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Event - 1966-12-01


Arrived at Entebbe to begin a tour of Uganda. Spent five hours at State House in consultation with President Milton Obote. Had further discussions with Cabinet Ministers. Laid foundation stone of a 350,000 Pounds wheat flour mill in Kampala. Attended Kampala Mayor's Annual Christmas Charity Ball together with President Obote. Visited I.P.S. fish net factory in Kampala and held consultations with I.P.S. project partners. Visited Secondary school on Kibuli Hill. Attended reception given for him by Ismailis at Lugogo Stadium. Opened library at Aga Khan Secondary School.

Event - 1966-12-08

Visited Eldoret, Kisumu and Kisii, all in Kenya. At Kisumu, he laid the foundation stone of a bottling plant and attended a reception at the Town Hall. At Kisii, he had lunch with two Ministers, Mr. Lawrence Sagini and Mr. James Nyamweya.

Event - 1966-12-10

Guest at a luncheon reception organised by the then Minister for Home Affairs, Mr. Daniel arap Moi. From Nakuru he travelled to Nyeri to visit the Jamat.

Event - 1967-01-26

Visited Ismaili Centre at Lausanne, Switzerland.

Event - 1967-03-29

Flew to New York for a fortnight's visit to U.S.A.

Event - 1967-06-07

Visited Ismaili Centre in Paris where Ismailis from Europe and other parts of the world had gathered.

Event - 1967-11-05

Arrived in Bombay on 23-day State visit to India. Toured Bhavnagar, Malia Hatina, Ahmedabad, Sidhpur, New Delhi, Nagpur, Yeotmal and Hyderabad.

Event - 1967-11-19

Visited Yeotmal, centre of Shahid. First Imam to visit the place in 1400 years. Laid foundation stone of new Jamat Khana.

Event - 1966-11-15


Visited Malagasy Republic. Held discussions with President Philibert Tsiranana who decorated him with the country's highest honour, the 'Grand Cross of the National Order of Malagasy Republic'.

Event - 1966-01-08


The soil of Africa was blessed with the Holy visit of our spiritual father this month when he arrived in Leopoldville, Congo, for one day on Saturday, January 8. He came to attend the foundation ceremony of the new 20 storey building of I.P.S. But due to the prevalent corruption of that time, that building could not be constructed.

Event - 1966-04-14

Purchased an eight-seater French Mystere 20 Executive-class jet for visiting Jamats all over the world.

Event - 1966-10-18

Arrived in Nairobi to a tumultuous welcome; visited the Jamat Khanas.

Event - 1966-10-20-A

Visited the 1.5 million Pounds I.P.S. Textile Mill in Arusha, Tanzania. Opened extensions to the Tanzania Litho premises in Arusha. In Moshi Mowlana Hazar Imam was welcomed to the Town Hall by the Chairman, Mr. O.M.J. Lema. Moshi Provincial Council hosted a luncheon for Hazar Imam at the residence of the Council President, Mr. Madat Mulji. Mowlana Hazar Imam visited the Aga Khan Secondary School and Aga Khan Hospital.

Event - 1966-10-22

Arrived in Mombasa. Attended reception given by Mayor John Mambo. Mowlana Hazar Imam visited Mombasa I.P.S. shirt and sock factory, Aga Khan Secondary School and Aga Khan Hospital.

Event - 1966-10-25

Visited Tanga; toured Kilimanjaro Blanket Corporation.

Event - 1966-10-25-A

Visited Dar-es-Salaam. Spoke at Boys' Secondary School. Visited Nursery and Primary Schools. Inspected I.P.S. shirts factory, knitwear and hosiery factory and chemicals firm. Visited a non-I.P.S. concern, Mr. Ameer Bhatia's razor blade factory. Toured the 140,000 Pounds Aga Khan Hospital at Seaview. Met with officials of Tanzania Council of Muslim Welfare Society.

Event - 1966-11-03

Visited Lindi and Mtwara. Was interviewed on Radio Tanzania. Had tea at Regional Commissioner's house in Mtwara.

Event - 1966-11-07

Visited Tabora and Kigoma.

Event - 1966-11-09

Visited Shinyanga.

Event - 1966-11-09

Visited Mbeya, Musoma and Mwanza.

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