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Saturday, 2015, May 2 - Tuesday, 2015, May 5The “Blue Mosque” of Cairo Restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture 2015-05-02
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Cairo, 2 May 2015 – Restoration of the 14th century Amir Aqsunqur “Blue Mosque” in Al-Darb al-Ahmar has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) as part of the larger Al-Darb al-Ahmar Urban Regeneration Programme.

The Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh El Damaty, and the Governor of Cairo, Galal Said, joined His Highness the Aga Khan in marking the occasion at the Mosque.

Saturday, 2015, May 2 - Monday, 2015, May 4Aga Khan Trust for Culture Restores the "Blue Mosque" in Cairo 2015-05-02
H.H. The Aga Khan speaking at the Blue Mosque" restoration ceremony in Cairo  2015-05-02

Cairo, 2 May 2015 – Restoration of the 14th century Amir Aqsunqur “Blue Mosque” in Al-Darb al-Ahmar has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) as part of the larger Al-Darb al-Ahmar Urban Regeneration Programme.

The Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh El Damaty, and the Governor of Cairo, Galal Said, joined His Highness the Aga Khan in marking the occasion at the Mosque.

AKDN Photo

Saturday, 2015, May 2Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at the Inauguration of Amir Aqsunqur Mosque, Cairo
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02 May 2015

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency the Minister of Antiquities,
Your Excellency, the Governor of Cairo,
Your Excellencies, Honourable Ministers,
Your Excellencies,
Distinguished guests,
Ladies and gentlemen‎,

It is an immense pleasure to join all of you once again, in this special celebration. The inauguration of the Aq Sunqur Mosque is an extraordinary moment in its own right. And it also marks the culmination of a larger revitalisation that has taken place over many years in historic Cairo.

Friday, 1958, May 2Interview of a Young Imam - 1958-05-02

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Mowlana Hazar Imam and the London Newspapermen on television.
May 2nd, 1958 "Press Conference"

115 Questions answered with artistry and insight.

Friday, 1958, May 2Interview of a Young Imam on BBC- 1958-05-02

First interview over BBC Television, London. [Interview here]


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