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The West doesn't understand Islam 2005-06-07

Hazar Imam spoke to the Ottawa Citizen during His Canada visit in June 2005
Ottawa Citizen

Excerpt of comments made by the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, to the Citizen's editorial board during his Ottawa visit on June 7

The industrialised world really has developed in the Judeo-Christian context of society and the Islamic world has been significantly absent from general education. I am not pointing at Canada. I am saying generally in the western world.

The Aga Khan III’s Letter to “Times of London” 1951-10-30

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah
pamirtimes.wordpress.com Pamir Times

In response to an article published by the Times of London, in 1951, the 48th Imam of the Ismaili Muslims had written an
explainatory reaction. The text below has been shared by Engineer Baig Ali.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Banquet Hosted in Honour of Govenor Perry, Houston. 2002-06-23


Governor Perry,
First Lady of Texas, Anita Perry,
Mayor Wallace,
Leaders and representatives of the Congress of the United States, the State of Texas and the City of Houston,
Consuls General,
Distinguished Guests.

Maki to Make UK Debut with New Building for Aga Khan Development Network 2015-08-03


Maki and Associates has submitted plans for their first UK building. As the Architects' Journal reports, the Japanese firm has designed a nine story, 8,780-square-meter educational space for the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) - a group of non-denominational agencies focused on improving the welfare of people in developing areas in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

The predominately limestone building pulls cues from its context; its facade is derived from the space within, which in turn responds to the surrounding Kings Cross site.



March 2, 2006 Toledo, Spain: H. H. The Aga Khan Accepts Royal Toledo Foundation Award for Work in Revitalising Historic Cities of the Islamic World.


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