Aga Khan leaves for France after 13-day stay in Pakistan

Published: December 19, 2017
A file photo of Prince Karim Aga Khan. PHOTO: REUTERS

A file photo of Prince Karim Aga Khan. PHOTO: REUTERS

KARACHI: After completing his 13-day official visit to Pakistan, Prince Karim Aga Khan left for France on Tuesday.

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah along with his Cabinet members saw him off at the Old Terminal of Jinnah International Airport.

The Aga Khan arrived in the country on December 7 at the government’s invitation. His visit was also part of a series of visits that coincides with the commemoration of 60 years since the Aga Khan became the 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims on July 11, 1957.

During his stay in the country, Prince Karim called on President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, among other government officials.

According to the CM house spokesperson, the chief minister met Aga Khan at the Old Terminal and said that he should make such visits and keep on visiting every-year.

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