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AKU breaks ground on new research facility 2019-01-27

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Source: 
The Express Tribune

KARACHI:

Aga Khan University (AKU) held the groundbreaking ceremony of the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health (CoEWCH) building on its Stadium Road campus on Saturday.

Mawlana Hazar Imam receives “Prix de l’Entrepreneur philanthropique de l’année 2009

Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra and Prince Hussain joined Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Le Nouvel Economiste award ceremony 2009-12-21
Source: 
the.ismaili

Mawlana Hazar Imam received the Prix de l’Entrepreneur philanthropique de l’année 2009 (2009 Philanthropic Entrepreneur of the Year Award) presented to him by Le Nouvel Economiste, at a ceremony held on 17 December at the Cour des Comptes in Paris.

Paris, 17 December 2009 – Mawlana Hazar Imam received the Prix de l'Entrepreneur philanthropique de l'année 2009 (2009 Philanthropic Entrepreneur of the Year Award) presented to him by Le Nouvel Economiste, at a ceremony held at the Cour des Comptes in Paris.

Renovation Of Chihil Sutun Palace Completed 2018-08-22

Chihil Sutun Palace – meaning Forty Columns in English
Source: 
tolonews.com

Work on renovation of Chihil Sutun Palace – meaning Forty Columns in English – a cultural heritage from the 19th century, has been completed. The palace was built by Abdur Rahman Khan who was Emir of Afghanistan from 1880 to 1901.

The palace, that includes a garden and a pavilion, is lying over 60 acres of land in Kabul’s Chihil Sutun area in PD7. It is expected to attract thousands of visitors from Kabul and other provinces of the country.

Aga Khan Foundation channeled $700m of assistance to Afghanistan 2014-08-24

H.H. The Aga Khan IV with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan
Source: 
the khaama press

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) have channeled roughly around $700 million of assistance to Afghanistan since the foundation begun it’s engagement in Afghanistan in 1995.

More than 2.5 million people have benefited from the assistance which mainly focuses on world development health care, education, financial services, mobile telephony and other sectors.

Tomb of Rahim Khan-i-Khanan to be restored

Tomb of Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana
Source: 
www.ummid.com

New Delhi: InterGlobe Foundation and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) Tuesday announced they would collaborate to conserve and restore Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khanan's tomb in the capital.
Popularly known as Rahim and immortalized through his dohas's or couplets, Rahim was amongst the most important ministers in Akbar's court. He was one of the Navratnas and continued to serve Salim after his accession to the throne as Emperor Jahangir.

Ismaili Muslims hire rising architect Farshid Moussavi to design first U.S. cultural center in Houston

The land Montrose Boulevard at Allen Parkway is the future site of the Ismaili Center near downtown Houston  photo Mark Mulligan
Source: 
houstonchronicle.com

Ismaili Muslims hire rising architect Farshid Moussavi to design first U.S. cultural center in Houston

Molly Glentzer Feb. 6, 2019 Updated: Feb. 6, 2019 6:52 a.m.

The vacant lot along Montrose Boulevard at Allen Parkway is planned as the future site of the Ismaili Center near downtown Houston along Buffalo Bayou, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.Photo: Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer

Tanzania: Aga Khan Launches Key Training Programme 2018-11-23

The AKSON and Midwifery academic head, Dr Columba Mbekenga, speaks during the launch of Respectful Maternity PHOTO Bakari Kiango
Source: 
allafrica.com

Dar es Salaam — The Aga Khan School of Nursing and Midwifery has initiated a training programme--Respectful Maternity Care--with a view to providing skills to nurses, midwives and clinical officers in public hospitals, dispensaries and health centres.

The programme was launched yesterday with more than 50 trainees including nurses, midwives and clinical officers from Ilala and Temeke district councils in Dar es Salaam city.

Govt plans to collaborate with AKTC to preserve heritage sites 2019-01-24

Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik
Source: 
www.thesundaily.my

NEW DELHI: Malaysia plans to use the archaeological conservation expertise of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in efforts to preserve the country’s heritage sites, says Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik.
Muhammad Bakhtiar said he was highly impressed with the work carried out by the organisation in Hyderabad and Delhi.
“We are looking at the model they are using to carry out the conservation work. Possibly, we will invite them over to help us revive our Unesco sites,” Bakhtiar told Bernama.

Min. of Antiquities cooperates with Agha Khan Foundation to restore monuments 2019-01-23

Minister of Antiquities meets with Luis Monreal of AKTC at the Ministry of Antiquities headquarters  2019-01-22
Source: 
egypttoday.com

CAIRO – 23 January 2019: Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anani convened with the director of the Aga Khan Cultural Services Foundation in the Ministry of Antiquities' headquarters on Jan. 22 to discuss means of cooperation in the development of Cairo’s historical districts.

The meeting was attended by Assistant Minister of Antiquities for Technical Affairs Mustafa Amin, and Sherif Arian, CEO of Agha Khan Cultural Services Company - Egypt.

