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Govt plans to collaborate with AKTC to preserve heritage sites 2019-01-24

Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik
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www.thesundaily.my

NEW DELHI: Malaysia plans to use the archaeological conservation expertise of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in efforts to preserve the country’s heritage sites, says Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik.
Muhammad Bakhtiar said he was highly impressed with the work carried out by the organisation in Hyderabad and Delhi.
“We are looking at the model they are using to carry out the conservation work. Possibly, we will invite them over to help us revive our Unesco sites,” Bakhtiar told Bernama.

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Presentation ceremony of the 2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture

His Highness the Aga Khan addresses the gathering at the 2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture ceremony. Gary Otte 2007-09-04
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akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim
Assalamu-Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh

Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
and Datin Seri Jeanne Abdullah
Honourable Ministers
Excellencies
Distinguished Guests

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

Aga Khan Museum Exhibition
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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.

KUALA LUMPUR TO HOST AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE - 2007-08-27

Recipients of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture Kuala Lumpur. 2007-08-27

2007, August 27:Kuala Lumpur will host the triennial 2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, touted as the world's largest and most important architectural award with prizes totalling US$500,000, at the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas in the Petronas Twin Towers here on Sept 4.Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismail Muslims, will announce this year's winners. [Bernama] [News] [Bernama Stamp]

THE AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE - 2007-09-04

2007, September 4:It was among nine projects that split the $500,000 Aga Khan award, awarded every three years and founded by philanthropist Prince Karim Aga Khan in 1977 to recognize and encourage designs that met 'the needs and aspirations of Muslim societies'. [Speech] [Press Release] [Reuters] [AFP] [Hindu News Service] [Reuters] [Bernama] [Photos] [Inhabitat] [Architectural Record] [More Photos]

Petronas Twin Towers Win Aga Khan Award - MONUMENTAL MAGIC AT AGA KHAN AWARDS - 2004-11-28

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www.dawn.com/2004/11/28/top10.htm

The Petronas Twin Towers, which won the 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, have been described as an icon that 'expresses the sophistication of contemporary Malaysian society and builds on the country's rich traditions to shape a world city'.
A statement from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Sunday said the twin towers represented a new direction in skyscraper design, featuring advanced technology while symbolising local and national aspirations.

2004-11-27 wp

2004-11-27 wp
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Washington Post


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