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Acceptance Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan for the Honorary Doctorate from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers his acceptance remarks upon receiving an Honorary Doctorate from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
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Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency President Professor Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
Your Excellency Vice-President of the Parliament Jorge Lacão   
Honorable Rector of the NOVA University, Professor António Rendas
President of the NOVA University’s General Council, Professor Arantes e Oliveira 
Patron of the Doctorate, Francisco Pinto Balsemão
Members of the Diplomatic Corps 
Excellencies
Distinguished Guests

Aga Khan receives presidential honour in recognition of his service to humanity

Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa presents His Highness the Aga Khan with one of Portugal’s highest honours
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Lisbon, Portugal, 20 July 2017 - His Highness the Aga Khan today received one of Portugal’s highest honours – the Gra-cruz da ordem de Liberdade, or Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty – in recognition of his service to uplifting lives around the world. Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa bestowed the Aga Khan with this honour during a ceremony held at Lisbon’s Belem Palace.

Aga Khan receives honoris causa PhD from New University of Lisbon

Hazar Imam arrives in Portugal to receive the doctorate honoris causa from the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa   2017-07-20
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clubofmozambique.com

The leader of the Ismaili community, Prince Aga Khan, is to receive the title of Doctor Honoris Causa from the New University of Lisbon today, with the Portuguese president and the former prime minister Pinto Balsemão in attendance.
The distinction will be bestowed by New University António Rendas as part of the Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee of his 60 years as a hereditary imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community.

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Portugal has honoured Mawlana Hazar Imam with a doctorate honoris causa

H.H. The Aga Khan receiving the award from President Professor Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa  2017-07-20

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Portugal is honouring Mawlana Hazar Imam with a doctorate honoris causa that was presented to him on Thursday, 20 July 2017.

In his acceptance remarks, Hazar Imam said, "I have always felt at home in Portugal and now ever more so since the signing in 2015 of an historic agreement between the Ismaili Imamat and the Portuguese Republic to establish the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in this country. An important milestone in the 1400 year history of the Ismaili Imamat."

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan upon receiving the 2011 UCSF Medal

Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellman presents His Highness the Aga Khan with the 2011 University of California San Francisco Medal
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Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan upon receiving the UCSF Medal in San Francisco, California
26 April 2011

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan upon receiving The Architectural League of New York’s 2017 President’s Medal

Hazar Imam with Prince Aly Muhammad and Prince Hussain at the President's Medal ceremony New York  2017-05-19
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Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan upon receiving The Architectural League of New York’s 2017 President’s Medal

May 19, 2017

New York, NY, USA

I couldn’t accept this wonderful recognition without expressing to you all the deepness of my gratitude and my thanks.
In thinking about the way societies live in the developing world, in the industrialized world, I came to a very simple conclusion: what is the art form that has the most important impact on every society in every part of the world? And the answer is quite simply - architecture

Hazar Imam receives an honorary law doctorate from National University of Ireland, Maynooth 2008-06-30

Hazar Imam receives an honorary law doctorate from National University of Ireland, Maynooth 2008-06-30

Maynooth, Ireland, 30 June 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan today received an honorary law doctorate from National University of Ireland, Maynooth

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Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam at Convocation Hall, University of Toronto 2004-06-18

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam being honoured before delivering the Keynote Address at the American University in Cairo 2006-06-15

Architectural League

Architectural League

Prince Hussain at the Architecture League of New York award banquet, where Mawlana Hazar Imam was awarded the President's Medal. Farhez Rayani

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His Highness the Aga Khan awarded the 2017 President's Medal for architecture

The President of the Architectural League, Billie Tsien, presents Mawlana Hazar Imam with the President’s Medal. Farhez Rayani
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abc13.com/news

NEW YORK CITY (KTRK) --
The Architectural League of New York awarded its highest honor to His Highness the Aga Khan during a dinner at the Metropolitan Club.

The President's Medal of the Architectural League is awarded annually to individuals for their exemplary work in architecture, urbanism, art and design.

The 2017 President's Medal honors the 40th anniversary of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture - given every three years to inspirational designs that address the needs of Muslim communities worldwide.

Hazar Imam in New York City 2017-05-18

Hazar Imam in New York City 2017-05-18

Hazar Imam arrives at The Architectural League of New York
President’s Medal Dinner with Prince Aly Muhammad

Aga Khan Awarded The 2017 Architectural League President's Medal 2017-05-18

Hazar Imam receives The Architectural League of New York award  2017-05-19

The Architectural League of New York has announced the recipient of its 2017 President’s Medal: His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Aga Khan Award in Architecture – an annual award established to celebrate building concepts that have successfully addressed the needs of Muslim communities from around the world.

The Aga Khan Visits UCSF to Strengthen Partnership to Advance Global Health 2011-04-28

Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellman presents His Highness the Aga Khan with the 2011 University of California San Francisco Medal,
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UCSF Awards Medals to Three Health Innovators for Outstanding Contributions

April 28, 2011

Three distinguished individuals were recognized on April 26 with the UCSF Medal – the University’s highest honor – to acknowledge those who have made outstanding contributions in areas associated with the University’s mission.

The UCSF Medal was presented at the 2011 Founders Day banquet at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco.

Hazar Imam receives the 2011 University of California, San Francisco Medal

Hazar Imam receives the 2011 University of California, San Francisco Medal

Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellman presents His Highness the Aga Khan with the 2011 University of California San Francisco Medal, the University's highest honour.

UCSF / Noah Berger

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This confirms a universal tendency. Whatever their faiths or value systems, the primary, daily concern of peoples everywhere is

This confirms a universal tendency. Whatever their faiths or value systems, the primary, daily concern of peoples everywhere is their quality of life.

Some may ask if preserving the material evidence of our past influences the future positively, helps us live together in peace,

Some may ask if preserving the material evidence of our past influences the future positively, helps us live together in peace, and improve the quality of life.

I believe the answer is a confident yes. But there is a paradox.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Royal Toledo foundation award ceremony 2006-03-02

His Highness the Aga Khan makes his acceptance remarks at the Royal Foundation ceremony in Toledo.
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Bismillahi Rahmanir Rahim

Your Majesty,
Mr. Chairman and Distinguished Members of the Foundation Board,
Excellencies,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

On behalf of all the award recipients, including the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, it is my privilege to thank the Royal Toledo Foundation for its generosity in recognizing their efforts as contributing to the preservation of historic, cultural and artistic heritage.

We are particularly honoured by the presence of Your Majesty among us this evening.

Speech By Hazar Imam, Commencement Ceremony, Brown University Providence, Rhode Island 1996-05-26

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ismaili.net

President Gregorian, faculty members, post graduates and graduating students, ladies and gentlemen.
President Gregorian, thank you for your very generous words. It is a great honour for me to be at this Commencement Ceremony at Brown, as Brown represents much of what is best in Western liberal education. Let me also congratulate the graduating students for whom the memory of this day, I am sure, will remain with them throughout their lives.

His Highness the Aga Khan was presented the Order of Danaker by His Excellency Almazbek Atambayev, President of the Kyrgyz Repub

His Highness the Aga Khan was presented the Order of Danaker by His Excellency Almazbek Atambayev, President of the Kyrgyz Repub

His Highness the Aga Khan was presented the Order of Danaker by His Excellency Almazbek Atambayev, President of the Kyrgyz Republic.The order is the country’s highest recognition given to a foreign citizen


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