Aga Khan Hospital opens new State-of-the-Art Laboratory and Low Cost Inpatient Unit 2017-06-08

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 8 June 2017 - Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Dr. Dorothy Gwajima, Acting Director of Curative Services at the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children today jointly opened a new state-of-the-art laboratory and a low cost inpatient unit at the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam.

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Official opening of the Global Centre for Pluralism’s international headquarters

Ottawa, Canada, 16 May 2017 - His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims around the world, and His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada will welcome distinguished guests to the official opening of the Centre’s new permanent headquarters in Ottawa on Tuesday 16 May 2017. The event will be webcast live below starting at 10:30am EST.

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Aga Khan Awarded The 2017 Architectural League President's Medal 2017-05-18

The Architectural League of New York has announced the recipient of its 2017 President’s Medal: His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Aga Khan Award in Architecture – an annual award established to celebrate building concepts that have successfully addressed the needs of Muslim communities from around the world.

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Princess Zahra Aga Khan reaffirms continued AKDN support to Afghanistan 2017-04-24

Princess Zahra Aga Khan, the daughter of Prince Karim Aga Khan met with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in ARG Palace today and reaffirmed continued support to the Aga Khan Development Network to Afghanistan.

According to the informed sources, Princess Zahra, the head of the social welfare of the Aga Khan Development Network, was accompanied by a delegation of the network during her visit to ARG Palace.

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Hazar Imam visits Russia 2017-04-19

Lavrov discusses int'l issues, Afghanistan with Prince Aga Khan IV

Video on this link: https://youtu.be/efmuf8HlC3k

Moscow, April 20, Interfax - Moscow values its dialogue with Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, the current Imam of Nizari Ismaili Muslims, and expects to discuss different issues, including the problems of Afghanistan, with him, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

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Aga Khan gift creates spectacular new garden for research and learning 2017-04-07

The garden honours the partnership between the University of Alberta and the Aga Khan University

April 7, 2017

A spectacular new garden will bloom in 2018 at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden, located 15 minutes southwest of Edmonton.

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President of Pakistan appreciates socio-economic work, services of Aga Khan Development Network

source: Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation www.app.com

ISLAMABAD, Mar 22 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday
appreciated the socio-economic work and services rendered by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan Health services in Pakistan under the inspiring and dynamic leadership of Aga Khan.

President Mamnoon Hussain was talking to Hafiz Sherali, President Aga

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University hospital opens new medical centres in Punjab 2017-03-14

University hospital opens new medical centres in Punjab

Mar 14, 2017

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Munnawar Hamid, Member of Board of Trustees and Firoz Rasul, President, Aga Khan University inaugurate AKUH’s new medical centre in Lahore. Photo: AKUH

​The Aga Khan University Hospital has opened two new medical centres to provide consulting clinics, vaccination, radiology, laboratory and pharmacy services in Lahore, Rawalpindi and surrounding areas in Pakistan’s Punjab province.

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Messages of greetings on Birthday of Hazar Imam 2016-12-13
Hazar Imam's Message to Jamat and Leaders at Aiglemont during His Birthday celebration 2016-12-16

H.H. The Aga Khan celebrated his 80th birthday with his family on 13th December 2016. On 16th December, the LIF invited Mowlana Hazar Imam to a birthday party in Aiglemont. members of the Noorani family also attended: Prince Amyn, Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa, Prince Irfan, Princess Zahra...

A short video of the Concert and the Imam cutting the cake, was shown to the world Jamat .

On that occasion, Mowlana Hazar Imam said:

Leaders of the Jamat, members of the Jamat, as you can tell I am emotional. (Hazar Imam was visibly touched and emotional)

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Hazar Imam's Message to Jamat and Leaders at Aiglemont during His Birthday celebration 2016-12-16

H.H. The Aga Khan celebrated his 80th birthday with his family on 13th December 2016. On 16th December, the LIF invited Mowlana Hazar Imam to a birthday party in Aiglemont. members of the Noorani family also attended: Prince Amyn, Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa, Prince Irfan, Princess Zahra.and Prince Hussain were in attendance.

A short video of the Concert and the Imam cutting the cake, was shown to the world Jamat .

On that occasion, Mowlana Hazar Imam said:

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Hazar Imam in Paris at the Quay d'Orsay where John Kerry received the Legion d'Honneur 2016-12-10

US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke Saturday of the need for the world to stand firm against authoritarian populism and for the rule of law as he received France's highest decoration.

