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Thursday, 2009, June 25The Islamic Worlds in the Aga Khan Museum Collection - 2009-06-25
Source: 
World Bulletin / News Desk

Madrid is currently hosting the exhibition "The Islamic Worlds in the Aga Khan Museum Collection" which shows some of the greatest treasures of Islamic art, from ancient al-Andalus to India.

The exhibition, available until September 6, 2009, will travel several other cities such as Barcelona, Onculture.eu said.

The art, the history, the traditions and the geographies of the Islamic world from the Far East to the Iberian Peninsula are the subjects of the exhibition The Worlds of Islam in the Aga Khan Museum Collection.

Saturday, 2005, June 25AGA KHAN AWARDED HONORARY DEGREE BY AUB</I> - 2005-06-25

Beirut, Lebanon - On the occasion of the 136th Commencement Exercises the American University of Beirut awarded honorary doctoral degree to the Aga Khan. The ceremony for the granting of honorary degrees was held in the Assembly Hall at 12:00 noon on Commencement Day.

Saturday, 2005, June 25AGA KHAN CONFERRED HONORARY DOCTORATE FROM AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT - AGA KHAN AWARDED HONORARY DEGREE BY AUB - 2005-06-25
Source: 
http://www.akdn.org/news/2005June25.html AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT

(Please see the Aga Khan's Remarks and the American University of Beirut website)His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims and founder of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), was today conferred an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters, by the American University of Beirut.In its citation, the University praised the Aga Khan as 'an avid philanthropist standing at the head of a network of service institutions focused on the have-nots of the world, Muslim and non-Muslim alike.'In his acceptance remarks, the Aga Khan praised the American University of Beirut for

Saturday, 2005, June 25Speech - AGA KHAN AWARDED HONORARY DEGREE BY AUB - 2005-06-25

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.

Friday, 2004, June 25PRESIDENT CHISSANO AND AGA KHAN LAY FOUNDATION FOR AN INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN MOZAMBIQUE - AGA KHAN VISITS MOZAMBIQUE - 2004-06-25
Source: 
www.akdn.org/news/2004Jun25.htm
Friday, 2004, June 25Lead Architect and Landscape Architect Selected for University of Central Asia Campuses - ARCHITECT SELECTED FOR UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ASIA CAMPUSES - 2004-06-25
Source: 
www.akdn.org

His Highness the Aga Khan has announced the selection of the lead architect and the landscape architect for the three sites of the University of Central Asia. The three campuses, in Tekeli, Kazakhstan; Naryn, Kyrgyz Republic; and Khorog, Tajikistan, are being conceived as innovative 'university parks'.

Friday, 2004, June 25Speech - AGA KHAN VISITS MOZAMBIQUE - 2004-06-25
Source: 
www.akdn.org

Your Excellency President ChissanoYour Excellency the President of the Assembly
Your Excellency the Prime Minister
Honourable Ministers
Honourable Mayor
Excellencies
Ladies and Gentlemen

What event could express a greater aspiration than laying the foundation of a school that hopes to inspire its students to explore horizons beyond their own, develop their mental resilience and discover the bonds of mutuality that cut across differences of culture, ethnicity, religion or background?

Friday, 2004, June 25ARCHITECT SELECTED FOR UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ASIA CAMPUSES</I> - 2004-06-25

Geneva

Friday, 2004, June 25Aga Khan Visits Mozambique - AGA KHAN VISITS MOZAMBIQUE - 2004-06-25
Source: 
allafrica.com/stories/200406230622.html

The Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Ismaili branch of Islam, begins an official visit to Mozambique on Thursday, at the invitation of the Mozambican government.
According to a press release from the Aga Khan Foundation, he will attend a ceremony at which President Joaquim Chissano will lay the first stone in the construction of an Aga Khan Academy in the southern city of Matola.

This is the second in an international network of 20 academies, described by the Foundation as 'centres of excellence', and which will be run by the Aga Khan Educational Services.

Friday, 2004, June 25Nation - AGA KHAN VISITS MOZAMBIQUE - 2004-06-25
Source: 
allafrica.com/stories/200406280141.html The Nation

The spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims, His Highness the Aga Khan, on Friday joined President Joaquim Chissano of Mozambique in announcing the creation of the Aga Khan Academy in Maputo.
The Aga Khan described the institution as an academic centre of excellence which will be the second of some 20 being established by the Aga Khan Development Network in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and South Asia.

Friday, 2004, June 25AGA KHAN VISITS MOZAMBIQUE</I> - 2004-06-25

Maputo - The Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Ismaili branch of Islam, began an official visit to Mozambique on Thursday, at the invitation of the Mozambican government. According to a press release from the Aga Khan Foundation, he attended a ceremony at which President Joaquim Chissano layed the first stone in the construction of an Aga Khan Academy in the southern city of Matola. This is the second in an international network of 20 academies, described by the Foundation as 'centres of excellence', and which will be run by the Aga Khan Educational Services.

Wednesday, 2003, June 25FOUNDATION LAUNCHES COAST PROJECT - 2003-06-25

The Rural Coastal Support Programme Kenya (CRCP), a project of the Aga Khan Foundation (AFK), has launched its second phase of its work in the country. The event, held on June 20 and 21, was presided over by Kinango MP Gonzi Rai, Mr Tom Kessinger, General Manager AFK in Geneva, Mr Arif Neky, the CEO for AFK in East Africa among others.

Wednesday, 2003, June 25AJK may be opened to cellphone operators - 2003-06-25
Source: 
www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en30176&F_catID=&f_type=source

The government will consider opening up of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Northern Areas to mobile phone operators. This was stated by Information Technology Minister Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari at a forum on development of telecom services in rural areas, organized by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) at a local hotel on Wednesday. 'I do not consider opening up of the AJK to cellular phone companies will pose any security threat,' he said.

Tuesday, 1985, June 25Event - 1985-06-25

Zamana Gallery, London, U.K. was officially opened in the presence Mowlana Hazar Imam by the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Gowrie, Minister of Arts. In explaining the meaning of the word 'Zamana', Hazar Imam said; 'In a number of Islamic languages, the word Zamana' means both the age' or the epoch'. (click here)

Tuesday, 1985, June 25 - Tuesday, 1986, November 11THE ZAMANA GALLERY - 1985-06-25

Mowlana Hazar Imam calls for a more informed perception of other nations' cultures as an effective gateway to better understanding.
The Zamana Gallery, a 550 square meter exhibition area located in the Ismaili Center, London, was officially opened on June 25th by the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Gowrie, Minister for the Arts, in the presence of Mowlana Hazar Imam.


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