Aga Khan Gold Cup Golf Tournament begins 2019-01-11

Guests at Aga Khan Gold Cup Golf Tournament-2019 inauguration ceremony at the Kurmitola Golf Course on Friday, Jan 11, 2019. Pho
Source: 
unb.com.bd united news of Bangladesh

Dhaka, Jan 11 (UNB) – The prestigious Aga Khan Gold Cup Golf Tournament-2019 got off to a fine start amidst a lot of fanfare at the Kurmitola Golf Course on Friday morning.

Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat officially inaugurated the ceremony as chief guest by teeing off in the morning at 7am.

Hakims’ tombs regain glory-restoration work on Hakims' tombs being done by Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) 2019-01-02

Workers giving final touches to the restoration work on Hakims’ tombs.— Photos: Mohd Azharuddin  2019-01-02
Source: 
telanganatoday.com

Hyderabad: A search for Hakims’ tombs in Google will take you to a monument in Pakistan! However, the little less known fact is that there are two such tombs in the heart of Hyderabad, located within the seven tombs complex.
The restoration work on Hakims’ tombs being done by Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) is nearing completion and is expected to be thrown open for visitors soon, said Ganesh Reddy, Manager Operations for AKTC.

Highlights of East African Tour 1959-09-25

Foundation stone of first-ever swimming pool built in Aga Khan School in Kenya  1959-09-25
Source: 
Speeches Book II

Highlights of 1959 East African Tour – excerpts from Speeches
His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan Imam-e-Zaman, made an extensive tour of the three territories of East Africa, namely, Tanganyika, Uganda and Kenya in September – October 1959. Following are excerpts from some of the speeches delivered by His Royal Highness during this tour:

1. Press Conference Kampala, Uganda
September 18, 1959

Source: Speeches II pg 8

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
Source: 
Speeches Book II (pg 5 – 7) 1958-1963

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

Congressional Record WELCOMING THE AGA KHAN TO TEXAS (Extensions of Remarks - March 19, 2018)

Gov. Greg Abbot meets with His Highness the Aga Khan (Farhez Rayani/sumitted photo) 2018-03-19
Source: 
www.congress.gov/congressional-record

rom the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

WELCOMING THE AGA KHAN TO TEXAS

______

HON. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON

of texas

in the house of representatives

Monday, March 19, 2018

115th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 164, No. 47 — Daily Edition

Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to

On 9th October 1960 His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a colloquium on the Present day Students Problems’

Hazar Imam.jpg
Source: 
Source: Speeches II pg 45 – 46

On 9th October 1960 His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a colloquium on the Present day Students Problems’ sponsored by the Punjab University Student’s Union at Lahore in Pakistan. On that occasion he announced award of 5 post-graduate scholarships for one year study in Europe or the Middle East.

Opening the colloquium, His Royal Highness said:

Water supply scheme for Dolomuch, Seenlasht inaugurated & completed by AKAH

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa visit Chitral in late October 2018  2018-10-29
Source: 
pakobserver.net/ Pakistan Observer

A scheme of potable drinking water for Dolomuch colony and Seenlasht was inaugurated at Seenlasht. Additional Deputy Commissioner Chitral Minhasuddin was chief guest on the occasion who unveiled plaque of the project.

Aga Khan University Inaugurates State Of The Art Anatomy, Surgery Learning Studio 2018-12-14

The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Source: 
urdupoint.com

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Dec, 2018 ) :A new anatomy and surgical skills lab, introducing the latest available learning aids was opened at The Aga Khan University Medical College here Friday.

According to AKU officials the facility to be functional in an enlarged space will help students to learn about the human body structure, and enable residents, practicing physicians along with surgeons to rehearse difficult and complicated surgical procedures before performing them on real patients.

Aga Khan Hospital Laboratory Gets Accreditation from College of American Pathologists 2018-12-11

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi
Source: 
www.busiweek.com

NAIROBI – The Aga Khan University Hospital Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP accreditation is a global recognition for the excellence of the services provided by the Hospitals Laboratory.

Penang extends Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Think City collaboration

His Highness the Aga Khan being greeted by Malaysia's Foreign Minister Syed Hamid Albar in Kuala Lumpur./Gary Otte  2007-09-04
Source: 
malaymail.com

GEORGE TOWN, Dec 21 — The Penang government renewed its collaboration with Think City and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture for another three years to complete key public realm improvement projects in the heritage zone.
Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the three partners agreed to the extension with the aim of completing the North Seafront conservation works at Fort Cornwallis and the establishment of a Maritime Museum in the Syed Alatas Mansion.

Hazar Imam announces engagement of Prince Hussain to Ms. Elizabeth Hoag 2018-12-21

Prince Hussain with colleagues visited Kira Wira Lodge in Tanzania 2015-12-29

Hazar Imam sent a special message of joy and happiness to world-wide Jamats announcing the engagement of His beloved son, Prince Hussain to Miss Elizabeth Hoag who had adopted the name Fareen upon embracing Islam.

The message said "It is with special happiness that I am writing to inform My Jamat that my beloved second son, Prince Hussain, is engaged to be married to Miss Elizabeth Hoag, who has adopted the name Fareen upon embracing Islam. It is expected that they will marry in the spring of 2019.


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