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Event - 1972-02-24

Date: 
Thursday, 1972, February 24
Location: 

Hazar Imam in Uganda; Tribute to Uganda Ismailis by President Idi Amin. (photo) at the official opening of the new 600,000 Pounds headquarters of I.P.S on Wednesday 24th. 'Friendship at schools.' Hazar Imam urged pupils of Kololo High School to aspire for University education. He said the friendship they cultivate at the High School would bind them together and would enable them to grow up into better citizens. (photo)

person_place_reference: 
H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


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TRIBUTE TO UGANDA ISMAILIS BY PRESIDENT AMIN - 1972-02-24

Speaking at the official opening of new pounds 600,000 headquarters of Industrial Promotion Services Ltd. on Wednesday, the 24th February, Idi Amin paid tribute to His Highness the Aga Khan and Ismailia community which, he said had identified itself more closely with the African citizens of Uganda than any other non-African community.
Gen. Amin suggested that the Ismaili community take 'positive and active steps' to invest not only in office and commercial blocks but also in low-cost housing in the urban areas so that such houses could be let to their people at fair and reasonable rents.

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