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Aga Khan arrives in Dhaka 2013-09-16

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Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Dhaka on Monday morning on a two-day visit.
Foreign minister Dipu Moni received him at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on his arrival by private a jet to a red carpet reception.

From there, he will go to the National Memorial in Savar to pay respects to the Liberation War heroes, a foreign ministry official says.

The Aga Khan is also the founder and Chairperson of the Aga Khan Development Network, one of the largest private development groups in the world.

Govt working to empower people Says CA at banquet for Aga Khan 2008-05-20

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http://www.thedailystar.net/story.php?nid=37391

Chief Adviser (CA) Fakhruddin Ahmed last night said his government is working relentlessly and uncompromisingly to empower people and ensure their right to choose their representatives without fear or intimidation.

Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed accompanies Prince Karim Aga Khan

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed accompanies Prince Karim Aga Khan as he exchanges greetings with representatives of the Ismaili community in Bangladesh at Zia International Airport on his arrival on a 4-state day visit. Photo: STAR

Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed accompanies Prince Karim Aga Khan
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http://www.thedailystar.net/story.php?nid=37391

Prince Aga Khan due today 2008-05-18

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http://www.bssnews.net/index.php?genID=BSS-03-2008-05-18&id=255

Prince Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, arrives Dhaka today on a four-day state visit.

Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed will receive him at Zia International airport.

Price Aga Khan's visit marks the golden jubilee of his Imamat. He became the Imam on July 11, 1957 at the age of 20, succeeding his grandfather, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan.

Prince Aga Khan will call on President Iajuddin Ahmed, Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed and hold meetings with several advisers.

Ismaili leader Aga Khan begins four-day visit to Bangladesh 2008-05-19

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http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/southasia/news/article_1406192.php/Ismaili_leader_Aga_Khan_begins_four-day_visit_to_Bangladesh

Dhaka - Aga Khan, the leader of Ismaili Muslims across the world, arrived in Dhaka on Monday to a rousing welcome at the start of a four-day visit to Bangladesh, officials said.

Fakhruddin Ahmed, the de facto prime minister of the interim government, was at the airport along with other senior officials to greet the head of the Ismailis, a group who live as permanent residents in some 25 countries.

The airport was bedecked by flowers and festoons as the Aga Khan stepped down to a red-carpet reception.

Aga Khan in Dhaka 2008-05-19

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bdnews24.com

Prince Karim Aga Khan, leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Dhaka Monday by private plane to a red carpet reception and was greeted by chief adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed at the airport.

The Aga Khan, who landed at Zia International Airport at 1.30pm, was driven to the Sonargaon Hotel where he will stay during his four-day visit.

A contingent of the Armed Forces accorded the Aga Khan a guard of honour at the airport.

Ismaili leader Aga Khan begins four-day visit to Bangladesh 2008-05-14

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http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/206375,ismaili-leader-aga-khan-begins-four-day-visit-to-bangladesh.html

Dhaka - Aga Khan, the leader of Ismaili Muslims across the world, arrived in Dhaka on Monday to a rousing welcome at the start of a four-day visit to Bangladesh, officials said. Fakhruddin Ahmed, the de facto prime minister of the interim government, was at the airport along with other senior officials to greet the head of the Ismailis, a group who live as permanent residents in some 25 countries.

The airport was bedecked by flowers and festoons as the Aga Khan stepped down to a red-carpet reception.

Aga Khan to visit Bangladesh 2008-05-14

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http://www.weeklyblitz.net/index.php?id=149

Leader of the Aga Khan Community in the world, Prince Karim Aga Khan is expected to arrive in Bangladesh on 19 May on a 3-day visit. Bangladesh will accord VVIP [Highest Official Status] to him during his visit. A gazette notification was already issued in Dhaka on May 12 in this regard.

Prince Aga Khan due today 2008-05-19

Source: 
http://www.thedailystar.net/story.php?nid=37218

Prince Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, arrives Dhaka today on a four-day state visit.

Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed will receive him at Zia International airport.

Price Aga Khan's visit marks the golden jubilee of his Imamat. He became the Imam on July 11, 1957 at the age of 20, succeeding his grandfather, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan.

Prince Aga Khan will call on President Iajuddin Ahmed, Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed and hold meetings with several advisers.

