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His Highness The Aga Khan granted Citizenship of Portugal by President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa 2019-03-31

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Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam and spiritual leader of the Ismaili Shia Muslims, is the most recent Portuguese citizen . The announcement was made by the President of the Republic during the closing ceremony of the Aga Khan Music Awards, which took place in Lisbon this Sunday. The attribution of Portuguese citizenship was approved by the government two weeks ago, but only now announced by Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and in recognition of the actions undertaken by the Prince in favor of the Portuguese Republic .

Princess Zahra speaking in Muscat, Oman at the AKAA & AKMA combined ceremony held at Royal Opera House Muscat 2022-10-31

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Geneva, Switzerland, 6 October 2022 – Laureates of the 2022 Aga Khan Music Awards were named today. The triennial Awards, established by His Highness the Aga Khan in 2018, recognise exceptional creativity, promise and enterprise in music in societies across the world in which Muslims have a significant presence. Award winners and recipients of a Special Mention will share a prize fund of $500,000 as well as opportunities for professional development.

A Game of Chess with Nature - The Aga Khan Studs - 100 years of Excellence

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One hundred years after the Aga Khan III made his first purchase at the Tattersalls July Sale, the bloodstock empire he built, and which has been carefully cultivated by his grandson, HH the Aga Khan IV, continues to thrive. Following Tuesday's first instalment of the early years of the Aga Khan Studs, the second part sees the baton pass in sad circumstances, heralding a major restructuring of the operation. The text is reproduced by kind permission from the Aga Khan Studs' centenary brochure, written by Emma Berry and John Berry.

Aga Khan Hospital Laboratory Gets Accreditation from College of American Pathologists 2018-12-11

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NAIROBI – The Aga Khan University Hospital Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP accreditation is a global recognition for the excellence of the services provided by the Hospitals Laboratory.

Agreement of Cooperation between the Ismaili Imamat and the Government of British Columbia 2022-09-29

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The Signing Ceremony of an Accord of Cooperation between the Government of British Columbia and the Ismaili Imamat. The Honourable John Horgan, Premier of BC, and the Honourable Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, represented the Government of British Columbia. Prince Rahim Aga Khan and Princess Zahra Aga Khan represented the Ismaili Imamat. @ 9:30am Pn Pacific, Vancouver, Canada. smaili Imamat (represented by Prince Rahim Aga Khan) and B.C. (represented by Premier John Horgan) today signed an accord of cooperation committing to joint efforts in tackling the effects of climate change.

Seas of My Youth by Prince Hussain 2022-09-17

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Featuring almost a decade’s worth of photos, Prince Hussain’s exhibition The Living Sea – Fragile Beauty finally arrived in the UK. Entering the social hall of the Ismaili Centre, London yesterday, visitors found themselves in a dazzling underwater world.

Speech by Prince Amyn in Houston 2022-07-11

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Shortly after his arrival in Houston yesterday, Prince Amyn met with Houston Mayor, the Honorable Sylvester Turner at City Hall. During their meeting, the Mayor bestowed Prince Amyn with an Honorary Citizenship of the City of Houston.

Prince Amyn is in Houston to review progress on the construction of the Ismaili Center, Houston — a new building incorporating spaces for social and cultural gathering, intellectual engagement, reflection, and spiritual contemplation being built by the Ismaili Community across from Buffalo Bayou Park in the heart of Houston.

Prince Amyn's speech in Houston for Ismaili Centre development 2022-08-11

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Prince Amyn joined Honorable Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner earlier today to engage in a dialogue around what the Center will represent.

President Al-Karim Alidina of the Ismaili Council for the USA welcomed guests to the luncheon hosted in downtown Houston, and expressed the Jamat’s gratitude to Mawlana Hazar Imam for establishing the first high-profile Center in the United States.

Hazar Imam arrives at Palace Foz during Diamond Jubilee celebration in Lisbon, Portugal 2018-07-10

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Hazar Imam accompanied by Prince Amyn Mohammed arrives at Palace Foz

Prince Amyn Aga Khan speaking at the Aga Khan Music Awards ceremony in Muscat, Oman 2022-10-29

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The triennial Awards, established by His Highness the Aga Khan in 2018, recognise exceptional creativity, promise and enterprise in music in societies across the world in which Muslims have a significant presence. Award winners and recipients of a Special Mention will share a prize fund of $500,000 as well as opportunities for professional development.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan inaugurates Diwan Pavilion at Aga Khan Garden, Edmonton 2022-09-28

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The Diwan Pavilion was celebrated in an inauguration ceremony Sept. 28, attended by Princess Zahra Aga Khan on behalf of her father, His Highness the Aga Khan. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, Lieutenant Governor Salma Lakhani and U of A president Bill Flanagan were also in attendance.

Designed to be a warm, welcoming gathering place, the Diwan Pavilion is an integral part of the Aga Khan Garden, which opened in 2018 as a gift from the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary imam of the world's 15 million Shia Ismaili Muslims.

Prince Rahim addresses guests after signing the Agreement of Cooperation with the Province of British Columbia 2022-09-29

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Prince Rahim and Princess Zahra represented Mawlana Hazar Imam at a special ceremony and luncheon today in Vancouver to sign an Agreement of Cooperation between the Ismaili Imamat and the Province of British Columbia.

The parties will work together to improve the quality of life of vulnerable individuals around the world, beginning by addressing growing global challenges around the environment and climate.

Speech by Princess Zahra Vancouver 2022-09-29

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Princess Zahra spoke at the banquet following the signing of the Climate Agreement with B.C. Premier Horgan

Prince Hussain held The Living Sea Exhibition in London, U.K. from September 7-24 2022 2022-09-07

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An avid tropical fish hobbyist since the age of five and a reptile and amphibian enthusiast for nearly as long, Prince Hussain Aga Khan developed a keen interest in conservation at a young age and began scuba diving at 14.

Interview with Prince Amyn conducted by Zulekha Nathoo 2022-07-10

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In an exclusive interview for The Ismaili TV, Prince Amyn shares stories from his childhood growing up with Mawlana Hazar Imam, and about their relationship with their grandfather, our beloved 48th Imam, Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah. He speaks about AKDN’s activities and some of Hazar Imam’s priorities over the past 65 years. This is a valuable opportunity to hear about Hazar Imam from someone who has been by his side for most of his life, and to gain a deeper understanding into Hazar Imam’s work across many decades.

Princess Zahra accepts winner's trophy at Sandown after Vadeni won the 2022 Coral-Eclipse with jockey C. Soumillon 2022-06-29

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Princess Zahra accepts winner's trophy at Sandown after Vadeni won the 2022 Coral-Eclipse with jockey C. Soumillon

Harzand Gives Aga Khan Fifth Epsom Derby Win 2016-06-04

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The Aga Khan homebred Harzand moved to the lead in mid-stretch of the Investec Epsom Derby (Eng-I) and fought off a challenge from Us Army Ranger to win the 1 1/2-mile classic June 4 at Epsom Downs.

Jockey Pat Smullen picked up his first Epsom Derby win after delivering a well-timed move, opening a clear advantage when passing Idaho in midstretch, and then fending off runner-up Us Army Ranger, the 7-2 favorite, for a 1 1/2-length victory in the £1,545,000 ($2.25 million) classic, the most lucrative race ever run in Great Britain.



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