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Hazar Imam announces engagement of Prince Hussain to Ms. Elizabeth Hoag 2018-12-21

Prince Hussain with colleagues visited Kira Wira Lodge in Tanzania 2015-12-29

Hazar Imam sent a special message of joy and happiness to world-wide Jamats announcing the engagement of His beloved son, Prince Hussain to Miss Elizabeth Hoag who had adopted the name Fareen upon embracing Islam.

The message said "It is with special happiness that I am writing to inform My Jamat that my beloved second son, Prince Hussain, is engaged to be married to Miss Elizabeth Hoag, who has adopted the name Fareen upon embracing Islam. It is expected that they will marry in the spring of 2019.

Diamond Jubilee High School: Zaheeruddin Ali Khan applauds efforts of Aga Khan Education Service

Diamond Jubilee High School,  Hyderabad, India celebrates Annual Sports Day Function at GHMC Playground, Red Hills. 2018-12-19
Source: 
The Siasat Daily

Hyderabad: Diamond Jubilee High School, Abids organized its Annual Sports Day Function at GHMC Playground, Red Hills. Mr. Zaheeruddin Ali Khan, Managing Editor of Siasat Urdu Daily was the guest of honour. Mr. Nooruddin Dhamani, Director of Aga Khan Education Service, India attended the function.

Portugal President, his Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa attended the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the Ismaili Centre in

Portugal President, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa with Ismaili Council President

2018, December 18 - Portugal President, his Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa attended the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon in the presence of the ex-president of Portugal, the Speaker of the Parliament, the Mayor of Lisbon and many dignitaries. In his speech, he commended the Ismaili community and the work of the AKDN and thanked H.H. The Aga Khan. President de Sousa planted an olive tree for the occasion. Incidently, the Jamatkhana extension in Lourenco Marques (now Maputo) in Mozambique was inaugurated in 1968 by Governor General Dr.

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan visit Pakistan 2018-11-29

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan arrive in Gahkuch, Punial Valley, Ghizer District in Gilgit-Baltistan. During their sta

29 November 2018 - Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan travelled to Pakistan for a six-day working visit in late October 2018, which included stops in several districts of Gilgit-Baltistan as well as in Chitral district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, along with the capital city of Islamabad and the southern city of Karachi. During their visit, Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa examined approaches to poverty alleviation and development, and visited a number of AKDN institutions and projects aimed at improving quality of life.

'3D Projection Spectacular' among December attractions at Aga Khan Museum 2018-12-04

ga Khan’s exterior walls will light up to end December for for Light up the Dark: A 3-D Projection Spectacular. - Rene Johnston/
Source: 
www.toronto.com

This December, the Aga Khan Museum transforms the perception that museums are only places for dusty artifacts, when its exterior walls become a massive canvas for Light up the Dark: A 3-D Projection Spectacular.

This video show goes beyond the typical holiday light display by using a technology called projection mapping, which will turn the museum’s white granite walls into a 53 m x 13 m screen where art comes to life.

Tanzania: Government Commends Aga Khan for Development Projects 2018-12-03

H.H. The Aga Khan meets with President John P. Magufuli of Tanzania   2018-04-04
Source: 
allafrica.com

Dar es Salaam — The government of Tanzania has yet again hailed development projects that Prince Karim Aga Khan has been initiating through his various institutions established in the country.
Through the projects many Tanzanians have benefited from health care services, education, agriculture and even employment.

Aga Khan Hospital Laboratory Gets Accreditation from College of American Pathologists 2018-12-11

Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi
Source: 
www.busiweek.com

NAIROBI – The Aga Khan University Hospital Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP accreditation is a global recognition for the excellence of the services provided by the Hospitals Laboratory.

Aga Khan School Dhaka celebrates 30 years of education

The Aga Khan School in Dhaka has celebrated ‘30 Years of Excellence’ in education bringing together its current and former stude
Source: 
bdnews24.com

The Aga Khan School Dhaka was established in 1988 with only 25 students and seven teachers, and was headed by a principal.

Today the student body has grown to over 1,200 students with 200 teachers and staff, the Aga Khan Education Service in Bangladesh said on Monday.

“The rich school life is balanced by the equally strong commitment to academic pursuits, built on a rigorous curriculum that challenges students to engage in new learning opportunities, from the IB-Primary Years Program in the Junior section to the CIE and IBDP curricula in the Senior section.”

Prince Aly Muhammad visits the Naryn Campus of the University of Central Asia 2018-11-19

Prince Aly Muhammad welcomed with flowers by students of UCA upon arrival at Osh  2018-11-19
Source: 
the.ismaili

https://closetohomefilm.com/

Earlier this month, Prince Aly Muhammad completed a five-day, private visit to the Kyrgyz Republic, during which he visited the Naryn campus of the University of Central Asia. Prince Aly Muhammad spent time with students in Naryn to understand more about their backgrounds and aspirations.

“I was deeply inspired by the students and faculty I had the opportunity to meet during this trip. Getting to know so many talented students and learning more about the UCA’s mission has been exciting and deeply rewarding,” explained Prince Aly.

