Aga Khan completes 13-day visit to Pakistan

Aga Khan completes 13-day visit to Pakistan

KARACHI: Spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims Prince Karim Aga Khan departed from Karachi after completing a 13-day visit to Pakistan on Tuesday.

The visit was a part of the commemoration of the Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee, which began earlier this year on July 11. During his visit he met members of the Ismaili community and key government officials in Islamabad, Chitral, Gilgit-Baltistan and Karachi.
In Islamabad, the Aga Khan met President Mamnoon Hussain at Aiwan-e-Sadar, where he was received by a guard of honour. He also met Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi who presented him commemorative stamps on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee.
While in Chitral, he met Member of National Assembly Shahzada Iftikharuddin, Commissioner Malakand Division Syed Zaheerul Islam, District Nazim Maghfirat Shah, DIG Malakand Division Colonel Moinuddin Akhter Hayat and Member Provincial Assembly Salim Khan to discuss matters of mutual interests.
In Gilgit, the Aga Khan was given a warm welcome by a delegation comprising of Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman, Force Commander Northern Areas Major General Saqib Mahmood Malik and Chief Secretary Gilgit-Baltistan Dr Kazim Niaz. After his visit to Northern Pakistan, he traveled to Karachi where he met with Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah and Governor of Sindh Muhammad Zubair.
While in Karachi, His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of Aga Khan University, also inaugurated the Aga Khan University’s Centre for Innovation in Medical Education, a state-of-the-art facility for technology-based learning for health professional.
The Aga Khan is the Chairman and founder of the Aga Khan Development Network. In Pakistan, the contributions of the Network has been significant in improving the lives of the people. The Network has been present in the country for over a 100 years and today, also works in the most remote areas of the country with a focus in health, education, rural and economic development, culture and tourism.
The Diamond Jubilee marks 60 years of the Imamat of His Highness the Aga Khan, as the Spiritual Leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community. The Aga Khan acceded to the Ismaili Imamat on 11th July 1957, succeeding his grandfather, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan III.
 

One Reply to “Aga Khan completes 13-day visit to Pakistan”

  1. It is a graet pleasure that Aga Khan visited Pakistan and Insallah if we work together no matter what you are as one and get Aga Khans advice and implement and work with AKDN in areas of health, poverty, education water,sanitation and main one is law and order and also our leaders follow the example our Prophet (PBH) i am not one 100% but 1000% sure that Pakistan will be a country of Honor and Peace where everyone live together also get rid of hoodlums have a special force they apprehend people creating disturbance and all the law agency should be honest and one major obstacle to progress is corruption. My advice is Leadership of Aga Khan is essential to unite and move in the right direction. His grandfather was born in Pakistan and he was the first President of Muslim League and the Aga Khan has so much love for Pakistan that he will do anything you ask him and his foundation has the means to help move Pakistan forward and he is well respected around the world. Look at what he has achieved and done for the image of Islam I dont think anyone even come close to his work. He is the true leader Of Islam and if we dont realize it will be great loss so please take all the help go and meet him in France or invite him to Pakistan. I promise new Sun will rise we work together and take help from his highness it is already too late.

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