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H.H. THE AGA KHAN IN KENYA - 2002-05-28


The Nation - The Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, arrived in Kenya yesterday for a short visit. He flew in from Kampala, Uganda, where he held discussions with President Yoweri Museveni and other senior government officials. While in Nairobi, he is expected to hold talks with President Moi and senior government officials. He is also expected to meet members of the Ismaili community. His last official visit to Kenya was in 1997.



President Vest, Members of the Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, distinguished members of the Faculty, Mayor Reeves, happy graduates, even happier parents, and others gathered here today:

I am pleased and honoured to be with you this morning.

MIT has shown a standard of excellence in education and research that sets a benchmark for universities everywhere. You who have been at the Institute for years may be excused if you take this in stride, but for me, coming here for the first time in several years, the energy of the place is palpable.

Event - 1995-05-27


Speech at the Dushanbe Concert Hall

Event - 1979-05-22


Chaired a meeting of the Institute of Ismaili Studies. Waezeen and Teacher Training Program announced for October 1979.

Prince Amyn Muhammad Aga Khan visited the future site of the Serena Hotel in Ghulkin - 2008-05-21


2008, may 21: Prince Amyn Muhammad Aga Khan visited the future site of the Serena Hotel in Ghulkin. [Photos] [More]


Dhaka Chief adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed speaks of democracy at banquet with Aga Khan - 2008-05-19


2008, May 19: Dhaka Chief adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed speaks of democracy at banquet with Aga Khan.

Dhaka, May 19 (bdnews24.com) - Chief adviser Fakhruddin Ahmed has said democracy is not just about elections, but also about ensuring people's right to choose their representatives without fear or intimidation.

"We believe that democracy is not just about elections and installing new governments at pre-determined intervals," said Fakhruddin at a state banquet in honour of visiting Prince Karim Aga Khan at Sonargaon Hotel Monday.

Event - 1997-05-10


The Aga Khan's Serena hotel chain has just converted an old Arab house and a turn of the century British telecommunications building into Zanzibar towns first five-star luxury hotel. The sea wall surrounding the hotel which overlooks the azure waters of the Indian Ocean was originally built by Omani sultans and has also been carefully restored.' wrote Hadani Ditmars in the Globe & Mail of Toronto (Canada) in Mai of the same year.

Photo: H.H. The Aga Khan with the Serena Hotel Zanzibar staff in 2009. (Copyrights ismaili.net)

Aga Khan University celebrates partnerships in Lisbon with Portuguese universities on research and development .2019-04-13

Hazar Imam with AKU Board of Trustees, leaders of the Jamat and AKDN and Portuguese universities  delegates   2019-04-13

t a special dinner hosted in Lisbon on 13 April 2019, the Aga Khan University (AKU) celebrated its partnership with Portuguese universities on research and development initiatives. The event was attended by Mawlana Hazar Imam and Princess Zahra.

Event - 1997-04-26

Princess Tajudaulah with her sons Prince Karim and Prince Amyn

Mowlana Shah Karim sent a Message to the Jamats worldwide to inform them of the demise of His beloved Mother Princess Tajudaulah.

He said "It is with deep sadness that My brother Prince Amyn and I inform My Jamat of the demise on Friday the 25th of April of our beloved mother, Princess Tajudaullah Aly Khan, lately Viscountess Camrose in England in her ninetieth year.

Aga Khan Stand opened in The Curragh Racecourse, Ireland 2016-05-19

HH Aga Khan at the opening of the Curragh Racecourse and The Aga ...2019-05-26

New Curragh development receives high praise after official opening
Sun 26 May 2019

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the new facilities at the Curragh as the track’s official opening ceremony took place during racing on Sunday.

The centrepiece of the redeveloped racecourse is the Aga Khan Stand, which can cater for up to 6,000 people over four levels, and the Aga Khan himself was on hand to take part in the celebrations.

7th Annual Pluralism Lecture held at Lisbon Ismaili Centre 2019-06-11

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers remarks at the 2019 Annual Pluralism Lecture to introduce Deputy Secretary-General of the Uni

The Annual Pluralism Lecture 2019 will take place on 11 June in Lisbon, where Mawlana Hazar Imam is expected to introduce this year’s speaker, Amina J. Mohammed. The event is anticipated to begin at 7:00 PM UTC+1, and will be webcast at the.ismaili/live.

Hosted by the Global Centre for Pluralism, the Annual Pluralism Lecture provides an opportunity to learn from individuals whose work has made a practical difference in the world. The 2019 lecture will explore the connections between pluralism and global efforts to advance peace, justice, and sustainable development.


Grand Mosque of Mopti in Mali

La ville de Mopti se prépare activement pour la cérémonie d'inauguration de la grande mosquée rénovée et du marché construit. L'événement, qui verra la participation du président de la République, Amadou Toumani Touré et du Prince Karim Aga Khan, aura lieu le 24 avril prochain, dans la Venise malienne où les populations et les ressortissants à Bamako sont en train de préparer une grande fête populaire et de retrouvaille autour des idéaux communs pour le développement de la localité.

