Aga Khan - Timeline - 1962
Aga Khan IV - Timeline - 1962
- January 13, 1962: As an accomplished skier, Hazar Imam won the "Roberts of Kandhar"
challenge cup at Davos, Switzerland, the oldest challenge cup in the world for downhill ski racing.
- A year later in 1963, Hazar Imam represented Iran in the 9th Winter Olympic Games at Innsbruck.
- January 24, 1962: As Chairman of an international consortium, announced plans to build a $27
million tourist resort in north-east Sardinia over a period of 15 years.
- February 1962: Mowlana Hazar Imam's Uncle, Prince Sadruddin, was appointed United Nations
Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees.
- March 17, 1962: The Mayor and Town Council of Arzachena (Sardinia) made Mowlana Hazar
Imam an Honorary Citizen of the Town.
- May 14, 1962: At Rawalpindi, Mowlana Hazar Imam presented Gold Cup to the Pakistan Hockey
Federation for a Premier Hockey Tournament.
- May 23, 1962: Was Chief Guest at the annual dinner of the Pakistan Society,
- August 12, 1962: Approved the "The Constitution of the Councils and Jamats of Shia Imami
Ismailia Muslims of Pakistan" and said, "Look to the spirit and not the letter of the
- September 7, 1962: Performed opening ceremony of Muhammad Girls' Academy, Karachi.
- September 7, 1962: Arrived in Karachi for two-day visit en-route to India.
- September 8, 1962: Performed opening ceremony of a dispensary and day nursery at Jan Bai
Maternity Home, Kharadhar, Karachi.
- September 8, 1962: Hazar Imam opened the Mohamadi Girls' Academy at Malir, Pakistan, set up
by Ismailia Youth Services. (photo)
- September 9, 1962: Laid foundation stone of Rs.6.5m Aga Khan Secondary School project at
Karachi for which He donated 10 acres of land.
- September 11, 1962: Arrived in Bombay three-week tour of India.
Visited Gujrat, Mahashtra, Calcutta, Madras and Hyderabad, among other places.
- September 16, 1962: Laid foundation stone of Kamar Education Trust hostel at Ahmedabad.
- September 22, 1962: Welcomed to Calcutta by the Speaker of West Bengal Legislative Assembly.
- September 22, 1962: Chief Guest at dinner hosted by All Nations Club of Calcutta.
- September 30, 1962: Laid foundation stone of Abdul Wahid Moledina School, Poona and
donated Rs. 25,000. [extract of speech]
- October 4, 1962: Arrived in Nairobi from India en route to Uganda to attend Independence
- October 5, 1962: At Nairobi, opened new premises of "Africa Club", of which He donated the
- October 8, 1962: Participated in Uganda Independence celebrations as a Special Guest.
- October 16, 1962: Gave 3,500 pounds to Tanganyika National Fund.
- November 12, 1962: Donated Rs.50,000 to President's East Pakistan Flood Relief Fund.
- November 22, 1962: Went to Manilla, met the President Macapagal at the State University.
According to the Manila Times dated Nov. 23 and the Philippines Herald , He urged greater
Muslim efforts in Education and said that the rise of man depends on power of mind.
- December, 1962: Established Aga Khan Chair of Islamic Studies at American University of
PHOTO ALBUM 1962
- Mowlana Hazar Imam skiing a slalom race, 1962
- Mowlana Hazar Imam, 1962
- Mowlana Hazar Imam skiing in a slalom race in Switzerland, 1962
- Mowlana Hazar Imam skiing in Charamillon, 1962
- Mowlana Hazar Imam's Maserati 5000 GT designed for him by Pierto Frua
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