Presentation on theme: "Mawlana Hazir Imam Visit to East Africa August 2007 KENYA"— Presentation transcript:
1Mawlana Hazir Imam Visit to East Africa August 2007 KENYA
2Mawlana Hazar Imam being presented with a bouquet of flowers by seven year old Ramla Saleh upon arrival in Nairobi.
3Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with leaders of Kenya's Muslim communities.
4Hon. Raphael Tuju, Kenya's Minister for Foreign Affairs, receives Mawlana Hazar Imam at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
5Mawlana Hazar Imam being introduced to leaders of the Jamat by Zul Abdul, President of the Aga Khan Council for Kenya.
6Traditional Maasai dancers welcome Mawlana Hazar Imam.
7Mawlana Hazar Imam and Hon. Raphael Tuju depart from the State Pavilion.
8Members of the Jamat, young and old alike, line up along the streets of Nairobi in anticipation of Mawlana Hazar Imam's arrival.
9Mawlana Hazar Imam in discussion with His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya at State House.
10Mawlana Hazar Imam and Professor George Saitoti, Kenyan Minister for Education at the ceremony which marked the launch of the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University.
11Mawlana Hazar Imam accepting Kenya's highest award, Chief of the Order of the Golden Heart, bestowed on him by His Excellency President Kibaki
12Mawlana Hazar Imam with Najma Rashid, the Regional Programme Director of the Madrasa programme in East Africa.
13Mawlana Hazar Imam meeting with local leaders of the Muslim Ummah.
14Students of the Aga Khan Foundation's Madrasa programme sing a traditional Kiswahili song in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam.
15Mawlana Hazar Imam meeting with Kenya's Minister for Education, Professor George Saitoti, chief guest at the foundation stone laying ceremony for the residential campus of the Aga Khan Academy, Mombassa.
16Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with renowned Kenyan athlete, Kipchoge Keino, at the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa.
17Mawlana Hazar Imam lays the foundation stone for the new residential campus at the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa.
18Mawlana Hazar Imam welcomes His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya and First Lady Lucy Kibaki to the Imamat Banquet held in their honour.
19President Kibaki signs the visitor's book at the Imamat Banquet upon arrival.
20Mawlana Hazar Imam at a banquet hosted in his honour, together with Zul Abdul (left), President of the Aga Khan Council for Kenya and Aziz Bhaloo (right), Resident Representative of AKDN, Kenya.
21The crystal vase was hand-engraved by a Kenyan artisan with a baobab tree, a significant tree in African tradition and mythology. Inscribed on the vase is a saying from Hazrat Ali that says, 'Every vessel narrows when filled - only the vessel of knowledge expands.' On the base is a clock dial in Arabic; the lines of the vase form the shape of an hour glass, open at the top to symbolise the continuum of time and knowledge.Shemina Lalani-Adatia, Chairperson of ITREB for Kenya, presents a gift on behalf of the Jamat to Mawlana Hazar Imam.
22Mawlana Hazar Imam talks to leaders of the Jamat and various AKDN institutions during the function.
23Mawlana Hazir Imam Visit to East Africa August 2007 Tanzania
24Hon. Joseph James Mungai, Tanzania’s Minister for Home Affairs, receives Mawlana Hazar Imam at Julius K. Nyerere International Airport.
25Mawlana Hazar Imam together with Hon Mawlana Hazar Imam together with Hon. Joseph James Mungai received a salute by a ceremonial Guard of Honour.
26The Nashid al Imamah was played by the Tanzania Army Band at the airport.
27Mawlana Hazar Imam being presented with a bouquet of flowers upon arrival in Dar es Salaam.
44Mawlana Hazar Imam departs from Dar es Salaam en route to Zanzibar accompanied by Amin Kurji, Resident Representative of the AKDN, Tanzania.
45Hon. Joseph James Mungai, Minister of Home Affairs for Tanzania meets with Mawlana Hazar Imam prior to his departure for Zanzibar.
46Mawlana Hazar Imam receives a warm Zanzibar welcome by cultural dancers upon arrival.
47His Excellency Abeid Karume, President of Zanzibar presents Mawlana Hazar Imam with a gift of a traditional Zanzibar chest during his visit to State House.
48His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of Tanzania and Mawlana Hazar Imam officially unveil a series of commemorative stamps that have been produced to mark the Golden Jubilee.
49Mawlana Hazar Imam speaks at the State Dinner held in his honour in the presence of His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of Tanzania.
50His Excellency President Kikwete and Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation over dinner.
51Legendary entertainer Sal Davies singing a song in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam.
52Mawlana Hazir Imam Visit to East Africa August 2007 Uganda
53Anne Marie Mirembe welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam with flowers in the presence of Martin Aliker, Advisor to the President of Uganda, Mayor Sebaggala, Yusuf Karmali, President of the Aga Khan Council for Uganda and Mahmood Ahmed, Resident Repres. of the AKDN, Uganda.
54Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to members of the Jamat present at Entebbe Airport.
55Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda at State House.
56Traditional dancers welcome Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Entebbe.
57Mawlana Hazar Imam together with Martin Aliker, Advisor to the President of Uganda, Yusuf Karmali, President of the Ismaili Council for Uganda and Mahmood Ahmed, Resident Representative of the AKDN, Uganda.
58Mawlana Hazar Imam with His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda at the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Bujagali Hydropower Project, Jinja.
59Mawlana Hazar Imam speaks at the foundation stone laying ceremony for the Aga Khan Academy, Kampala in the presence of His Excellency Professor Gilbert Bukenya, Vice President of Uganda, and Niaz Hirani, Chairman of the Aga Khan Education Services, Uganda.