Prince Karim Aga Khan arrives in Islamabad


Islamabad, Dec. 7 (TNS): Prince Karim Aga Khan arrived in Islamabad on Thursday evening.

Foreign minister Khawaja Asif, CADD minister Tariq Fazal Chaudhry and other officials received the guest on Islamabad airport.

Later on, foreign minister Khawaja Asif and Prince Karim Aga Khan hold meeting and discussed various matters. 

Prince Karim Aga Khan arrived in Islamabad for an official visit at the invitation of the Government of Pakistan.

While in Pakistan, he is expected to meet with President Mamnoon Hussain, as well as Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and other government leaders, said a news release.

This visit is part of a series of visits that coincides with the commemoration of the Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee, which began earlier this year on 11th July.

The Diamond Jubilee marks 60 years of his Imamat 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.