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Aga Khan arrives in Kyrgyzstan for development cooperation talks - KYRGYSTAN AND AGA-KHAN FUND SIGNED AGREEMENT ON COOPERATION - 2001-09-25

Source: 
BBC Monitoring Service

[Presenter] The leader of All Ismailis, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, arrived in Bishkek [the Kyrgyz capital] this evening.This is his third visit [to Kyrgyzstan].
Cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and the Aga Khan Foundation can be described as very fruitful. [Passage omitted: A quadrilateral agreement between Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and the Imamate of Ismailis was signed in August 2000 on setting up a University of Central Asia in the Tajik Mountainous Badakhshon Region]

Aga Khan arrives in Kyrgyzstan for development cooperation talks - KYRGYSTAN AND AGA-KHAN FUND SIGNED AGREEMENT ON COOPERATION - 2001-09-25

Source: 
BBC Monitoring Service

[Presenter] The leader of All Ismailis, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, arrived in Bishkek [the Kyrgyz capital] this evening.
This is his third visit [to Kyrgyzstan].

Cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and the Aga Khan Foundation can be described as very fruitful. [Passage omitted: A quadrilateral agreement between Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and the Imamate of Ismailis was signed in August 2000 on setting up a University of Central Asia in the Tajik Mountainous Badakhshon Region]

Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia in Paris - MUSIQUE SAVANTE ET BARDES NOMADES, LES TRADITIONS DE L'ASIE CENTRALE - 2003-11-03

Source: 
Paris

Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia in ParisTraditional Music and Dance of Central Asia in ParisMore than 20 musicians, singers and dancers from Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Iran and Pakistan will be performing in Paris between the 29 October and 8 November 2003, as part of a festival of Central Asian music and dance entitled 'Via Kabul'.

AGA KHAN RECEIVES 2005 VINCENT SCULLY PRIZE - AGA KHAN, JET SETTING ON HIGHER PLANE - 2005-01-26

Recognition for bridging the gap of understandingbetween Western and Islamic CulturesWashington, DC, 26 January 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (hereditary spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, received the National Building Museum's Vincent Scully Prize yesterday, in recognition of his contributions to promoting design excellence, urban and rural revitalization, and historic preservation in countries where Muslims have a significant presence.

University of Central Asia LaunchedFirst University in the Region Dedicated to High Mountain Populationswith campuses in Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic and KazakhstanKhorog - UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ASIA IN NARYN - 2004-07-07

President Emomali Rahmonov of Tajikistan, joined His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims on 6th July, in laying the foundation stone of the Khorog campus in Tajikistan - the first of three campuses of the University of Central Asia (UCA). The Vice-President of Afghanistan, Nematullah Shahrani also attended the ceremony. The second campus of the UCA was inaugurated in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic on 8th July, by His Excellency the Prime Minister of Kyrgyz Republic, Mr. Tanaev, in the presence of Prince Amyn Aga Khan and Governor Salymbekov.

AGA KHAN AND MADAME MUBARAK INAUGURATE CAIRO'S AL-AZHAR PARK - CROWDED CAIRO GETS ITS OWN VISION OF CENTRAL PARK - 2005-03-25

Aga Khan and Madame Mubarak inaugurates Cairo's Al Azhar Park  2005-03-25
Source: 
www.akdn.org/news/2005March25.htm

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking with the First Lady of Egypt, Madame Mubarak, during the Al-Azhar Park inauguration ceremonies.The Park as a Catalyst for Social, Economic and Cultural Renewal

Aga Khan Challenges International Financial Institutions to Support Civil Society in Central Asia - AGA KHAN: PLURALISM CRUCIAL FOR CIVIL SOCIETY - 2003-05-06

Source: 
www.akdn.org

Creating a sound future for the peoples of Central Asia requires a clear focus on building new concepts and new institutions for new civil societies.'
His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, today called on the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and other international financial institutions to 'look in depth at the problems that should be addressed in supporting non-commercial civil society institutions.'

STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA ON HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN - 2009-06-19

Source: 
pm.gc.ca

Today at 12:01am

Statement

For immediate release

Statement by THE Prime Minister OF CANADA

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today on the House of Commons passing a motion to grant Honorary Canadian Citizenship to His Highness the Aga Khan:

“Today, on the advice of our Government, the House of Commons voted to bestow Honorary Canadian Citizenship upon His Highness the Aga Khan.

Motion to Grant to His Highness the Aga Khan the Honourary Title of Citizen of Canada - 2009-06-23

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Source: 
Canadian Senate

CANADA: Debates of the Senate
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2nd SESSION ● 40th PARLIAMENT ● VOLUME 146 ● NUMBER 50
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Motion to grant to His Highness the Aga Khan The Honourary Title of ‘Citizen of Canada’

(Motion Unanimously Adopted)

Statements by:

The Honourable Mobina S.B. Jaffer, Q.C.
The Honourable Consiglio DiNino
The Honourable Marcel Prud’homme, P.C.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Motion to Grant to His Highness the Aga Khan the Honourary Title of Citizen of Canada

AKU and U of Alberta Expand Partnership - Aga Khan Receives Hon Degree - Will Be Granted Hon Canadian Citizenship - 2009-06-09

Source: 
akdn.org

9 June, 2009, Edmonton, Canada - The University of Alberta and the Aga Khan University today signed a memorandum of understanding that advances their respective goals to increase global engagement and to promote equitable human advancement and social justice throughout the world.

Aga Khan Visits Berlin, Germany - Press Release - 2009-05-15

Source: 
AKDN.org

Berlin, Germany, 15 May 2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan arrived in Berlin yesterday for a two-day official visit to hold talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel, Vice-Chancellor and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and Development Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul.

Le ministre Kenney présente ses voeux d'anniversaire à Son Altesse, le Prince Karim Aga Khan - 2008-12-12

Source: 
Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - 12 déc. 2008) - L'honorable Jason Kenney, ministre de la Citoyenneté, de l'Immigration et du Multiculturalisme, a formulé la déclaration suivante pour l'anniversaire de Son Altesse, le Prince Karim Aga Khan, le 13 décembre :

Je voudrais présenter mes meilleurs voeux d'anniversaire à Son Altesse, le Prince Karim Aga Khan.

Canadian Minister Kenney Extends Birthday Wishes to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan - 2008-12-12

Source: 
Citizenship and Immigration Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2008) - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on the birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, which is on December 13:

"I would like to extend warm birthday wishes to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan.

Governor-General welcomes H.H. The Aga Khan to Canada - 2008-11-18

Source: 
Governor General of Canada

PRESS RELEASE
Media Advisory: Governor General Welcomes His Highness the Aga Khan at Rideau Hall

Last update: 1:42 p.m. EST Nov. 18, 2008
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Nov 18, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) -- Her Excellency the Right Honourable MichaA-A?1/2lle Jean, Governor General of Canada, will welcome His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network. His Highness is visiting Canada on the occasion of his Golden Jubilee. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 19, 2008, at 4:30 p.m.

Briefing from the UK Prime Minister's Spokesman - 2008-07-03

British Prime Minister The Rt Hon Gordon Brown with His Highness the Aga Khan at 10 Downing Street. 2008-07-03
Source: 
http://www.number-10.gov.uk & akdn.org

Asked what was discussed at the Prime Minister's meeting with the Aga Khan, the PMS said that they had discussed the cooperation between the Government and the Aga Khan Development Network, which supported projects in health, education, poverty alleviation, peace and stability. The Prime Minister had also congratulated the Aga Khan on his golden jubilee.

AGA KHAN HONORED AT NUI MAYNOOTH CONFERRAL - 2008-06-30

Source: 
http://communications.nuim.ie/300608.shtml

His Highness the Aga Khan today received an honorary law doctorate from National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He was cited for “outstanding contributions to the elimination of global poverty, the advancement of women, the promotion of Islamic culture and the furthering of pluralistic values in society”. The Aga Khan received his honorary doctorate from the Chancellor of the NUI, Dr Garret FitzGerald.


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