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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

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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.

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS PRINCE KARIM AGA KHAN - 1977-11-18

President and members of the Jatiya Press Club, honourable members of His Excellency, the President's Advisory Council, Your Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen.Thank you Mr. President for your kind and most eloquent words of introduction. My wife and I have been very touched by the warmth of the welcome given to us by the people of Bangladesh during this brief visit.

H. H. The Aga Khans Visit To Bangladesh - 1979-10-24

Mowlana Shah Karim al-Hussayni Hazar Imam, His Highness The Aga Khan and Her Highness Begum Salimah made a brief stop over at Dacca on their way to Australia. On arrival at Dacca by their private G2 jet plane from Paris in the early morning of Monday, 29th October around 1:30 a.m., Mowlana Hazar Imam and Begum Salimah were received at the airport by the Honourable Deputy Prime Minister Janab Jamaluddin Ahmed, Chief of Protocol, Industries Secretary, Government Officials and leaders and members of the Jamat. The President was represented by his Military Secretary, Birg.

Mowlana Hazir Imams Visit to Bangladesh - 1987-01-06

During the month of December 1986 when the Jamat in Bangladesh received the news that Mowlana Hazir Imam is going to visit Bangladesh in early January 1987 their hearts filled with hapiness, joy and excitement. Soon they became busy in preparation of the visit. Sultanabad Jamat Khana of Dhaka was selected and renovated for deedar.

NFB News From Bangladesh - IPDC OKAYS TK 1184M INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENT - 2003-08-29

Source: 
www.bangladesh-web.com/news/aug/29/e29082003.htm

The 79th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Industrial Promotion and Development Company of Bangladesh Limited (IPDC) was held in the city recently. AFM Sarwar Kamal, Secretary, Ministry of Industries, presided over the meeting.
IPDC's Directors and alternates from the Government of Bangladesh (GOB), International Finance Corporation (IFC), Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC), German Investment and Development Company (DEG) and Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) attended the meeting.

Click here - IPDC OKAYS TK 473 M INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENT</I> - 2001-04-21

Source: 
http://independent-bangladesh.com/news/apr/21/21042001bs.htm#2

The 69th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Industrial Promotion and Development Company of Bangladesh Limited (IPDC) was held in the city recently under the Chairmanship of Al-Ameen Chaudhury, Secretary, Ministry of Industries.

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan passes away-2003-05-15

Source: 
www.bangladesh-web.com

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, son of the late Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan and the late Princess Andree Aga Khan, died in Boston Monday, aged 70 after a short illness, said a press release.

The younger of Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah''s two sons, Prince Sadruddin was the uncle of the present and 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, His Highness the Aga Khan.

The Aga Khan traces his lineage back to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and Prince Sadruddin''s grandmother was the granddaughter of the Qajar Emperor Fath'' Ali Shah.

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan passes away - CELEBRATED U.N. HUMANITARIAN LEADER PRINCE SADRUDDIN AGA KHAN DIES AT AGE 70 - 2003-05-13

Source: 
www.bangladesh-web.com

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, son of the late Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan and the late Princess Andree Aga Khan, died in Boston Monday, aged 70 after a short illness, said a press release.
The younger of Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah''s two sons, Prince Sadruddin was the uncle of the present and 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, His Highness the Aga Khan.

The Aga Khan traces his lineage back to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and Prince Sadruddin''s grandmother was the granddaughter of the Qajar Emperor Fath'' Ali Shah.

Aga Khan School holds workshop on ICT - AGA KHAN SCHOOL HOLDS WORKSHOP ON ICT - 2003-08-21

Source: 
www.bangladesh-web.com/news/aug/21/c21082003.htm

The Aga Khan School, Dhaka (AKS,D) has just concluded a week-long workshop for incorporating technology into its curriculum. Participants from East Africa, Central Asia, India and Pakistan joined the Senior Section teachers of the AKS,D. Around 54 teachers participated in the training programme, which was designed to make learning for students and teachers more exciting, said a press release.


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