Spiritual leader Shah Karim Aga Khan’s India visit

  • Spiritual leader Shah Karim Al Husseini Aga Khan IV, populary known as the Aga Khan is visiting India on 11 days journey starting from 21st February. He will be in India till 2nd March 2018.
  • Year 2018 marks the Diamond Jubilee of Shah Karim Al Husseini Aga khan leadership.
  • Sunder Nursery: During his current India, ‘Sunder Nursery’, a 90-acre park near Humayun’s Tomb in New Delhi, will be inaugurated by Vice President in the presence of the Aga Khan.
  • Nizamuddin Urban Renewal Initiative: This park is a part of the Nizamuddin Urban Renewal Initiative which is a partnership between Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Aga Khan Foundation, Central Public Works Department, South Delhi Municipal Corporation and Archaeological Survey of India.

Who is Aga Khan?

  • The Aga Khan is the the founder and chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). He is the 49th hereditary Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.
  • Aga Khan was conferred Padma Vibhushan for his contributions to social development in India in his 2015 visit.

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