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Aga Khan Attends the Inauguration of Afghanistan’s New President
Kabul, Afghanistan - 29/09/2014 - His Highness the Aga Khan visited Afghanistan on the occasion of the inauguration of the country’s new president Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.  [View Slide Show]

 

The Aga Khan Museum
Toronto, Canada - 12 September 2014 - The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto will open its doors to the public on the 18th of September.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan University's Chancellor and Trustees decide to expand in Tanzania
Arusha, Tanzania - 14 August 2014 - The Board of Trustees of the Aga Khan University (AKU) last week concluded a week of meetings in Tanzania.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Visits Portugal
Lisbon, Portugal - 12/06/2014 - His Highness the Aga Khan visited Lisbon at the invitation of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, to receive the 2013 North-South Prize.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Urges Innovative Approaches to Maternal and Child Care, Praises Canada’s Leadership
Toronto, Canada - 29/05/2014 - His Highness the Aga Khan today praised Canada’s global leadership in efforts to improve maternal, neonatal and child health.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers Ogden Lecture at Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island, USA - 10/03/2014 - His Highness the Aga Khan visited Brown at the invitation of University President Christina Paxson.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan at the Parliament of Canada
Ottawa, Canada - 27/02/2014 - His Highness the Aga Khan delivered a historic address to a joint session of the Parliament of Canada in the House of Commons today.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Visits Berlin
Berlin, Germany - 05/02/2014 - His Highness the Aga Khan today met with Germany’s foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, to discuss cooperation between the German government and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).  [View Slide Show]

 

Prince Rahim Aga Khan in Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya - 16/01/2014 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan University Convocation Karachi
Karachi, Pakistan - 19 December 2013 - Aga Khan Announces the Aga Khan University’s Expansion into Liberal Arts at Historic Convocation  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Meets With Pakistani Government Leaders
Islamabad, Pakistan - 16/12/2013 - His Highness the Aga Khan discussed development issues in a series of high-level meetings in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan awarded the 2013 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Gold Medal
Ottawa, Canada - 27/11/2013 - The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) presented its 2013 Gold Medal to His Highness the Aga Khan this evening.  [View Slide Show]

 

Inauguration Ceremony of The Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad
Hyderabad - 20 September 2013 -   [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan meets with Indian Government Leaders
Delhi - 18 September 2013 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Inauguration of the Restoration of Humayun's Tomb in Delhi
Delhi - 18 September 2013 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Protocol Agreement signed between AKDN and Bangladesh Government
Dhaka, Bangladesh - 16/09/2013 - A Protocol Agreement signed in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, by the Foreign Minister, Dr Dipu Moni, and His Highness the Aga Khan.  [View Slide Show]

 

Humayun’s Tomb Conservation Completed
Delhi - 13/09/2013 - The restoration of the Mughal Emperor Humayun’s 16th century garden tomb has been completed.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan in Portugal
Lisbon, Portugal - 06/09/2013 - As part of his visit to Portugal for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, the Aga Khan also held several meetings with a number of senior Portuguese officials.  [View Slide Show]

 

2013 Aga Khan Awards for Architecture Announced in Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal - 06/09/2013 - The 2013 Aga Khan Awards for Architecture were presented by His Excellency Aníbal Cavaco Silva, President of the Portuguese Republic, and His Highness the Aga Khan on 6 September 2013.  [View Slide Show]

 

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Global Centre for Pluralism while introducing Kofi Annan, who delivered the Pluralism Lecture
Ottawa, Canada - 24 May 2013 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Revitalisation to Begin on Quli Qutb Shah Archaeological Park in Hyderabad, India
Hyderabad - 10/01/13 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a ten-year, integrated conservation and landscape restoration project at the Quli Qutb Shah Tomb complex in Hyderabad was signed today.  [View Slide Show]

 

Agreement Clears Way for Aga Khan Trust for Culture to Begin Rehabilitation of Nairobi City Park
Nairobi - 29/11/2012 - At a ceremony held at the National Museum in Nairobi, an agreement was signed between the Government of Kenya and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture for the rehabilitation of Nairobi City Park.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Receives David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award
London - 22/10/2012 - As part of the Synergos' University for a Night series, His Highness the Aga Khan was awarded the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award at a ceremony in London.  [View Slide Show]

 

Foundation Ceremony for the New Women’s Wing at the
French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC)

Kabul, Afghanistan - 20/10/2012 - Foundation Ceremony of the new Women’s Wing at the French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC)  [View Slide Show]

 

Kabul’s Timur Shah Mausoleum Opened by President Karzai and the Aga Khan
Kabul, Afghanistan - 19/10/2012 - President Karzai and the Aga Khan officially opened the restored mausoleum of Timur Shah today.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan School in Osh Celebrates 10th Anniversary
Osh, Kyrgyzstan - 18/10/2012 - The Aga Khan School celebrated its 10th Anniversary in the presence of Princess Zahra Aga Khan.  [View Slide Show]

