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Preparations for Aga Khan’s arrival in full swing in Chitral

Hazar Imam visits Chitral and Northen Areas of Pakistan  2008-04-01
Source: 
dawn.com

CHITRAL: Preparations are in full swing here for receiving Prince Karim Aga Khan, the 49th Imam of Ismaili Muslim community, who is scheduled to arrive in the second week of December in connection with the golden jubilee celebrations of his Imamat.

A source in the Ismaili regional council of Chitral, requesting not to be named, told this scribe that the followers of Ismaili sect would have a sight of their spiritual leader in Booni and Garam Chashma, for which two Didaar Gaahs (place of sighting) were near completion.

Ismaili spiritual leader Aga Khan reaching Pakistan on Dec 7, 2017

... Prime Karm Aga Khan IV with President Mamnoon Hussain
Source: 
dailypakistan.com.pk

The Ismailis are celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of the spiritual leadership of Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini
Aga Khan IV will visit Chitral, Gilgit-Baltistan, Islamabad before departing for Karachi

Prince Shah Karim al-Hussaini the spiritual leader of the world's 20 plus million Ismailis, is scheduled to visit Pakistan next week.

According to an internal communique, the Aga Khan IV will reach Pakistan on the 7th of December. An invitation for visiting Pakistan was extended to the Aga Khan by President Mamnoon Hussain early this year.

His Highness the Aga Khan Speech at the Inauguration Ceremony of Aga Khan University, Karachi 1985-11-11

Hazar Imam with President Zia ul-Haq inaugurating the Aga Khan University and Hospital 1985-11-11

Your Excellency The President; Your excellency the Governor of Sind; Honourable Chief Minister of Sind; Honourable Ministers; Your Excellencies; Distinguished Guests.

Mr President, your unfaltering encouragement has enabled us to bring the Aga Khan University into being. To give the first private University in Pakistan your support was a bold initiative and one to which I wish to offer the fullest recognition.

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam with President Zia Ul-Haq at the inauguration of the Aga Khan University 1985-11-11

Sir Aga Khan’s contribution in the Pakistan Movement 1906-1947

Aga Khan III.jpg
Source: 
pakobserver.net

High Highness Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, Aga Khan III GCSI GCMG GCIE GCVO PC was the 48th Imam of Ismaili Shia Muslims. He was the first President of the All-India Muslim League. He was born in Karachi on 2 November 1877, but passed away in Versoix, Switzerland on 11 July 1957. After Sir Syed Khan, he played a leading role not only in strengthening the political role of the Muslims of the Indo-Pak subcontinent, the cause of Aligarh Muslim University but the Pakistan Movement also.

A Vision of Hope and Faith - An Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan by Imran Aslam 2000-10-26

Mawlana Hazar Imam being interviewed by Imran Aslam, at Governor's House Pakistan   2000-10-26
Source: 
PTV

Imran: Good evening ladies and Gentlemen, we have a very distinguished visitor here this evening. Somebody who has always been a great friend of Pakistan, he is the Spiritual Leader of the Ismaili Muslims, an illustrious son of Islam, and as I said earlier, every time he visits, the People of Pakistan look forward to it. Look forward to his interventions and to his great vision, which is always translated eventually into reality. I'd like to welcome His Highness the Aga Khan.

-Aga Khan: Thank you very much indeed.

Imran: Welcome to Pakistan.

Aga Khan: Thank you very much.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation, Karachi

His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, speaking at the University's 16th Convocation in Karachi.
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillahi-r-Rahmani-r-Rahim,

Your Excellency, Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali,
Your Excellency, Governor of Sindh, Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad,
Honourable Chief Minister of Sindh, Sardar Ali Mohammad Khan Mahar,
Honourable Ministers,
Excellencies,
Distinguished guests,
Faculty, staff and students of the Aga Khan University,
Parents and families of our students,
Ladies and gentlemen,

President Mamnoon lauds Aga Khan’s development initiatives

His Highness the Aga Khan with President Mamnoon Hussain of Pakistan at Aiwan-e-Sadr, the official residence of the President
Source: 
pakistantoday.com

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday said the constant efforts of Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) through its multiple projects in the country were making a visible difference in the lives of the people and Pakistan’s infrastructural development.

The president expressed these views while talking to Aga Khan Council for Pakistan President Hafiz Sherali, who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr to handover a letter from Prince Karim Aga Khan in response to the president’s letter of felicitation on the diamond jubilee of the Aga Khan’s Imamat.

PC hands over Habib Bank to Aga Khan Fund

Prime Karm Aga Khan IV with Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz  2006-01-01
Source: 
dawn.com

ISLAMABAD, Feb 26: Pakistan on Thursday handed over its second largest bank - Habib Bank Limited (HBL) - to Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) against a two-phased Rs22.409 billion highest bid for 51 per cent shares along with management control received in December last year.

