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Imam Aga Sultan Muhammad Shah gave Holy Deedar to Ismailis from India, Burma and Ceylon 1940-03-09

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah addressing Ismailis at Aga Hall  1940-03-09

The Ismailis, followers of Mowlana Hazar Imam H.H. The Aga Khan residing in India, Burma and Ceylon as well as in Persian Gulf, Muscat and Central Asia celebrated the joint birthdays of His Highness, H.S.H. Prince Aly Khan and beloved Prince Sadruddin with great rejoicings and festivities on the 9th March 1940.

The picture shows Mowlana Hazar Imam offering His paternal blessings to the congregation that had assembled at Aga Hall

Maulan Sultan Muhammad Shah visited an Ismaili business in Poona

Maulana Sultan Muhammad Shah inspecting Ismailia Cheap Grain Stores in Poona  1945-12-15

Maulana Sultan Muhammad Shah visited the Ismailia Cheap Grain Stores in Poona on 15th December 1945. The owner was Mr. Yakubali Sulaiman. This store was a boon to the Ismailis of Poona

Maulana Hazar Imam's Auspicious Message to Ismailis 1945-07-24

Message to Africa Ismailis from Imam Aga Sultan Muhammad Shah
Source: 
ISMAILI publication Bombay Sunday 16 September 1945. Vol: XXII

Dar-es-Salaam, Tanganyika
24th July, 1945

"In place of various messages read at present daily, bi-weekly, weekly and monthly, only following special message to be read once every week all over Africa to spiritual children after prayers"

Golden Jubilee of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah in Nairobi

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad weighed in gold worth 23,000 pounds sterling  1937-03-01

The Golden Jubilee of the assumption of the gadi of Imamat by Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was celebrated in Nairobi in March 1, 1937 when Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was weighed against gold valued at British pounds 23,000 for the second time. Here is a colour plate of that historic scene which attracted over 18,000 people from different countries. Mr. A.C. Wade, the Governor of Kenya (seen in blue suit) performed the weighing ceremony

Champion for humanity 2020-11-02

H.H. The Aga Khan III
Source: 
brecorder.com

There are many dimensions to Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah, Aga Khan III’s demeanour in his public life. Born on the 2ndof November, 1877, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah became the 48th Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims at the tender age of eight years old. From that time, he was actively involved in social endeavours in education, healthcare, politics and international development. On the occasion of his 143rd birth anniversary, his achievements for progress prove unparalleled.

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah's 143rd birthday anniversary

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah's 143rd birthday anniversary

November 2nd 2020 marks the 143rd anniversary of our 48th Holy Imam Shah Sultan Muhammad Shah who was born at a place known as Muhammadi Tekri (also known as Honeymoon Lodge) in Karachi

Speech by H.H. Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III

His Highness Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah - President of Legaue of Nations
Source: 
The Listener

If I were Dictator

Source: Message by The Aga Khan
(The Listener, 11th November 1931.)

WEDDING AGA KHAN III AND ANDRÉE JOSÉPHINE CARRON

France, Aix-les-Bains, 7 December, 1929. The marriage between  Aga Khan III and Andrée Joséphine Carron, who came from Savoye .

The Aga Khan III married, on 7 December 1929 (civil), in Aix-les-Bains, France, and 13 December 1929 (religious), in Bombay, India, Andrée Joséphine Carron (1898–1976). A co-owner of a dressmaking shop in Paris, she became known as Princess Andrée Aga Khan. By this marriage, he had one son, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, (1933–2003). The couple were divorced in 1943

ARABIC UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE OF MUSLIM WORLD

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah
Source: 
ismaili.net

An address by the late H.H.Sir Sultan Mohammed Shah Aga Khan at a session of Motamer al-Alam-al-Islamiyya
Karachi, Pakistan
February 9, 1951

Mr. President, Brother Muslims:

EXCERPTS FROM SPEECHES AND WRITINGS OF HAZRAT MOWLANA SULTAN MUHAMMED SHAH

Mowla Sultan Muhammad Shah

ISLAMIC RIGHT TO EQUALITY (Extract from a message to all Pakistan Women’s Association) Karachi, Pakistan 1954

H.H. THE AGA KHAN'S REVIEW AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS ON ADJOURNMENT OF THE SESSION 1937-10-06

His Highness Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah - President of Legaue of Nations
Source: 
ismaili.net

October 6, 1937 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III made a Presidential Review at the Adjournment of the 18th session of the League of Nations at Geneva. He said, 'The tribulations of one people are the tribulations of all. That which weakens one weakens all. That which is a gain to one is surely a gain to all. This is no empty ideal...'

H.H. THE AGA KHAN'S REVIEW AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS ON ADJOURNMENT OF THE SESSION

Geneva
6th October 1937

18th Session

THE AGA KHAN'S PRESIDENTIAL REVIEW
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Diamond Jubilee Day of Aga Sultan Muhammad Shah

Diamond Jubilee Day of Aga Sultan Muhammad Shah

August 17 marks the 75th year of the Diamond Jubilee of our 48th Holy Imam Aga Sultan Muhammad Shah

The Aga Khan III’s Letter to “Times of London” 1951-10-30

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah
Source: 
pamirtimes.wordpress.com Pamir Times

In response to an article published by the Times of London, in 1951, the 48th Imam of the Ismaili Muslims had written an
explainatory reaction. The text below has been shared by Engineer Baig Ali.
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Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah: Enriching lives through education 2019-11-02

Our 48th Holy Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III
Source: 
brecorder.com

While making the inaugural speech at the All India Mohammedan Educational Conference of 1911, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah stated, “In order to raise our people to their legitimate sphere of power, influence and usefulness, we must have a serviceable and extended system of education…If our people take to science and scientific education in the right spirit, the industrial and economic future of our community will no longer be in doubt."

Birthday of our beloved 48th Holy Imam on November 2nd, 2019

Birthday of our beloved 48th Holy Imam on November 2nd, 2019

November 2, 2019 marks the 142nd anniversary of the birth of our beloved 48th Imam Shah Sultan Muhammad Shah who was born in Karachi at Mohamed Tekri

Sultan Muhammad Shah

Sultan Muhammad Shah

The Aga Khan, Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah returning to the Ritz Carlton Hotel, London after his exercise 1930-05-27

Sultan Muhammad Shah 1937-05-12

Sultan Muhammad Shah 1937-05-12

H.H. The Aga Khan with Begum Andree Caron (mother of Prince Sadruddin) attending the coronation of King George the Sixth at Westminster Abbey, London on 1937-05-12

Source: 
alamy.com

Promote Research in Science 1946-03-10

Promote Research in Science 1946-03-10

His Highness Aga Khan III urges establishment of a Scientific, Industrial and Technical Research Institute in India at Aligarh University 10th March, 1946

Source: 
Times of India

Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan

Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan

Our 48th Holy Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan circa 1923


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