 

Inauguration of the Bujagali Hydropower Project in Uganda
Jinja, Uganda - 8 October 2012 - President Museveni of Uganda and His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurate the Bujagali Hydropower Project.  [View Slide Show]

 

About the Bujagali Hydropower Project
Jinja, Uganda - 8 October 2012 - The Bujagali Hydropower Project is driving economic growth and providing clean, reliable power for Uganda.  [View Slide Show]

 

Opening of Aga Khan Museum Exhibition in Singapore
Singapore - 18 July 2012 - An exhibition from the Aga Khan Museum collection titled “Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in the Islamic World” was opened on 18 July 2012.  [View Slide Show]

 

Signing of Agreement between Aga Khan Development Network and East African Community
Arusha - 18 July 2012 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits Singapore (31 March - 2 April 2012)
Singapore - 02/04/2012 - His Highness the Aga Khan paid a working visit to Singapore from 31st March to 2nd April 2012.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits Malaysia (29 March - 30 March 2012)
Malaysia - 31 March 2012 - His Highness the Aga Khan undertook a two day visit to Malaysia in connection with ongoing collaboration between agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network and institutions in Malaysia.  [View Slide Show]

 

Photos for "Aga Khan Museum Collection on Display in Southeast Asia for the First Time"
Malaysia - 31/03/2012 - "Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum: Architecture in Islamic Arts" was inaugurated by Malaysia’s Culture Minister and His Highness the Aga Khan.  [View Slide Show]

 

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Urban Land Institute's Annual Conference Leadership Dinner
Paris, France - 31 January 2012 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan receives honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada - 13 January 2012 - On 13 January 2012, His Highness the Aga Khan was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa for his service to humanity.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Attends Inauguration of Kyrgyz President
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic - 1 December 2011 - On 1 December 2011, His Highness the Aga Khan travelled to Bishkek to attend the inauguration of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Almazbek Atambaev.  [View Slide Show]

 

US State of Illinois and the Ismaili Imamat Sign Cooperation Agreement
Chicago, Illinois - 4 November 2011 - Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois and His Highness the Aga Khan sign a Cooperation Agreement.  [View Slide Show]

 

Inauguration of the Dushanbe Serena Hotel
Dushanbe, Tajikistan - 1 November 2011 - President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan and His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurated the Dushanbe Serena Hotel today.  [View Slide Show]

 

Architecture of the Dushanbe Serena Hotel
Dushanbe, Tajikistan - 1 November 2011 - Inaugurated on 1 November 2011, the Dushanbe Serena Hotel was conceived as a composition of Tajik artistic and building traditions, presented in a contemporary manner.  [View Slide Show]

 

Foundation Stone Laid for Fifth Bridge Between Tajikistan and Afghanistan
Shurobad, Tajikistan - 31 October 2011 -   [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Tours Delhi Urban Renewal Project
New Delhi, India - 30 October 2011 - His Highness the Aga Khan toured the Humayun’s Tomb - Sunder Nursery - Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti Urban Renewal Project, in the heart of Delhi, India, to review progress on the project.  [View Slide Show]

 

Ceremony Marks Commitment to
Plant 1.5 million Trees in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya - 19 October 2011 - During the United Nations’ International Year of Forests, AKDN and Lions Clubs International are teaming up to plant 1.5 million trees in Kenya by June 2012.  [View Slide Show]

 

AKTC Receives 2011 UNESCO Award for Culture Heritage Conservation
Bangkok - 02/09/2011 - The restoration of Altit Fort in Hunza has received an Award of Distinction at the 2011 UNESCO Asian-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.  [View Slide Show]

 

Tajikistan, Afghanistan and AKDN Inaugurate the Vanj Bridge, Enhancing Regional Cooperation
Tajikistan - 16 August 2011 - The Vanj Bridge, the fourth in a series of bridges funded by the Aga Khan Development Network, was inaugurated today by Tajikistan’s President H.E. Emomali Rahmon.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan meets with
the Secretary General of the East African Community

Arusha, Tanzania - 29 July 2011 -   [View Slide Show]

 

New Graduate School of Media and Communications Launched at Aga Khan University in Kenya
Nairobi - 27 July 2011 - New Graduate School of Media and Communications Launched at Aga Khan University in Kenya  [View Slide Show]

 

President Kibaki and Aga Khan open Aga Khan Hospital’s
Heart and Cancer Centre in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya - 25 July 2011 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Clean Energy Pioneer AKPBS Receives Prestigious Environmental Prize for BACIP Programme in Pakistan
London, United Kingdom - 16 June 2011 -   [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan receives the 2011 UCSF Medal
San Francisco, California - 26 April 2011 - His Highness the Aga Khan today received the 2011 University of California San Francisco Medal, the University’s most prestigious award.  [View Slide Show]

