26

2012-09-28 Tajik FM meets His Highness the Aga Khan in New York
Source: 
http://sjpaderborn.wordpress.com/2012/09/26/meeting-of-tajik-foreign-minister-with-the-chairman-of-the-aga-khan-development-network-khovar-tajikistan-news/

Dushanbe, September 26. (NIAT “Khovar”).-
On September 25, 2012 in New York on the sidelines of the General Debates of the 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly the Head of the delegation of Tajikistan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Hamrokhon Zarifi met with His Highness the Aga Khan, the Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network.

At the meeting the sides discussed issues and prospects of the realization of the Aga Khan Development Network programmes and projects in Tajikistan.

East Africa: Aga Khan to Boost Arusha's Image 2012-07-28

His Highness the Aga Khan and Ambassador Richard Sezibera, Secretary General of the East African Community, sign an agreement be
Source: 
All Africa - Arusha Times

The Aga-Khan Development Network has joined forces with the East African Community in the new initiative to convert Arusha Region into hub for commerce, governance and intellectual exchange.

This was revealed here last week during the occasion in which the East African Community (EAC) and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) were signing a pivotal agreement to strengthen and broaden cooperation in the areas of economic, social and cultural development throughout East Africa.

Aga Khan returns to Xinjiang 2012-04-04

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Mr. Nur Bekri, Governor of Xinjiang  2012-04-04
Source: 
The Ismaili Canada

2012 April 4: Urumxi, China - In his first visit in China since 1981, H.H. The Aga Khan returned to Urumxi, China at the invitation of the Governor of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Mr Nur Bekri, to discuss AKDN projects to be undertaken in collaboration with Government of Xinjiang. The China visit will be immediately followed by a Tajik visit. [Photo: Mawlana Hazar Imam and Mr Nur Bekri, Governor of Xinjiang. Photo: Xinjiang Foreign Affairs Office]

“Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum” Exhibition Opens in Singapore 2012-07-18

Prince Amyn Aga Khan speaking at the opening of the Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum exhibit in Singapore on 18 July 2012. - Pho
Source: 
akdn.org

Singapore, 18 July 2012 – “Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in the Islamic World” was opened today by Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim, Singapore’s Minster for Information, Communications and the Arts, and Prince Amyn Aga Khan, at the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore. The exhibition will run from 19 July to 28 October 2012.

His Highness the Aga Khan visits Tanzania for two days 2012-07-17

Hon. Dr. Kawambwa and His Highness the Aga Khan in light talks upon his arrival at the Julius Nyerere International Airport. Oth
Source: 
http://foreigntanzania.blogspot.ca/2012/07/aga-khan-arrives-in-dar-today.html

H.H. The Aga Khan arived in Dar es Salam, Tanzania for AKDN work and official givernment meetings. He will be visiting Arusha also where the AKU will have its East African main campus.

H.H The Aga Khan IV Inaugurated Dushanbe Serena Hotel 2011-10-31

H.H. The Aga Khan and President Emomali Rahmon at the inauguration of the Dushane Serena Hotel
Source: 
in Aga Khan Development, International Visits, Projects

The Aga Khan arrived in Tajikistan today accompagnied with Prince Rahim and Prince Amyn for the inauguration of the Dushanbe Serena Hotel. On October 31, His Highness the Aga Khan and President Emomali Rahmon will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for construction of a new Tajik-Afghan bridge over the Panj River in Shouroobod district.

Prince Amyn Mohamed Aga Khan gave an address followed by H.H. The Aga Khan and President Rahmon of Tajikistan

Judgment Acquitting Alnaz Jiwa of Assault - full text of REASONS - 2012-05-30

Information No. 11-00381

ONTARIO COURT OF JUSTICE

5

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
v.
ALNAZ JIWA

15

R E A S O N S F O R J U D G M E N T

20

BEFORE THE HONOURABLE JUSTICE W.A. GOREWICH
on May 30, 2012, at NEWMARKET, Ontario

25

APPEARANCES:
30 A. Barkin Counsel for the Crown
M. Syed Counsel for Alnaz Jiwa

1.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012
R E A S O N S F O R J U D G M E N T
GOREWICH, J. (Orally):
Alnaz Jiwa is charged that, on the 30th of December 2010, he committed and assault with a weapon on Mansurali Kara.

Priceless Aga Khan artefacts go on show 2012-06-18

Aga Khan Museum Exhibition
Source: 
thestaronline

Nation
Sarawak
World Updates
Courts
Parliament
Columnists
Opinion
Honours List

Tuesday June 12, 2012
Priceless Aga Khan artefacts go on show

KUALA LUMPUR: Visitors to the Aga Khan collection being showcased at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysian (IAMM) were awestruck by the large range of items on display.

Among the most notable is a miniature folio from 15th century Spain, glazed turquoise earthenware from late 14th century Central Asia, tiled arches from 15th century Egypt and decorated doors from 9th century Iran.

Aga Khan speaks at the 2008 Peterson Lectures in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A 2008-04-24

Source: 
Trevor Williams - GlobalAtlanta.com

Prince Karim Aga Khan, a billionaire philanthropist and spiritual leader of some 20 million Muslims worldwide, stressed the importance of education in the age of globalization in Atlanta as he helped the International Baccalaureate celebrate its 40th anniversary.
The International Baccalaureate, or IB, has programs for students aged 3-19 at 2,300 participating schools in 126 countries, said Monique Seefried, chair of the IB Board of Governors.

Aga Khan University and The University of Texas at Austin Form Academic Partnership-2008-04-14

Source: 
www.utexas.edu/news/2008/04/14/agakhan/

The University of Texas at Austin
14 April 2008

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Aga Khan University and The University of Texas at Austin Form Academic Partnership
The University of Texas at Austin has established a five-year exchange agreement with Aga Khan University (AKU) in Pakistan, which has campuses in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. The agreement includes research collaborations, special events and lectures, secondary teaching training programs, and faculty and student exchanges.

IIS Opens Job Vacancy Section on their Website - 2011-03-16

Source: 
IIS Head of Human Resources Department

Message from the Institute of Ismaili Studies:
======================================

I would be grateful you would draw the attention of your members to our new online vacancy section on www.iis.ac.uk

Kind Regards

Amanda

Dr P.Amanda Harris
Head of Human Resources Department
The Institute of Ismaili Studies
210 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DA

Tel : +44 (0)20 7756 2752
Fax: +44 (0)20 7756 2740
Website: www.iis.ac.uk
E-Mail: aharris@iis.ac.uk


Syndicate content

Back to top