Aga Khan launches key training programme

Princess Zahra speaking at the Launch of the Oncology Programme of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam 2014-01-27
Source: 
www.thecitizen.co.tz

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.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan attends the GEL Summit at the United Nations 2018-11-06

Princess Zahra at The GEL Summit at the UN, in partnership with the International School of Geneva   2018-11-06
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www.wildheartsgroup.com

The GEL Summit at the UN, in partnership with the International School of Geneva, will bring together global leaders to inspire students from diverse backgrounds on the importance of Responsible Business and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

A tribute to Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan III

Our 48th Holy Imam Sultan Muhammad  Shah
Source: 
www.thenews.com.pk

KARACHI: A leader who played a pivotal role in international affairs during the early 20th century, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan was a social reformer concerned about poverty alleviation and the uplift of women in the society.

Hazar Imam attends 65th annual dinner of The Pakistan Society:as Chief Guest of Honour 201

Mawlana Hazar Imam attends The Pakistan Society’s Annual Dinner  2018-1-0
Source: 
www.thenews.com.pk

LONDON: Britain’s former High Commissioner to Pakistan Sir Adam Thomson has said that a vibrant civil society and free media are essential in helping the government of Pakistan to deliver on the essentials that the growing Pakistani populations needs.

The former diplomat was speaking at the 65th annual dinner of The Pakistan Society at the Dorchester Hotel where His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan was the chief guest. Pakistan’s Acting High Commissioner Ayub Khan, several leading
Pakistani business professionals and officials of the Pakistan Society attended the dinner.

Princess Zahra outlines the work of Aga Khan Development Network 2008-05-15

Princess Zahra Aga Khan ’94 speaks about education in developing countries in Africa and Asia at the Graduate School of Economi
Source: 
news.harvard.edu The Harvard Gazette

Princess Zahra Aga Khan ’94 came home to Harvard this week (May 13) to present a hopeful vision of what education in the developing world can be like.

The forum was in Askwith Hall in Longfellow Hall, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The occasion was the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, which she was there to give.

At a time when the world is grappling with issues of child-centered education, of women’s rights in Muslim societies, and of the loss of authentic local cultures under a wave of globalization, the princess spoke to all of these.

Agha Khan University Hospital invests Ksh600 million to fight cancer

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Source: 
www.busiweek.com

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi has announced that it has invested more than KES 600 million to become the first hospital in the region to introduce a state-of-the-art technology that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease and other diseases.
The Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner and Cyclotron is the first such scanner in East and Central Africa. It enables physicians to study the body in extraordinary detail, allowing them to diagnose diseases early and plan the most effective course of treatment.

Prince Amyn honoured at The Hadrian Gala: Honoring Extraordinary Leaders since 1988 2018-10-23

Amyn Aga Khan.jpg
Source: 
www.wmf.org

Prince Amyn Aga Khan

Prince Amyn Aga Khan is a lifelong supporter of cultural heritage in all its forms. He obtained a bachelor’s from Harvard University and a master’s from Harvard’s GSAS while studying in parallel at the New England Conservatory of Music. In 1964, he joined the United Nations Secretariat in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, and later joined the Aga Khan’s Secretariat.

His Highness the Aga Khan receives UCalgary honorary degree at special ceremony 2018-10-17

His Highness the Aga Khan, second from left, arrives at the University of Calgary's Rozsa Centre Wednesday 2018-10-17
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ucalgary.ca

His Highness the Aga Khan now has a new connection to the University of Calgary.
In a special ceremony on campus Wednesday, Chancellor Deborah Yedlin conferred an Honorary Doctor of Laws — UCalgary’s highest academic honour — on the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community.

Aga Khan University and University of Calgary celebrate partnership 2018-10-19

Signing a Memorandum of Understanding on Oct. 17, 2017 between the University of Calgary and the Aga Khan University, 2018-10-17
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ucalgary.ca/

Memorandum of Understanding advances human development, global health, social justice and pluralism

By University Relations Staff

October 19, 2018

Signing a Memorandum of Understanding on Oct. 17, 2017 between the University of Calgary and the Aga Khan University, are, front row from left: Aga Khan University President Firoz Rasul and University of Calgary President Elizabeth Cannon. Standing behind are, from left: Aga Khan University Provost Carl Amrhein and University of Calgary Provost Dru Marshall. Photo by Riley Brandt, University of Calgary

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Aga Khan Garden, Alberta 2018-10-16

His Highness the Aga Khan addresses the gathering at the inauguration of the Aga Khan Garden Alberta. 2018-10-17
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahaman-ir-Rahim

Your Honour Lois Mitchell,
The Honourable Rachel Notley,
Honourable Ministers,
Your Worships,
Chancellor Stollery,
President Turpin,
Distinguished Guests,

It is always a great pleasure to greet old friends and welcome new friends at a celebration like this. But today’s inauguration stands out for me as particularly joyous.

New pavilion to be added to the Aga Khan Garden 2018-10-15

Aga Khan Park
Source: 
www.thegatewayonline.ca

The University of Alberta is hoping to raise $4 million in order to build a new pavilion at the Aga Khan Garden.
On September 27, plans for the Aga Khan Garden Pavilion were outlined in a presentation at the General Faculties Council Facilities Development Committee. The pavilion will be a two-floor, 600 square metre, multipurpose gathering space that will support the University of Alberta Botanic Garden’s (UABG) activities. A completion date for the pavilion has not been set.


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