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H.H THE AGA KHAN IN AHMEDABAD - 2008-05-14

His Highness the Aga Khan meets with the Governor of Gujarat, Mr Nawal Kishore Sharma, in Ahmedabad. Photo: Gary Otte  2009-05-1

2008, May 14:Mowlana Hazar Imam arrived at Airport at 8:30 PM, waved to Ismailis who lined up for 2 Km. Buses brought Jamats to airport, Hazar Imam leaned out and waved with his right hand. Girl guides and scouts were in the front. Jamats returning were congratulated for first Deedar of Golden Jubilee in Mumbay. Fireworks, Dandiya Raas, sherbet etc followed in JKs - For [INDIA VISIT] [Didar]

H.H THE AGA KHAN IN NEW DEHLI - 2008-05-12

Hazar Imam with Sonia Gandhi Chief of India's ruling Congress party   2008-05-12

May 12, 2008: Chief of India's ruling Congress party Sonia Gandhi (R) and the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, pose for photographers before their meeting in New Delhi May 12, 2008. REUTERS/Vijay Mathur (INDIA) . Photos and news: [click here!]

H.H. The Aga Khan in Lisbon - 2009-05-07

His Highness the Aga Khan and Portugal's Foreign Minister Luis Amado after the signing of an international agreement between the

Thursday, 7 May 2009 -Lisbon, Portugal: Prince Aga Khan coming in Portugal for meeting with the Foreign Minister Luis Amado and the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, D. José Policarpo. On this occasion an agreement will be signed on religion, education and culture, to be followed by a working lunch. In the afternoon, Prince Aga Khan will be honored at the Academy of Sciences. mne.gov.pt - aeiou.expresso.pt [More]

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

Concept illustration of the new Aga Khan Garden at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. The new feature garden is scheduled

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.

Cooperation between Syria and the AKDN - 2009-04-30

Aleppo, (SANA)-Prime Minister Mohammad Naji Otri discussed Thursday with Prince Rahim Aga Khan cooperation between the Syrian go

2009, April 30: Aleppo, Syria: (SANA)-Prime Minister Mohammad Naji Ottri discussed Thursday with Prince Rahim Karem Agha Khan cooperation between the Syrian government and Agha Khan Development Network, and the importance of its developmental and social projects in Syria. Both sides reviewed the situation and stages of the projects being implemented by the Network in Aleppo and their positive impact on boosting social and tourist development in the Syrian second city.

H.H. THE AGA KHAN IN BURKINA FASO - 2008-04-26

His Highness the Aga Khan reviews the troops at Ouagadougou airport, accompanied by Prime Minister of Burkina Faso, Tertius Zong

2008, April 26-28: In addition to official meetings with President Blaise Compaoré, His Highness the Aga Khan spoke at a special Aga Khan Award for Architecture seminar in Ouagadougou that was held to celebrate three past Burkinabé recipients of the Award. [Arrival Photos][Discours][Discours au dîner][Photos at Seminar] [ALBUM Burkina_A]

BAMAKO PARK LAUNCH - 2008-04-25

His Highness the Aga Khan meets with President of Mali Amadou Toumani Touré at the President’s Palace at Koulouba.

2008, April 25: President Amadou Toumani Touré and His Highness the Aga Khan announced the creation of an Urban Park in Bamako. [Photos] [ALBUM Mali_A]

Mali, 23-26 April 2008 - President Amadou Toumani Touré and His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurated the restoration of the Komoguel I Mosque in Mopti and announced the creation of an Urban Park in Bamako. The Aga Khan also reviewed the work on the Djingarey Ber Mosque in Timbuktu as part of the Aga Khan Development Network's (AKDN) expanded development activities in Mali.

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED BETWEEN PRINCE HUSSAIN AGA KHAN AND MISS KRISTIN J. WHITE - 2006-04-24

Prince Hussain with Princess Khaliya

The engagement is today announced between Prince Hussain Aga Khan and Miss Kristin J. White, who adopted the name Khaliya upon embracing Islam. Prince Hussain, the second son of the Aga Khan and Princess Salimah Aga Khan.

