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Speech by Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa 2024-02-19

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Princess Zahra visited the Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa on the occasion of its 20th anniversary

At an elegant ceremony this morning on the coast of Kenya, Princess Zahra joined students, staff, and guests to celebrate the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa’s 20th anniversary.

Established in 2003, the school was inaugurated by Mawlana Hazar Imam and the former president of Kenya, the late Mwai Kibaki. It is the first in an integrated, global network of residential schools known as the Aga Khan Academies, with other campuses located in Hyderabad, India; Maputo, Mozambique; and Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Speech by Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the 20th anniversary of the Mombasa Aga Khan Academy 2024-02-19

Princess Zahra Aga Khan visits Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa on the 20th anniversary   2024-02-19
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Princess Zahra speeech at the Mombasa Academy 20th anniversay
Feb 19, 2024, 6:46 PM

Bismillah-ir-raheman-ir-rahim.

Respected representatives of the Ministry of Education, Kenya and the Mombasa County Department of Education,
Students, parents, staff, alumni of the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa,
Ladies and gentlemen,
Friends of the Academy.

Good morning and welcome to this day of commemoration, celebration and hope.

Aga Khan University Celebrates Empowerment and Education: Over 700 Students Graduate Across Four Countries 2024-02-19

Aga Khan University Celebrates Empowerment and Education: Over 700 Students Graduate Across Four Countries
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Aga Khan University marks a milestone as over 700 students graduate across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Pakistan. With women comprising 70% of the graduating class, the ceremonies emphasized education, empowerment, and community service.

Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa upgraded to better serve 1.2m 2024-02-20

During their visit, AFD Country Director Mr Bertrand Willocquet (right) and Princess Zahra Aga Khan expressed their satisfaction
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akdn.org

Mombasa, Kenya, 18 February 2024 – Completed renovation of the Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa marks a milestone in its ongoing commitment to provide quality health care to a population of nearly 1.2 million people. The refurbishment has transformed the 86-bed facility into a state-of-the-art 115-bed secondary hospital, offering comprehensive, integrated health services to the communities it serves.

The renovation project represents a total investment of $12.2 million, with significant support from Agence Française de Développement (AFD).

Princess Zahra Aga Khan holds talks with First Lady Rachel Ruto in Nairobi 2024-02-16

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The First Lady Rachel Ruto met Princess Zahra Aga Khan, daughter of His Highness the Aga Khan. The meeting aimed at exploring opportunities for collaboration and mutual support in advancing various initiatives across Kenya.

The First Lady and Princess Zahra Aga Khan delved into a wide range of topics, including the advancement of women’s economic empowerment, healthcare, and education.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan meets with Kenya’s President and First Lady 2024-02-16

Princess Zahra Aga Khan greets Kenya's President, His Excellency William Samoei Ruto, at State House in Nairobi. AKDN / Akbar Ha
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Nairobi, Kenya, 16 February 2024 – Princess Zahra Aga Khan met today with the First Lady of Kenya, Her Excellency Rachel Ruto, at the Serena Hotel Nairobi, and later called on the President of the Republic, His Excellency William Samoei Ruto, at State House in Nairobi.

The meetings provided an opportunity to discuss the decades-long development partnership between the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and the Government of Kenya to improve the quality of life of all Kenyans, and areas of future cooperation.

Speech by Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the AKU Global Convocation, Nairobi, Kenya 2024-02-17

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Princess Zahra is on a six-day visit to Kenya to attend the global convocation ceremony of the Aga Khan University, and to visit a number of AKDN projects. The current longest-serving member of AKU’s Board of Trustees, she will speak at the ceremony on behalf of AKU’s Chancellor, Mawlana Hazar Imam, and its Board. More than 730 students across four countries will graduate this year.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan at AKU Convocation 2024-02-17

Princess Zahra Aga Khan at AKU Convocation 2024-02-17

Princess Zahra Aga Khan attended the AKU Global Convocation for the Class of 2023

Princess Zahra Aga Khan arrives in Kenya

President William Ruto during and Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the State House, Nairobi on February 16, 2024. Image: PCS

President William Ruto on Friday hosted Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the State House, Nairobi.

Ruto said Kenya looks forward to more collaboration in other sectors to enhance public-private partnerships in the development agenda.

The President added that Kenya appreciates the Aga Khan Development Network's significant contribution to health, education, financial services and energy.

