May 11, 2016, Lisbon – via Google Translate: His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, leader of the Shi’a Ismaili community, starts his official visit to Lisbon today, where he will meet with the President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the prime minister, António Costa, and with Augusto Santos Silva, the Minister of Foreign Affairs. He will be attending a dinner hosted on his behalf by the President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Cidadela de Cascais.
Last Monday, a resolution of the Council of Ministers published in the Official Gazette indicated that the Palace Henrique Mendonça / Casa Ventura Terra, in Lisbon, will be sold by the State to the Aga Khan Foundation for 12 million euros.
The building, located on the border of Marquis Street, currently holds part of the Faculty of Economics, University of Lisbon. In future, it will host the Aga Khan Foundation in Portugal.