President Museveni will be displaced as Nile Hotel begins renovations.Finance minister Gerald Sendaula announced yesterday that the $19 million (Shs 37 billion) renovation of the hotel complex would require tenants to give way.
The renovation - the first in a two-phase process - kicks off on February 11, the day government will hand the complex over to Serena Hotels to run it for 30 years.
Le premier avion de la Compagnie Aérienne du Mali volera en juin prochain - AGA KHAN FUND AND MALI JOIN FOR NEW AIRLINE - 2005-02-18Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
Vendredi, au ministère de l'équipement et des transports, la signature de documents relatifs à la nouvelle Compagnie Aérienne du Mali (CAM), entre le gouvernement et le partenaire stratégique, le groupe Aga Khan, a eu lieu..
President Gen Pervez Musharraf has called upon the international donors and the private sector to help remove poverty by extending adequate grants and loans specially for the establishment of micro-finance banks in the country.
'My government has created a policy framework for investment in the micro-finance banking and now the international donors and the private sector should invest in Pakistan and take the advantage of our liberal policies', he added.
Le président tanzanien rassure les investisseurs sur son successeur - AGA KHAN ATTENDS ROUND TABLE CONFERENCE - 2005-05-13Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
Dar es Salaam, Tanzanie, 12/05 - Le président tanzanien sortant, Benjamin Mkapa a déclaré aux investisseurs de ne pas se préoccuper à propos de son successeur, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, en déclarant que ce dernier était aussi engagé à renforcer le secteur privé.
M. Mkapa a déclaré que M. Kikwete était un de ses plus fidèles lieutenants et qu'il ne se contenterait pas de défendre ce que lui- même avait construit, mais qu'il ferait même mieux.
Close to 1,000 Muslim health care professionals from around the country will meet in Atlanta this weekend to discuss medical treatment and training programs in developing countries.
The doctors, nurses and researchers are with the Ismaili Health Professional Association, a Houston-based group that runs clinics and organizes missions in Asia and Africa.
Ismailis represent about 15 million of the more than 1 billion Muslims worldwide. They are a subset of Shiite Muslims, who are a separate, smaller Muslim community than the majority Sunni Muslims.
Le réseau du développement d'Aga Khan en mission exploratoire en RDC - LE PRINCE AGA KHAN EN VISITE A KINSHASA - 2004-04-23Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
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Muslim world slow to respond to pressing ethical issues: Aga Khan - AGA KHAN SPEAKS TO THOUSANDS IN TORONTO AND VANCOUVER - 2005-06-10Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
The wealthy philanthropist, who praised Canada's multiculturalism, said it's time Islamic people joined global debates, writes HAYLEY MICK
The Aga Khan says the Muslim world has been late to join the West in the debate over the most pressing ethical issues of our time, such as stem-cell research.
'The Islamic world is far behind on some of these issues and yet we're facing them all the time,' the leader of 15 million Ismaili Muslims told the Citizen editorial board in a rare interview yesterday.
LE SECRETAIRE GENERAL EST ATTRISTE PAR LA MORT DU PRINCE SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN - CONDOLENCES - 2003-05-16Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
La déclaration suivante a été communiquée aujourd'hui par le porte-parole du Secrétaire général, M. Kofi Annan:Le Secrétaire général a appris avec tristesse la mort du Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, ancien Haut Commissaire des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés, philanthrope et ami de longue date des Nations Unies.
Nakhoda Masjid: A magical blend of form and aesthetics to create volume and space - RESTORE PROP FOR MUSLIM ARCHITECTURE - 2003-05-29Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
The majestic form and prominence of Nakhoda Masjid, in the din and bustle of central Calcutta, the remarkable mosque of Prince Ghulam Mohammad in Tollygunge, or the intricate stucco work and surface decoration on Nawab Wajid Ali Shah's tomb in Metiabruz.
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Interview of H.H. The Aga Khan by Rajiv Mehrotra of DD TV - ALL SET FOR AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE - 2004-11-27Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
RM: Your Highness, you are an inspiration to millions of Muslims around the world. We have traditionally associated religious leaders with austerity, with denials in a sense. You embody a fullness of life. What is the world view that circumscribes your work as an Imam?
