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Georgia’s Governor Deal presents His Highness the Aga Khan with Proclamation on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee 2018-03-14

Georgia’s Governor Deal presents His Highness the Aga Khan with Proclamation on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee 2018-03-14
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akdn.org

For 60 years, the Aga Khan has demonstrated a longstanding commitment to improving the human condition for the betterment of individuals and the advancement of societies around the world.”

Georgia’s Governor Deal presents His Highness the Aga Khan with Proclamation on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee

Georgia’s Governor Deal presents His Highness the Aga Khan with Proclamation on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee

Governor Deal presents His Highness the Aga Khan with the Proclamation from the State of Georgia in recognition of his 60 years of commitment towards improving human condition around the world. 2018-03-14
AKDN / Akbar Hakim

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akdn.org

Volunteers pack over 80,000 meals for food bank

I-CERV volunteers, in collaboration with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Feeding Children Everywhere, held a food packing ev
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ajc.com

At the I-CERV 60 for 60 Day of Service, over 500 Ismaili Muslim volunteers, ages eight years and above, assembled 80,000 meals for Atlanta’s children and seniors in need.

The event was hosted by the Aga Khan Council for the Southeastern United States in collaboration with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Feeding Children Everywhere on Nov. 19 at the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Norcross. The 60 for 60 Day of Service honored His Highness the Aga Khan’s 60 years of spiritual leadership and service to humanity and celebrated
Thanksgiving with the less fortunate.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Annual meeting of the International Baccalaureate 2008-04-18

His Highness the Aga Khan, speaks at the annual meeting of the International Baccalaureate as Ms Monique Seefried, Chairman, IB
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akdn.org

Dr. Monique Seefried, Chairman of the IB Board of Governors
Members of the Board of Governors
Mr. Jeffrey Beard, Director General of the IB
Educators and Students from the IB Community
Distinguished Guests

What a great privilege it is for me to be with you today - I have looked forward to this gathering for a long time. And I am particularly grateful to Monique Seefried for her generous introduction, and for so beautifully describing both the local and the global context in which we meet.

This is a particularly significant occasion for me, for several reasons.

Princess Khaliya Aga Khan receives the Middelthon-Candler Peace Prize 2016-10-29

Princess Khaliya Aga Khan with former first lady Rosalyn Carter 2016-10-29
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mdjonline.com

The National Monuments Foundation, based at the Millennium Gate Monument in Atlantic Station, recently presented its annual Middelthon-Candler Peace, Justice and Millennium Gate Prizes during a gala at the monument. Philanthropist and former Princess Khaliya Aga Khan received the Peace Prize, which honors leadership in the promotion of fraternity between peoples and nations; former first lady Rosalynn Carter won the Justice Prize, which honors leadership in effecting positive social change; and Synovus Chairman and CEO Kessel Stelling Jr.

Aga Khan speaks at the 2008 Peterson Lectures in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A 2008-04-24

His Highness the Aga Khan speaks at the annual meeting of the International Baccalaureate.  2008-04-18
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Trevor Williams - GlobalAtlanta.com

Prince Karim Aga Khan, a billionaire philanthropist and spiritual leader of some 20 million Muslims worldwide, stressed the importance of education in the age of globalization in Atlanta as he helped the International Baccalaureate celebrate its 40th anniversary.
The International Baccalaureate, or IB, has programs for students aged 3-19 at 2,300 participating schools in 126 countries, said Monique Seefried, chair of the IB Board of Governors.

The Aga Khan, head of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims, arrived at Fulton County Airport, Atlanta

Members of the Ismaili community greet the Aga Khan at the Fulton County Airport.by Elissa Eubanks/AJC
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Aga Khan, head of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims, arrived at Fulton County Airport today to celebrate with his Georgia followers his 50th anniversary as their leader.

A band greeted him with the Ismaili anthem and the U.S. national anthem, and a representative from Gov. Sonny Perdue's office as well as local politicians were on hand to welcome him.

He will dine with Perdue and other guests at the Governor's Mansion Friday.

Visit of His Highness Prince Aga Khan to Atlanta - 2008-04-17

His Highness the Aga Khan speaks to the audience at the luncheon hosted in his honour by Governor Perdue and First Lady Mary Per
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Sandy Springs, Georgia

On Thursday, April 17, 2008 Atlanta will welcome His Highness Prince Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of 15 million Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. The Aga Khan, at the invitation of Governor Purdue, will visit Atlanta as a part of four city visit he is undertaking to celebrate his Golden Jubilee, the 50th year as the Imam. He will be in Atlanta for three days following his visits to San Antonio, Los Angeles and Chicago. His visit will witness the gathering of over 25,000 of his followers from over 30 countries.

