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Uganda: Kadaga Praises Aga Khan for Preserving Culture

H.H. The Aga Khan arrives in Uganda  2017-10-11
Source: 
allafrica.com, The Monitor

Kampala — The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has praised the Aga Khan for preserving works of history and art at a time culture and heritage are being destroyed in other parts of the world.
Speaker Kadaga made the comments during a tour of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada.

Uganda's High Commissioner there, Ms Joy Ruth Acheng, accompanied the Speaker and other high-level Ugandan officials on a tour of the museum, which is an initiative of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo honours The Aga Khan 2018-07-20

Portugal’s President  Rebelo de Sousa bestows Portugal’s highest honours— the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty  2018-07-20
Source: 
nation.co.ke/news

Portugal President Marcelo Rebelol honours The Aga Khan

Friday July 21 2017

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•Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa bestowed the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty on the Aga Khan with at Lisbon’s Belem Palace on Thursday.

•The Aga Khan was in Lisbon at the invitation of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa to receive an Honorary Doctorate for his longstanding commitment to improving the quality of life for some of the world’s vulnerable populations.

AKDN announces € 2.5 million grant towards scientific and technical research for Portuguese-speaking countries and developing na

His Excellency Professor Manuel Heitor, Portugal’s Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, speaking at the announc
Source: 
akdn.org

Lisbon, Portugal, 12 July 2018 – A second tranche of grant funding for research and education projects in the amount of € 2.5 million was announced by representatives of the Ismaili Imamat and Aga Khan Development Network as a week of activities concluded in Portugal celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Aga Khan.

The second tranche is intended to fund research that will improve the quality of life mainly in Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa.

From Toronto to Baghdad: new Aga Khan exhibit helps rebuild destroyed university library 2018-07-22

Iraqi-American artist poses with his project 168:01 at the Aga Khan Museum  2018-07-17
Source: 
cbc.ca

Visitors will gradually transform the exhibit's empty library to a collaborative donation

With its long shelf lined with white-covered books all housed inside a cavernous room, the newest offering at the Aga Khan Museum looks a bit like an empty, sterile library. But the creative force behind the project hopes visitors will fill it with the knowledge contained in thousands of new textbooks.

Plano's MCOR teams up with Aga Khan Council for exhibition ‘Ethics in Action’ events set for July 20-21

The inaugural Ethics in Action event is a collaboration between Aga Khan Council of the Central US and the city of Plano’s Multi
Source: 
PlaonStarCourier

Aga Khan Council for the Central United States will host the first Ethics in Action event July 20-21 at the Plano Municipal Center. The inaugural event marks the first collaboration between Aga Khan Council in Plano and the city’s Multicultural Outreach Roundtable (MCOR).

The two-day event will be from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the lobby at 1520 K Ave.

Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum at Portugal’s Assembly of the Republic 2018-07-11

His Highness the Aga Khan tours the exhibition Ideals of Leadership: Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum Collections
Source: 
akdn.org

Toronto, Canada, 11 July 2018 - To mark His Highness the Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations taking place in Lisbon, the Aga Khan Museum has loaned a special exhibition of 17 artifacts to Portugal’s Assembly of the Republic. The exhibition is titled Ideals of Leadership: Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum Collections and includes captivating folios and colourful ceramics as well as exquisitely decorated wood and steel artifacts from Mughal, Ottoman, Persian, and Chinese empires dating from the 10th to the 19th centuries.

Aga Khan launches Sh25bn health project in Mwanza 2018-11-13

Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Minister Ummy Mwalimu cuts the ribbon to officially launch the Mothe
Source: 
thecitizen.co.tz/News

By The Citizen Reporter @TheCitizenTZ news@tznationmedia.com

Mwanza. The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has launched a Sh25.3 billion project that aims at minimizing diseases, maternal and child mortality rates and improving access to reproductive maternal and newborn health (Impact), in Mwanza Region.

