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  • His Highness the Aga Khan shaking hands with Joschka Fischer, German Minister for Foreign Affairs at the Fifth German Ambassadors Conference.
    AKDN / Patrick Ruchdi
Aga Khan addresses German Ambassadors

Berlin, Germany, 6 September 2004 - His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th hereditary spiritual leader (Imam) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), today placed emphasis on democratic governance, pluralism and civil society, as being the three preconditions required for developing countries to be transformed into peaceful and modern societies.