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YearTitleTextEvent Type

Aga Khan III - Final Burial Ceremony at Aswan in the Mausoleum - 1959-02-19

On 19 February 1959, the 48th Imam was finally laid to rest in the mausoleum which had taken over 18 months to construct.

Event - 1958-Winter

Hazar Imam visited Sardinia for the first time where he had invested $25,000 in 7400 acres of rugged land. (click here)

Event - 1958-10-22

In a football game, brought Harvard University victory by scoring two goals, the only player to do so. (photo) At Harvard University, Hazar Imam was not only a brilliant scholar but also an outstanding sportsman

Event - 1958-09-16

Arrived in New York from Geneva to resume studies at Harvard University.

Event - 1958-09-10

At the opening ceremony of the Aga Khan Platinum Jubilee Hospital in Nairobi, Hazar Imam said: 'This hospital must serve much more than the Ismaili community in Kenya or even East Africa. It is intended for all communities and for all races.'

Event - 1958-09-09

Arrived for 36 hours' visit to Nairobi and performed the opening ceremony of The Aga Khan Platinum Jubilee hospital, considered to be among the best hospitals in the world.

Event - 1958-05-11

First visit to Ismailis in South Africa, the Congo and Portuguese East Africa.

Interview of a Young Imam on BBC- 1958-05-02

First interview over BBC Television, London. [Interview here]

Event - 1958-03-28

Brief halt at Karachi on His way from Bombay to Geneva.

Event - 1958-03-25

Delivered speech at the Rotary Club of Bombay on 'The Ismailis and the Role of Asian Communities in the Development of East Africa'.

Event - 1958-03-11

Takht Nashini at Bombay.

Event - 1958-03-09

Arrived in Delhi, India, and met the late Prime Minster Jawaharlal Pandit Nehru.

Event - 1958-02-15-A

Left Karachi for Geneva.

Event - 1958-02-15

Donated Rs 20,000 to the East Pakistan Sports Federation for the development of sports in East Pakistan, and a gold cup for the All Pakistan Aga Khan Gold Cup Football Tournament to be held every year.

Event - 1958-02-12

Takht Nashini at Dacca.

Event - 1958-01-30

Civic reception at Karachi. February 8, 1958: Visited Khyber Pass (Peshawar).

Event - 1958-01-29

Speech at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi on 'Islam in Africa.'

Event - 1958-01-28

Speech at the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industries Dinner given in his honour.

Event - 1958-01-25

At the conference of the Ismailia Association for Pakistan, Hazar Imam emphasised the necessity of Religion in the modern world. (click here)

Event - 1958-01-23-A

Speaking on the role of Pakistan, Hazar Imam said; 'Here is a nation newly-born, unfettered by too many out-worn traditions. She is free, therefore, to forge her own future.'


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