Lahore, Pakistan: Master Conservation Plan of Walled City presented before Heritage Conservation Board — By Shahab Omer on Daily Times com

LAHORE: The Master Conservation Plan of the Walled City of Lahore prepared by Aga Khan Trust for Culture Service Pakistan (AKCSP) and Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) was presented before the Heritage Conservation Board (HCB) on Thursday. This was the fifth meeting of WCLA’s Heritage Conservation Board since 2012, when the WCLA was established…

Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Trustees Visit University of Central Asia (UCA)

The Board of Trustees of the University of Central Asia (UCA) visited Naryn and Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan on April 13th and 14th 2018. This was their first official visit to UCA since their appointment to the Board in November 2017. The Trustees bring a wealth of expertise and experience, and include prominent individuals with distinguished…

Aga Khan Music Initiative (AKMI) master musicians, Kronos Quartet and Bassekou Kouyaté

JUBILEE: CONTEMPORARY EXPRESSIONS OF MUSICAL HERITAGE FROM THE MIDDLE EAST, WEST AFRICA AND CENTRAL ASIA. Jubilee will feature Master Musicians of the Aga Khan Music Initiative and special guests Kronos Quartet and Bassekou Kouyaté in a performance of newly-created compositions that exemplify the way musical creativity has historically developed from the meeting of different cultures….

Interview with Israeli author Amos Oz "I want peace" — By Sarah Judith Hofmann on Qantara de | It’s “The state of the Jews” and not the “Jewish state”…

Amos Oz, one of Israel’s greatest living authors, has also been a pre-eminent peace activist and remains a passionate advocate of a two-state solution in his homeland. In interview with Sarah Judith Hofmann, Oz reveals how he believes peace can be achieved Israel is celebrating its 70th anniversary. How do you feel about that? Will…

Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Calgary marking the conclusion of his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada — The Ismaili, 12 May 2018 | All Articles, Photos and Videos

After granting Diamond Jubilee Mulaqats in Calgary, Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Canada, concluding his 12-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the country. Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Calgary Airport on Saturday morning where leaders of the Canadian Jamat had gathered to bid him farewell. Upon his departure, Mawlana Hazar Imam expressed his happiness with the visit and…