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Friday, 2017, July 7Where few others dare to tread: the Aga Khan in Africa
His Highness The Aga Khan IV
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dw.com

Prince Karim will celebrate his diamond jubilee as the Aga Khan this July. From the beginning of his time as Imam, he has been quietly supporting humanitarian and environmental work throughout Africa.

"We can say with conviction that Africa's moment has come." With this the Aga Khan brought a 2016 keynote address to a culmination. While he commended the continent's resilience, economic progress and a widening acceptance of diversity, it was this one sentence that summed up his optimism about the continent.

Thursday, 2011, July 7Speech by Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Tanzania Jamati Institutional Dinner 2011-07-07
Hazar Imam speaking at the Institutional Dinner in DaresSalaam 2011-07-07
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Video - theismaili.org

Speech by Hazar Imam at the Institutional Dinner in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
July 7, 2011

I would like to begin by telling you how immensely happy I am to be back in Tanzania and to be able to say to My Jamati leaders here and elsewhere that, Inshallah, in the months ahead, the years ahead, I will be able to visit the Jamat more often than I have in the past.

Saturday, 2007, July 7UNSEEN MASTERPIECES OF ISLAMIC ART REVEALED - 2007-07-07
His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the inauguration of the Spirit & Life Exhibition, 12 July 2007. AKDN/Zahir Daya

2007, July 7: Spirit & Life, an exhibition of rare Islamic art and manuscripts never before displayed in the UK, will run this summer at The Ismaili Centre, South Kensington, London. Highlights will include miniatures from one of the finest illustrated manuscripts ever produced, the Persian epic Shahnama (The Book of Kings) and an extremely rare copy of the Canon of Medicine of Ibn Sina, used in Europe and the Middle East as the standard medical textbook for over 500 years. [Art Daily]

Wednesday, 2004, July 7Kabar July 9 - H.H. THE AGA KHAN PAYS OFFICIAL VISIT TO KYRGYSTAN - 2004-07-07
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www.kabar.kg/english/04/Jul/09/25.htm

His Highness Aga Khan Kerim IV together with his brother His Highness Prince Amin Aga Khan have arrived in Kyrgyzstan on an official visit. Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Nikolai Tanaev has met him at the airport. A ceremony of laying foundation of the University of Central Asia took place in Naryn today.

Wednesday, 2004, July 7UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ASIA IN NARYN</I> - 2004-07-07

Spiritual leader of Ismailits Prince Aga Khan is taking part in laying of the foundation stone of University of Central Asia. After the ceremony in Tadjik city of Horog, where the leading University will locate the Prince will arrive in Kyrgyzstan on July 7. The first stone of the branch of this University also will be laid with the participation of President Askar Akayev in Naryn town.

Wednesday, 2004, July 7Prince Aga-Khan is visiting Kyrgyzstan - H.H. THE AGA KHAN PAYS OFFICIAL VISIT TO KYRGYSTAN - 2004-07-07
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www.kabar.kg/english/04/Jul/08/14.htm

His Majesty Prince Aga Khan the 4th with his brother Prince Amin Aga Khan arrived in Kyrgyzstan with official visit. Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Nikolay Tanayev met them at the airport.The Prince Aga Khan and Askar Akayev visit Naryn town, where the ceremony of laying of the foundation stone of University of Central Asia will take place. The head University will be situated in Tajik city of Horog. This private, noncommercial high society University will serve the region with its 25 million people.

Wednesday, 2004, July 7Kabar July 13 - H.H. THE AGA KHAN PAYS OFFICIAL VISIT TO KYRGYSTAN</I> - 2004-07-07
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www.kabar.kg/english/04/Jul/13/11.htm

International conference entitled ?Development strategy of health-resort zone of Issykkul region? has finished in Cholponata. President of Kyrgyzstan Askar Akaev, Prince Aga Khan Kerim IV, Prince Amin Aga Khan, Prime Minister Nikolai Tanaev, Head of the JICA Office in Kyrgyzstan Nakano Satoshi attended the conference.