Sankore Madrasah awards the Aga Khan an Honorary Degree - 2008-04-24

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking outside the Djingarey Ber Mosque in Timbuktu. 2008-04-24

2008, April 24: Discours de Son Altesse l'Aga Khan après la Cérémonie de remise des diplômes de ' Citoyen d'honneur de la Oumma islamique ', de ' Docteur Honoris Causa ' de l'université de Sankoré et de ' Citoyen d'honneur de la Commune de Tombouctou ' [Discours]

MOWLANA HAZAR IMAM AT THE PHILANTROPY CONFERENCE - 2000-10-17

His Highness the Aga Khan delivering a speech at the Conference on Indigenous Philanthropy held in Islamabad. General Pervez Mus

Addressing the concluding session of the two-day conference on Indigenous Philanthropy, Prince Karim Aga Khan said that philanthropic funding of social development is a new phenomenon extending increasingly to institutions engaged in human resources development. The conference was attended by about 300 participants representing reputed NGOs, experts from home and abroad, besides a number of donor agencies and foreign diplomats of whom the Canadian High Commissioner in Pakistan was seen as a guardian spirit.

SPEECH AT THE SIGNING OF THE FUNDING AGREEMENT FOR THE GLOBAL CENTRE FOR PLURALISM - 2006-10-25

His Highness the Aga Khan is greeted on Parliament Hill by The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada. 2006-1

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Prime Minister Harper
Honorable Ministers
Your Excellencies
Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen

It was just eighteen months ago that the Government of Canada announced its decision to partner with the Ismaili Imamat and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in our Global Centre for Pluralism. What we welcomed at that time was a multi-faceted partnership—financial, yes, but also institutional and intellectual.

AGA KHAN URGES TOLERANCE IN THE WORLD - 2003-04-19

Hazar Imam accepts a bouquet of flowers from a child at PAF Airbase Chaklal, Pakistan  2003-05-02

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Aga Khan, spiritual head of the world's 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims, said on Saturday survival of an interdependent globe hinged on people showing tolerance of the cultures, values and faiths of others. Prince Karim Aga Khan, speaking to Reuters in an interview in the aftermath of the Iraq war, said the need for better cross-cultural understanding had never been greater at what he called a 'clearly a defining moment in world history.'

GLOBAL CENTER OF PLURALISM IN OTTAWA, CANADA</I> - 2005-04-18

His Highness the Aga Khan meets with The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The Government of Canada today welcomed the decision by the Aga Khan Development Network to establish the Global Centre for Pluralism in Canada. The Government of Canada intends to contribute $30 million to the endowment set up by the Aga Khan Development Network for the establishment of the Centre. Located in Ottawa, the Global Centre for Pluralism will be a not-for-profit, non-governmental institution with a mission to promote pluralism as a fundamental human value and a foundation for good governance, peace and human development.

H.H THE AGA KHAN IN GEORGIA - 2008-04-17

Hazar Imam meets with Governor & Mrs. Perdue of Georgia, USA

April 17 - The Aga Khan, head of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims, arrived at Fulton County Airport today to celebrate with his Georgia followers his 50th anniversary as their leader. A band greeted him with the Ismaili anthem and the U.S. national anthem, and a representative from Gov. Sonny Perdue's office as well as local politicians were on hand to welcome him. His Highness the Aga Khan also visited the Residence of the Governer of Georgia.

H.H. THE AGA KHAN AND PRINCESS ZAHRA WALK UNDER A SABRE ARCH SALUTE - 2008-04-11

H.H. THE AGA KHAN AND PRINCESS ZAHRA WALK UNDER A SABRE ARCH SALUTE - 2008-04-11

11 April 2008 - H.H. The Aga Khan and Princess Zahra walk under a sabre arch salute presented by the Sol Ross volunteers of Texas, as they disembark in Austin, USA. Click for more [Photos]

Succession From Aga Khan III to Aga Khan IV - 1957-07-11

Collection of News clippings from the historic time of the succession of the Aga Khan II to the Aga Khan IV.

The Beloved Imam of the Ismailis, Mowlana Sultan Mohamed Shah Passed away on July 11th, 1957. He appointed his grandson Mowlana Shah Karim Al-Hussayni age 20 to succed him as Imam and Pir of all the ismailis of the world.

The historic time of transition had articles mourning Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, speculating who the next Imam will be, and covering the funeral and release of the will.

