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Interview - Salimah, Princesse des enfants de Tahiti

 Ismaili.net Salimah Aga Khan - Princesse des enfants de Tahiti
Point de Vue

Pour la troisième année consécutive, la princesse Salimah Aga Khan a fait le voyage à Tahiti, pour rendre visite au village d'enfants dont elle est la marraine. Une action humanitaire qui a vu le jour au moment où sa vie prenait une nouvelle direction.

"Lorsque l'ombre de la nuit, Déchire mon coeur d'enfant, Dans le noir, la solitude qui m'attend, Et pourtant tu est là près de moi, Très chère maman, belle princesse, Ton amour est une caresse, J'ai besoin de toi, oui de toi".

Interview CTV Television Network


November 13, 1978.

Q. As spiritual leader of the world's 20 million Ismailis, the Aga Khan is a direct descendant of Mohammed. As a political and a social leader He is a man of enormous wealth and responsibility. The Aga Khan is a friend of the Shah of Iran. Many of His followers live there. I asked Him in Ottawa yesterday what someone in his situation might do when a country such as Iran is thrown into the turmoil and crisis.

Aga Khan Speaks Out on Understanding of Muslims 2006-09-25

His Highness The Aga Khan IV
npr.com RELIGION


The Aga Khan is a Muslim leader of global stature who rarely appears on the airwaves. He usually prefers to keep his distance from the media — not least because the press has generally proved more interested in his race horses and immense wealth than his humanitarian work.


Prince Sadruddin: Interview with The Unesco Courier 1991-05-01

UNESCO Courier
UNESCO Courier May 1991

UNESCO Courier May 1991.

Courier: You have been associated with the United Nations system for many years. Did you feel a vocation to serve the UN?

BBC Radio 4 Interview, Michael Charlton (London, United Kingdom) 1979-09-06

His Highness The Aga Khan IV

Michael Charlton: Your Highness, how did the Ismaili sect acquire its importance in the first place?

The quiet revolutionary 1991-08-18

H.H. The Aga Khan IV
The (Manchester) Guardian Weekly, August 18, 1991

The quiet revolutionary
By Akbar S. Ahmed
The (Manchester) Guardian Weekly, August 18, 1991
Picture caption: The Aga Khan: paradox

A rare interview with the Aga Khan on poverty, climate change, and demystifying Islam 2017-07-11

His Highness the Aga Khan IV. The media-shy spiritual leader, now in his 60th year as Aga Khan.
QUARTZ qz.com

His Highness Prince Karim, the Aga Khan, is many things.

“Virtually a one-man state,” as Vanity Fair once put it, he’s the spiritual leader of the world’s 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims and a unique embodiment of the potential for East blending with West. He inherited from his Indian-born grandfather a dynasty that spans the Muslim world, but he is a British citizen, born in Switzerland, raised in Kenya, educated at Harvard, and lives in a French chateau.

Interview with Paul Chutkow - THE AGA KHAN'S VISION


THE AGA KHAN'S VISION - To him, architecture is not the mother of the arts; it is the mother of civilization

‘There’s hope.’ Princess Yasmin Aga Khan opens up about her mother Rita Hayworth and Alzheimer’s disease

Princess Yasmin Aga Khan poses for a photograph at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Ont. on March 29, 2019. Cole Burston/The Glob

When Hollywood star Rita Hayworth was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1981 at the age of 62, her daughter Princess Yasmin Aga Khan took on the role of her conservator.

In addition to caring for her mother, Princess Yasmin, who is a half-sister of the Ismaili Muslim spiritual leader, the Aga Khan, also became an early spokesperson for those with Alzheimer’s, bringing public attention to a neurodegenerative disease that few openly discussed.

His Highness the Aga Khan's interview with Henri Weill from La Cohorte 2019-01-29

His Highness the Aga Khan.

(Interview on 29 January 2019)

In 1957, the Aga Khan succeeded his grandfather as the leader of the Ismailis. He is the 49th Imam of a community estimated at between 12 and 15 million believers living in 25 countries. Prince Karim Al-Husseini (his birth name) created the Aga Khan Development network (AKDN), committed to development in the world, regardless of whether there is a community in the country in question. Grand Croix of the Legion of Honour, this discreet man, aged 82 years old, welcomed us for one of his rare French interviews in his property in Gouvieux, Oise.