The AKDN agencies and Kenya have closely collaborated in the fields of industry, tourism, financial services, clean energy, media, health, education, community development, and infrastructure.

Princess Zahra attends Board of Trustees meeting at AKU Karachi 2023-11-30

Princess Zahra attends Board of Trustees meeting at AKU Karachi  2023-11-30

Princess Zahra Aga Khan attended Board of Trustees meetings at Aga Khan University Karachi 2023-11-30

Princess Zahra inaugurates Hashoo Building at Aga Khan University, Pakistan 2023-11-29

Princess Zahra inaugurates Hashoo Building at Aga Khan University, Pakistan  2023-11-29

Princess Zahra inaugurates the Hashoo Building at AKU, Karachi 2023-11-29

Speech by Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the 2023 Global Pluralism Award 2023-11-14

Princess Zahra Aga Khan addresses the guests and participants at the 2023 Global Pluralism Award ceremony
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VIDEO: https://ismaili.net/timeline/2023/2023-11-14-gcp-speech-princess-zahra.m...

Bismillah-ir-Raheman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellencies, distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen.

It is my great pleasure to welcome you on behalf of His Highness the Aga Khan and the entire Board of the Global Centre for Pluralism to the 2023 Global Pluralism Award.

U-Michigan welcomes Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Aga Khan University delegation 2023-10-31

U-M President Santa Ono presents Princess Zahra  with a gift of a Motawi tile during her recent visit to the Ann Arbor campus
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The University of Michigan welcomed Princess Zahra Aga Khan and representatives from Aga Khan University‘s campuses in Pakistan and Kenya on Oct. 30.

Senior leadership from both universities formally signed a memorandum of understanding, powered by a $900,000 gift from AKU to U-M to expand ongoing collaborative efforts.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan meets Zanzibar’s tourism and heritage minister in Lisbon 2023-07-27

Princess Zahra Aga Khan receives a gift from Zanzibar's tourism and heritage minister Simai Mohammed Said in Lisbon, Portugal
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Zanzibar’s Tourism and Heritage Minister Hon. Simai Mohammed Said has on Thursday,July 27, met Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat in Lisbon.

The visit comes on the heels of Princess Zahra’s visit to Zanzibar including the inauguration of a Polyclinic in Zanzibar and Mwanza.

Mr Simai Said was accompanied by Mr. Rahim Bhaloo, Chairman of Zanzibar Commission of Tourism

During the meeting Princess Zahra and her guests discussed a wide range of issue which included the activities and presence of the agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network in Zanzibar.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan accepts the Coronation Stakes Cup from King Charles III following the win by Tahyira at Royal Ascot

Princess Zahra Aga Khan accepts the Coronation Stakes Cup from King Charles III following the win by Tahyira at Royal Ascot

King Charles presents the Royal Ascot Coronation Stakes Cup to Princess Zahra after Mawlana Hazar Imam’s horse Tahiyra won the race this afternoon. 2023-06-23
VIDEO of Princess Zahra: https://ismaili.net/timeline/2023/2023- ... hyira1.mp4

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Tahiyra wins the Royal Ascot Coronation Stakes 2023-06-23

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The Group I Coronation Stakes (1m) for three year-old fillies delivered another Group I winner at the meeting for champion French stallion Siyouni with his star filly Tahiyra backing up the form of her last start win in the Irish 1000 Guineas.

A homebred for the Aga Khan trained by Dermot Weld, Tahiyra was ridden by Chris Hayes and won by a length over Kingman filly Remarquee with third place going to another Kingman filly Sounds of Heaven, part-owned by her Australian breeder John Camilleri.

Princess Zahra speaking on the 40th anniversary of the Azzura '83 2023-06-20

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It was 18th June 1983 when Azzurra took part in her first race in the Challenger Series of the 25th America’s Cup in Newport, Rhode Island. The opponent that day was France III and victory went to Azzurra, the first in a long series of wins that would take the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s 12 Metre yacht all the way to the semi-finals of the qualification stage.

Princess Zahra video comments on Forty Years for Azzurra By Yacht Club Costa Smeralda| 2023-06-20

Princess Zahra Aga Khan speaking on the 40th anniversary of the Azzura '83
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It was 18th June 1983 when Azzurra took part in her first race in the Challenger Series of the 25th America’s Cup in Newport, Rhode Island. The opponent that day was France III and victory went to Azzurra, the first in a long series of wins that would take the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s 12 Metre yacht all the way to the semi-finals of the qualification stage.


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