2010, January 28 - London, UK: "Results change minds, not rhetoric." His Highness the Aga Khan's Statement at the London Conference on Afghanistan today. International conference on Afghanistan begins in London Foreign ministers of over 70 countries gathered at a conference in London to discuss the current situation and future of Afghanistan.
2007, July 12: London, UK - Ismaili Center: H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan, Prince Rahim, Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra, Prince Hussein, Princess Khaliya & Prince Charles were at the Ismaili Center. Hazar Imam stood a long time outside the center. About 40 Ismailis were waiting on 2 sides and Hazar Imam was constently smiling to them. His first Wave of the Jubilee Year was for the Jamat standing there. He waved 6 times before getting into his car plus again from the car.
His Highness The Aga Khan meets Queen Elizabeth and other world leaders at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee
London, 22 October 2012 - As part of the Synergos Institute's University for a Night series, His Highness the Aga Khan was awarded the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award at a ceremony in London.
David Rockefeller, in a letter addressed to the Aga Khan which was read to the audience, described the reasons for awarding this honour: “Through the Aga Khan Development Network, you have leveraged the social conscience of Islam in ways that benefit people of all faiths, promoting tolerance, pluralism and broad-based development.”
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AN Islamic centre bankrolled by one of the world’s richest men has become the latest potential tenant to show interest in taking up some of the empty space at the King’s Cross Railway Lands development.
The Aga Khan, the hereditary leader of a branch of Muslim worshippers, funds a university and cultural centre based on the Euston Road.
People looking for property to rent in London may be interested in the possibility of a new educational facility at a multi-use development opening in Central London.
According to Property Week, the Aga Khan, the hereditary leader of the largest group of Ismaili followers of the Shia faith, is in talks with King's Cross Central is finalising details for opening an Ismaili studies and cultural affairs centre at one of its premises.
The Aga Khan hopes to build an Islamic cultural 'hub' in London.
The Aga Khan suffered a humiliating defeat in 2002 when his plans to build a museum of Islamic art on one of London's most desirable sites were thrown out, even though his £24 million bid was twice the size of any other.
The racehorse breeder and spiritual leader to more than four million Ismaili Muslims was said to have been furious with what he saw as unfair and xenophobic treatment of his philanthropy, and signalled that would turn his back on this country.
The Aga Khan IV is in advanced talks to create a centre for Ismaili studies and cultural affairs at London's £4bn King's Cross scheme.
It is thought that the Aga Khan Foundation and King’s Cross Central — the joint venture between Argent, London & Continental Railways and landowner DHL-Exel - are finalising details of an agreement to develop the proposed centre at the 67 acre site.
The Aga Khan IV is in advanced talks to create a centre for Ismaili studies and cultural affairs at London's £4bn King's Cross Central in north London.
His foundation has opened negotiations for a large facility on the 67-acre site, and may occupy as many as five buildings. They are mainly for students and educational facilities, but a museum of some kind has not been ruled out.