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Wednesday, 2009, February 11Obama appoints First Ismaili Muslim Eboo Patel to his Inter Faith Council - 2009-02-11
Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel was featured on FACES OF FAITH ( Promoting Religious Tolerance ) Interview on CNN.

Washington: The US President, Barack Obama, on Thursday appointed an Indian American to his new advisory council on inter faith relationships.

Eboo S Patel, founder and executive director of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Corps, would be a member of the President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

The council announced Thursday it would have 25 members, who will be appointed for a one-year term. However, fifteen members to the council were announced today.

Wednesday, 2009, February 11Cambridge Honorary Degrees 2009 - 2009-02-11

2009, february 11: Cambridge Honorary Degrees 2009 - The University of Cambridge has today announced the names of 12 distinguished people, to be submitted for approval to the Regent House for the conferment of honorary degrees. Among those submitted are: His Highness Prince Karim Al-Hussayni, the Aga Khan (Doctor of Divinity). It is expected that that the honorary doctorates will be conferred at a Congregation to be held on Friday, 12 June.

Wednesday, 2009, February 11Aga Khan to Receive an Honorary Degrees From Cambridge in June - 2009-02-11

The University of Cambridge has today announced the names of 12 distinguished people, to be submitted for approval to the Regent House for the conferment of honorary degrees.

Ten eminent individuals from the worlds of religion, business, science, music, history, philanthropy, politics and economics are proposed for Honorary Doctorates, and two nominations are made for the Honorary Degree of Master of Arts.

Those submitted are:

His Highness Prince Karim Al-Hussayni, the Aga Khan (Doctor of Divinity)

Mrs Melinda Gates, Philanthropist (Doctor of Law)

Wednesday, 2009, February 11Aga Khan to Receive an Honorary Degrees From Cambridge in June - 2009-02-11
Cambridge-University.jpg

The University of Cambridge has today announced the names of 12 distinguished people, to be submitted for approval to the Regent House for the conferment of honorary degrees.

Ten eminent individuals from the worlds of religion, business, science, music, history, philanthropy, politics and economics are proposed for Honorary Doctorates, and two nominations are made for the Honorary Degree of Master of Arts.

Those submitted are:

His Highness Prince Karim Al-Hussayni, the Aga Khan (Doctor of Divinity)

Mrs Melinda Gates, Philanthropist (Doctor of Law)

Wednesday, 2009, February 11Chicago's Eboo Patel Named To White House Council On Faith-Based And Neighborhood Partnerships - 2009-02-11
Source: 
Huffington Post

President Barack Obama has named Dr. Eboo Patel, Executive Director of the Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC), to the newly created White House Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. The 25 member council is made up of religious and secular advisors who will guide decisions on both domestic and foreign policy issues.

Wednesday, 2009, February 11Obama appoints First Ismaili Muslim Eboo Patel to his Inter Faith Council - 2009-02-11
Source: 
cnn, youtube

Eboo Patel was featured on FACES OF FAITH ( Promoting Religious Tolerance ) Interview on CNN.

Washington: The US President, Barack Obama, on Thursday appointed an Indian American to his new advisory council on inter faith relationships.

Eboo S Patel, founder and executive director of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Corps, would be a member of the President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

The council announced Thursday it would have 25 members, who will be appointed for a one-year term. However, fifteen members to the council were announced today.

Wednesday, 2004, February 11KAMPALA SERENA HOTEL WILL SPUR TOURISM INVESTMENT - 2004-02-11

Kampala, Uganda, 11th February, 2004 - Serena Tourism Promotion Services has signed a thirty-year lease concession agreement with the Government of Uganda and agreed to invest US$18 million investment for extensive refurbishment and upgrading of the former Nile Hotel which will re-open in September 2005 as the Kampala Serena Hotel.

Wednesday, 2004, February 11Kampala Serena Hotel will spur tourism investment - KAMPALA SERENA HOTEL WILL SPUR TOURISM INVESTMENT - 2004-02-11

Serena Tourism Promotion Services (a subsidiary of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development) has signed a thirty-year lease concession agreement with the Government of Uganda and agreed to invest US$18 million investment for extensive refurbishment and upgrading of the former Nile Hotel which will re-open in September 2005 as the Kampala Serena Hotel.

Saturday, 1989, February 11Event - 1989-02-11

Hazar Imam and Begum Salimah met with the President of India, Shri R. Venkatraman at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi.

Tuesday, 1986, February 11Event - 1986-02-11

Ceremony marks the first phase of McMaster/ Aga Khan/ CIDA Project. President and Vice-chancellor of the University, Dr. Alvin Lee remarked, ' It was not very long ago that His Highness and I were saying that some of the Western learning centers have emerged from another greater tradition - the Islamic Centres of learning of the 10th and 11th centuries now, in the later 20th century the East and the West are starting to co-operate this in a way has real significance.'


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