Muslim Spiritual Leader Helps International Baccalaureate Celebrate 40th Anniversary - 2008-04-24

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http://www.globalAtlanta.com

Prince Karim Aga Khan, a billionaire philanthropist and spiritual leader of some 20 million Muslims worldwide, stressed the importance of education in the age of globalization in Atlanta as he helped the International Baccalaureate celebrate its 40th anniversary.

The International Baccalaureate, or IB, has programs for students aged 3-19 at 2,300 participating schools in 126 countries, said Monique Seefried, chair of the IB Board of Governors.

MUSLIM SPIRITUAL LEADER HELPS INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARY - 2008-04-24

2008, April 24: Prince Karim Aga Khan, a billionaire philanthropist and spiritual leader of some 20 million Muslims worldwide, stressed the importance of education in the age of globalization in Atlanta as he helped the International Baccalaureate celebrate its 40th anniversary. [More with Video]

H.H THE AGA KHAN IN ATLANTA - 2008-04-12

Hazar Imam with Governor Perdue of Georgia, USA

April 12 - On Thursday, April 17, 2008 Atlanta will welcome His Highness Prince Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of 15 million Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. The Aga Khan, at the invitation of Governor Purdue, will visit Atlanta as a part of four city visit he is undertaking to celebrate his Golden Jubilee, the 50th year as the Imam. He will be in Atlanta for three days following his visits to San Antonio, Los Angeles and Chicago. His visit will witness the gathering of over 25,000 of his followers from over 30 countries.

50 YEARS OF POSITIVE RELIGIOUS INFLUENCE - 2007-07-10

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2007, July 10: Following the Aga Khan's leadership, each community of Ismailis contributes locally and internationally to making the world a better place. Focusing particularly on developing nations in Asia and Africa, the Aga Khan through the agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network has built over 300 educational institutions, including two universities, 200 clinics and health centers, five hospitals and other institutions dedicated to improving living conditions for the poor of the world, without regard to their faith, origin or gender. [Atlanta Journal]

Aga Khan Trust for Culture: Historic Cities Program Exhibition - 2007-12-01

2007, December 1:Time: 9:30 a.m., Date: Saturday, December 1st, 2007, Place: Mershon Hall, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 . The Atlanta Botanical Gardens is hosting a panel-discussion on the theme 'Restoration and Preservation of Historic Sites - More Than Mere Beautification'.We are indeed very privileged to be able to host Mr. Cameron Rashti, Director of the Historic Cities Program at AKTC, who will be flying in from Geneva to chair the discussion. Joining him on the panel will be architectural preservationist Jack H. Pyburn.

H.H THE AGA KHAN IN GEORGIA - 2008-04-17

Hazar Imam meets with Governor & Mrs. Perdue of Georgia, USA

April 17 - The Aga Khan, head of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims, arrived at Fulton County Airport today to celebrate with his Georgia followers his 50th anniversary as their leader. A band greeted him with the Ismaili anthem and the U.S. national anthem, and a representative from Gov. Sonny Perdue's office as well as local politicians were on hand to welcome him. His Highness the Aga Khan also visited the Residence of the Governer of Georgia.

Ismaili Muslims plan center - 2003-08-25

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www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/gwinnett/0803/25ismailis.html

Ismaili Muslims are planning to build a community center on 6 acres off Five Forks Trickum Road near Snellville.Plans are still fluid for the center at Five Forks and Arnold Road, said Sajida Shroff, a community volunteer with the Aga Khan Foundation USA, which owns the land.
It will offer youth and educational programs such as SAT preparatory classes, healthy living sessions, economics classes and sporting activities, Shroff said.
'Potentially, there will be an area for contemplative prayer,' she said. 'That's one of the things being decided.'

Muslim group sets health talks here - MUSLIM GROUP SETS HEALTH TALKS HERE - 2003-08-06

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www.ajc.com/news/content/news/atlanta_world/0803/06healthtalk.html Atlanta Journal

Close to 1,000 Muslim health care professionals from around the country will meet in Atlanta this weekend to discuss medical treatment and training programs in developing countries.
The doctors, nurses and researchers are with the Ismaili Health Professional Association, a Houston-based group that runs clinics and organizes missions in Asia and Africa.

Ismailis represent about 15 million of the more than 1 billion Muslims worldwide. They are a subset of Shiite Muslims, who are a separate, smaller Muslim community than the majority Sunni Muslims.


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