 

Kyrgyzstan's President Inaugurates New Head Office of the Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - 23/03/2011 - Her Excellency President Otunbaeva today officially inaugurated the new Head Office of the Kyrgyz Investment and Credit Bank (KICB) in the presence of Prince Rahim Aga Khan.  [View Slide Show]

 

Photographs from the Inauguration of the Restoration of the Polana Serena Hotel
Maputo, Mozambique - 16/12/2010 - His Excellency Armando Guebuza, today officially inaugurated the refurbished Polana Serena Hotel.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan reviews progress on AKDN projects in Mozambique
Maputo, Mozambique - 16/12/2010 - During his recent visit to Maputo, Mozambique, His Highness the Aga Khan toured the Aga Khan Academy’s Professional Development Centre (PDC).  [View Slide Show]

 

Polana Serena Hotel
Maputo, Mozambique - 15/12/2010 - Situated in the heart of Maputo on four hectares of lush grounds, the Polana has long been regarded one of Africa’s leading hotels.  [View Slide Show]

 

Five Projects Receive 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Doha, Qatar - 24/11/2010 - The five projects selected for the 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced at a ceremony held at the Museum of Islamic Art today.  [View Slide Show]

 

Istanbul's Sakip Sabanci Museum Exhibits "Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum" from 5 November 2010 to 27 January 2011
Istanbul, Turkey - 05/11/2010 -   [View Slide Show]

 

AKDN and International Baccalaureate in Agreement on Improving Access to Quality Education in developing world
Gouvieux, France - 28/10/2010 -   [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Delivers the 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture
Toronto, Canada - 15/10/2010 - His Highness the Aga Khan delivered the prestigious 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Lecture.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Joins Heads of State in Mali for 50th Anniversary of Independence
Bamako, Mali - September 2010 - Highness the Aga Khan was today received by President Amadou Toumani Touré of Mali, upon his arrival in Bamako.  [View Slide Show]

 

National Park of Mali Opens in Bamako
Bamako, Mali - September 2010 - A view of the construction of the Bamako Park and its completed state.  [View Slide Show]

 

Update on FOCUS and AKDN responses to Pakistan floods
Pakistan - September 2010 - Focus Humanitarian Assistance has been actively involved in response and relief efforts following continued rains and massive floods affecting various parts of Pakistan.  [View Slide Show]

 

Foundation Ceremony of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto, the Aga Khan Museum and their Park
Toronto, Canada - 28/05/2010 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Announces New Graduate School of Media and Communications at Pan-Africa Media Conference in Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya - 17 March 2010 - Highness the Aga Khan is in Kenya to deliver the Founder’s Address at the inaugural Pan Africa Media Conference.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Museum Exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin
Berlin, Germany - 17 March to 6 June 2010 - Over two hundred masterpieces of the Muslim world, spanning over a thousand years of history, will be shown at the Martin-Gropius Bau in Berlin from 17 March to 6 June 2010.  [View Slide Show]

 

Jashn e Khusrau, A Festival of Poetry and Music as Part of Delhi Urban Renewal Programme
India - 4 March 2010 - The Jashn e Khusrau, which celebrates the Sufiana kalaam of Amir Khusrau (1253-1325), will run from 4-14 March 2010.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan addresses the Marketplace on Innovative Financial Solutions for Development
Paris, France - 4 March 2010 - His Highness the Aga Khan delivered introductory remarks at a conference in Paris co-hosted by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Bank.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Attends London
Conference on Afghanistan

London, United Kingdom - 28 January 2010 - His Highness the Aga Khan today attended Afghanistan, The London Conference in London, UK.  [View Slide Show]

 

Agreement of Cooperation signed between the State of California and the Ismaili Imamat
Sacramento, California - 2 November 2009 - Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California and His Highness the Aga Khan signed an agreement of cooperation reaffirming their shared commitment to confront poverty.  [View Slide Show]

 

Agreement of Cooperation signed between the State of Texas and the Ismaili Imamat
Austin, Texas - 30 October 2009 - Texas Governor Rick Perry and the Aga Khan signed a historic agreement to expand collaboration in areas of mutual interest.  [View Slide Show]

 

Remix Asia: A Catalyst for New Music
Aleppo, Syria - 18/10/2009 - Remix Asia, a workshop and concert tour created in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Initiative.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Consults with Presidents of Afghanistan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan and Tajikistan; Reviews AKDN Projects
Central Asia - 14 October 2009 - Aga Khan Consults with Presidents of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan; Reviews AKDN Projects  [View Slide Show]

 