Ismaeli leader dies - CELEBRATED U.N. HUMANITARIAN LEADER PRINCE SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN DIES AT AGE 70 - 2003-05-13Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
A prominent member of the Ismaeli Muslim community, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, has died, aged 70.
A long-serving United Nations official and the uncle of the spiritual leader of Ismaeli Muslims, Karim Aga Khan IV, he passed away at a hospital in Boston after a lengthy illness.
The Harvard-educated Prince Sadruddin was named the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in 1965 at the age of 33, making him the youngest person to hold the post.
Islamabad, May 4 (NNN) : It was the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community in Pakistan, Prince Karim Aga Khan, who led the backdoor diplomatic efforts to break the Indo-Pak impasse, according to newspaper reports here.
At least two knowledgeable ruling politicians and a few senior Pakistani officials are crediting intense background efforts of Aga Khan for the diplomatic breakthrough between Islamabad and New Delhi that in the past few days again ignited hope of a durable peace.
UP to 1,000 Ismaili Muslims who live on the North Shore were preparing to meet their spiritual leader today, as the Aga Khan - Prince Karim Aga Khan IV - makes a rare visit to meet with followers in Vancouver.
North Vancouver resident Farrah Jinha-Devji is just one of many local Ismailis who planned to take the SeaBus over to the spiritual meeting that will happen at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre this morning.
The Al-Azhar Park has risen through the Cairo smog 20 years after being given the green light, Nevine El-Aref reportsMrs Mubarak and Aga Khan at the official opening of Al-Azhar Park
Spreading over a hill in the heart of Islamic Cairo, the new Al-Azhar Park offers 15 million Cairenes, as well as tourists, some much needed leisure and recreational space with magnificent views of historic Cairo's countless architectural treasures.
Ismailiten-Führer Aga Khan: Westen sollte uns besser verstehen / Fischer warnt Iran vor Atomrüstung - H.H. THE AGA KHAN KEYNOTE ADDRESS TO GERMAN AMBASSADORS - 2004-09-06Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
H.H. The Aga Khan arrives in Mali - H.H THE AGA KHAN ARRIVES IN WESTERN AFRICA FOR AN EXTENSIVE TRIP - 2005-07-30Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
The Aga Khan arrived at the Mali Airport at 4:10 this Saturday afternoon. He had a meeting with the main partner of the IPS group in Mali mr. Baboye Thiam at the Sofitel Hotel. The Aga Khan subsequently met the President of Mali.On Sunday, July 31st, The Aga Khan will be flying to Mopti with the AKDN delegation and other dignitaries. A visit to Sangha is scheduled as well as the Mosque that has been restored. Sunday evening H.H the Aga Khan is invited for dinner at the official residence of the President in Koulouba.
Jacques de Larosiere Lecture focuses on new approaches to address poverty - FOCUS MOBILISES FOR TSUNAMI DISASTER RELIEF - 2005-01-10Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS), an agency affiliated with the Aga Khan Development Network, has mobilised staff, volunteers and resources to provide humanitarian aid in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.
HAF Commends Aga Khan for Commitment to Pluralism - GLOBAL CENTER OF PLURALISM IN OTTAWA, CANADA - 2005-04-18Posted July 9th, 2009 by heritage
The Hindu American Foundation wrote a letter to His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslim community, commending him for his recent $40 million investment for the establishment of the Global Centre for Pluralism in Canada.
April 30, 2005
To His Highness the Aga Khan,
Union tourism and culture minister Jagmohan spent almost the whole of Sunday touring Agra Fort and the Taj Mahal to get a first-hand feel for problems relating to their upkeep, but he skipped visiting the work site of the controversial heritage corridor project linking the two. The minister had similarly gone on an inspection trip of Delhi's Humayun's Tomb and Qutab Minar some weeks ago. During the visit, he announced an additional Rs 1-crore grant for the upkeep of the Taj Mahal.