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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
Source: 
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.

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.

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at the event entitled, “Fragile States ‘Weiterdenken’(‘Thinking Ahead’)

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the event entitled, “Fragile States ‘Weiterdenken’(‘Thinking Ahead’) –2019-01
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim
Minister of State, Mr. Niels Annen,
Professor Dr. Joachim Nagel,
Members of Parliament,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is my pleasure to celebrate here today the special partnership between Germany and the Aga Khan Development Network, or AKDN. Over the past 25 years, we have implemented almost € 600 million of programmes together in Asia and in Africa - spanning clean energy and infrastructure, water supply and sanitation, financial services and tourism, as well as education, health and civil society.

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.

Speech by Hazar Imam at the Lunch given by Industrial Promotion and Development Company

Hazar Imam in 1983 visit to Pakistan  1983-01-06
Source: 
akdn.org

Honourable Minister,
Your Excellencies,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a great pleasure for me to be here today among such distinguished representatives of Government of international agencies and of business. We have been particularly fortunate to listen to both the Minister for Industries and Commerce, the Honourable Mr Shafiula Azam, and to Dr Hans Wuttke, the Executive Vice President of the International Finance Corporation, who is so closely associated with development projects in many parts of the Third World.

Address at the 25th Anniversary Graduation Ceremony of The Institute of Ismaili Studies 2003-10-19

Hazar Imam spoke at the 25th IIS Graduation at Grosvenor House   2003-10-19
Source: 
iis.ac.uk

His Highness the Aga KhanLe Meridien Grosvenor House HotelOctober 19, 2003

Bismillah a-Rahman al-Rahim

Distinguished guests,The faculty, staff and students of The Institute of Ismaili Studies,Ladies and gentlemen,

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:

Speech by Hazar Imam at the Karachi University 1960-10-01

HazarImam lays Foundation Stone of Prince Aly S. Khan Library, Karachi  1960-10-01
Source: 
Speeches Part II 1958-1963 published by Ismailia Associations for Africa 1964

Mr. Vice-Chancellor, Members of the Karachi University Syndicate and Senate, Ladies and Gentlemen.

Today’s occasion for me is one of both happiness and sadness. Happiness because I welcome and am very thankful for the chance to meet you to see your fine campus and to have the honour of laying the foundation stone of your new library.

Speech at the Foundation Stone Laying of Al-Ilmu Reading Room 1960-10-01

Hazar Imam in Bombay 1960
Source: 
Africa Ismaili, New Series

On lst October 1960, His Royal Highness laid the foundation stone of the Reading Room building of Prince Aga Khan Students' Union, Kharadhar, Karachi. This institution which was established in 1932, is doing very useful work by providing fees and books to deserving students. The honorary workers of the Union, with great efforts and in details, carried out an educational survey of their area in order to determine the needs and requirements of Ismaili Students. They have also underway a scheme to start a mass educational centre.

Speech at the OPENING CEREMONY OF "Dr. ALIDINA KHARADHAR HOSPITAL & MATERNITY HOME" (Kharadhar)

Hazar Imam in Bombay 1960
Source: 
Speeches. Vol 2. pg 20

Karachi, Pakistan OPENING CEREMONY OF "Dr. ALIDINA KHARADHAR HOSPITAL & MATERNITY HOME" (Kharadhar)
August 26, 1960

(Speeches. Vol 2. pg 20)

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.


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