A rare portrait of an intent young ruler who rejects the temptations of an idle life in order to carry on his dynasty's sporting tradition. He runs a huge racing stable, is building a vast Mediterranean resort and skis with Olympic skill

Interview on Radio Pakistan 1960-10-29

H.H. The Aga Khan IV
Speeches Book II printed by The Shia Imami Ismailia Association for Africa 1964

• 29 October 1960
• Interview to Radio Pakistan
• Source : Speeches book II – pg 47 – 50

(In September / October 1960 His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan toured whole of Pakistan for about 40 days. At the conclusion of this tour, he gave an interview to the Radio Pakistan’s representative and explained how it is possible to live a modern life and at the same time a religious life.

His message to the world’s largest Muslim State, Pakistan was “Islam and Work”)

Interview on Special Train called the ‘Aga Khan Express’ in West Pakistan

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SPEECHES BOOK II PG 43-44 printed by Shia Imami Ismailia Associations for Africa

In September/October 1960, His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan toured all over Pakistan. Many foreign and local correspondents and photographers accompanied him on this colourful tour made in a Special Train called the ‘Aga Khan Express’ in West Pakistan. In the northern-most picturesque part known as Hunza Valley, His Royal Highness went in jeep and on horse-back. In East Pakistan the tour was done mostly by air and river transport.

Press Interview in Iran 1959-11-01

Hazar Imam passes under the Holy Qu'ran held aloft by Ismailis during His visit to Maymch, Iran on 1959-10-30
Speeches Book II (pg 5 – 7) 1958-1963

Press Interview in Iran
November 1st , 1959
Source: Speeches II (pg 5 – 7)

Interview with Princess Salimah Aga Khan by Sameera Gokhale 2008-07-03

Princess Salimah Aga Khan   2008-07-03

Sameera Gokal: Could you please start off by telling us your name and what cause you

Princess Salimah: My name is Salimah Aga Khan, and I was asked to be the first
International Ambassador for SOS Children’s Villages. I had already been devoted to SOS
Children’s Villages since 1995.

Sameera Gokal: What exactly is your role as an ambassador for SOS?

Princess Salimah: It is … to do as I’m told (laughing). My role is to be a bridge between SOS
and local authorities, and also to go see the villages and mothers. I think it’s a role which I need

Expresso Magazine Article: Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan in Lisbon, Portugal 2018-07-21

H.H. The Aga Khan IV


The descendant of Prophet Muhammad celebrated in Lisbon, the 60 years as leader of the Ismailis. An exclusive interview with the wealthiest spiritual leader in the world
By Alexandra Carita
Photographs by Tiago Miranda


“This is a faith of reason”

Princess Zahra interview by Le Figaro

Hazar Imam with Princess Zahra at Gouvieux, Chantilly

REPORTAGE - Mondialement connu pour la passion qu'il voue aux chevaux de course, le prince héritier de la dynastie des Hassan est aussi un homme d'affaires avisé. Chef spirituel des ismaéliens, cet imam professe un islam modéré. Il célèbre jusqu'en juillet son jubilé de diamant.

A Chantilly, en 1999, l'Aga Khan et son jockey Gérald Mossé, vient de remporter le Prix de Diane, avec la pouliche Daryaba.

Judy Woodruff interviews the Aga Khan

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CNN) -- Prince Karim Aga Khan is considered one of the most influential voices in the Muslim world. The 65-year-old spiritual head of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims is a direct descendant of the prophet Mohammed and one of the world's wealthiest men. His foundation, the Aga Khan Development Network, has been working to raise money to help in the reconstruction of Afghanistan. Judy Woodruff sat down for an interview with the Aga Khan last week.

Judy Woodruff: Your highness, thank you very much for joining us.

Aga Khan: Thank you, Judy.

Prince Amyn Aga Khan: "Chantilly is a real movie set"

The prince admires, with the chief gardener, Thierry Basset, the rose "Domaine de Chantilly", which will be presented officially
pointdevue.fr (google translation)

He is one of the main actors of the Foundation for the preservation of the estate of Chantilly, created by his brother, the Aga Khan IV, in 2005. Anxious to make the place an essential cultural rendezvous, he transferred the legendary Plant Days, of which our magazine is a partner. Meeting with a nature lover.

Prince Amyn Aga Khan: "Chantilly est un vrai décor de cinéma"

Le prince admire, avec le jardinier en chef, Thierry Basset, la rose "Domaine de Chantilly", qui sera présentée offciellement lo

Il est l’un des principaux acteurs de la Fondation pour la sauvegarde du domaine de Chantilly, créée par son frère, l’Aga Khan IV, en 2005. Soucieux de faire du lieu un incontournable rendez-vous culturel, il y a transféré les légendaires Journées des plantes dont notre magazine est partenaire. Rencontre avec un amoureux de la nature. 

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