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Speech by Prince Amyn Aga Khan upon being conferred with the Medal of Honor from City of Porto 2019-07-29

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On 9 July, Prince Amyn Aga Khan was conferred with the Medal of Honour of the City of Porto by the Mayor of Porto Mr. Rui Moreira in recognition of his patronage to the arts. Municipal medals aim to recognise distinguished individuals for their personal merits or civic deeds as well as municipal officials for the performance of their duties. The Medal of Honour of the City is Porto’s highest distinction and acknowledges those who have rendered services of exceptional relevance or who have distinguished themselves in areas of human activity.

Speech by the Mayor of Porto on conferring His Highness the Aga Khan with the Keys of the City to 2019-05-02

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Speech by the Mayor of Porto on conferring His Highness the Aga Khan with the Keys of the City to 2019-05-02

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan on being conferred with the Keys of the City of Porto 2019-05-02

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Porto, Portugal 2 May 2019 – The Mayor of Porto Mr Rui Moreira today conferred His Highness the Aga Khan with the Keys to the City of Porto. The presentation occurred in the presence of His Highness’s brother Prince Amyn Aga Khan, the President of the Municipal Assembly of Porto, Mr Miguel Pereira Leite as well as a distinguished audience which included members of the diplomatic corps, government and parliament representatives, cultural leaders and civil society representatives as well as representatives from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

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His Highness the Aga Khan delivers remarks after having received the Keys to the City of Porto.
AKDN / 4See 2019-05-02

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Prince Amyn receives Medal of Honor from the City in Porto

Prince Amyn receives Medal of Honor from the City in Porto

On 9 July in Porto, Prince Amyn Aga Khan was awarded the City’s Medal of Honour by the Mayor of the Porto Municipality, Rui Moreira who presided over a ceremony at the Casa do Roseiral, in the Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal.

Prince Amyn receives Medal of Honor from the City in Porto 2019-07-09

Prince Amyn is conferred with the Medal of Honour of the City of Porto by Mayor Mr Rui Moreira. 2019-07-09

On 9 July in Porto, Prince Amyn Aga Khan was awarded the City’s Medal of Honour by the Mayor of the Porto Municipality, Rui Moreira who presided over a ceremony at the Casa do Roseiral, in the Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal. The medal was presented in honour of "a great patron of the arts." Prince Amyn Aga Khan has a close relationship with several museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan during Presentation to the Keys of the City of Porto

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers remarks upon having received the Key to the City of Porto. AKDN / 4See  2019-05-02
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Your Worship the Mayor,
Honourable Guests,

I would like to begin my comments this afternoon by saying how touched I am by the recognition that you have given to me this afternoon.

In my work I look at peoples from all environments — cities, rural urban areas, deserts, industrialised areas — and I look at how people live, and I ask myself, “How can we improve the living conditions of people in all these environments?”

Address by the Mayor of Porto during Presentation of the Keys to the City to Hazar Imam

The Mayor of Porto Mr Rui Moreira addresses the gathering on the occasion of the presentation of the Keys to the City of Porto t
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Your Highness, the Prince Aga Khan,
Prince Amyn Aga Khan,
President of the Porto Municipal Assembly,
Councillors, other elected representatives,
Commander Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal,
All other members of the delegation of His Highness the Aga Khan,
Members of the Parliament of the Consular Corps, civil, military, and the religious authorities,
Ladies and gentlemen,

Your Highness, your presence today in the Porto city is, for us, a moment of joy, not only for us who are here gathered together, but for the city.

His Highness the Aga Khan conferred with the Keys of the City of Porto 2019-05-02

The Mayor of Porto Mr Rui Moreira presents His Highness the Aga Khan with the Keys to the City of Porto AKDN / 4See  2019-05-02

Porto, Portugal 2 May 2019 – The Mayor of Porto Mr Rui Moreira today conferred His Highness the Aga Khan with the Keys to the City of Porto. The presentation occurred in the presence of His Highness’s brother Prince Amyn Aga Khan, the President of the Municipal Assembly of Porto, Mr Miguel Pereira Leite as well as a distinguished audience which included members of the diplomatic corps, government and parliament representatives, cultural leaders and civil society representatives as well as representatives from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).


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