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Sankore Madrasah awards the Aga Khan an Honorary Degree - 2008-04-24

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking outside the Djingarey Ber Mosque in Timbuktu. 2008-04-24
Date: 
Thursday, 2008, April 24
Location: 

2008, April 24: Discours de Son Altesse l'Aga Khan après la Cérémonie de remise des diplômes de ' Citoyen d'honneur de la Oumma islamique ', de ' Docteur Honoris Causa ' de l'université de Sankoré et de ' Citoyen d'honneur de la Commune de Tombouctou ' [Discours]


Speech

Presentation of the title of Honorary Citizen of the Islamic Community of Timbuktu and an Honorary Doctorate from the University

His Highness the Aga Khan speaking outside the Djingarey Ber Mosque in Timbuktu. 2008-04-24
Source: 
akdn.org

Bismillahh-ir-Rahmanir-Rahim
Minister, General Kafougouna Koné,
Regional Governor, Colonel Mamadou Togola,
Mayor Ould Mahmoud,
Imam ben Essayouti of the Djingareyber Mosque,
Imams of the Sankoré and Sidi Yahya Mosques,
Grand Qadi of Timbuktu,
Honoured guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Asalaam-o-aleikum

Allow me first of all to thank Minister Koné, Mayor Said Ould Mahmoud, and Imam ben Essayouti for their very kind words.

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