Khorog City Park Inaugurated in Tajikistan
Khorog, Tajikistan - 10 October 2009 - Khorog City Park Inaugurated in Tajikistan  [View Slide Show]

 

Building Disaster-Resilient Communities in Afghanistan
Afghanistan - 11 October 2009 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Photos of the Ceremony Inaugurating the Restoration
of Forodhani Park

Zanzibar - 30/07/2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan and President Karume of Zanzibar at the ceremony marking the completion of the restoration of Forodhani Park, Zanzibar.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits East Africa
East Africa - 28 July 2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan, accompanied by his daughter Princess Zahra, reviewed progress on various projects of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).  [View Slide Show]

 

The Restoration of Forodhani Park
Zanzibar - 28/07/09 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Awarded an Honorary Doctorate at the University of Cambridge; UCA Scholars to Study at Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom - 12 June 2009 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Partnership Between AKU and University of Alberta to Expand; Aga Khan Receives Honorary Degree
Edmonton, Canada - 8 June 2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta on June 9th 2009.  [View Slide Show]

 

Social Audits in Afghanistan
Kalan Guzar, Afghanistan - 07/06/2009 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Exhibition from Aga Khan Museum Collection Inaugurated by King of Spain and Aga Khan in Madrid
Madrid, Spain - 4 June 2009 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan in Berlin
Berlin, Germany - 15 May 2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan arrived in Berlin yesterday for a two-day official visit.  [View Slide Show]

 

First Pakistani Water and Sanitation Program Recognised Internationally for Empowering Local Communities
Dubai, UAE - 12 May 2009 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan in Lisbon for Talks with Cardinal Patriarch and Foreign Minister
Lisbon, Portugal - 8 May 2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan made a one-day visit to Portugal to meet with the His Eminence D. Jose Policarpo.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Speaking at the Global Philanthropy Forum
Washington, USA - 23 April 2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan delivered a keynote speech at the 8th annual Global Philanthropy Forum.  [View Slide Show]

 

France and AKDN in Agreement on Development - La France devient partenaire de la fondation Aga Khan
Paris, France - 9 December 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan and Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner signed a partnership agreement for development at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness Golden Jubilee Visits to Canada 18-25 November 2008 and 6 December 2008
Canada - 6 December 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Ottawa today at the start of an 8-day visit to Canada on the occasion of his Golden Jubilee.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness Golden Jubilee Visits to Canada 18-25 November 2008 and 6 December 2008
Ottawa, Canada - 18 November 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Ottawa today at the start of an 8-day visit to Canada  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits Central Asia
Central Asia - October 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan began a ten day visit to Central Asia in Astana, Kazakhstan on 28th October 2008.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Inaugurates Aleppo Citadel Project
Aleppo, Syria - 28 August 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan today inaugurated the medieval citadel overlooking Syria's ancient city of Aleppo.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan and Government of Syria Sign Agreements
Damascus, Syria - 25 August 2008 - The Syrian Government and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) today signed three landmark agreements.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Visits Syria on the Occasion of His Golden Jubilee
Damascus, Syria - 24 August 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan arrived in Damascus today, on a 6-day official visit to Syria.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan visits Portugal on the occasion of His Golden Jubilee
Lisbon, Portugal - 12 July 2008 - Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Aga Khan University (AKU) and the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP).  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan visits Portugal on the occasion of his Golden Jubilee
Lisbon, Portugal - 11 July 2008 - On the second day of his visit to Portugal, His Highness the Aga Khan held meetings with various government officials.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Portugal on a 4 day visit
Portugal - 10 July 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Portugal on a 4 day visit to the country on the occasion of his Golden Jubilee.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan in the United Kingdom to mark Golden Jubilee visit
London, United Kingdom - 2-8 July 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan is on an official seven-day visit to the United Kingdom, on the occasion of his Golden Jubilee.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan receives honorary law doctorate from National University of Ireland
Dublin, Ireland - 30 June 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan today received an honorary law doctorate from National University of Ireland, Maynooth.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Joins France's Académie des Beaux Arts
Paris, France - 18 June 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan is officially installed as an Associate Foreign Member of France's Académie des Beaux Arts.  [View Slide Show]

 

The French Government, the Afghan Government and the Aga Khan Sign a Letter of Intent on Medical Projects in Afghanistan
Paris, France - 12 June 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan today joined over 65 countries and more than a dozen international organizations at a conference in support of Afghanistan.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan in Cambridge
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - 5 June 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan receives Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Harvard University.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits Bangladesh, Launches Aga Khan Academy in Dhaka
Bangladesh - 19-20 May 2008 - On a state visit to Bangladesh, His Highness the Aga Khan laid a foundation stone for Bangladesh’s first Aga Khan Academy.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits India
India - 12 May 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan is on an 8 day state visit to India at the invitation of the Vice President Mr. Mohammad Hamid Ansari.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan in Côte d'Ivoire
Côte d'Ivoire, Africa - 28 April to 1 May 2008 - In addition to official meetings, His Highness was in Cote d'Ivoire to launch the Première Agence de Microfinance (PAMF).  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits USA - Georgia -
Georgia, USA - April 2008 - During the last portion of his visit to the United States, His Highness met with Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue in Atlanta, and was then hosted to a private luncheon held in his honour.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan in Mali
Bamako, Mali - 26 to 28 April 2008 - President Amadou Toumani Touré and His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurated the restoration of the Komoguel I Mosque in Mopti.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan in Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso - 26 to 28 April 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan spoke at a special AKAA seminar in Ouagadougou that was held to celebrate three past Burkinabé recipients of the Award.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan in Mopti
Mopti, Mali - 24 April 2008 - President Amadou Toumani Touré and His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurated the restoration of the Komoguel I Mosque in Mopti.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan in Timbuktu
Timbuktu, Mali - 24 April 2008 - President Amadou Toumani Touré and His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurated the restoration of the Komoguel I Mosque in Mopti.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits USA - Illinois -
Illinois, USA - April 2008 - In Chicago, the Aga Khan met with Governor Rod Blagojevich of Illinois and was hosted to a luncheon held in his honour at the Mid America Club.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits USA - California -
California, USA - April 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan met with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and was hosted to a luncheon held in his honour at the Getty Centre.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits USA - Texas -
Texas, USA - April 2008 - During meetings with US state and city officials the Aga Khan is expected to discuss the work of the institutions of the Aga Khan Development Network.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits Mali
Mali - April 2008 - President Amadou Toumani Touré and His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurated the restoration of the Komoguel I Mosque in Mopti and announced the creation of an Urban Park in Bamako.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits the United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates - 23 March 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan met with the ruling families and Abu Dhabi and Dubai during a visit to the United Arab Emirates.  [View Slide Show]

 

"Masterpieces of the Aga Khan Museum" Opens at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
Lisbon, Portugal - 13 March 2008 - "Masterpieces of the Aga Khan Museum" Opens at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon.  [View Slide Show]

 

Asian Development Bank and Aga Khan Development Network Strengthen Partnership
Gouvieux, France - 30 January 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan today met with Mr. Haruhiko Kuroda, President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), for discussions on joint collaboration between the ADB and AKDN.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Trust for Culture Starts US$2.2 million Revitalisation of Forodhani Park in Zanzibar's Historic Stone Town
Zanzibar - 18 January 2008 - Her Excellency Madame Shadya Karume, and Prince Amyn Aga Khan took part today in a groundbreaking ceremony for the revitalisation of Zanzibar's Forodhani Park.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan visits Mozambique
Mozambique - 23 November 2007 - His Highness meets with rural communities in Cabo Delgado, one of Mozambique's poorest and most isolated province.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan's Visit to Mozambique
Maputo, Mozambique - 21 November 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan yesterday praised Mozambique as a model of successful post-conflict development and hailed the country's economic performance and tenacity in overcoming difficulties.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits Germany
Berlin, Germany - 12-13 November 2007 - The Aga Khan is in Berlin to deliver a keynote address at a conference entitled, "Central Asia and Europe: A New Economic Partnership for the 21st Century".  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Discusses AKDN Development Activities in Madagascar
Madagascar - November 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan visits Madagascar and discusses AKDN development activities.  [View Slide Show]

 

Pakistan Post and the First MicroFinanceBank Partner Towards Poverty Alleviation
Islamabad, Pakistan - 2 October 2007 - The First MicroFinanceBank and Pakistan Post have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together for poverty alleviation.  [View Slide Show]

 

Nine Projects Receive 2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 4 September 2007 - At a ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, His Highness the Aga Khan announced the nine recipients of the 2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 04 September 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan announced the nine recipients of the 2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan to Build Uganda's First Aga Khan Academy
Kampala, Uganda - 22 August 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan today said "people power" was vital for economic growth in developing countries.  [View Slide Show]

 

Foundation Stone Ceremony of the Bujagali Hydropower Project
Jinja, Uganda - 21 August 2007 - Uganda's President His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni today laid the foundation stone for the US$ 770 million Bujagali Hydroelectric Power Project, in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Announces the East African Community's First Regional University to be based in Arusha
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - 19 August 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims has announced plans to build a major new university campus in Arusha, in north-eastern Tanzania.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Foundation Celebrates Twenty-Five Years of the Madrasa Programme
Mombasa, Kenya - 14 August 2007 - The Aga Khan Foundation today marked the 25th anniversary of the Madrasa Early Childhood Development Programme.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa Builds Residential Campus to Welcome Students from Across Kenya
Mombasa, Kenya - 14 August 2007 - Kenya's Education Minister, Professor George Saitoti, today laid the foundation stone for the construction of the new Residential Campus at the Aga Khan Academy.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Receives Kenya's Highest Medal of Honour
Nairobi, Kenya - 14 August 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims was awarded Kenya's highest medal of honour.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness The Aga Khan Meets with His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki at State House, Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi, Kenya - 13 August 2007 - His Highness The Aga Khan Meets with His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki at State House, Nairobi, Kenya.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan University Announces the Faculty of Health Sciences in East Africa
Nairobi, Kenya - 13 August 2007 - Inauguration of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University (AKU-FHS) - East Africa's first premier private medical school.  [View Slide Show]

 

Spirit & Life Exhibition, London UK
London, United Kingdom - 14 July to 31 August 2007 - Spirit & Life, an exhibition of rare Islamic art and manuscripts, will run this summer at The Ismaili Centre, South Kensington, London.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris
Paris, France - 15 June 2007 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Sacred Art and Music of the Muslim World in Parma, Italy
Parma, Italy - 30 March 2007 - AKTC, Teatro Regio di Parma and Parma Capitale della Musica Present Five Concerts of Traditional Central Asian Music and an Exhibition of Masterpieces of Art from the Aga Khan Museum Collections.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Attends International Investors' Round Table
Arusha, Tanzania - 10-12 March 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan Attends International Investors' Round Table (IIRT) in Arusha, Tanzania.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Visits Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 9 March 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan visits Malaysia.  [View Slide Show]

 

European Commission and AKDN Sign Joint Declaration
Brussels, Belgium - 23 January 2007 - President José Manuel Barroso of the European Commission and His Highness the Aga Khan, Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), today signed a Joint Declaration.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan visits AKDN institutions in Kenya
- 13-14 November 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan visited the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, where he reviewed critical issues and discussed the next phase of the hospital’s development.  [View Slide Show]

 

President Museveni and Aga Khan Inaugurate Kampala Serena Hotel
Kampala, Uganda - 10 November 2006 - His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni today officially inaugurated the Kampala Serena Hotel in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan.  [View Slide Show]

 

Prince Charles Tours Aga Khan Projects in Northern Areas of Pakistan
Northern Areas, Pakistan - 3 November 2006 - HRH the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were hosted by His Highness the Aga Khan on a tour of development projects in the Northern Areas of Pakistan.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan visits Tajikistan
Tajikistan - 29 October - 1 November 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan had meetings with President Emomali Rahmonov and senior government officials in Dushanbe.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan visits Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - 28-29 October 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan made a brief visit to Bishkek where he met with a wide range of Kyrgyz leaders.  [View Slide Show]

 

Government of Canada and Aga Khan Sign Funding Agreement for Global Centre for Pluralism
Ottawa, Canada - 25 October 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan will meet today on Parliament Hill with The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada to sign a funding agreement for the Global Centre for Pluralism  [View Slide Show]

 

Princess Zahra at the World Habitat Day in Kazan
Kazan, Russian Federation - 4 October 2006 - Princess Zahra Aga Khan today attended the World Habitat Day in Kazan and accepted a World Habitat Award on behalf of the Aga Khan Planning and Building Service (AKPBS).  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Delivers Laudatory Address for Victor Yushchenko, Winner of the 2006 Die Quadriga Prize
Berlin, Germany - 3 October 2006 - In his laudatory address, the Aga Khan praised President Yushchenko’s service to his country especially through the creation of economic institutions necessary for an independent economy.  [View Slide Show]

 

World Habitat Award 2006 for Aga Khan Planning and Building Service
Naples, Italy - 2 October 2006 - Princess Zahra Aga Khan accepted a World Habitat Award today on behalf of the Aga Khan Planning and Building Service (AKPBS).  [View Slide Show]

 

Prince Hussain Aga Khan Marries Miss Kristin J. White
Aiglemont, Gouvieux, France - 18 September 2006 - Prince Hussain Aga Khan, second son of His Highness the Aga Khan and Princess Salimah Aga Khan, married Miss Kristin White.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Visits India
Hyderabad, India - September 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan Visits India and lays Foundation Stone for Aga Khan Academy in Hyderabad.  [View Slide Show]

 

FOCUS and AKDN Contribute to Helping Lebanese Families in Syria
Damascus, Syria - 21 August 2006 - AKDN and its emergency response affiliate provided immediate humanitarian relief in response to the conflict which affected hundreds of thousands in the Middle East.  [View Slide Show]

 

Search for Knowledge Essential for Revitalisation of Islamic Civilisations, Says Aga Khan
Cairo, Egypt - 15 June 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan today delivered the commencement address at the American University in Cairo.  [View Slide Show]

 

Address by His Highness the Aga Khan to the Tutzing Evangelical Academy
Tutzing, Germany - 20 May 2006 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Address by His Highness the Aga Khan to the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Columbia University, New York - 15 May 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan delivering the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs’ Commencement Address, at the Riverside Church, New York.  [View Slide Show]

 

New Hospital Inaugurated in Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghanistan - 8 April 2006 - President Hamid Karzai, French First Lady Mme. Bernadette Chirac and His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurated the French Medical Institute for Children.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan welcomes HRH The Prince of Wales to Al Azhar Park
Cairo, Egypt - 20 March 2006 -   [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan visits Cairo
Cairo, Egypt - 19 March 2006 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Awarded Honorary Doctorate by University of Évora for "Material and Spiritual Service to Humanity"
Évora, Portugal - 12 February 2006 - Aga Khan Says More Relevant Education, Stronger Civil Society Institutions and renewed commitment to ethical standards are key to stability of modern democracies.  [View Slide Show]

 

Government of The Republic of Portugal and The Ismaili Imamat Sign Protocol of Cooperation
Lisbon, Portugal - 19 December 2005 - The Government of Portugal and the Ismaili Imamat today signed a Protocol of Cooperation.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Award for Architecture Seminar on Architectural Journalism and Criticism in Kuwait
Kuwait City, Kuwait - 7 December 2005 - A seminar entitled "Architectural Journalism and Criticism" was held in Kuwait City on the 6th and 7th December 2005.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness Visits Earthquake-hit Areas of Pakistan
Muzaffarabad, Pakistan - 5 December 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan today visited Muzaffarabad, capital of Azad Jammu, and Kashmir and Balakot, North West Frontier Province, areas severely affected by the 8 October earthquake.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Speaks on Importance of Civil Society Institutions in Responding to Crisis
Karachi, Pakistan - 3 December 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan today emphasised the importance of civil society institutions.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Receives the Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy 2005
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK - 4 October 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan was today among six recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Receives Die Quadriga 2005 Prize in Recognition of the Work of the Aga Khan
Berlin, Germany - 3 October 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan was today awarded the Die Quadriga prize.  [View Slide Show]

 

Rehabilitation of the Great Mosque of Mopti
Mopti, Mali - 1 August 2005 - The restoration of the Mopti Mosque, completed in 2006, has provided valuable experience in the technical, organisational and community-related aspects of preserving earthen structures in the country.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan and Governor General of Canada Initiate Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat
Ottawa, Canada - 6 June 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan today, initiated the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Music Initiative in Fez
Fez, Morocco - June 2005 - Three ensembles from Central Asia sponsored by the Aga Khan Music Initiative began their summer tour with performances at the Fez Festival of World Music on 6 June 2005.  [View Slide Show]

 

Norway and AKDN Strenghten Partnership Through the Signing of a Memorandum of Understan
Oslo, Norway - 6 April 2005 - Hilde F. Johnson, Minister of International Development, and His Highness the Aga Khan today signed an agreement to enhance collaboration on development issues.  [View Slide Show]

 

International Conference on the Dialogue among Civilisations, Cultures and Peoples at the UNESCO
Paris, France - 5 April 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan attends the International Conference on the Dialogue among Civilisations, Cultures and Peoples at the UNESCO, Paris.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan and Madame Mubarak Inaugurates Cairo's Al Azhar Park
Cairo, Egypt - 25 March 2005 - Her Excellency Madame Suzanne Mubarak today inaugurated the 30-hectare (74-acre) Al Azhar Park in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan.  [View Slide Show]

 

President Mkapa and Aga Khan Lay Foundation Stone for the Expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - 18 March 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan today joined His Excellency, President Benjamin Mkapa in announcing the construction of the second phase of the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam.  [View Slide Show]

 

President Mkapa and Aga Khan Lay Foundation Stone for an International Academic Centre of Excellence in Dar es Salaam
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - 17 March 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan today joined President Mkapa of Tanzania in laying the foundation stone for the construction of a new Aga Khan Academy in Dar es Salaam.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Urges a Civil Society Partnership Between Developed and Developing Countries
Toronto, Canada - 18 June 2004 - His Highness the Aga Khan today called for a "wide civil society partnership" between the developed world and the developing world.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Speaks on Preventing the Failure of Democracy
Gatineau, Quebec, Canada - 19 May 2004 - His Highness the Aga Khan today outlined the need to recognise both the fragility of democracy as a form of governance.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan and Assad Discuss Syria Development Priorities
Damascus, Syria - 16 February 2004 - His Highness the Aga Khan today concluded a three-day official visit to Syria during which he had meetings with President Bashar al-Assad.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan and Kenya President Kibaki Inaugurate the First of an International Network of Academic Centres of Excellence
Mombasa, Kenya - 20 December 2003 - The Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa was today inaugurated by Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Announces First Ismaili Centre in Middle East
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 13 December 2003 - His Highness the Aga Khan,Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, today announced the first Ismaili Centre to be built in the Middle East.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan in Bahrain
Bahrain - 7 to 9 December 2003 - His Highness the Aga Khan visited Bahrain and met with His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain at Al Rawdha Palace.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Urges "Rediscovery" of Timbuktu and Djenne
Timbuktu, Mali - 10 October 2003 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims today retraced the footsteps of scholars and merchants.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Concludes Visit to Mali
Bamako, Mali - 13 October 2003 - His Highness the Aga Khan yesterday concluded his four-day official visit to Mali with the signature of an agreement.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan at inauguration of Humayun's Tomb Gardens
New Delhi, India - 15 April 2003 -   [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Underlines Kazakhstan's Vital Role in Central Asia
Astana, Kazakhstan - 17 December 2002 - His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims, today acknowledged the country's vital and strategic role for the development of Central Asia.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Visits Central Asia
Central Asia - October-November 2002 - Higher Education in High Mountains  [View Slide Show]

 

Photos of Silk Road Musicians and Artists During the Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Washington, DC, USA - 28 June 2002 - "A search for new forces of stability," was how His Highness the Aga Khan today described one of the pressing needs of the moment in Central Asia.  [View Slide Show]

 

Silk Road Musicians Performing at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Washington, DC, USA - 26 June 2002 - "A search for new forces of stability," was how His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, today described one of the pressing needs of the moment in Central Asia.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan and Colin Powell Open "Silk Road" Festival in Washington
Washington, DC, USA - 26 June 2002 -   [View Slide Show]

 

"Paradise Garden" Restoration to Revitalise Kabul
Kabul, Afghanistan - 2 May 2002 - The Government of Afghanistan and the Municipality of Kabul today confirmed that the Aga Khan Trust for Culture will lead a project to enable reutilisation of the historic Bagh-e-Babur garden.  [View Slide Show]

 

Petronas Towers Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 2002 - The Petronas Towers are the centrepiece of the mixed-use Kuala Lumpur City Centre complex, set in the heart of the commercial district of the city.  [View Slide Show]

 

B2 House Canakkale, Turkey
Canakkale, Turkey - 2002 - Two Turkish brothers, Selman and Suha Bilal, wanted to build a house on Turkey’s north Aegean coast as a place to spend weekends.  [View Slide Show]

 

Old City Revitalization Programme Old City, Jerusalem
Jerusalem - 2002 - Jerusalem has an extraordinarily long and varied history, but the urban fabric of the old city is threatened by overcrowding, lack of maintenance and poor services.  [View Slide Show]

 

Restoration of Al-Abbas Mosque Asnaf, Yemen
Yemen - 2002 - The Ninth Aga Khan Award Cycle: Restoration of Al-Abbas Mosque Asnaf, Yemen  [View Slide Show]

 

Sandbag Shelter Prototypes, various locations
Various locations - 2002 - The global need for housing includes millions refugees and displaced persons - victims of natural disasters and wars.  [View Slide Show]

 

Grando Primary School, Gando, Burkina Faso
Gando, Burkina Faso - 2002 - This school is the result of one man’s mission to improve conditions in his village.  [View Slide Show]

 

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt
Alexandria, Egypt - 2002 - The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is a revival of the legendary ancient library built in classical Greek times.  [View Slide Show]

 

His Highness the Aga Khan Visits Syria
Aleppo, Syria - 8 November 2001 -   [View Slide Show]

 

2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Ceremony
Aleppo, Syria - 6 November 2001 - His Highness the Aga Khan announced the nine recipients of the 2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, and presented a special Chairman's Award to the Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa.  [View Slide Show]

 

Yo-Yo Ma Performs on the Silk Road for Aga Khan Award
Aleppo, Syria - 6 November 2001 - World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his Silk Road Ensemble gave a special performance on the occasion of the presentation ceremony of the 2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.  [View Slide Show]

 

Afghanistan Rehabilitation and Relief Accelerates Despite Heightened Tension
Dushanbe, Tajikistan - 5 October 2001 - Against the backdrop of a major humanitarian disaster, FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance is continuing to move ahead with rehabilitation activities in Afghanistan.  [View Slide Show]

 

World Première of Yo-Yo Ma and Silk Road Ensemble Introduces Aga Khan Music Initiative in Central Asia
Wotersen, Germany - 25 August 2001 - The renowned American cellist Yo-Yo Ma led a distinguished international group of musicians, artists and scholars from the Silk Road Project last night.  [View Slide Show]

 

Aga Khan Outlines Expanded Development Initiatives for Tanzania
Zanzibar, Tanzania - 17 August 2001 - His Highness the Aga Khan signed an Agreement of Co-operation for Development with Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa.  [View Slide Show]

 

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