His Highness the Aga Khan Marks his Golden Jubilee - Envisages Major Opportunity for the Development of Civil Society 2007-07-11Posted December 26th, 2013 by librarian-hd
His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims yesterday committed himself to support democratic processes, to find means to help the ultra-poor, and to address political and theological tensions through consensus amongst all Muslims.
The Aga Khan was speaking at a ceremony that marked the 50th anniversary of his accession to the Ismaili Imamat. He succeeded his grandfather, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan as the 49th hereditary Imam on 11th July 1957. The colourful ceremony was attended by over 250 leaders from the Ismaili community from some 25 countries.
Aiglemont, France, 26 April 2013 -- His Highness the Aga Khan today announced the engagement of his eldest son, Prince Rahim Aga Khan, to Ms. Kendra Spears of Seattle, Washington, the United States.
The Aga Khan, who is the Spiritual Leader or Imam of the global community of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, said he was delighted to announce the engagement.
Gouvieux, France (Vocus) October 29, 2010
The Aga Khan Development Network Foundation (AKDN Foundation) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) agreed today to intensify joint efforts to broaden access to quality education for students across the developing world and provide richer and more global perspectives to those in the industrialised world.
HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN ENVISAGES MAJOR OPPORTUNITY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CIVIL SOCIETY - 2007-07-12Posted April 20th, 2010 by heritage
2007, July 12: His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims yesterday committed himself to support democratic processes, to find means to help the ultra-poor, and to address political and theological tensions through consensus amongst all Muslims. [Newswire]
2008, January 30 - Gouvieux, France - H.H. the Aga Khan, today met with Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), for discussions on joint collaboration between the ADB and AKDN. The meeting preceded the signing of an agreement aimed at expanding the partnership between the two institutions. Prince Amyn Aga Khan, who signed the agreement on the Aga Khan's behalf, thanked the ADB for its long-standing cooperation and lauded the Bank's efforts to adopt a new long-term strategy this year in the face of growing challenges and opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region.
President Waterbury, Honoured Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am most grateful to the American University of Beirut for this award. I accept it with much happiness and humility, cognisant of the great distinction and achievements of fellow recipients whom the University is also honouring.
2006, September 16: Aiglemont, France: Prince Hussain Aga Khan Marries Miss Kristin J. White (Princess Khaliya)- A religious marriage ceremony was held at Chateau Chantilly. Members of the Leaders International Forum represented the Jamat at the wedding ceremony. On the day before, a civil marriage ceremony took place at Aiglemont, the Aga Khan's family home in France. The marriage was officiated by the Mayor of Gouvieux, Mr. Patrice Marchand.