Secretary Privatization Ahmed Waqar and Sultan Allana signed the transfer of management agreement on behalf of the Privatization Commission and AKFED respectively. Finance Minister, Shaukat Aziz and Privatization Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh witnessed the signing ceremony.

Imamat anniversary of Prince Karim Aga Khan to be held in GB on Tuesday 2017-07-11

H.H. The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
radio.gov.pk

Special prayer will also be offered for development and prosperity of the country on the occasion

The 60th Imamat anniversary of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan,spiritual leader of Ismaili community will be held in Gilgit Baltistan on Tuesday.

Functions in this connection will be held in Jamaat Khana's at morning.
Special prayer will also be offered for development and prosperity of the country on that occasion.

Hazar Imam visits Pakistan

Hazar Imam visits Pakistan

Hazar Imam is presented with a garland at Islamabad Airport

Source: 
www.ismaili.bet

Lahore Fort’s Picture Wall conservation kicks off in partnership with Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

Lahore Fort PHOTO: EXPRESS
Source: 
www.tribune.com.pk

LAHORE:

The Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) has started the conservation of some parts of the Lahore Fort’s Picture Wall as part of the Picture Wall Prototype (PWP) Project, in partnership with Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

Speech by His Highness the Agakhan at the Aga Khan University Convocation in Karachi, 2006

His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, speaking at the 2006 Convocation ceremony of the University.
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency Mohammedmian Soomro, Chairman of the Senate
Honourable Chief Minister Arbab Ghulam Rahim
Honourable Ministers
Excellencies
Chairman Dehlavi and the Members of the Board of Trustees
President Firoz Rasul
Graduates and Parents
Generous donors and well wishers of the University, from Pakistan and around the world
Distinguished guests

As-salamu’alaykum

Role of His Highness the Aga Khan in development of Gilgit-Badakshan is remarkable: Mehdi Shah

GB Chief Minister cutting a cake to celebrate the Imamat Day in memory of the day 55 years (11 July 1957) ago when His Highness
Source: 
pamirtimes.net

Gilgit, July 11: The role of His Highness the Aga Khan in development of Gilgit – Baltistan is remarkable and others should follow it. Sir Aga Khan III played a leading role in the movement for creation of Pakistan as President of the All India Muslim League.

These views were expressed by GB Chief Minister Syed Mehdi Shah while addressing a ceremony organized to commemorate the 55th Imamat Day of His Highness the Aga Khan.

Hazar Imam arrives in Pakistan

Hazar Imam arrives in Pakistan

Hazar Imam accepts a bouguet of flowers from a child at PAF Airbase Chaklala, Pakistan

Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Ranjit Sabikhi (left) Indian architect and Ramesh Khosla (right), Canadian designer, posing with His Highness the Aga Khan after receiving the Aga Khan Award for Architecture for their design of the Sheraton Mughal Hotel at Agra, India, 1980. Photo: AKDN / Christopher Little

President of Pakistan appreciates socio-economic work, services of Aga Khan Development Network

President Mamnoon Hussain  talking to Hafiz Sherali, President Aga Khan Council for Pakistan 2017-03-22

source: Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation www.app.com

ISLAMABAD, Mar 22 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Wednesday
appreciated the socio-economic work and services rendered by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan Health services in Pakistan under the inspiring and dynamic leadership of Aga Khan.

President Mamnoon Hussain was talking to Hafiz Sherali, President Aga

University hospital opens new medical centres in Punjab 2017-03-14

Munnawar Hamid, Member of Board of Trustees and Firoz Rasul, President, Aga Khan University inaugurate AKUH’s new medical centre

University hospital opens new medical centres in Punjab

Mar 14, 2017

...

Munnawar Hamid, Member of Board of Trustees and Firoz Rasul, President, Aga Khan University inaugurate AKUH’s new medical centre in Lahore. Photo: AKUH

​The Aga Khan University Hospital has opened two new medical centres to provide consulting clinics, vaccination, radiology, laboratory and pharmacy services in Lahore, Rawalpindi and surrounding areas in Pakistan’s Punjab province.

SPEECH BY H. H. AGA KHAN TO THE FEDERATION OF PAKISTAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY 1976-03-02

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Source: 
ismaili.net

In selecting the title of this address, I had in mind above all, the need for greater efficiency in professional management. The more I reflected on this subject, the more it became apparent that the themes which I wished develop were as valid for many of the richer industrial nations as for the developing world, and hold good equally for nationalised industries as for the private sector all over the world. The economic recession from which we are all suffering has at least shown us where the real weaknesses are.


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