At the onset of his remarks, Secretary Kerry paid tribute to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan for being an influential champion for peace around the world.

John-kerry-hugging-aga-khan“Your Highness, thank you so much.

My friend, the Aga Khan, I am deeply appreciative for our friendship and for your efforts for peace around the world.”

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Hazar Imam's Message to Jamat and Leaders at Aiglemont during His Birthday celebration 2016-12-16

H.H. The Aga Khan celebrated his 80th birthday with his family on 13th December 2016. On 16th December, the LIF invited Mowlana Hazar Imam to a birthday party in Aiglemont. members of the Noorani family also attended: Prince Amyn, Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa, Prince Irfan, Princess Zahra...

A short video of the Concert and the Imam cutting the cake, was shown to the world Jamat .

On that occasion, Mowlana Hazar Imam said:

Leaders of the Jamat, members of the Jamat, as you can tell I am emotional. (Hazar Imam was visibly touched and emotional)

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Hazar Imam arrives in Dubai for the 2014-2016 Cycle of the Awards for Architecture 2016-11-04

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture is given every three years to projects that set new standards of excellence in architecture, planning practices, historic preservation and landscape architecture. Through its efforts, the Award seeks to identify and encourage building concepts that successfully address the needs and aspirations of societies across the world, in which Muslims have a significant presence. (akdn.org)


Hazar Imam arrives in Kyrgyzstan for inauguration of University of Central Asia’s Naryn campus 2016-10-17

Photos and Speech are available now on: http://www.ismaili.net/html/modules.php?op=modload&name=phpBB2&file=view...

Bishkek, 17 October 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Kyrgyzstan this evening, ahead of the inauguration of the University of Central Asia’s Naryn campus. He was accompanied by Prince Aly Muhammad.

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Hazar Imam represents AKDN at Brussels Conference on Afghanistan 2016-10-05

Organisation/agency/IFI

Represented by

ADB (Asian Development Bank)

Zhang Wencai, Vice President and Thomas Panella, Afghanistan Country Director

Aga Khan Development Network

HH Aga Khan

EIB

Werner Hoyer, President

IDB (Islamic Development Bank)

Sayed Aqa, Vice President, Cooperation and Country Programming

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Peter Maurer, President

IMF

Daniela Gressani, Deputy Director, Middle East and Central Asia Dept. and Christoph Duenwald, the Fund's mission chief for Afghanistan

IOM

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Hazar Imam at Chantilly for the 95th Qatar Prix de L' Arc de Triomphe 2016-10-01

This year's Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe is being held in Chantilly instead of its usual venue at Longchamp where a new grandstand is being built.
Hazar Imam arrived at Chantilly on Saturday October 1st with Princess Zahra and Princess Salwa.

Zarak jockeyed by C. Soumillon came in 3rd in the Qatar Prix Dollar Stakes - Group 2
In the Qatar Prix Du Cadran Stakes - Group 1 Vazirabad came in 2nd with jockey C. Soumillon

Hazar Imam's winning horse Harzand - winner of the 2016 Epsom Derby - was featured in the Qatar Prix De L'Arc De Triomphe (Group 1) on Sunday October 2nd.


Hazar Imam to receive Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship 2016-09-21

Toronto, 19 September 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam will receive the inaugural Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship on the evening of Wednesday, 21 September in Toronto. As part of the ceremony, Mawlana Hazar Imam will deliver a speech that will be webcast live on TheIsmaili.org at 7:30 PM EDT (Toronto time).

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Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Calls on the Minister of Foreign Affairs 2016-09-05

September 5, 2016

Kabul - Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani met this afternoon with the Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

During bilateral meeting, Mrs. Mawani briefed the Foreign Affairs Minister on the projects being carried out in collaboration with the Aga Khan Development Network and Cultural Foundation, and the future programs of this Network.


Prince Amyn Aga Khan to attend Largest and most diverse Edinburgh international culture summit 2016-08-24

THE largest and most diverse Edinburgh international culture summit begins today with more than 40 ministerial delegations and over 60 speakers taking part.

Running over three days, the event will see some 42 countries represented, including America, Spain, Singapore, Rwanda, New Zealand, Italy, Bangladesh, Slovenia and Ukraine.

The theme of this year’s summit, the third, is “Culture: Building Resilient Communities” and has three distinct, interlinking strands; culture and heritage, economics and participation.