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  • His Excellency Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda, presents His Highness the Aga Khan with the Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa.
    AKDN / Zahur Ramji
  • His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and His Highness the Aga Khan in conversation.
    AKDN / Zahur Ramji
  • His Highness the Aga Khan views a cultural "Ngoma" dance performed by Ismaili Volunteers at the Julius Nyerere Airport.
    AKDN / Zahur Ramji
  • His Highness the Aga Khan meeting with His Excellency President of the United Republic of Tanzania John P. Magufuli.
    AKDN / Zahur Ramji
  • His Highness the Aga Khan is presented with a gift of First Day Covers and Commemorative Stamps created by the Tanzania Postal Service Corporation in honour of his Diamond Jubilee.
    AKDN / Zahur Ramji
Diamond Jubilee visits to Uganda and Tanzania - October 2017

His Highness the Aga Khan will be arriving in Uganda on 8 October. This visit is part of a series of visits that coincide with the Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee which began earlier this year on 11 July.  The Diamond Jubilee marks 60 years of his Imamat as the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community.

The Aga Khan became the Imam on 11th July, 1957 at the age of 20 years, succeeding his grandfather, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan. The Aga Khan is traveling to Uganda upon the invitation of the Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and will be attending the Independence Day celebration in Busheyni as a guest of the state. The Aga Khan will also meet with members of the Shia Ismaili Community in Uganda as part of his itinerary.

On 11 October, the Aga Khan will travel to Tanzania where he will meet with His Excellencey President Magufuli. Before departing Tanzania, the Aga Khan will meet with the Shia Ismaili Community in the country.

His Highness the Aga Khan's biography:

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60 years of improving the Quality of Life:

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