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Sir Sultan Muhammed Shah, who succeeded Aqa Ali Shah as Aga Khan III, was one of the most active and dynamic leaders of the Pakistan Movement and a close aide of the Quaid-e-Azam.
After the creation of Pakistan, Aga Khan III, on the request of the then prime minister Feroz Khan Noon, purchased Gwadar from Oman and gifted it to Pakistan.
In 1957, at the age of 20, Aga Khan IV Prince Shah Karim Al Husseini succeeded his grandfather as the 49th Imam of the Ismaili community.
The specific incident reflects the extent to which the Western world trusted the Aga Khan.
In another incident, Prince Karim Aga Khan decided to raise the standard of living through education during his first visit to Gilgit-Baltistan.
The Aga Khan looks after various welfare initiatives, such as the Aga Khan Foundation, the Aga Khan Health Services, the Aga Khan Planning and Building Services, the Aga Khan Economic Services and the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance.
The main projects administered by the AKTC include the Aga Khan Award for Architecture--a flagship endeavour established in 1977--the Historic Cities Support Programme; the Museums Project; the Music Initiative in Central Asia; and the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, with its online presence ArchNet.
2) gave a taste of what could have been if the Aga Khan had not failed in two attempts to secure sites for the museum in the British capital.
Nevertheless the Aga Khan has continued to buy discreetly and astutely.
The arts of the various Shia regimes that have ranged from Iran to India are well represented, including the Persian Qajar dynasty, whose ruler Fath All Shah first conferred the title of Aga Khan in the 19th century.
In an interview with Philip Jodidio, published in a new book, Under the Eaves of Architecture--The Aga Khan: Builder and Patron, the Aga Khan describes how his interest in architecture was stimulated by visiting impoverished communities in the 1960s.
At the inauguration ceremony, the Aga Khan explained that the project had given him 'a profound sense of connection with my own ancestors'.