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Speech by Hazar Imam at His 80th Birthday Party at Aiglemont 2016-12-16

Hazar Imam at His 80th Birthday celebrations at Aiglemont with His family and members of the L.I.F.
Source: 
ismaili.net

Members of My family, members of the Jamat, this is a uniquely happy occasion in My life. And as you can tell I am a little emotional. But then who isn't when you reach the revered age of eighty. So I am there, but I feel I as though I am 40. Thanks to you. .

This has been a very, very happy occasion for Me and I would like to thank everyone who has participated in making this event happen.

Speech by Prince Aly S. Khan to the Council for Islamic Affairs, New York 1958-05-27

Prince Aly Salomone Khan
Source: 
Read and Know No.19

Islam – A Liberating Force

Speech by Prince Aly S. Khan to The Council of Islamic Affairs, New York
May 27, 1958

It is one of the paradoxes of history that the West, and the Islamic world which have so many beliefs and values in common, should have lived in antagonism for centuries. When we consider the great contribution of the Islamic peoples to modern Western civilization, particularly in the realm of scientific enquiry, philosophic thought and mysticism, wherein the religious spirit is lifted to the sublime, the paradox of conflict becomes all the more striking

Speech by Princess Zahra at Institutional Dinner in Karachi 2017-12-26

Princess Zahra speaking at the Dinner for the AKU Board of Trustees  2017-12-26
Source: 
the.ismaili video

Speech by Princess Zahra at the Dinner organized by the National Council of Pakistan for the AKU Board of Trustees

Coming out of the last two days, I was actually on the phone with my brother this evening and Rahim and I were saying who could have guessed when we were 14 and 15 in 1985 where AKU would be today and what this institution has become.

Speech by the Governor of Sindh on the occasion of the Convocation of the Aga Khan University 1996-11-23

1996 AKU Convocation with the Governor of Sindh
Source: 
ismaili.net

Your Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan
Honourable Chief Minister of Sindh
Chairman and Members of the Board of Trustees
Faculty Members
Graduating Students
and Distinguished Guests

Assalam-o-Alaikum,

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE OF THE INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL

H.H. The Aga Khan speaking at the AKU
Source: 
ismaili.net

H.H. The Aga Khan, Mowlana Hazar Imam attended the inauguration of the first Professional Development Centre of the Aga Khan University's Institute for Educational Development. Hazar Imam in His remarks that poor educational quality was 'a profound problem, one that cruelly fetters the development of this country and many others'

November 18, 1994

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN AT THE INAUGURATION OF THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE OF THE INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Karachi, Pakistan

Speech by H.H. Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III

His Highness Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah - President of Legaue of Nations
Source: 
The Listener

If I were Dictator

Source: Message by The Aga Khan
(The Listener, 11th November 1931.)

ARABIC UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE OF MUSLIM WORLD

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah
Source: 
ismaili.net

An address by the late H.H.Sir Sultan Mohammed Shah Aga Khan at a session of Motamer al-Alam-al-Islamiyya
Karachi, Pakistan
February 9, 1951

Mr. President, Brother Muslims:

EXCERPTS FROM SPEECHES AND WRITINGS OF HAZRAT MOWLANA SULTAN MUHAMMED SHAH

Mowla Sultan Muhammad Shah

ISLAMIC RIGHT TO EQUALITY (Extract from a message to all Pakistan Women’s Association) Karachi, Pakistan 1954

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

Hazar Imam with Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada at the Global Centre fro Pluralism, Ottawa

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.

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation Karachi, Pakistan 2000-10-21

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the Aga Khan University convocation. AKDN / Gary Otte
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akdn.org

The Aga Khan University Convocation Karachi, Pakistan, October 21, 2000
Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim
Your Excellency General Pervez Musharraf Your Excellency the Governor of Sindh Excellencies
Chairman and Members of the Board of Trustees President Kassim-Lakha
Rector Vellani Faculty Members Distinguished Guests
Proud Parents of the Class of the year 2000 Graduating Students of the Aga Khan University Ladies and Gentlemen

Assalamo Alaikum

SPEECH AT THE INAUGURATION OF ISHKASHIM BRIDGE - 2006-10-31

Hazar Imam speaking at the inauguration of the Ishkashim Bridge in Tajikistan
Source: 
ismaili.net

Ishkashim, Tajikistan, 31 October 2006

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim
President Rahmonov
Vice President Khalili
Governor Niazmamadov
Governor Munshi
Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen:

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers keynote address Rockefeller celebration: 1989-10-27

Rockefeller.jpg
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(Source: Canada Ismaili Oct27/89)

Hazar Imam gave a keynote address at Rockefeller Foundation at a dinner hosted by the Rockefeller family at their Pocantico Hills, N.Y. home on the occasion of the 150th birthday of John D. Rockefeller. Hazar Imam was introduced by his former classmate at Harvard, Mr. David Rockefeller Jr. (Senator Rockefeller)

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers keynote address Rockefeller celebration:

H.H. THE AGA KHAN'S REVIEW AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS ON ADJOURNMENT OF THE SESSION 1937-10-06

His Highness Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah - President of Legaue of Nations
Source: 
ismaili.net

October 6, 1937 - Sir Sultan Mohamed Shah, Aga Khan III made a Presidential Review at the Adjournment of the 18th session of the League of Nations at Geneva. He said, 'The tribulations of one people are the tribulations of all. That which weakens one weakens all. That which is a gain to one is surely a gain to all. This is no empty ideal...'

H.H. THE AGA KHAN'S REVIEW AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS ON ADJOURNMENT OF THE SESSION

Geneva
6th October 1937

18th Session

THE AGA KHAN'S PRESIDENTIAL REVIEW
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly 1976-09-15

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan
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UNHCR

Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, 15 November 1976
By Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan | 15 November 1976

Mr. Chairman,

As I report to the Committee this year, UNHCR completes a quarter century of service to those worst served by the antagonisms and intolerance of our age.

Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, U.N. High Commissioner on the Granting of Independence 1977-01-01

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan
Source: 
UNHCR

Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, on the Granting of Independence
By Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan | 01 January 1977

Verbatim record of Statement to UNHCR headquarters staff 1977-01-24

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan
Source: 
UNHCR

Verbatim record of Statement of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to UNHCR headquarters staff, 24 January 1977
By Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan | 24 January 1977

Permanent Representatives in Geneva of States Members of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme 1977-07-11

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan
Source: 
UNHCR

Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, at the Meeting of Permanent Representatives in Geneva of States Members of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme (ExCom), 11 July 1977
By Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan | 11 July 1977

Mr. Chairman,

Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, to the United Nations Economic & Social 1977-07-27

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan
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UNHCR

Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), 27 July 1977
By Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan | 27 July 1977

Mr. Chairman, Distinguished Delegates.

Speech by Prince Aga Khan, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, to the Sub-Committee of the Whole on International Protection 1

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan
Source: 
UNHCR

Opening Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to the Sub-Committee of the Whole on International Protection, 3 October 1977
By Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan | 03 October 1977

Mr. Chairman,

Opening Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to the Executive Committee 1977-1

Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan

Opening Statement by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme, twenty-eighth session, Geneva, 4 October 1977
By Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan | 04 October 1977


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