UNIVERSITY OF AUSTIN ESTABLISHES A FIVE YEAR AGREEMENT WITH AKU - 2008-04-15

12 April 2008 - President Powers of University of Texas, Governor Rick Perry of Texas, President Rasul of the Aga Khan Universit

April 15 - The University of Texas has established a five-year exchange agreement with Aga Khan University in Pakistan. The agreement will expand UTeach-Liberal Arts' Muslim Histories and Cultures Program, a training program for Texas high school teachers. [San Antonio]

H.H THE AGA KHAN IN ATLANTA - 2008-04-12

Hazar Imam with Governor Perdue of Georgia, USA

April 12 - On Thursday, April 17, 2008 Atlanta will welcome His Highness Prince Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of 15 million Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. The Aga Khan, at the invitation of Governor Purdue, will visit Atlanta as a part of four city visit he is undertaking to celebrate his Golden Jubilee, the 50th year as the Imam. He will be in Atlanta for three days following his visits to San Antonio, Los Angeles and Chicago. His visit will witness the gathering of over 25,000 of his followers from over 30 countries.

H.H. THE AGA KHAN AND PRINCESS ZAHRA IN AUSTIN - 2008-04-12

His Highness the Aga Khan addresses representatives of the State of Texas and senior leadership of Texas universities and AKDN i

April 12 - His Highness the Aga Khan and Princess Zahra began their day with a visit to the State Capitol and a meeting with Governor Rick Perry of Texas. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the University of Texas and the Aga Khan University. In the evening, the Governor and First Lady of Texas hosted a gala in honour of His Highness's Golden Jubilee, during which H.H. the Aga Khan announced the establishment of a new Ismaili Centre to be located in Houston.[More]

HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN MEETS WITH PRIME MINISTER SHAUKAT AZIZ - 2006-04-10

Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz (R) shakes hands with visiting Prince Karim Aga Khan

Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz met with Prince Karim Aga Khan in Islamabad at the Prime Ministers House to discuss work on a comprehensive plan to tap the tourism potential of the country including simplifying visa and other travel procedures for tourists wanting to visit in the northern areas.

H.H. The Aga Khan to receive U of A honorary degree - 2009-04-09

His Highness the Aga Khan is conferred an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Linda Hughes, Chancellor of the University of Albert

2009 April 9: Muslim leader Aga Khan to receive U of A honorary degree - By Keith Gerein, edmontonjournal.com - EDMONTON

HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN IN NORWAY</I> - 2005-04-05

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Norway and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

His Highness the Aga Khan will visit Norway on 6 and 7 April. The purpose of which is to strengthen the development co-operation between Norway and the Aga Khan Development Network in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Minister of International Development Hilde F. Johnson will host the visit.His Highness the Aga Khan will also be the keynote speaker at a seminar entitled 'Democratic Development, Pluralism and Civil Society' at the Norwegian Nobel Institute on 7 April.

Aga Khan returns to Xinjiang 2012-04-04

His Highness the Aga Khan, Governor Nur Bekri, members of the government of Xinjiang and members of the AKDN delegation.

2012 April 4: Urumxi, China - In his first visit in China since 1981, H.H. The Aga Khan returned to Urumxi, China at the invitation of the Governor of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Mr Nur Bekri, to discuss AKDN projects to be undertaken in collaboration with Government of Xinjiang. The China visit will be immediately followed by a Tajik visit. [Photo: Mawlana Hazar Imam and Mr Nur Bekri, Governor of Xinjiang. Photo: Xinjiang Foreign Affairs Office]

THE SILK ROAD COMES TO TOWN - 2002-04-02

Aga Khan and Colin Powell open Silk Road Festival

Washington Post. For the first time in its 36 years, the Smithsonian Folklife festival will be dedicated to a single subject: an exploration of the ancient Silk Road, the trade route that linked Asia and Europe, and its influence of its cultures on American life today... The event has attracted three principal sponsors, which are also underwriting Ma's project: the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Ford Motor Co. and Siemens, the German conglomerate... The festival will spotlight about 350 artists, another record for the event.

25th anniversary of Madrasa Early Chilhood Program - 2009-04-02

Students of the Aga Khan Foundation's Madrasa programme sing a traditional Kiswahili song for His Highness the Aga Khan.

2009, April 2nd - Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - Ceremony of the Publication launch of Madrasa Early Chilhood Program on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of that program. [Click here]

Mombasa, Kenya, 14 August 2007 - The Aga Khan Foundation today marked the 25th anniversary of the Madrasa Early Childhood Development Programme in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Chief Guest Kenya’s Minister for Science and Technology, Hon. Dr. Noah Wekesa.


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