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Diamond Jubilee

The Aga Khan brought prosperity to his faithful and now looks to uplift world’s bottom billion 2018-05-03

His Highness the Aga Khan (seen with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau) is the 49th hereditary Imam of the world's Shia Ismaili Musl
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The Ismaili spiritual leader marks Diamond Jubilee with world tour, will be visiting Vancouver from May 5 to 7

If you have ever visited an Ismaili home or business establishment, you may have come across a portrait of a gentleman who looks like an industry magnate or European aristocratic. He appears too "official" to be a family member, and then there’s the positioning of the image—usually displayed prominently at the centre of a mantle or beneath special lighting.

So who is this mysterious man?

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Hazar Imam at Chitral Airport, Northern Pakistan, after Diamond Jubilee Darbar bids Khuda Hafiz to the President of Ismailia Council 2017-12-09

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Hazar Imam receives the Pearl of Uganda Award during the Diamond Jubilee visit 2017-10-09

Aga Khan arrives in Dar for two-day visit

Aga Khan arrives in Dar for two-day visit

President John Magufuli (left) receives His Highness the Aga Khan at State House, Dar es Salaam, for talks on October 11, 2017. photo | courtesy

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Hazar Imam arrives in Gilgit-Baltistan for Diamond Jubilee Deedar Mulaquats

Forbes article on economic impact of Diamond Jubilee ceremonies in Portugal

His Highness The Aga Khan arrives in Lisbon  July 2018
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Forbes

Aga Khan IV, the spiritual leader of the Nizari Ismailis, brought his millions to Portugal, where he now lives without paying taxes. The Aga Khan Foundation Portugal, the 24th largest nationwide, is just one of the ends of his philanthropic empire that spends more than 500 million Euros per year.

By David Almas

Aga Khan Again Brings Message of Engaged Islam to Atlanta 2018-03-26

Upon disembarking in Atlanta, the Aga Khan is received by the Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and other dignitaries. Photo: Zain Ha
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globalatlanta.com

Spiritual leader heads a vast development network supported in part by thousands of Ismaili Muslims in Georgia, a community he first visited in 2008

When the Aga Khan’s private jet touched down in Atlanta, he must have had an inkling of the type of reception he would receive.

The spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims, a Shia sect with an estimated 15-20 million adherents worldwide, had visited the city a decade ago during his 50th anniversary year.

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner welcomed Hazar Imam to Houston 2018-03-18

Hazar Imam arrives in Montreal, Canada for Diamond Jubilee Mulaquat

Hazar Imam arrives in Montreal, Canada for Diamond Jubilee Mulaquat

Hazar Imam greeted by leaders upon His arrival in Montreal, Canada for Diamond Jubilee Mulaquat 2017-11-20

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the.ismaili

Hazar Imam arrives in India for Diamond Jubilee 2018-02-20

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Hazar Imam arrives in New Delhi, India 2018-02-20

Congressional Record WELCOMING THE AGA KHAN TO TEXAS (Extensions of Remarks - March 19, 2018)

Gov. Greg Abbot meets with His Highness the Aga Khan (Farhez Rayani/sumitted photo) 2018-03-19
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www.congress.gov/congressional-record

rom the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

WELCOMING THE AGA KHAN TO TEXAS

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HON. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON

of texas

in the house of representatives

Monday, March 19, 2018

115th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 164, No. 47 — Daily Edition

Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to

Hazar Imam establishes the Global Seat of Imamat in Lisbon, Portugal 2018-07-11

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His Highness the Aga Khan establishes the Global Seat of Imamat in Lisbon, Portugal in 2018 during His Diamond Jublilee celebrations

Hazar Imam arrives for lunch with Prince Amyn and Portugal's Government Leaders 2018-010

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Hazar imam attended a lunch meeting with Portuguese Government Leaders in Foz, Lisbon during His Diamond Jubllee visit to Portugal

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His Excellency President Michael Higgins of Ireland and his wife Sabina Mary Coyne, today received His Highness the Aga Khan at their official residence Áras an Uachtaráin. 2018-08-12

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akdn.org

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His Highness the Aga Khan presented with the Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa 2017-10-9

Expresso Magazine Article: Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan in Lisbon, Portugal 2018-07-21

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AGA KHAN

The descendant of Prophet Muhammad celebrated in Lisbon, the 60 years as leader of the Ismailis. An exclusive interview with the wealthiest spiritual leader in the world
By Alexandra Carita
Photographs by Tiago Miranda

[Interview]

“This is a faith of reason”

Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo honours The Aga Khan 2018-07-20

Portugal’s President  Rebelo de Sousa bestows Portugal’s highest honours— the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty  2018-07-20
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nation.co.ke/news

Portugal President Marcelo Rebelol honours The Aga Khan

Friday July 21 2017

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•Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa bestowed the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty on the Aga Khan with at Lisbon’s Belem Palace on Thursday.

•The Aga Khan was in Lisbon at the invitation of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa to receive an Honorary Doctorate for his longstanding commitment to improving the quality of life for some of the world’s vulnerable populations.

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Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa bestows Portugal’s highest honours— the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty— on The Aga Khan at the Belem Palace on July 20, 2017 in recognition of his efforts in uplifting lives around the world . PHOTO | ANTONIO PEDROSA | AKDN

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