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Today in History

DateEventDetails
1960-09-22Event - 1960-09-22

Handed over the Rs.6 lakh school for refugee children to the Education Minister of Pakistan. It is known as the 'Aga Khan School' situated at Liaquatabad, Karachi.

1962-09-22Event - 1962-09-22

Welcomed to Calcutta by the Speaker of West Bengal Legislative Assembly.

1962-09-22Event - 1962-09-22-A

Chief Guest at dinner hosted by All Nations Club of Calcutta.

1979-09-22Event - 1979-09-22

Mowlana Hazar Imam met with President Bok of Harvard and President Weisner of Massachusetts Institute of Technology to discuss the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

1998-09-22Event - 1998-09-22-A

President Emomali Rakhmonov awarded The Aga Khant with the Order of Friendship

1998-09-22Event - 1998-09-22

Aga Khan gets a warm welcome in Tajikistan

2003-09-22CANADA AND THE AKDN FORGING NEW LEADERSHIP - 2003-09-22

Addressing a group of Canadian parliamentarians, government representatives, academics and representatives of the business and diplomatic community, Mr. Kassim-Lakha said that Canada's support for Aga Khan University, a member of the Aga Khan Development Network, is 'beginning to have a strategic impact in several countries of Asia and Africa' by fostering the professional expertise, leadership skills and values necessary to drive forward national - and even global - strategies in the critical social sectors of education and health care.

2005-09-22ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 2005 AWARD WINNERS DIEQUADRIGA</I> - 2005-09-22

The spiritual leader of the Ismaili community, H.H. the Aga Khan is this year

2006-09-22PRINCESS ZAHRA IN NAIROBI - 2006-09-22

Nairobi, Kenya: Princess Zahra left Nairobi after a full day of meetings earlier on Thursday September 21st at the Aga Khan Pavilion and at the nearby Aga Khan University Hospital in Parklands. Faculty of the AKU and Dr Firoz Rasul the recently appointed president of the AKU as well as Asmita Gillani the CEO of the AKU now based in Nairobi and Mr Yusuf Keshavjee, member of the Board of Trustees attended the high level meetings.

2006-09-22FOUNDATION STONE LAYING CEREMONY OF THE AGA KHAN ACADEMY - 2006-09-22
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Hyderabad, India: Foundation Stone-Laying Ceremony of The Aga Khan Academy. In His SPEECH, His Highness the Aga Khan said: '...social progress can be greatest when aristocracies of class give way to aristocracies of talent

2010-09-22A Bridge Over Troubled Waters - Aga Khan's Philanthropy in Tajikistan - 2010-09-22
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In Tajikistan, the Aga Khan’s philanthropy and investment has raised hospitals, hotels, colleges, crops – and in some quarters, suspicion. This is the fifth story in a series of articles on philanthropy in TOL’s coverage area.

The hope remains in Tajikistan that, like the bridges he and his organization have built between their country and Afghanistan, between philanthropy and profit, the Aga Khan can build a bridge that links different Muslim communities – and benefits both sides.

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