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Today in History

DateEventDetails
1960-10-26Event - 1960-10-26

Laid foundation stone of Karimabad Colony Scheme No. 2, Karachi.

1967-10-26Event - 1967-10-26

Participated in the historic celebrations of the coronation of Shah of Iran

1980-10-26Event - 1980-10-26

Mowlana Hazar Imam visited the Jamat of Karachi.

1980-10-26Event - 1980-10-26-B

Begum Salimah visited Sultan Mohammed Shah Aga Khan Schools, Karachi.

1980-10-26Event - 1980-10-26-A

Mowlana Hazar Imam hosted a banquet for Governor and Begum Abbasi.

1981-10-26Event - 1981-10-26

Visited Turfan in the Takla Makan Desert, the Imim Minara and a nearby factory.

1988-10-26Event - 1988-10-26

Mowlana Hazar Imam was honoured by Italy's President Francesco Cossiga when he was presented with the country's highest honour, the Cavaliere del Lavoro at a ceremony in Rome. The Order of the Cavaliere del Lavoro is presented to those who have made a major contribution to the country's economy. Hazar Imam is the first Muslim to receive such an award.

2000-10-26A Vision of Hope and Faith - Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan - 2000-10-26

An Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan by Imran Aslam at the Governor House in Karachi. The People of Pakistan look forward to His visits, look forward to His interventions and to His great vision, which is always translated eventually into reality - says Imran Aslam.

2004-10-26PAMIR PEOPLE LEADING REFORM IN TAJIKISTAN</I> - 2004-10-26

In an interview to Asia Plus [Russian edition], Ambassador Richard Hoagland from USA said that he visited the Pamir Energy Project where the World Bank and the Aga Khan Foundation have provided loans to rebuild the Soviet-era power station. he saw that many international organizations and financial institutions are very active in Gorno-Badakhshan, especially the Aga Khan Foundation. And they all appear to have a very good three-way partnership: the international organizations, the government of Gorno-Badakhshan, and the people of Gorno-Badakhshan.

2006-10-26AGA KHAN GRANTS AN INTERVIEW TO PETER MANSBRIDGE AT CBC - 2006-10-26

INTERVIEW of H.H. The Aga Khan, Ottawa, Canada - Extract: '...in recent years, I think we're seeing more and more around the world that no matter what the nature of the conflict is, ultimately there is a rejection of pluralism as one of the components, whether it's tribalism, whether it's conflict amongst ethnic groups, whether it's conflict amongst religions. The failure to see value in pluralism is a terrible liability...'

2007-10-26INAUGURATION OF TWO MAJOR LANDMARKS IN HISTORIC CAIRO - 2007-10-26

2007, October 26:In a ceremony here today, His Highness the Aga Khan, His Excellency Farouk Hosni, Egypt's Minister of Culture, Dr. Abdel Azim Wazir, the Governor of Cairo, inaugurated the restoration and revitalisation of two historic complexes in the city's Darb al-Ahmar district. [Press Release] [Speech]

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