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Aga Khan acquires Palace to establish Global Seat of Imamat in Portugal 2016-04-18

Palace acquired by Aga Khan in Lisbon for the Global Seat of Imamat in Portugal
Source: 
clubofmozambique.com

The exquisite Henrique Mendonça Palace in Portugal has been acquired by HRH the Prince Karim Aga Khan for a reported 12 million euros.

The stunning complex currently houses offices of the New School of Business & Economics (SBE), and could potentially serve as the global headquarters for the Aga Khan himself.

H.H. The Aga Khan acquires Palace to establish Global Seat of Imamat in Portugal

H.H. The Aga Khan acquires Palace to establish Global Seat of Imamat in Portugal

H.H. The Aga Khan acquires Palace to establish Global Seat of Imamat in Portugal 2016-04-18

Source: 
clubofmozambique.com

Aga Khan arrives in Portugal for first official visit after establishment of the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat 2016-05-12

Hazar Imam in Portugal 2016-05-12
Source: 
akdn.org

Lisbon, Portugal, 12 May 2016 – His Highness the Aga Khan is in Portugal for his first visit since a landmark agreement establishing the global Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal came into effect.

Yesterday, the Aga Khan – Imam (leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) – met with Foreign Affairs Minister Augusto Santos Silva before meeting with the President of the Portuguese Republic, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who also hosted a private dinner in his honour.

Text of Ismaili Imamat Agreement with the Portuguese Republic 2015-06-3

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Source: 
website Government of Portugal

ISMAILI IMAMAT AGREEMENT WITH PORTUGUESE GOVERNMENT

Both Parties assume, as common objectives, the defence of human dignity, economic and social development, interfaith dialogue and the peaceful resolution of conflicts, as ways of achieving justice and peace;
Affirming the interest of both Parties in the establishment of the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in the territory of the Portuguese Republic and their common will mutually to respect each other’s autonomy in the context of the mutual trust and esteem which has traditionally characterised their relationship;
Agree as follows:

Acordo milionário para Portugal 2015-06-10

Portugal 2015 - Imam Aga Khan signs protocol with Portugal
Source: 
visao.sapo.pt/acordo-milionario-para-portugal=f822208

English translation (freetranslation.com) after the original Portuguese text

Acordo milionário para Portugal
Príncipe Aga Khan terá residência oficial no nosso país e investirá centenas de milhões de euros em investigação científica e cooperação para o desenvolvimento

Patrícia Fonseca (arttigo publicado na VISÃO 1162, de 10 de junho)
12:17 Quarta feira, 10 de Junho de 2015 |

Príncipe Aga Khan intervindo no Parlamento português, há um ano

Portuguese Foreign Minister Machete receives Prince Aga Khan 2015-06-03

(L to R) Prince Aga Khan, Rui Machete signing the agreement.  2015-06-03
Source: 
demotix.com

The Minister of State and Foreign Affairs, Rui Machete, received today the leader of the Ismaili community, Prince Aga Khan, for a working lunch followed by the signing of an agreement between Portugal and the Ismaili Imamat.

Aga Khan admite investir em Portugal nos próximos cinco anos 2015-06-02

Hazar Imam signs Agreement to establish Global seat of Imamat in Portugal  2015-06-03
Source: 
publico.pt

O príncipe Aga Khan admite investir na saúde e em serviços de protecção social em Portugal. O PÚBLICO sabe que no discurso que o líder da comunidade Ismaili profere ao princípio da tarde desta quarta-feira no Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros, após a assinatura do acordo que estabelece a sede global da sua comunidade em Portugal, essa questão será referida.

Universidades vão tirar "amplo partido" de acordo com Aga Khan - 2015-06-03

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Source: 
tvi24.iol.pt/politica/aga-khan/sede-da-comunidade-de-muculmanos-ismaili-passa-a-ser-em-portugal

English Google Translation below text
Política
Universidades vão tirar "amplo partido" de acordo com Aga Khan
É uma das maiores agências privadas para o desenvolvimento em todo o mundo. Sede formal do Ismamat Ismaili passará a funcionar em Portugal e inclui um investimento na investigação académica

Machete e Aga Khan enaltecem acordo com comunidade ismaelita em Portugal 2015-06-03

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Source: 
cmjornal.xl.pt/nacional/detalhe/machete_e_aga_khan_enaltecem_acordo_com_comunidade_ismaelita_em_portugal.html

Machete e Aga Khan enaltecem acordo com comunidade ismaelita em Portugal A decisão de acolher a sede global do 'Imamat Ismaili' foi definida como "um importante sinal de abertura do Estado"

Investigadores portugueses vão beneficiar de acordo com a Comunidade Ismaelita - PM - 2015-06-03

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Source: 
sapo.pt/noticias/investigadores-portugueses-vao-beneficiar-de-_556f2e6f82874fc17b6f5471

English Google translation below the text

primeiro-ministro enalteceu hoje o acordo para o estabelecimento da sede global da instituição representativa da Comunidade Ismaelita em Portugal, sublinhando que permitirá estender o apoio desta rede a instituições de investigação portuguesas.
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Portugal to benefit from agreement with Ismaili community: 2015-06-04

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Source: 
shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=285658

LISBON, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Portugal will benefit from agreement with Ismaili community for global head office to be established in the country, Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said on Wednesday.