Prince Aly Muhammad visits AKDN Institutions in Pamir Region 2019-06-24

Prince Aly Muhammad being welcomed in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan visits Tajikistan

09:37, todayAuthor: Asia-Plus

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan, youngest son of His Highness the Aga Khan, arrived yesterday in Khorog, the capital of Tajikistan’s Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) for an official visit, according to the GBAO administration press center.

On the same day, Prince Aly Muhammad visited the Khorog Campus of the University of Central Asia (UCA).

2019 Shortlist announced for Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019-09-12

Saif Ul Haque recieves 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Courtesy

Geneva, Switzerland, 25 April 2019 – The 20 shortlisted projects for the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced today. The projects will compete for US$ 1 million in prize money.

His Highness The Aga Khan hosts the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Aga Khan Centre, London 2019-10-02

Hazar Imam meets with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Aga Khan Centre, London  2019-10-02.png

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stepped out for a special event on Wednesday, ahead of their royal tour of Pakistan.
William and Kate, both 37, attended a reception hosted by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Centre in King's Cross, London. The couple met with a range of people from Pakistan at the event, including community leaders, those involved in British and Pakistani business, and key figures within the Diaspora community, including musicians, chefs and artists.

‘the living sea’ and ‘among the giants’ by Prince Hussain Aga Khan 2019-10-04

‘the living sea’ – general view, in front of the light boxes

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the living sea captures the fragility of our oceans with immersive underwater photography

Prince Rahim visits East Africa to evaluate AKDN’s response to environmental sustainability and climate change 2020-03-07

r Azim Lakhani, Diplomatic Representative of the AKDN in Kenya, Princess Salwa, Prince Rahim, and Mrs Shamira Dostmohamed, Presi

In early March, Prince Rahim, accompanied by his wife, Princess Salwa, visited Kenya and Tanzania, to better understand the plans and responses of the various institutions and agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) towards environmental sustainability and climate action.

Prince Rahim’s visit to Kenya took place in his capacity as Chair of the AKDN Environment and Climate Committee (ECC), which was recently established to develop a policy framework on priorities related to the environment and climate change for implementation by AKDN globally.

Hazar Imam attends the Annual Commonwealth Day as The Vice-President of the Royal Commonwealth Society 2020-03-09

Hazar Imam meets with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth at Westminster Abbey for the Annual Commonwealth Day  2020-03-09

2020, March 9: H.H. The Aga Khan attends the Annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey on special invitation by the Queen. Hazar Imam holds the office of The Vice-President of the Royal Commonwealth Society

The Procession of Honoured Guests and Participants
An Honorary Steward

The Vice-President of the Royal Commonwealth Society
His Highness the Aga Khan IV

The Chairman of the Victoria League for Commonwealth Fellowship
Brigadier Anthony Faith cbe

The Chairman of the English-Speaking Union
Professor James Raven

The Chairman of the Royal Over-Seas League


I am happy that we have been invited to participate in the International Islamic Conference being held in Amman, from the 4th to the 6th of July, 2005, under the auspices of the Hashemite Kingdom.

Hazar Imam at Installation of Frederic Mitterrand at The Institute of France in Paris 2020-02-05

Hazar Imam at the Installation of Frederic Mitterand at the Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France in Paris  2020-02-05

Farah Diba and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg attended the Installation of Frederic Mitterrand at The Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France in Paris, France. Farah Pahlavi and Karim Aga Khan IV were also present at the event. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was received as guest of honor by Frédéric Mitterrand in the presence of many personalities from the political, cultural, and economic world. The Academy of Fine Arts (Academie des Beaux-Arts) is one of the five academies of the Institute of France (Institut de France).

Event - 1987-04-06


Attended a dinner at 10 Downing Street, London (Monday). Dinner was hosted by the Prime Minister and Mr. Denis Thatcher in honour of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Mohammad Khan Junejo.


His Highness the Aga Khan speaks with Seyed Mohammad Khatami, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran at the International Con

His Highness the Aga Khan attends the International Conference on the Dialogue among Civilisations, Cultures and Peoples at the UNESCO, Paris. The Conference in Paris was attended by more than 300 participants. According to the Quotidien Le Soleil of Senegal the Aga Khan was among the attendees.

Event - 1983-03-30

Mowlana Hazar Imam in a discussion with Premier Levesque while Begum Salimah and Mme. Corinne Cote-Levesque look on at a private

Received invitation from Premier Levesque of Quebec to be the State Guest during His Silver Jubilee visit to Quebec.

Letter of invitation: http://www.ismaili.net/news/gouvque.html

Event - Opening of Rufayda, Hadi, Juma Buildings 1996-11-22

Friday. Hazar Imam, Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, launched four major projects aimed at strengthening and expanding nursing education, specialised diagnostic services, advanced research and community health-care. He made a speech at the following opening and foundation ceremonies: Rufayda al-Aslamya Center, The Hadi Building and the Juma building.

Event - Opening of Burnaby Jamatkhana- 1985-08-23

Canadian Prime Minister Mr. Brian Mulroney opened Ismaili Jamat Khana and Centre in Burnaby, B.C. in presence of Mowlana Hazar Imam, Begum Salimah and Prince Amyn Mohammad.

"Canada is not content simply to assist immigrants to establish themselves in her society at the lowest common denominator of what they can contribute, but positively encourages them to express whatever is most valuable in the cultures of their origin and be proud of it."

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