The Aga Khan, 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, is visiting Kenya at the invitation of the government.
He landed at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Thursday evening was received by Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma and leaders from the Ismaili community and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).
While in Nairobi, the Aga Khan is expected to meet with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House.
The meeting will focus on the longstanding partnership between the Imamat and the Aga Khan Development Network.
The AKDN has been engaged in the development of Kenya for over a century and has enjoyed a strong relationship with the government.
Source: Daily Nation / April 13, 2018