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Ismaili Muslims hire rising architect Farshid Moussavi to design first U.S. cultural center in Houston

The land Montrose Boulevard at Allen Parkway is the future site of the Ismaili Center near downtown Houston  photo Mark Mulligan
Source: 
houstonchronicle.com

Ismaili Muslims hire rising architect Farshid Moussavi to design first U.S. cultural center in Houston

Molly Glentzer Feb. 6, 2019 Updated: Feb. 6, 2019 6:52 a.m.

The vacant lot along Montrose Boulevard at Allen Parkway is planned as the future site of the Ismaili Center near downtown Houston along Buffalo Bayou, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.Photo: Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer

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
Source: 
www.congress.gov/congressional-record

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

WELCOMING THE AGA KHAN TO TEXAS

______

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

Mawlana Hazar Imam to establish Ismaili Centre in Houston 2018-03-21

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to the Jamat gathered outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston after the last Mulaqat
Source: 
the.ismaili

awlana Hazar Imam confirmed plans to build a high-profile centre in Houston on 22 March during his final Mulaqat of the USA Diamond Jubilee visit. He went on to say that the process of selecting architects is already underway with guidance from Hazar Imam’s brother Prince Amyn.
President of the Ismaili Council for the United States, Dr. Barkat Fazal, commented, “We are immensely grateful to Mawlana Hazar Imam as this Centre, representing our ethics and values, will serve as an ambassadorial building furthering community connection and dialogue.”

Mayor Turner Welcomes the Aga Khan to Houston 2018-03-18

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner welcomed His Highness the Aga Khan to Houston  2018-03-18
Source: 
houstontx.gov

March 18, 2018 -- Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner welcomed His Highness the Aga Khan to Houston today in commemoration of his Diamond Jubilee, which celebrates his 60th anniversary as spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims

The Aga Khan to visit Houston on Sunday 2018-03-18

Source: 
abc13.com

Friday, March 16, 2018 08:00PM
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --
His Highness the Aga Khan is making a 10-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States, marking 60 years of his leadership.

He will be visiting Atlanta and Houston.

The Aga Khan will be received by the Secretary of the State and the Ismaili Muslim leadership upon arrival in Houston on Sunday.

During his visit, he is scheduled to meet with Governor Abbott and the Ismaili community. A significant portion of the Ismaili community from around the U.S. is coming to Houston for this occasion.

Volunteers pack over 80,000 meals for food bank

I-CERV volunteers, in collaboration with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Feeding Children Everywhere, held a food packing ev
Source: 
ajc.com

At the I-CERV 60 for 60 Day of Service, over 500 Ismaili Muslim volunteers, ages eight years and above, assembled 80,000 meals for Atlanta’s children and seniors in need.

The event was hosted by the Aga Khan Council for the Southeastern United States in collaboration with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and Feeding Children Everywhere on Nov. 19 at the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Norcross. The 60 for 60 Day of Service honored His Highness the Aga Khan’s 60 years of spiritual leadership and service to humanity and celebrated
Thanksgiving with the less fortunate.

Speech by Gov. Rick Perry to Commemorate the Golden Jubilee visit to Texas by Hazar Imam 2008-04-12

H.H The Aga Khan with Gov. Rick Perry of Texas     2008-04-12
Source: 
: http://governor.state.tx.us/news/speech/5156/

Commemorating the Aga Khan’s Visit – Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Speech

April 12, 2008 – Source: http://governor.state.tx.us/news/speech/5156/


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