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Search for Knowledge Essential for Revitalisation of Islamic Civilisations, Says Aga Khan 2006-06-15

Source: 
akdn.org/press_release.asp?id=144

Cairo, Egypt, 15 June 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), today delivered the commencement address at the American University in Cairo, calling for a renewal of the tradition of intellectual exchange that characterised periods of progress in the Islamic world.

Speech by The Aga Khan at the Commencement Ceremony of the American University (Cairo, Egypt) 2006-06-15

Source: 
akdn.org/speech/182/American-University-in-Cairo

President Arnold,
Members of the Board of Trustees,
Members of the Faculty and Administration,
Parents and Families,
Distinguished guests,
And, most importantly, the Graduating Class
Congratulations

I deeply appreciate your warm welcome and I am most grateful for the wonderful honor you are conferring upon me through this honorary degree. I have long been a great admirer of the American University in Cairo - and I am proud that I can now count myself among your alumni.

Cairo’s Blue Mosque inaugurated after 6-year restoration 2015-05-03

The Aga Khan and AKTC Blue Mosque restauration
Source: 
thecairopost.com/news/148730/culture/cairos-blue-mosque-inaugurated-after-6-year-restoration

Cairo’s Blue Mosque inaugurated after 6-year restoration

May. 03, 2015 15:31

By Rany Mostafa

CAIRO: The 14th century mosque of the Amir Aqsunqur, better known as the Blue Mosque, has been opened to the public Saturday after the completion of a six-year renovation project.

The mosque had been closed since 1992 due to damage it had suffered from an earthquake in the same year.
Side of the opening

As part of the Al-Darb al-Ahmar Urban Regeneration Program, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) has commenced the renovation work in 2009.

PM, Prince Aga Khan discuss deal to renovate mosques 2015-05-03

Source: 
sis.gov.eg/En/Templates/Articles/tmpArticleNews.aspx?ArtID=92383#.VUi-GvDPaSo

Date of publication:Sunday, 3 May 2015

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab met on Saturday 2/5/2015 with head of the Aga Khan Foundation Prince Karim Aga Khan, Cabinet Spokesman Hossam El Qawish said.

During the meeting, Mahlab hailed efforts and projects implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation in Egypt. He pointed out to the possibility to sign a cooperation protocol between the government and the foundation that aims to enable the foundation to carry out maintenance works in mosques, added the spokesman.

Cairo’s Blue Mosque inaugurated after 6-year restoration 2015-05-03

Cairo governor Galal al Saieed and Antiquities minister Mamdouh El damaty attend to the opening ceremony 2015-05-03
Source: 
The Cairo Post

CAIRO: The 14th century mosque of the Amir Aqsunqur, better known as the Blue Mosque, has been opened to the public Saturday after the completion of a six-year renovation project.

The mosque had been closed since 1992 due to damage it had suffered from an earthquake in the same year.

As part of the Al-Darb al-Ahmar Urban Regeneration Program, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) has commenced the renovation work in 2009.

PM, Prince Aga Khan discuss deal to renovate mosques 2015-05-03

Source: 
sis.gov.eg/En/Templates/Articles/tmpArticleNews.aspx?ArtID=92383#.VUX6LfDPaSo

Date of publication:Sunday, 3 May 2015

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab met on Saturday 2/5/2015 with head of the Aga Khan Foundation Prince Karim Aga Khan, Cabinet Spokesman Hossam El Qawish said.

During the meeting, Mahlab hailed efforts and projects implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation in Egypt. He pointed out to the possibility to sign a cooperation protocol between the government and the foundation that aims to enable the foundation to carry out maintenance works in mosques, added the spokesman.

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at the Inauguration of Amir Aqsunqur Mosque, Cairo

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Source: 
akdn.org/Content/1332

02 May 2015

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency the Minister of Antiquities,
Your Excellency, the Governor of Cairo,
Your Excellencies, Honourable Ministers,
Your Excellencies,
Distinguished guests,
Ladies and gentlemen‎,

It is an immense pleasure to join all of you once again, in this special celebration. The inauguration of the Aq Sunqur Mosque is an extraordinary moment in its own right. And it also marks the culmination of a larger revitalisation that has taken place over many years in historic Cairo.

Aga Khan Trust for Culture Restores the "Blue Mosque" in Cairo 2015-05-02

H.H. The Aga Khan speaking at the Blue Mosque" restoration ceremony in Cairo  2015-05-02

Cairo, 2 May 2015 – Restoration of the 14th century Amir Aqsunqur “Blue Mosque” in Al-Darb al-Ahmar has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) as part of the larger Al-Darb al-Ahmar Urban Regeneration Programme.

The Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh El Damaty, and the Governor of Cairo, Galal Said, joined His Highness the Aga Khan in marking the occasion at the Mosque.

AKDN Photo

Aga Khan III - Platinum Jubilee Homage - 1955-02-20

1955-02-20 - Aga Khan III Platinum Jubilee Presentation

Homage submitted by the President and Members of the Africa Legion to Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III on February 20th, 1955 on the occasion of the completion of 70 years of Imamat.

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP FOR HISTORIC CAIRO REVITALISATION PROJECTS 2007-07-17

2007-07-17 Prince Karim Aga Khan at Al-Azhar Park, Cairo
Source: 
akdn.org

Cairo Governorate and Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Public-Private Partnership for Historic Cairo Revitalisation Projects

Cairo, 17 July 2007 – Cairo’s Governor, H.E. Dr. Abdel Azim Wazir, and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s General Manager, Mr. Luis Monreal, today signed an historic Public-Private Partnership (PPP) linking Al-Azhar Park, a future “Urban Plaza” project at the northern end of the Park, and ongoing work by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Darb al-Ahmar.

INAUGURATION OF TWO MAJOR LANDMARKS IN HISTORIC CAIRO - 2007-10-26

2007, October 26:In a ceremony here today, His Highness the Aga Khan, His Excellency Farouk Hosni, Egypt's Minister of Culture, Dr. Abdel Azim Wazir, the Governor of Cairo, inaugurated the restoration and revitalisation of two historic complexes in the city's Darb al-Ahmar district. [Press Release] [Speech]

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP FOR HISTORIC CAIRO REVITALISATION PROJECTS - 2007-07-17

2007, July 17: Cairo's Governor, H.E. Dr. Abdel Azim Wazir, and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture's General Manager, Mr. Luis Monreal, today signed an historic Public-Private Partnership (PPP) linking Al-Azhar Park, a future 'Urban Plaza' project at the northern end of the Park, and ongoing work by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Darb al-Ahmar. [AKDN]


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