The project will cover district councils of Kwimba, Magu, Misungwi, Nyamagana, Ukerewe, Sengerema, Ilemela and Buchosa and is jointly being financed by Agha Khan Foundation Canada and the government.

UK Welcomes High Highness The Aga Khan For Opening Of The New Academic Centre In London

The New Aga Khan Academic Centre In London at King's Cross   2018-06-26
Source: 
www.urdupoint.com

LONDON, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 27th Jun, 2018 ) :The United Kingdom (UK) here on Tuesday welcomed High Highness Prince Karim Agha Khan for the opening of new academic center in London.
According to a UK government statement issued here, Foreign Office Minister for Human Rights Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon attended the official opening of the new Aga Khan Centre in King's Cross today (26 June) as part of the Diamond Jubilee tour of His Highness the Aga Khan.

Aga Khan Master Musicians, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: A dazzling celebration of music from Islamic countries 2018-06-21

The Aga Khan Music Initiative performs at the Royal Albert Hall ( Roger Thomas )   2018-06-20
Source: 
www.independent.co.uk

The Aga Khan used to be thought of in terms of beautiful women, hotels, and racehorses, but these days the millionaire spiritual leader is more likely to be associated with hospitals and the preservation of endangered forms of culture.

Speech by Prince Aly Muhammad at the 34th World Partnership Walk in Toronto, Canada 2018-06-17

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Source: 
video

Speech by Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan at the 34th World Partnership Walk in Toronto, Canada
June 17, 2018

Minister Bennett, Your Worship Mayor Tory, Distinguished Guests and Friends of the World Partnership Walk.

I can’t tell you how excited I am to be here today. Today is a celebration, it is a celebration of Canadians coming from all of Canada to contribute to the quality of life in some of the poorest and most remote parts of the world.

Birthday of Prince Aly Salomone Khan

Prince Aly Salomone Khan

Prince Aly Khan was born in Turin (Torino) Italy on June 13, 1911. His mother was Cleope Teresa "Ginetta" Magliano.

In 1939, Prince Aly Aga Khan joined the French Foreign Legion and served with its cavalry division in Egypt and the Middle East. In 1940, he joined the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry, becoming a lieutenant colonel in 1944. That same year, he participated in the Allied landing in the south of France with the United States Seventh Army, serving as a liaison officer with the rank of captain; for this, he was made an officer in the Legion of Honor in 1950.

'JUBILEE MUBARAK' Who is the Aga Khan and why is his Diamond Jubilee being celebrated? 2018-06-08

His Highness the Aga Khan IV
Source: 
www.thesun.co.uk

The 81-year-old is known as a man of few words but his tireless work over six decades has seen communities across the world thrive

THE Aga Khan is one of the world’s most generous philanthropists and the spiritual leader of more than 15 million Ismaili Muslims worldwide.

He has spent the last 60 years beautifully bridging gaps between communities, ensuring his legacy breaks boundaries between religions, cultures and societies. But just who is he and why is this such a special year for him?

Mughal-era Arab ki Sarai gateway restored to its old glory in Delhi 2018-05-28

The gateway is 13 metres high with five arches. It also has chambers and a domed roof flanked by niches on both sides.(Sanchit K
Source: 
hindustantimes.com

According to Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) listing of ancient structures in Delhi, Arab Sarai was built in 1560 by Hamida Banu Begum, who was chief consort of Mughal emperor Humayan, to accommodate 300 Arabs she had brought back from Mecca.

The lofty eastern gateway of a walled enclosure built in the 17th century — which was originally a market built during Jahangir’s reign along side Arab ki Sarai, Nizamuddin East — has been restored to its old glory.

The restorer, Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC), began restoration work in January 2017.

