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Time for conflict resolution has come, says Musharraf - 2003-06-20

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www.dawn.com/2003/06/21/top6.htm

President Gen Pervez Musharraf said on Friday it was not time for crisis management but conflict resolution for a lasting peace in South Asia.'The time for conflict management is over because another conflict is unthinkable. It is time for conflict resolution,' he told a distinguished gathering here on Friday.
He was speaking as guest of honour at 50th annual dinner hosted in his honour by the Pakistan Society at the Great Hall of Lincoln Inn here on Thursday.

Pakistan among short-listed countries for prestigious Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy 2004 - 2004-06-08

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www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en67277&F_catID=&f_type=source

Pakistan is one of the seven finalists, short-listed from around the globe for the prestigious Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy 2004, known in the world as ?Green Oscars' which are given for protecting the environment.The Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy carries a prize of over ?140,000 and was created by a UK- based Trust in 2001 to promote inspirational renewable energy projects for providing social and economic benefits to local communities and contribute towards protecting the environment by reducing dependence on fossil fuels, the Trust sources told APP here Thursday.

Aga Khan urges correct use of Koran teachings - 2003-10-23

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www.nationaudio.com/News/DailyNation/Today/News/News23102003543.html

The Aga Khan at the weekend spoke about freedom of interpretation as a 'generosity which the Holy Koran confers upon all believers'.
He also spoke of what was needed to assure 'the growth of future generations of our intelligentsia, so that we strengthen our own capacity to determine our destiny'.

Quran's vision is inclusive, says Aga Khan - 2003-10-22

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www.dawn.com/2003/10/22/int9.htm

The Aga Khan, Imam of the Ismaili Muslims, told distinguished audiences of students, international scholars, diplomats and civic dignitaries that 'freedom of interpretation is a generosity which the Holy Quran confers upon all believers'.

Time for conflict resolution has come, says Musharraf

Source: 
www.dawn.com/2003/06/21/top6.htm

President Gen Pervez Musharraf said on Friday it was not time for crisis management but conflict resolution for a lasting peace in South Asia.'The time for conflict management is over because another conflict is unthinkable. It is time for conflict resolution,' he told a distinguished gathering here on Friday.
He was speaking as guest of honour at 50th annual dinner hosted in his honour by the Pakistan Society at the Great Hall of Lincoln Inn here on Thursday.

Hidden secrets of the universe-1998-01-24

While the outside may be simple, the rooms inside are crammed with exotic bibelots, orchids, oriental rugs and textiles. But then Prince Sadruddin is the younger son of Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III - the Imam, or leader of the Ismaili Shia Muslims. Their family's bloodline can be traced back to the Prophet.

Sadruddin Aga Khan was a pro-refugee-2003-05-13

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web.mid-day.com

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, who died on Monday at the age of 70, was the uncle of Karim Aga Khan IV, the spiritual leader of the Ismaili Shia Muslims.

Born in Paris in 1933, he was the second son of the late Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan, the 48th hereditary Imam and the late Princess Andree Aga Khan. The family traces its bloodline to the Prophet.

Educated in Lausanne and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard University, Prince Sadruddin chose a career in politics and rose almost to the top of the United Nations. He devoted much of his life to global environmental causes.

S620500 ROYAL COMMONWEALTH SOCIETY CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: AFRICA AND THE COMMONWEALTH-1962-05-14

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"Very few modern African leaders fail to recognise the advantages of continued association with the Commonwealth or in the case of the former French African territories with the French Community.

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS PRINCE KARIM AGA KHAN-1960-11-02

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Guiding Lines

It gives me great pleasure to be in Oxford this evening. I am most grateful and honoured that your Society should invite me to talk about the Ismaili Community and its contribution to the Commonwealth.

Speaking as a graduate of Harvard and, I have to confess, as one who failed in English at his entrance examination, I have been warned by my British friends that I should have to tread carefully in this most venerable seat of learning.

Prince Amyn Mohamed Aga Khan Speaking at Zamana Gallery-1989-01-26

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Africa Ismaili

On 26 January, 1989, Prince Amyn Mohammed, A Director of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, opened the most important exhibition of Islamic calligraphy to be seen in London for many years.

