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Aga Khan-owned thoroughbred Vazirabad tops turf race at Dubai World Cup 2018-03-31

Vazirabad (Fr) sets a new track record when winning his third G2 Dubai Gold Cup.
Source: 
xinhuanet.com

DUBAI, March 31 (Xinhua) -- French thoroughbred Vazirabad won the 3,200 meter turf race known as the Dubai Gold Cup at the Meydan hippodrome, beating 15 competitors for the third time with a track record of three minutes and 17.92 seconds here on Saturday.

Ridden by jockey Christophe Soumillon and trained by Alain De Royer-Dupre, Vazirabad won ahead of its British rivals Sheikh Zayed Road and Rare Rhythm.
Vazirabad is owned by British national His Highness Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of 25 million global members of Isma'ilism, a community with within Shia Islam.

Hazar Imam blesses the Jamat in Dubai 2018-01-23

Hazar Imam blesses the Jamat in Dubai 2018-01-23

Hazar Imam grants Deedar to UAE Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar 2018-01-23

Hazar Imam arrives in Dubai 2018-01-22

Hazar Imam arrives in Dubai  2018-01-22

Hazar Imam arrived in Dubai for the Diamond Jubilee Darbar inn UAE

Hazar Imam visits the UAE Jamat for Diamond Jubilee and Jamati work

Hazar Imam welcomed to Dubai for Diamond Jubilee celebrations  2018-01-22

Dubai: Prince Karim Agha Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Esmaili Muslim Community, arrived in Dubai on Monday on an official visit as part of his Diamond Jubilee commemoration.

Ismailis celebrate Diamond Jubilee of Aga Khan

Aga Khan, 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).
Source: 
khaleejtimes.com

The event will be marked across the world

Members of the Ismaili Muslim community in the UAE are celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of the Aga Khan, marking his 60th year as the 49th hereditary spiritual leader of the community.

Aga Khan in Al Ain for architecture awards 2016-11-06

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, joins Prince Karim Aga Khan in handing out the Aga Khan Awards fo
Source: 
thenational.ae

AL AIN // "The holy Quran commands humankind to shape our earthly environment as good stewards of the divine creation."

So said Prince Karim Aga Khan – the 49th hereditary Imam of the world Shia Imami Ismaili community and a spiritual leader who claims direct descent from the Prophet Mohammed – on Sunday night at a moonlit ceremony at Al Jahili Fort, Al Ain.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2016 ceremony 2016-11-06

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2016 ceremony
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai
Your Highnesses
Excellencies
Distinguished guests

As-salaam-o-aleikum

It is a genuine pleasure to welcome you to the 2016 ceremony of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

As you may suspect, I have the privilege of attending many wonderful ceremonies as I carry out my responsibilities. But this Architectural Award Ceremony is one of those that I look forward to with a special sense of anticipation.

Aga Khan warns climate change will affect Muslim world 2016-11-07

H.H. The Aga Khan speaking in Dubai at Aga Khan Awards for Architecture 2016-11-06
Source: 
gulfnews.com

Dubai: Climate change threatens to wipe out areas of the Islamic world within two decades, the spiritual leader of around 25 million Muslims said on Saturday.

Many of the world’s Muslims live in a “band of land” under threat from natural disasters caused by climate change, the Aga Khan told a hushed audience gathered at a Dubai hotel. “We’re beginning to see in many parts of the Muslim world … how global warming is beginning to create situations where life is at risk, where it was not at risk before.”

2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture recipients announced 2016-10-03

Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid, Minister of State for Tolerance upon his arrival in Dubai. 2016-11
Source: 
akdn.org

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 3 October 2016 – The winners of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced today in a ceremony in Abu Dhabi. The venue for the winners’ ceremony, the Al Jahili fort in Al-Ain, was also announced by His Excellency Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport and a member of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi.

The winners are:

BANGLADESH
•Bait Ur Rouf Mosque, Dhaka (Architect: Marina Tabassum)
A refuge for spirituality in urban Dhaka, selected for its beautiful use of natural light.

Hazar Imam arrives in Dubai for the 2014-2016 Cycle of the Awards for Architecture 2016-11-04

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, joins Prince Karim Aga Khan in handing out the Aga Khan Awards fo

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture is given every three years to projects that set new standards of excellence in architecture, planning practices, historic preservation and landscape architecture. Through its efforts, the Award seeks to identify and encourage building concepts that successfully address the needs and aspirations of societies across the world, in which Muslims have a significant presence. (akdn.org)

Speech by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan at Dubai 2016 Games 2016-07-23

Sheikh Nahyan pays tribute to sportsmanship, excellence and pluralism at the opening of the 2016 Jubilee Games
Source: 
theismaili.org

Speech by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,
United Arab Emirates’ Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Jubilee Games
Dubai, UAE

Saturday, 23 July 2016

Admirable Participants in the 2016 Jubilee Games,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

Speech by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan at Dubai 2016 Games 2016-07-23

Sheikh Nahyan pays tribute to sportsmanship, excellence and pluralism at the opening of the 2016 Jubilee Games
Source: 
theismaili.org

Speech by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan,
United Arab Emirates’ Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development
Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Jubilee Games
Dubai, UAE

Saturday, 23 July 2016

Admirable Participants in the 2016 Jubilee Games,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

Speech by Prince Rahim at the Opening Ceremony of the Dubai 2016 Ismaili Games

Prince Rahim delivers speech at the Opening of Dubai 2016 Ismaili Games 2016-07-23
Source: 
theismaili.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak al Nahyan,
Distinguished leaders from the UAE,
Excellencies and leaders of the Ismaili Muslim community
Athletes, volunteers and staff of the Jubilee Games,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

As-Salaam-Alaikum.

First and foremost, I wish to thank His Highness Sheikh Nahyan for both his patronage of the Jubilee Games, and for having taken the time to travel from Abu Dhabi to be with us today.

Thank you, Your Highness.

Dubai sport meet brings Ismailis together 2016-07-25

Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and Prince Rahim Aga Khan light a torch at the opening ceremony 2016-07-23
Source: 
khaleejtimes.com

10,000 Ismaili Muslims from more than 25 countries attend Jubilee Games' opening ceremony

Over 2,000 athletes from different parts of the world took part in the opening ceremony of weeklong Jubilee Games, an intra-community global sports event, held in Dubai on Saturday.

Jubilee Games, organised by the Ismaili Muslim community in association with the Dubai Sports Council, was attended by more than 10,000 people from more than 25 countries.

Prince Rahim visits the Dubai 2016 Ismaili Games 2016-07-23

Prince Rahim visits the Dubai 2016 Ismaili Games 2016-07-23

Prince Rahim waves to participants of the Dubai 2016 Ismaili Games

Speech by Hazar Imam at the Foundation stone-laying ceremony of the Ismaili Centre, Dubai 2003-03-23

Hazar Imam speaking at the opening of the Dubai Ismaili Center  2003-03-23
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismi-Llahi-R-Rahamani-R-Rahim

Your Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum
Your Excellencies
Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen

I am deeply honoured by your presence this morning.

Prince Rahim at the Dubai 2016 Ismaili Jubilee Games 2016-07-23

Prince Rahim at the Dubai 2016 Ismaili Jubilee Games  2016-07-23

Prince Rahim speaking at the Jubilee Games in Dubai July 23, 2016


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