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1910-01-29Aga Khan III gives the inaugural Address to the All India Muslim League - 1910-01-29

January 29, 1910 -Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III gave the inaugural Address to the All India Muslim League Third Annual Session in Delhi. In his address, he mentioned the formation of the Muslim League, a separate representation of Muslims in all levels, co-operation and unity between both the Muslims and the Hindus to meet the challenges of education, agriculture, commerce and industry and above all, to stand united in the struggle for equality for the Indians in South Africa and other important related issues.

1958-01-29Event - 1958-01-29

Speech at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi on 'Islam in Africa.'

1958-01-29SPEECH AT THE PAKISTAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS - 1958-01-29

Mr Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen

I would like to begin by expressing my very real appreciation of the honour you have shown me by inviting me to address you here this afternoon.

1970-01-29Event - 1970-01-29-A

Mowlana Hazar Imam was interviewed by a Morning News reporter at Chittagong.

1970-01-29Speech at the IPS Luncheon Dacca - 1970-01-29

Speech by His Royal Highness The Aga Khan at the IPS Luncheon, Dacca on January 29, 1970 'May I first thank the Director of IPS for giving me further practice in the digestive art of delivering a speech in the middle of the day after a substantial luncheon. If you promise not to fall asleep. I will do my best to keep talking.

1970-01-29Event - 1970-01-29

Hazar Imam visited the I.P.S. offices, Hazar Imam spoke of bright possibilities for tourism in the country.

1978-01-29Event - 1978-01-29

Mowlana Hazar Imam and Begum Salimah attended a Grand Darbar at Bombay; Departed from India.

1995-01-29Event - 1995-01-29

First ever Mulaqat with Jamats of Central Asia at Moscow's Olimpiski Stadium.

2001-01-29THE AGA KHAN HAS ANNOUNCED A CONTRIBUTION OF US $500,000 TOWARDS QUAKE RELIEF IN GUJARAT - 2001-01-29

Times of India (01/29/2001) - MUMBAI: The Aga Khan has announced a contribution of US $500,000 towards quake relief in Gujarat. This is in addition to food, medicines, tents and manpower that has already been mobilised by Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS), an international emergency response agency associated with the Aga Khan development network. Medical personnel from the Aga Khan health services as well as volunteers from Ahmedabad and Sidhpur in Gujarat and from Mumbai are en route to the worst hit areas.

2002-01-29Press Release French - AGA KHAN VISITS CANADA FROM 28 TO 30 JANUARY - 2002-01-29

Le Premier ministre Jean Chrétien a annoncé aujourd?hui que Son Altesse l?Aga Khan, 49e Imam héréditaire des musulmans chiites ismaïlis, sera en visite au Canada du 28 au 30 janvier 2002.

2005-01-29Building across the cultural divide - BUILDING ACCROS THE CULTURAL DIVIDE - 2005-01-29
Source: 
www.canada.com/ottawa/ottawacitizen/news/observer/story.html?id=826a54e1-16a4-4039-afac-90421f9fccae

Aga Khan, the prince of architecture, was honoured for his work in a field that can 'improve the quality of life' and 'mirror the plurality of cultural traditions.'The Great Hall of the National Building Museum is a breathtaking space. The ceiling rises 15 storeys above the floor at its tallest point, and its interior Corinthian columns are among the tallest in the world.

2005-01-29Globe and Mail - BUILDING ACCROS THE CULTURAL DIVIDE</I> - 2005-01-29
Source: 
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20050126.NOTE26-3/TPStory

The Aga Khan was awarded the fifth Vincent Scully Prize last night at a ceremony in Washington, honouring him for his contributions to design excellence and the 'improvement of the built environment in the Muslim world.' The award, named after the famous Yale architect, author and educator, was started in 1999 to recognize 'exemplary practice, scholarship or criticism in architecture, historic preservation and urban design.'

2005-01-29Summary Washington visit - BUILDING ACCROS THE CULTURAL DIVIDE</I> - 2005-01-29

2005, January 25: Washington, DC?The National Building Museum?s fifth Vincent Scully Prize has been presented to His Highness The Aga Khan. A Cocktail reception was held at 7:00 p.m. Dinner was followed by tributes to His Highness The Aga Khan from Charles Correa and by James Wolfensohn. Upon receiving the Vincent Scully Prize, H.H. The Aga Khan made a short speech of acceptance. A roundtable was held at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Washington [Maryland/12th str] with some journalists.

2005-01-29BUILDING ACCROS THE CULTURAL DIVIDE</I> - 2005-01-29

Aga Khan, the prince of architecture, was honoured for his work in a eld that can 'improve the quality of life' and 'mirror the plurality of cultural traditions.' The Great Hall of the National Building Museum is a breathtaking space. The ceiling rises 15 storeys above the floor at its tallest point, and its interior Corinthian columns are among the tallest in the world.

2005-01-29A Lesson in Simple but Edifying Architecture - 2005-01-29
Source: 
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A46072-2005Jan28.html

The village school that Diebedo Francis Kere designed in the West African nation of Burkina Faso is modest in scale. But the ambition it represents is grand.

2009-01-29In Ottawa, Maki Completes First Building for Aga Khan - 2009-01-29
2009-01-29 - Ottawa Delegation Building
Source: 
archrecord.construction.com

Maki and Associates has completed the first building in the world specifically designed for the Aga Khan and his agencies.

2009-01-29Maki Completes Delegation Building in Ottawa -2009-01-29
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Maki and Associates has completed the first building in the world specifically designed for the Aga Khan and his agencies.

The new, 95,000-square-foot building, known as the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, is located in Ottawa, Canada, and houses offices for the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada and Aga Khan Development Network.

2009-01-29Halcrow Yolles role in Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat Building - 2009-01-29
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Source: 
http://www.halcrow.com/Our-projects/

Client:
Fumihiko Maki and Associates Moriyama & Teshima Architects
Country:
Canada
Role:
Structural glass design; building envelope services; full structural engineering services

The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat is an elegant two-storey building containing meeting rooms, exhibition areas, an atrium, a resource centre and offices for the Aga Khan Foundation Canada and other agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network.

2015-01-29Lost Dhow exhibition illuminates China's historical trade prowess 2015-01-29
The Lost Dhow: A Discovery from the Maritime Silk Route.
Source: 
Xinhua News Agency

TORONTO, Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- China's active role in cross- cultural exchange and trade in the 9th century is explored here in The Lost Dhow exhibition that runs until April 26, 2015.

The new Aga Khan Museum in Toronto plays host to the extraordinary exhibition of artifacts from a 9th-century Arab dhow, which was discovered in 1998 at the bottom of the Indian Ocean in the western Java Sea.

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