VICTORIA - To mark this occasion, Premier Christy Clark has issued the following statement:
"It is a pleasure to congratulate His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan on the occasion of his birthday.
"For millions of Ismailis around the globe, His Highness provides spiritual guidance, but since becoming the Aga Khan over 50 years ago, has also become one of the world's greatest statesmen. His work to build bridges across religious and ethnic divides has resulted in real change. His Highness also has been a tireless advocate for peace, prosperity, and equality.
Son of Prince Aly Khan and Princess Tajuddawlah Aly Khan, the Aga Khan was born on December 13, 1936, in Geneva. He spent his early childhood in Nairobi, Kenya, and then attended Le Rosey School in Switzerland for nine years. He graduated from Harvard University in 1959 with a BA Honors Degree in Islamic history.
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Le ministre Kenney présente ses voeux d'anniversaire à Son Altesse, le Prince Karim Aga Khan - 2008-12-12Posted December 13th, 2008 by heritage
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - 12 déc. 2008) - L'honorable Jason Kenney, ministre de la Citoyenneté, de l'Immigration et du Multiculturalisme, a formulé la déclaration suivante pour l'anniversaire de Son Altesse, le Prince Karim Aga Khan, le 13 décembre :
Je voudrais présenter mes meilleurs voeux d'anniversaire à Son Altesse, le Prince Karim Aga Khan.
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2008) - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on the birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, which is on December 13:
"I would like to extend warm birthday wishes to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan.