Inauguration of the Ayyubid Wall and Tarabay al-Sherif Complex Projects in Cairo
18 June 2015 - The restoration of the Tarabay al-Sherif Complex and 1.5 kilometres of the historic Ayyubid wall were inaugurated on 16 June 2015 in Cairo by the Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh El Damaty, the Governor of Cairo, Galal Said, and Luis Monreal, General Manager of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.
The “Blue Mosque” of Cairo Restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture
02 May 2015 - Restoration of the 14th century Amir Aqsunqur “Blue Mosque” in Al-Darb al-Ahmar, a district of Cairo, has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).
The Role of Culture in Development: The Aga Khan Speaks at UNESCO Conference in China
15 May 2013 - The Aga Khan today delivered the keynote address at a conference entitled "Culture: Key to Sustainable Development" organised by UNESCO and Government of China in Hangzhou, China.
Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance Expands in Egypt
27 October 2008 - AKAM Partners with USAID to Expand in Aswan; Holds AKAM/Deutsche Bank Microfinance Forum in Cairo
Two Major Landmarks Restored in Historic Cairo (Media Advisory)
26 October 2007 - In a ceremony here today, His Highness the Aga Khan, His Excellency Farouk Hosni, Egypt’s Minister of Culture, and His Excellency Dr. Abdel Azim Wazir, the Governor of Cairo, inaugurated the restoration and revitalisation of two historic complexes in the city’s Darb al-Ahmar district.
Cairo Governorate and Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Public-Private Partnership for Historic Cairo Revitalisation Projects
17 July 2007 - Cairo’s Governor, H.E. Dr. Abdel Azim Wazir, and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s General Manager, Mr. Luis Monreal, today signed an historic Public-Private Partnership (PPP) linking Al-Azhar Park, a future “Urban Plaza” project at the northern end of the Park, and ongoing work by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Darb al-Ahmar.
Search for Knowledge Essential for Revitalisation of Islamic Civilisations, Says Aga Khan
15 June 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan today delivered the commencement address at the American University in Cairo, calling for a renewal of the tradition of intellectual exchange that characterised periods of progress in the Islamic world.
Aga Khan and Madame Mubarak inaugurate Cairo's Al-Azhar Park
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.
Aga Khan Creates New 30-hectare Park in Historic Cairo (Media Advisory)
01 February 2005 - The creation of the 30-hectare (74-acre) Al-Azhar park, undertaken in the historic district of Cairo by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, is proving to be a catalyst for urban renewal in one of the most congested cities in the world.
Aga Khan Addresses German Ambassadors
06 September 2004 - Emphasises democratic governance, pluralism and civil society as fundamental preconditions for creating stable and prosperous societies.
Aga Khan Announces Om Habibeh Foundation Grant for Aswan
18 December 2003 - His Highness the Aga Khan today announced a grant for medical equipment by the Om Habibeh Foundation.
Aga Khan Welcomes The Sorbonne's New Series on Islam
03 December 1999 - The inaugural volume, "L'Egypte Fatimide: son art et son histoire" is launched at the Institut du Monde Arabe.
President Mubarak and Aga Khan Discuss Cairo Projects
04 May 1999 - President Hosni Mubarak today discussed with His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam of the Ismaili Muslims, an integrated plan for development of Cairo's largest park, and innovative cultural restoration and economic revitalisation projects being undertaken by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in the capital's historic old city.
His Highness the Aga Khan delivered the Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture at Harvard University's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.
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