You are here

You are here

  • His Highness the Aga Khan meets with the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, His Eminence Dom Manuel Clemente and the Patriarch Emeritus of Lisbon, His Eminence Dom José Policarpo at the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon.
    AKDN / Gary Otte
His Highness the Aga Khan in Portugal

Lisbon, 6 September 2013As 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. Together with His Eminence Manuel Clemente, the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, the Aga Khan presided over the signing ceremony of a renewed Memorandum of Understanding between the Catholic University of Portugal and the Aga Khan University. His Excellency President Anibal Cavaco Silva of Portugal hosted a lunch in honour of the Aga Khan at the Presidential Palace, before presenting the 2013 Aga Khan Awards for Architecture in the beautiful setting of Lisbon’s São Jorge Castle.