His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Kyrgyz Republic ahead of University of Central Asia Naryn Campus inauguration | The Ismaili

His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Kyrgyz Republic ahead of University of Central Asia Naryn Campus inauguration | The Ismaili
Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a traditional offering of non (bread) by two students from the Aga Khan School in Osh. GARY OTTE/TheIsmaili

Bishkek, 17 October 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Kyrgyzstan this evening, ahead of the inauguration of the University of Central Asia’s Naryn campus. He was accompanied by Prince Aly Muhammad.

Her Excellency Elvira Sarieva, Minister of Science and Education received Mawlana Hazar Imam on behalf of the Kyrgyz government. Aga Khan Development Network Resident Representative for Kyrgyzstan Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, who is also the Executive Chairman of the UCA Board Executive Committee, and Dr Mahmoud Eboo, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum, welcomed Hazar Imam on behalf of the institutions and the Jamat.

Dr Mahmoud Eboo, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum, welcomes Hazar Imam at the Bishkek Airport. GARY OTTE/TheIsmaili
Dr Mahmoud Eboo, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum, welcomes Hazar Imam at the Bishkek Airport. GARY OTTE/TheIsmaili

In a gesture of traditional hospitality, Hazar Imam was presented with an offering of non (bread) by two students from the Aga Khan School in Osh.

Source: The Ismaili

 

 

 

 

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