Historic Agreement Establishes Global Seat of Ismaili Imamat in Portugal 2015-06-03

2015-06-03-portugal-agreement.jpg
Source: 
akdn.org

Lisbon, June 3rd 2015 -- Portugal’s Minister of State and Foreign Affairs Rui Machete and His Highness the Aga Khan today signed a landmark Agreement between the Republic of Portugal and the Ismaili Imamat for the establishment of a formal Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal. The Agreement marks the first such accord in the Imamat’s modern history. It will come into effect once it has been approved by Portugal’s Parliament and ratified by the President of the Portuguese Republic.

RUI MACHETE ASSINA ACORDO SOBRE SEDE DA COMUNIDADE ISMAILI EM PORTUGAL 2015-06-02

Source: 
portugal.gov.pt/pt/os-ministerios/ministerio-dos-negocios-estrangeiros/mantenha-se-atualizado/20150602-mene-ismaili.aspx

English translation on Google - see below text!

O Ministro de Estado e dos Negócios Estrangeiros, Rui Machete, recebe no dia 3 de junho, pelas 13h25, o líder da Comunidade Ismaili, Príncipe Aga Khan, para um almoço de trabalho seguido da assinatura do acordo entre a República Portuguesa e o Imamat Ismaili.

Aga Khan admite investir em Portugal nos próximos cinco anos 2015-06-02

2015-06-02-aga-khan-portugal.jpg
Source: 
publico.pt/politica/noticia/aga-khan-admite-investir-em-portugal-nos-proximos-cinco-anos-1697675?frm=ult

02/06/2015 - 17:18
See English google translation below the Portuguese text

Áreas de aposta serão saúde e protecção social. No nosso país ficará, também, a residência oficial do príncipe.

O príncipe Aga Khan admite investir na saúde e em serviços de protecção social em Portugal. O PÚBLICO sabe que no discurso que o líder da comunidade Ismaili profere ao princípio da tarde desta quarta-feira no Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros, após a assinatura do acordo que estabelece a sede global da sua comunidade em Portugal, essa questão será referida.

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the North-South Prize Ceremony, Senate Hall, Parliament, Lisbon 2014-06-12

Hazar Imam addresses Portuguese Parliament 2014-06-12
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

President of the Republic of Portugal
President of the Parliament
Secretary-General of the Council of Europe
Government Ministers and Members of Parliament
President of the Portuguese Parliament’s Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Chair of the Executive Committee of the North‐South Centre
Fellow laureate, Suzanne Jabbour
Excellencies
Ladies and Gentlemen

It is a singular pleasure for me to be here with you and to tell you how deeply honoured I am by this remarkable award.

2013 NORTH-SOUTH PRIZE OF THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE 2014-05-06

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Source: 
North-South Centre - European Centre for Global Interdependence and Solidarity

The North-South Prize has been awarded every year since 1995 to two candidates who have stood out for their exceptional commitment to promoting North-South solidarity.
The candidates, preferably a man and a woman, must have distinguished themselves in the following areas: protection of human rights, defense of pluralist democracy, public awareness raising on issues of global interdependence and solidarity, and strengthening the North-South partnership.

The winners of the 2013 North-South Prize of the Council of Europe are Susanne Jabbour and His Highness the Aga Khan

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Award Ceremony for the 12th Cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013-09-06

Salam Cardiac Surgery Centre, Khartoum, Sudan
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency President Cavaco Silva
Your Excellency Vice-Prime Minister Paulo Portas
Honourable Mayor António Costa
Members of the Diplomatic Corps
Excellencies
Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen

It is a special joy for me to welcome you this evening, and to thank you for being a part of this most auspicious ceremony, in this most appropriate place.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Award Ceremony for the 12th Cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Lisbon 2013

H.H. The Aga Khan
Source: 
akdn.org

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Award Ceremony for the 12th Cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture – Lisbon, September 6, 2013
06 September 2013

Please also see: AKAA Press Material, Press Release in English.

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency President Cavaco Silva
Your Excellency Vice-Prime Minister Paulo Portas
Honourable Mayor António Costa
Members of the Diplomatic Corps
Excellencies
Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen


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