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AKU Convocation

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses first AKU Global Convocation to class of 2020 2021-05-22

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In his capacity as Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, His Highness The Aga Khan addressed the University’s first ever global convocation on 22 May 2021. The special virtual ceremony brought together AKU’s graduating classes in Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda, and the UK, for a unique celebration of knowledge and learning.

Convocation and Installation Address​ by Princess Zahra Aga Khan​ 2022-02-26

Princ​ess Zahra Aga Khan Member, A​ga Khan Development Network Board of Directors
Source: 
www.aku.edu

Our Chief Guest Mr Peter Kalmus, Climate Scientist, University of California, Los Angeles;
Our Guest of Honour Dr Peter Mathuki, Secretary General of the East African Community;
Chairman Zakir Mahmood and members of the AKU Board of Trustees;
Chairman Moyez Alibhai and members of the AKU Kenya University Council;
President and Vice Chancellor Sulaiman Shahabuddin;
Provosts, deans, faculty, and staff;
Generous donors and friends of AKU around the world;
Parents and family members;
Distinguished guests;
And most importantly, our graduands:

Over 600 students awarded degrees at global convocation of AKU 2022-02-26

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Source: 
DAWN, www.dawn.com

KARACHI: More than 600 students in Pakistan, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda graduated from the Aga Khan University (AKU) in a live-streamed global convocation ceremony that was watched by viewers around the world.

During the live session, the varsity commits to becoming carbon neutral in its operations by 2030. It will be among the first institutions in Pakistan and East Africa to achieve carbon neutrality.

Over 600 students awarded degrees at global convocation of AKU

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KARACHI: More than 600 students in Pakistan, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda graduated from the Aga Khan University (AKU) in a live-streamed global convocation ceremony that was watched by viewers around the world.

During the live session, the varsity commits to becoming carbon neutral in its operations by 2030. It will be among the first institutions in Pakistan and East Africa to achieve carbon neutrality.

Gates Foundation lauds Aga Khan University 2021-05-25

Some of the Ugandan graduates from Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery. Photo/Courtesy
Source: 
Daily Monitor Uganda

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has commended Aga Khan University (AKU) for its leadership in transforming public health and improving lives of women and girls globally.

Speaking as the chief guest as the university graduated 667 students from three continents on Saturday, Melinda French Gates, a co-chair and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, described the university not only as a global resource, but also as a transformative force in public and women’s health, advancing economic development and creating opportunities for women and girls.

Aga Khan University honours graduates at global convocation 2021-05-22

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Source: 
the.tribune.com

667 students in three continents received their degrees and listened to speeches by the Aga Khan and Melinda Gates

The first-ever global convocation ceremony of the Aga Khan University (AKU) was live-streamed to a worldwide audience on Saturday, as 667 students in three continents received their degrees and listened to speeches by the Aga Khan, Chief Guest Melinda French Gates and AKU President Firoz Rasul.

Aga Khan University honours graduates at global convocation 2021-05-22

Hazar Imam with members of Noorani family at the 2021 AKU Global Convocation    2021-05-22

667 students in three continents received their degrees and listened to speeches by the Aga Khan and Melinda Gates

The first-ever global convocation ceremony of the Aga Khan University (AKU) was live-streamed to a worldwide audience on Saturday, as 667 students in three continents received their degrees and listened to speeches by the Aga Khan, Chief Guest Melinda French Gates and AKU President Firoz Rasul.

The Convocation was attended also by Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra, Prince Rahim, Prince Hussain and Prince Aly Muhammad

Address by His Highness the Aga Khan​ at AKU Global Convocation 2021-05-22

His Highness The Aga Khan IV addressing the 2021 AKU Global Convention held virtually
Source: 
aku.edu/convocation

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Our Chief Guest, Melinda French Gates
Chairman Haile Debas and the Members of the Board of Trustees
President Firoz Rasul
Provost, Deans, Faculty and Staff of the University
Generous donors and well wishers of the University from around the world
Distinguished guests
Parents, family members and Graduates​

It is a great privilege to join you today in recognising and celebrating the Class of 2020.