Wednesday, 2004, July 7PRESIDENT KARZAI WELCOMES THE AGA KHAN IN KABUL</I> - 2004-07-07

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Wednesday, 2004, July 7President Karzai welcomes His Highness Agha Khan's visit to Kabul - PRESIDENT KARZAI WELCOMES THE AGA KHAN IN KABUL - 2004-07-07
H.H. The Aga Khan IV with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan
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www.aopnews.com/today.html

H.E. Hamid Karzai, President of the Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan welcomed the visit today to Kabul of His Highness, Agha Khan, as a long-standing friend to the Afghan people.
During their meeting in the Presidential Palace, the President thanked His Highness Agha Khan for his contribution to the reconstruction of Afghanistan through the projects of the Agha Khan Foundation.

Wednesday, 2004, July 7Prince Aga Khan to take part in laying of the foundation stone of University of Central Asia in Naryn - 2004-07-07
Source: 
www.kabar.kg/english/04/Jul/07/37.htm

Spiritual leader of Ismailits Prince Aga Khan is taking part in laying of the foundation stone of University of Central Asia. After the ceremony in Tadjik city of Horog, where the leading University will locate the Prince will arrive in Kyrgyzstan on July 7. The first stone of the branch of this University also will be laid with the participation of President Askar Akayev in Naryn town.This private, noncommercial high society University will serve the region with its 25 million people.

Wednesday, 2004, July 7H.H. THE AGA KHAN PAYS OFFICIAL VISIT TO KYRGYSTAN</I> - 2004-07-07

His Highness Aga Khan Kerim IV together with his brother His Highness Prince Amin Aga Khan have arrived in Kyrgyzstan on an official visit. Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Nikolai Tanaev has met him at the airport. A ceremony of laying foundation of the University of Central Asia took place in Naryn today. Opening this event, Naryn Governor Askar Salymbekov said Kyrgyz President Askar Akaev and His Highness Aga Khan, whose fund financing the project, could not attend the ceremony because of weather conditions.

Wednesday, 2004, July 7 University of Central Asia LaunchedFirst University in the Region Dedicated to High Mountain Populationswith campuses in Tajikistan, Kyrgyz Republic and KazakhstanKhorog - UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ASIA IN NARYN - 2004-07-07

President Emomali Rahmonov of Tajikistan, joined His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims on 6th July, in laying the foundation stone of the Khorog campus in Tajikistan - the first of three campuses of the University of Central Asia (UCA). The Vice-President of Afghanistan, Nematullah Shahrani also attended the ceremony. The second campus of the UCA was inaugurated in Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic on 8th July, by His Excellency the Prime Minister of Kyrgyz Republic, Mr. Tanaev, in the presence of Prince Amyn Aga Khan and Governor Salymbekov.

Wednesday, 2004, July 7AGA KHAN OPENS FIRST MICROCREDIT LENDER IN TAJIKISTAN - 2004-07-07
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www.hri.org/news/balkans/rferl/2004/04-07-07.rferl.html#29

Prince Aga Khan IV, the spiritual leader of the Ismaili movement, opened the first microcredit bank in Dushanbe on 5 July, Asia Plus-Blitz reported. Noting that the bank is intended to combat poverty in Tajikistan, Prince Aga Khan said that it will have an investment fund of $3 million and will provide loans to small businesses at 18 percent annual interest. The bank is only the third of its kind in the region; others are located in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Prince Aga Khan also met with Tajik President Rakhmonov on 5 July, Tajik Radio reported.

Thursday, 1983, July 7Event - 1983-07-07

Hazar Imam gave a speech at graduation ceremony organized of Institute for Ismaili Studies and the University of London.

Thursday, 1983, July 7Speech at the Graduation ceremony at the IIS and the University of London Institute of Education - 1983-07-07
1983-07-07 London IIS.jpg

Dr Taylor, Professor Lawton, Distinguished guests


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