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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

His Highness the Aga Khan visits Tanzania

The Minister for Education and Vocational Training, Hon. Dr. Shukuru Kawambwa (MP), welcomes His Highness the Aga Khan, the Imam of the Nizari Ismaili Community, upon his arrival at the Julius Nyerere International Airport today in Dar es Salaam.  Hon. Kawambwa went on behalf of Hon. Bernard K. Membe (MP), Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, who had previous engagement of a meeting in China. The Nizari Ismaili community is a denomination of Ismailism within Shia Islam and consists of approximately 5-15 million adherents (under 10% of the world's Shia Muslim population).

Hon. Dr. Kawambwa and His Highness the Aga Khan in light talks upon his arrival at the Julius Nyerere International Airport. Other on the photo is Mr. Amin Kurji (left) who is the Country Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network.

His Highness the Aga Khan exchanging few words with Hon. Dr. Kawambwa.  High Highness the Aga Khan is on the official visit to Tanzania for two days from July 17 to 18, 2012.  

Hon. Dr. Kawambwa welcomes again His Highness the Aga Khan before departing to His Highness the Aga Khan's residence located in Oysterbay, Dar es Salaam.

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