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Event - 1999-08-27

Hazar Imam with Begum Inaara.jpg

Visited Salzbourg for 3 days with Begum Inaara, Prince Amyn, Prince Sadruddin and Princess Aliya. Articles from Point de Vue (France - 8 September 1999), Oh La! (France), Hello! (UK 14 September 1999) and Hola! (9 September 1999) to follow second week of October. Meanwhile enjoy the photographs: Le Prix de Diane (horse race) is one of several prices won by the Aga Khan this season in France and Britain. Hola gives photos of the Aga Khan and Begum Inaara in its July 1st issue. (see also below in photo album section).

Event - 1998-10-06

The AKDN experts and members of the Aga Khan's entourage constituted an impressive range of expertise' said Ghazi Salahuddin under the title A Tajik interlude, The News, Karachi covered the work of the AKDN and the recent visit of the Aga Khan in Tajikistan.

Event - 1998-03-05

Abidjan (Ivory Coast): Left for Yamoussoukro after a successful visit to Abidjan and thereafter flew to Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso.

Event - 1998-06-06

Visited the monasteries of Batopediou and Iviron and the monastery of Zografou.

Event - 1998-06-29

According to Kyrgyz News' PRINCE AGHA KHAN IN KYRGYZSTAN. Prince (Amyn?) Agha Khan, world leader of ismailits, arrived in Bishkek today. According to the presidential press service, he will meet with President Askar Akayev, Prime Minister Kubanychbek Jumaliev and will visit some Kyrgyz regions, available for tourism business. According to the governmental press service, he met with Kyrgyz Prime Minister Kubanycgbek Jumaliev today.

Event - 1998-07-11-A

(Prnewswire)The Aga Khan, who is accompanied on this visit to Portugal by his wife, the Begum Aga Khan, was yesterday invested with the Grand Cross of the Order of Merit by President Jorge Sampaio for his 'outstanding contribution to human understanding and to social and economic progress in different areas of the world.'

Event - 1998-07-01

July 1998 issues of Point de Vue (french) and Hola (spanish) had More Photos of the Portugal Visit.

Event - 1998-09-21

According to Itar-Tass and news from Dushanbe, The Aga Khan will visit Tajikistan from September 21st to September 28th 1998.

Event - 1998-09-21-A

The spiritual leader of the world's Ismaili community, the Aga Khan, is visiting Tajikistan, home to a small but influential Ismaili community living mainly in the south of the country

Event - 1998-09-23

According to Itar-Tass 'The spiritual leader of the world Ishmaelites, Prince Aga Khan IV, who is paying a week- long visit to Tajikistan at the invitation of President emomali Rakhmonov, on Thursday left for the Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous region where the most populous diaspora of Ishmaelites resides.'

Event - 1998-09-24


According to BBC World Service, the leader of the world's Ismaili community, the Aga Khan, has been welcomed by thousands of his followers at the start of a visit to the Pamir mountains of eastern Tajikistan. On his arrival at the region's only airport, the Aga Khan was given the traditional welcome -- he was offered salt and bread.

Event - 1998-09-24-C

According to BBC World Service The Aga Khan -- who's visiting Tajikistan -- has addressed a crowd of more than eighty-thousand followers in the Pamir mountains.

Event - 1997-07-01

Visit East African Institutions with Prince Rahim, Princess Zahra and Marc Boyden. After Nairobi (Diamond Jubilee Trust) and Kampala (IPS), visits the Serena Serengeti. Meets the Zanzibar Jamat on Sunday August 24 at the historical Zanzibar Jamatkhana.

Event - 1997-11-11

Private visit to development projects in Western Africa starting by Abidjan in Ivory Coast, accompanied by Prince Rahim, Princess Zahra and Marc Boyden. The visit lead them to visit projects in Bouake (300 km from Abidjan), plantations in Yamassoukro and visit to Burkhina Faso. They left for Senegal on Sunday 16th. (More on the projects: see under 11-12 Nov). Vanity Fair writes 'He is a horse breeder, newspaper proprietor, yatchsman, developer, financier, and a philanthropist of unparallel scope'.

Event - 1997-03

East Africa Gallery- This is the place where you can find all of the others press clippings, many speeches of the visits (by H.H. The Aga Khan, Prince Amyn, President Moi etc... And not to mention almost 50 beautiful photographs of the visit. One of the best Gallery we ever had!

Event - 1996-10-01

Hazar Imam visited Hunza in early October and gave Holy Deedar at Alyabad, Gilgit and Karimabad. At Karimabad, Hazar Imam opened the restored Baltit Fort.

Event - 1996-10-17

Hazar Imam visited South Africa and gave a speech at the Commonwealth Press Union in Cape Town Cape Town. Hazar Imam said: 'Not only can we transport ourselves in a few hours to any spot on the planet, we can also transport our words and our values, our songs and our dreams, our newspapers and our films, our money and our credit, our books and even our libraries to any part of the world, in a fraction of a second.....The telecommunications revolution - including the Internet and World Wide Web - is providing us with ever greater power at ever lower prices.

Event - 1996-12-18

Dedicated to the preservation of spiritual values, the promotion of social development, and the enhancement of intellectual discovery, the Centro Ismaili will seek to contribute to the enjoyment, by citizens of Lisbon and visitors alike, of spaces and buildings whose inspiration will aim to empathise as well as expand our cultural horizons.' Said The Aga Khan in His speech at the Foundation Stone-Laying Ceremony of the Centro Ismaili Lisbon.

Event - 1997-03-13-B

His Highness the Aga Khan left for Tanzania after a four-day official visit to Kenya.

Event - 1997-03-13-D

His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Tanzania on March 13 for a three-day visit. At the end of his Dar-es-Salaam visit, His Highness is expected to inaugurate the recently built Serena Inn in Zanzibar on March 15.

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