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Speech at the Opening ceremony of Muhammedi Girls’ Academy Karachi 1962-09-02

Source: 
SPEECHES BOOK II – PG 89 - 91

(The Ismailia Youth Services Karachi have initiated many projects for the advancement of the community. In Karachi one of these has been the Muhammedi Girls’Academy. Recently a magnificent building has been constructed in the lush green surroundings at Malir on the Karachi-Hyderabad highway.

Speech at the Foundation laying ceremony of Abdul Wahed Moledina School 1962-09-30

Source: 
ismaili.net

Never in the history of Mankind has the speed of change been so great. Until some years ago, only the philosophers and astronomers had thought of the other worlds. All our children will have to think of them, for our boys and girls will certainly have the occasion to visit them.

This extraordinary widening of the horizons of mankind is something for which we must prepare our children and if the aim of education is to equip our young generations with the weapons with which to meet the future, then surely your institute is doing the most noble service.

Speech at the Annual Dinner of the Pakistan Society 1962-05-23

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Source: 
SPEECHES BOOK II – PG 85 - 86

(The Pakistan Society, London held its annual dinner in May 1962 and requested His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan to be the chief guest. The president of the society, Lt. Gen. Muhammed Yousif, Pakistan’s High Commissioner in U.K, welcoming His Royal Highness eulogized the efforts of the Aga Khans in the establishment of Pakistan and paid tributes to their work for the well-being of the world of Islam.

Speech during Kenya's Independence 1963-12-12

H.H. The Aga Khan with President Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya  1963-12-12
Source: 
SPEECHES BOOK II – PG 82

On this most joyous and unique occasion of Kenya’s Independence, I am happy and honoured to join the multitude of well-wishers from all over the world to extend to Mr. Kenyatta and his Government my warm and sincere congratulations.

Speech at the Opening Ceremony of the new High School at Nairobi 1961-12-10

His Highness The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
Paigham -e-Imamat 1957-1983 – pg 79 -83

Your Worship, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Minister, Ladies and Gentlemen.

I am most happy indeed that it has been possible for me to make this brief visit to Nairobi on my way back from the Independence celebrations in Tanganyika and to be able to open this fine new Secondary School.

Speech His Highness the Aga Khan IV at the opening of a new £25,000 nursery school 1961-05-11

His Highness the Aga Khan IV
Source: 
SPEECHES BOOK II – PG 73

MOMBASA, KENYA
MAY 11, 1961

On May 11, 1961, in his first public engagement in Mombasa, His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a new £25,000 nursery school.

Interview on Radio Pakistan 1960-10-29

H.H. The Aga Khan IV
Source: 
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”)

Keynote Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at the Plenary Session 2002-10-31

His Highness the Aga Khan meeting with the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Alibek Djekshenkulov  2002-10-31
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akdn.net

Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic,
31 October 2002
Your Excellency, Prime Minister Tanaev
Your Excellency, Ambassador Gautschi
Excellencies
Distinguished Participants
Ladies and Gentlemen

His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a colloquium on the “Present day Students’ Problems” 1960-10-09

Hazar Imam in Lahore, West Pakistan  1960-10-09
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SPEECHES BOOK II PG 45-46 printed by Shia Imami Ismailia for Africa in 1964

{On October 9 1960 His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a colloquium on the “Present day Students’ Problems” sponsored by the Punjab University Students’ 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:

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

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Source: 
SPEECHES BOOK II PG 43-44 printed by Shia Imamai 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.

Rs 70-lakh US grant for conservation of tombs in Hyderabad 2019-02-22

US Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster, visits Qutub Shahi ombs complex in Hyderabad  2019-02-21T
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newindianexpress.com

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: The US Ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster, who was in the city on Thursday, announced a grant of over Rs 70 lakh towards conservation of the 17th-century tombs of Taramati and Premamati, located within the Qutb Shahi tombs complex.

It is the second time that the US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) grant, a US Department of State initiative, is being awarded to the Qutb Shahi tombs.

AT THE DINNER HOSTED BY SHRI M. HIDAYATULLAH. VICE PRESIDENT OF INDIA 1983-01-12

Hazar Imam with Vice-President Hidayatullah of India  1983-01-12
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ismaili.net

AT RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN

DELHI, INDIA,

JANUARY 12, 1983

Your Excellency,

I am delighted that this evening's most enjoyable dinner gives me the opportunity of thanking you publicly for the welcome which your Government, and in particular the Prime Minister and the officials concerned, have given us. My wife, my brother and I are all deeply touched by the warmth of our reception on this Silver Jubilee visit and are sincerely appreciative of the courtesies extended to us.

Aga Khan Museum exhibition celebrates 50th anniversary of first human steps on the moon 2019-02-14

The moon, painting from a Falnama (Book of Omens), India, second half of the 16th century CE. Ink, opaque watercolours, and gold
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Cision PR Newswire

he Moon: A Voyage Through Time explores wonder, knowledge, and beauty inspired by the moon through the ages

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - The Apollo 11 lunar landing on July 20, 1969, was a transformative event for humanity, yet the moon has captivated cultures since the dawn of civilization. The Moon: A Voyage Through Time is a major new exhibition opening March 9 at the Aga Khan Museum. It pays tribute to our timeless fascination with the moon by exploring how it has inspired spiritual growth, scientific discovery, and artistic creativity.

Speech by Mowlana Hazar Imam at the Evora University Symposium 2006-02-12

His Highness speaking at the International Symposium at the University of Evora, Photo Gary Otte   2006-02-12
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akdn.org

President Sampaio,
Rector Manuel Patricio,
Professor Adriano Moreira,
Excellencies,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

It is a great honour to be invited here today to address this esteemed audience on such a relevant topic. Our title speaks of societies which are at once plural and peaceful—a goal which is important but also elusive. For even our best efforts to combine stability with modernity seem to be constantly disrupted.

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

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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.

Speech of Mowlana Hazar Imam made a the Key of the City of Lisbon presentation ceremony 1996-12-17

H.H. The Aga Khan being presented with the Key of the City of Lisbon  1996-12-17
Source: 
ismaili.net

Your Worship the Mayor,
City Councillors,
Honoured guests,
Citizens of Lisbon.

It is with a sense of profound privilege and great personal honour that I accept the "Freedom of the City" which you have so graciously bestowed upon me today. I am most sincerely grateful that the city fathers have chosen this particular occasion to accord me this distinction.

Speech by Hazar Imam at the acceptance of the Nouvel Economiste Philanthropic Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 Award 2009-12-17

Le Nouvel Economiste presented its award to Mawlana Hazar Imam at a ceremony held at the Cour des Comptes in Paris. AKDN/Gary Ot
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the.ismaili

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim
The First President,
Minister,
Your Excellencies,
Your Excellency, the Rector,
Commissioner for diversity and equal opportunities,
Distinguished representatives of the President’s office, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, the Ministry of the Interior and Paris Town Hall,
Distinguished guests,
Chairman of the Board of M6,
Editor in Chief and Associate Director of the Nouvel Economiste,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

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

Wok 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.

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at the World Bank InfoDev Conference 1999-11-10

His Highness the Aga Khan delivering the keynote address on the New Networked Economy at the World Faiths & Development Dialogue
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akdn.org

Thank you, Jim, for your kind words of introduction and for inviting me to address this gathering. It is an honour to have this opportunity to speak to an audience that is so distinguished and so accomplished.

The rapid developments in information and communication technology are of immense importance for those of us engaged in promoting positive economic, social, and cultural change. Like Jim Wolfensohn, I believe that they are also critical because development in all those dimensions is a prerequisite for world peace.


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