Address by His Highness the Aga Khan​ at AKU Global Convocation 2021-05-22

His Highness The Aga Khan IV addressing the 2021 AKU Global Convocation held virtually

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Our Chief Guest, Melinda French Gates
Chairman Haile Debas and the Members of the Board of Trustees
President Firoz Rasul
Provost, Deans, Faculty and Staff of the University
Generous donors and well wishers of the University from around the world
Distinguished guests
Parents, family members and Graduates​

It is a great privilege to join you today in recognising and celebrating the Class of 2020.

AKU Convocation held virtually 2021-05-22

AKU Convocation held virtually  2021-05-22

Hazar Imam attending the 2021 Convocation

AKU Convocation held virtually 2021-05-22

AKU Convocation held virtually  2021-05-22

Hazar Imam attending the 2021 Convocation

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation Karachi, Pakistan 2000-10-21

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking at the Aga Khan University convocation. AKDN / Gary Otte
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akdn.org

The Aga Khan University Convocation Karachi, Pakistan, October 21, 2000
Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim
Your Excellency General Pervez Musharraf Your Excellency the Governor of Sindh Excellencies
Chairman and Members of the Board of Trustees President Kassim-Lakha
Rector Vellani Faculty Members Distinguished Guests
Proud Parents of the Class of the year 2000 Graduating Students of the Aga Khan University Ladies and Gentlemen

Assalamo Alaikum

SPEECH BY THIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST CONVOCATION OF THE MEDICAL COLLEGE 1989-03-20

His Highness the Aga Khan addressing the audience at the Convocation Ceremony marking the first graduation of doctors 1989-03-20
Source: 
ismaili.net

SPEECH BY THIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN ON THE OCCASION OF THE FIRST CONVOCATION OF THE MEDICAL COLLEGE, MONDAY 20 MARCH, 1989
Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ur-Rahim
Your Excellency, The President, Your Excellency, The Governor Of Sindh, Dr Halfdan Mahler, Director-General Emeritus Of The World Health Organisation, Honourable Ministers, Your Excellencies, Faculty Members, Distinguished Guests,and Graduating Students of The Aga Khan University.

As-Salam-Wailakum.

Speech by His Highness the Agakhan at the Aga Khan University Convocation in Karachi, 2006

His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, speaking at the 2006 Convocation ceremony of the University.
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency Mohammedmian Soomro, Chairman of the Senate
Honourable Chief Minister Arbab Ghulam Rahim
Honourable Ministers
Excellencies
Chairman Dehlavi and the Members of the Board of Trustees
President Firoz Rasul
Graduates and Parents
Generous donors and well wishers of the University, from Pakistan and around the world
Distinguished guests

As-salamu’alaykum

CONVOCATION ADDRESS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 10th ANNIVERSARY OF THE AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY 1994-11-19

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Source: 
The Ismaili Canada

Your Excellency the Prime Minister, Your Excellency the Governor of Sindh, Honourable Chief Minister of Sindh, Dr. Geraldine Kenney-Wallace, President of McMaster University, Honourable Ministers, Your Excellencies, Trustees, Faculty Members, Distinguished Guests, and Graduating Students, As-salam wa alaykum

Speech of H.H. The Aga Khan at the AKu Convocation in Nairobi 2015-03-02

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Source: 
AKDN

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation, Nairobi, Kenya

Video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKJ6fZ46MbM

02 March 2015

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Trustees and President of the University,
Members of the Diplomatic Corps,
Deans, Faculty and Staff of the University,
Parents, Donors, Supporters and Distinguished Guests,
and Graduands.

Hamjambo and Karibuni. Hongera, Wanafunzi wote. You see, I’m learning a little Swahili.


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