Aga Kahn arrives in Dhaka

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

H.H. the Aga Kahn arrives in Dhaka

Aga Kahn arrives in Dhaka

H.H the Aga Khan to visit Bangladesh during Golden Jubilee - 2008-05-08

2008, May 8 - Aga Khan, Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, will be visiting Bangladesh from 19th to 22nd this month. The state visit of the Aga Khan is taking place at a time when Ismailish all over the world, including those in Bangladesh, are celebrating the golden jubilee of the Aga Khan's leadership. [More]

The Aga Khan in Dhaka - 2008-05-19

2008, May 19: Prince Aga Khan,arrives Dhaka today on a four-day state visit. Chief Adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed will receive him at Zia International airport. He will visit National Memorial at Savar and attend a state banquet at Hotel Sonargaon today. He will also host diplomatic reception and Imamat banquet at the same venue tomorrow. Prince Aga Khan will lay the foundation of the Aga Khan Academy at Basundhara tomorrow and the permanent Jamatkhana of the community on May 21. [Photos and News here!] Photos of H.H. The Aga Khan at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Prince Karim Aga Khan arrives in Dhaka - 2008-05-19

Dhaka, May 19: (bdnews24.com)

H.H. The Aga Khan leaves Bangladesh - 2008-05-23

2008, May 23: [The New Nation] Prince Karim Aga Khan, left here yesterday afternoon for home ending his four-day visit to Bangladesh. Adviser for Foreign Affairs Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury saw him off at the VVIP terminal of the Zia International Airport.Aga Khan placed a wreath at the National Monument for unknown martyrs soon after his arrival in Dhaka paying homage to their memories. He held meetings with Finance Adviser Dr A B Mirza Azizul Islam, Foreign Adviser Dr Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury, Education Adviser Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman and Religious Affairs Adviser A F Hassan Ariff.

Dhaka Chief adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed speaks of democracy at banquet with Aga Khan - 2008-05-19

2008, May 19: Dhaka Chief adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed speaks of democracy at banquet with Aga Khan.[More]

Prince Karim Aga Khan lays the foundation of Aga Khan Academy - 2008-05-20

Dhaka, May 20: Prince Karim Aga Khan lays the foundation of Aga Khan Academy at Baridhara in the city yesterday while Education Adviser Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman looks on. [Photo: STAR]

AT THE DINNER HOSTED BY THE Lt.GENERAL H.M. ERSHAD CHIEF MARTIAL LAW ADMINISTRATOR - 1983-01-04

Your Excellency,
Distinguished Guests,

Ladies and Gentlemen.

I have had the pleasure of visiting Bangladesh on five previous occasions and each has left me with the richest of memories. To be here again to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of my Accession to the Imamat of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims is therefore to renew ties of longstanding friendship and my wife and I are both honoured and delighted to be welcomed this evening in terms of such warmth particularly appreciate Your Excellency's remark that you consider me as a fellow Bangladeshi. I could not wish for a greater complement.

AT THE DINNER HOSTED BY MR. SHAMSU-DUHA, FOREIGN MINISTER OF BANGLADESH - 1983-01-05

Your Excellencies, Honourable Minister, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen,
The welcome my wife and I have received here in Bangladesh has been heartwarming and I sincerely thank you, Mr, Minister, for the kindness of your remarks with regard to my family's work and ideals. Our ideals and those of Bangladesh are both inspired by the same faith, which lays such emphasis on the brotherhood of man. The improvement of the human condition must be a principal obligation of every Muslim, whether those he helps are of his own faith or not.

AT THE DINNER IN HONOUR OF THE CHIEF MARTIAL LAW ADMINISTRATOR - 1983-01-06

Your Excellencies,
Honourable Ministers,

Ladies and Gentlemen.

I am delighted to welcome His Excellency General Ershad and the Begum Ershadhere this evening and to be able to reciprocate the warm hospitality given to my wife and I on Tuesday evening. Our visit to Dhaka has indeed been made memorable by the kindness shown to us at all levels.

It has given me great pleasure to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of my accession to the Imamat of the Shia Ismaili Muslims here in Dhaka.

Speech at the IPS Luncheon Dacca - 1970-01-29

Speech by His Royal Highness The Aga Khan at the IPS Luncheon, Dacca on January 29, 1970 'May I first thank the Director of IPS for giving me further practice in the digestive art of delivering a speech in the middle of the day after a substantial luncheon. If you promise not to fall asleep. I will do my best to keep talking.

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