Full Event Video – IC Lisbon: His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan receives honorary degree from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

Streamed live on Jul 20, 2017: Universidade NOVA de Lisboa in Portugal honours Mawlana Hazar Imam with a doctorate honoris causa in the presence of the President of the Portuguese Republic, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on 20 July 2017.

 

His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan receives a standing ovation. Image on the right: Portugal's Minister of Culture, Luís Filipe Castro Mendes in an interview following the honorary doctorate ceremony at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (image credit: Oficial do Gabinete do Ministro da Cultura)
His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan receives a standing ovation. Image on the right: Portugal’s Minister of Culture, Luís Filipe Castro Mendes in an interview following the honorary doctorate ceremony at the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (image credit: Oficial do Gabinete do Ministro da Cultura)

At the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal’s Minister of Culture – Luís Filipe Castro Mendes (pictured at the right), PSD leader, Passos Coelho, former Prime Minister Pinto Balsemão (who sponsored the doctorate and is pictured below), several MPs from the PS, PSD and CDS-PP, figures of the Catholic Church and the Armed Forces of Portugal graced the ceremony at the Rectory of Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

 

His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan is congratulated by Portugal’s President, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa after receiving the Honorary Doctorate (Honoris Causa) from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Looking on (left to right) are Dr. Francisco Pinto Balsemão, Patron of the Doctorate and former Prime Minister of Portugal, Professor António Rendas, Rector of the Nova University and Professor Eduardo Arantes e Oliveira, President of the NOVA University General Council. (image credit: AKDN / Antonio Pedrosa)
His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan is congratulated by Portugal’s President, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa after receiving the Honorary Doctorate (Honoris Causa) from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Looking on (left to right) are Dr. Francisco Pinto Balsemão, Patron of the Doctorate and former Prime Minister of Portugal, Professor António Rendas, Rector of the Nova University and Professor Eduardo Arantes e Oliveira, President of the NOVA University General Council. (image credit: AKDN / Antonio Pedrosa)

 

  • Dignitaries, VIPs and guest arrivals start at approximately 31:28 mark
  • His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan arrives at approximately 43:30 mark
  • President of the Portuguese Republic, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa arrives at approximately 50:52 mark
  • Commendation address by the Dean of the School of Business, Professor Daniel Traça 56:45 to 1:21:11 mark
  • Presentation of the Doctorate – Honoris Causa starts at approximately 1:24:20 mark
  • Acceptance address by His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan 1:27:55 to 1:34:40 mark
  • Tribute by Professor António Rendas, Rector of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa 1:37:15 to 1:46:11 mark
  • Ceremony concludes at approximately 1:48:01 mark

 


 

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