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KARACHI: Two children present a bouquet to Prince Karim Aga Khan at the airport on Thursday. Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair was at Quaid-i-Azam International Airport to welcome the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community.—APP
KARACHI: Two children present a bouquet to Prince Karim Aga Khan at the airport on Thursday. Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair was at Quaid-i-Azam International Airport to welcome the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community.—APP

KARACHI: Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Ismaili community, was accorded a warm reception on his arrival here on Thursday.

The Aga Khan was received at Quaid-i-Azam International Airport by Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair and Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah.

The governor and the chief minister later held a meeting with him at the airport’s lounge and exchanged views with him on the topics of mutual interest. Provincial Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah, Chief Secretary Rizwan Memon and Inspector General of Sindh Police A.D. Khowaja were present on the occasion.

Later in the day, Governor Zubair hosted a dinner in honour of the Aga Khan at the Governor’s House which was attended by notables of the city and members of the Ismaili community.

The Aga Khan would be the chief minister’s guest at the CM House on Saturday. The spiritual leader of the Ismaili community arrived in Islamabad on Dec 7 on a 13-day official visit to the country on the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain.

Published in Dawn, December 15th, 2017