The exhibition at the Zamana Gallery was entitled : Islamic Calligraphy : Sacred and Secular Writings, and contained many rare and beautiful examples dating back over the past one thousand years, drawn from Spain, Egypt, Turkey, Iran, India and Africa and consisting of works sent by galleries and from private collections.

Prince Amyn Mohammed at the Ismailia Centre, London-1989-05-13

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Roshni

Prince Amyn Mohammed displays the silver trowel after placing the last brick at the "topping out" ceremony at the Ismaili Centre in London on 13th May 1982. As guest of honour at the ceremony held on the roof of the nearly completed Ismaili Centre in central London, Prince Amyn Mohammed said that the Centre has the "the difficult vocation of bridging East and West, of bringing together strong and brilliant cultures." Mr.

Speech at the Zamana Gallery-1989-01-26

Your Excellencies, Mr. Mayor, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen.

I am delighted to have been asked to open this exhibition on Islamic Calligraphy. Indeed, of all the Muslim art forms, calligraphy holds, perhaps, pride of place as the foremost and perhaps most characteristic of the modes of visual expression in Islam. From China to Canada and from Russia to South Africa, the widespread use of calligraphy still unites Muslims and visibly differentiates them from the adepts of other religions.

RELIGION-DEVELOPMENT: World's Faiths And World Bank Work Together-1998-02-20

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Inter Press Service

Leading religious leaders from around the globe reached a landmark accord with the World Bank this week, one that aims to put spiritual, moral and social values back into the financial giant's balance sheets.

''This is an historic moment'', Wendy Tyndale, a spokesperson for the international development agency Christian Aid, told IPS Friday. ''For the first time in the 53 years of its history, the World Bank has opened its doors to dialogue with the faiths.''

World Bank, religions to swap development ideas-1998-02-09

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Reuters

Leaders of nine world faiths are to meet the president of the World Bank in London next week for two days of unprecedented talks on poverty and development policies.

Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey and World Bank President James Wolfensohn said in a statement on Monday they hoped the meeting would foster a better understanding between financiers and religious groups about tackling global poverty.

Mid-Day India - CELEBRATED U.N. HUMANITARIAN LEADER PRINCE SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN DIES AT AGE 70 - 2003-05-13

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web.mid-day.com/news/world

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, who died on Monday at the age of 70, was the uncle of Karim Aga Khan IV, the spiritual leader of the Ismaili Shia Muslims.
Born in Paris in 1933, he was the second son of the late Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan, the 48th hereditary Imam and the late Princess Andree Aga Khan. The family traces its bloodline to the Prophet.

Educated in Lausanne and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard University, Prince Sadruddin chose a career in politics and rose almost to the top of the United Nations. He devoted much of his life to global environmental causes.

More - AGA KHAN FOUNDATION WORK PRAISED IN UK - 2003-04-09

Source: 
Daily Nation

Aga Khan Foundation work is praised in UK The Aga Khan Development Network has been praised in London for its 'outstanding work' in Kenya.
In a debate in the House of Lords on Monday night, which discussed a whole range of development issues across East Africa, Baroness Rawlings said the Network was one of the 'finest organisations' in the field of development assistance.

'The AKDN comprises private development agencies to improve living conditions and opportunities in East Africa and other specific regions of the developing world,' Baroness Rawlings said.

Aga Khan plans Islamic centre in London - ISMAILIS' TRADITION OF CHARITY - 2002-04-26

The Aga Khan outlined plans on Friday to build the English-speaking world's biggest Islamic academic centre in the historic heart of London.
'It's a gift to London, it would bring a real enrichment of the city's cultural life,' his private affairs director Iain Cheyne told Reuters, confirming a 24 million pound ($35 million) offer to develop the prime site on London's river Thames.

Prince Karim Aga Khan, 66, heads a largely Third World-orientated network of charitable institutes and businesses. Now he wants to make his mark on London.

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Heritage Society Collection

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