Remembering Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan 2018-05-17

Prince Charles receives the “Golden Soul” from Aga Khan  2018-05-17
Source: 
weekly.ahram.org.eg

A new book by English-Swiss author Diana Miserez remembers the multifaceted life of prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, writes Amal Owaida

Despite the objections of his wife princess Catherine, the first book to appear 14 years after the death of prince Sadruddin Aga Khan has now been published in English and French. Entitled Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, Humanitarian and Visionary (Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, Humaniste et Visionnaire), the book has been written by English-Swiss author Diana Miserez.

The Aga Khan: 60 years of remarkable service to the world 2018-05-11

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Source: 
troymedia.com

Who is His Highness, the Aga Khan, a man who is celebrating 60 years of service to his community and the world?

He is the spiritual leader of 15 million Ismaili Muslims, a significant number of whom call Canada home. He is a diplomat, social innovator, global humanitarian and someone with an unshakable belief in the values of pluralism, diversity and equality.

The Aga Khan was appointed as the 49th hereditary Imam of the world’s Shia Ismaili community upon his grandfather’s death in 1957, when he was just a 20-year-old and studying at Harvard.

Opinion: Aga Khan's contributions little-known, but significant 2018-05-09

His Highness the Aga Khan and Alberta Premier Alison Redford sign an Agreement of Cooperation between the Ismaili Imamat and the
Source: 
edmontonjournal.com

s a banker and someone involved in the community, one of the ways I measure success is by taking a good hard look at results. Focus on what has been achieved, how have people been better served and how has community been fostered.

Over the years, I have served on many boards and been involved with dozens of community initiatives. I am grateful for the people I’ve met through this work. I have learned a lot from those who have challenged me and those who have offered me a differing perspective than my own.

Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with British Columbia Premier John Horgan 2018-05-04

Mawlana Hazar Imam and British Columbia Premier  Horgan discuss potential collaboration with the province in areas 2018-05-04
Source: 
the.ismaili

Earlier today, Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Vancouver to begin the Western Canada portion of his Diamond Jubilee visit. Shortly after his arrival, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Honourable John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia, who extended a warm welcome and congratulated him on his Diamond Jubilee.

Premier Horgan and Hazar Imam spoke about the Ismaili community's spirit of service and pluralism, and how this is an ideal reflection of the strength that diversity has brought to British Columbia.

A “beacon of light”: Mawlana Hazar Imam hosted at Rideau Hall during his Diamond Jubilee visi

Hazar Imam speaking at the Dinner in His honour at Rideau Hall  2018-05-02
Source: 
the.ismaili

Earlier this evening, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, hosted a dinner at Rideau Hall in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

Guests included Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, past Prime Ministers Jean Chrétien and Joe Clark, and past Governors General David Johnston and Adrienne Clarkson, as well as Jamati and AKDN leaders.

Celebrating 60 years of the Aga Khan - and a special relationship with Canada 2018-05-02

The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson with His Highness the Aga Khan after receiving the Prize for Global Citizenship.
Source: 
www.theglobeandmail.com

There are two living world leaders who have celebrated their Diamond Jubilee – 60 years in office. One is Her Majesty The Queen and the other is His Highness Aga Khan. Both assumed their duties at an early age – the Queen at the age of 26 and the Aga Khan at the tender age of 20, while still an undergraduate at Harvard University. John Diefenbaker had just become prime minister of Canada.
The Governor-General of Canada, Julie Payette, is hosting a dinner at Rideau Hall on Wednesday to mark this anniversary and the occasion of His Highness’s official Jubilee visit to Canada.

Aga Khan Arrives in Canada for Official Diamond Jubilee Visit 2018-05-01

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie together with Ambassador Marc-Andr
Source: 
www.newswire.ca

OTTAWA, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - His Highness the Aga Khan arrived in Ottawa today as part of an international celebration of his Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years as spiritual leader of the global Shia Ismaili Muslim community. The visit takes place at the invitation of the Government of Canada and includes an official dinner at Rideau Hall on May 2, hosted by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, the Governor General of Canada, meetings of the Global Centre for Pluralism; and community gatherings in Vancouver and Calgary.


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