The Aga Khan meets deputy CM Mahmood Ali

The Aga Khan meets deputy CM Mahmood Ali

Hyderabad, April 11 (INN): Spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims Aga Khan met Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali here on Saturday. Aga Khan, the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), was accompanied by senior officials from the network. The delegation of the Deputy Chief Minister comprised of Principal Secretaries Ranjeev…

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AKDN | Aga Khan Trust for Culture | Humayun’s Tomb Site Museum

Following a decade-long revitalisation effort undertaken by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, which included the conversation of monuments, restoration of parks and gardens and related socio-economic projects in neighbouring districts, the Humayun’s Tomb Complex now receives almost two million visitors annually. Over 500,000 of them are school children. A great number of pilgrims –…

President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Vibhushan award to Prince Karim Aga Khan

Padma Awards 2015

NEW DELHI, INDIA – APRIL 8: President Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Vibhushan award to Prince Karim Aga Khan during the Padma awards ceremony at Rashtrapti Bhawan on April 8, 2015 in New Delhi, India. Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan (IV) is 49th and current Imam of Nizari Ismailism, a denomination of Ismailism…

NEW DELHI, APR 7 (UNI):- Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan addressing on the occasion of lay foundation stone of Humayun`s Tomb Site Museum in New Delhi on Tuesday. UNI PHOTO-74U

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for the Humayan’s Tomb Site Museum in Delhi, India

… the lessons we have learned about urban green spaces – which too often have been seen as unproductive areas, at best, and even as financial liabilities. But the experience of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture has been very, very different. In places as varied as Cairo and Kabul, and now here in Delhi,…

Minister Mahesh Sharma with His Highness the Aga Khan on Tuesday. (Source: Express Photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi)

Replicate Humayun’s Tomb work at Taj Mahal – His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan encouraged

Union Minister of Tourism and Culture Mahesh Sharma on Tuesday said the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) must “associate itself” and replicate its restoration work at the Humayun’s Tomb in “another, very important” monument — the Taj Mahal. He was speaking at the foundation-laying ceremony of the Humayun’s Tomb Site Museum here. Responding, Prince…

As builders of institutions, Ismailis are helping to forge a stronger India | The Ismaili

As builders of institutions, Ismailis are helping to forge a stronger India | The Ismaili

ZAITOON ESMAIL – ALY JAGMAGIA – 7 April 2015 Once seen as a trading community from Gujarat, today Ismaili women and men are helping to shape India’s future. Builders of some of the country’s premier healthcare and financial institutions, they are also strengthening government administration. In the late 1970s, a young graduate returned to India…

Narendra Modi, Pranab Mukherjee praise Aga Khan

Narendra Modi, Pranab Mukherjee praise Aga Khan

New Delhi, April 7 President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday praised the Aga Khan for the work done by his foundation towards sanitation, heritage conservation and rural development. India appreciates the valuable contribution of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in restoration and heritage conservation, Mukherjee said after Prince Karim Aga…