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.'
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.
First visit to Ismailis in South Africa, the Congo and Portuguese East Africa.
First interview over BBC Television, London. [Interview here]
Brief halt at Karachi on His way from Bombay to Geneva.
Delivered speech at the Rotary Club of Bombay on 'The Ismailis and the Role of Asian Communities in the Development of East Africa'.
Takht Nashini at Bombay.
Arrived in Delhi, India, and met the late Prime Minster Jawaharlal Pandit Nehru.
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.
Left Karachi for Geneva.
Takht Nashini at Dacca.
Civic reception at Karachi. February 8, 1958: Visited Khyber Pass (Peshawar).
Speech at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi on 'Islam in Africa.'
Speech at the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industries Dinner given in his honour.
At the conference of the Ismailia Association for Pakistan, Hazar Imam emphasised the necessity of Religion in the modern world. (click here)
Takht Nashini at Karachi.
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.'
Greeted by Syrian Ismailis at Damascus early in the morning. Arrived in Karachi in the evening.
First celebration of Imam-e-Zaman's birthday.
Gave speech on 'Harvard University and Studies of Middle East' at the Dar-es-Salaam Cultural Society.