Warm welcome for new Canadian Shehzada Kassamali

Warm welcome for new Canadian Shehzada KassamaliSource: Beach Metro Community News, by Lara O’Keefe

Excerpt:

As a member of the Ismaili community, Kassamali said he feels strongly about giving back and making a difference in the lives of others.

Being Canadian, he feels, will also help him achieve this goal.

“My spiritual father is the Aga Khan and as he put it in his words when he was here, Canada is a leader in the community of the nations in the sense that Canada is successful because of its values,” he said. “Because Canada is peaceful, it’s democratic, it shows a pluralist society which has helped a lot of countries in crisis become countries of opportunity and that is very touching for me.”

It’s a sentiment that seems to be echoed by a number of Canadians in the Beach area.

Read more – Dated: May 9, 2017

 

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