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“Andhere se Roshni Tak Ka Safar” Remembering the First visit of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan to Northern Areas

Karachi (Press Release): The Pak Hunza Gilgit Social Welfare Organizations arranged a session “Andhere se Roshni Tak Ka Safar” to commemorate the first visit His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan to the Northern Areas of Pakistan.

Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, the present Iman of the Ismaili Muslim sect paid his first visit to the Northern Areas (Chitral, Gilgit, Ghizer and Hunza) in October 1960.  During his six days visit, His Highness gave his first Didar to the Ismailies of Northern Jamat. Since then, the Ismilies of Northern areas celebrates this day every year with religious zeal and favor.

“Andhere se Roshni Tak Ka Safar” was a part of the celebration of the first visit of Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan to Norther Areas and aimed to underscore the changes and progress the jamat has witnessed after 1960.  The event held in the National Ismaili Council hall Karachi on October 28, 2018.

Speaking to the event, Dr. Azizullah Najeeb (Renowned Author, Historian and Scholar) scrupulously described different historical phases of Ismailis of the North and illustrate the progress the jamat made in different areas after 1960.

Some notable of Hunza, including Mirbaz Khan, Mushtaq Ahmed, Mir Ahmed, Ezzatullah, Adv Amir Ali, Noshad Karim (Chairman GISAK) and Karim Rozik attended session.

Mola Madad Qizll, the chairman of The Pak Hunza Gilgit Social Welfare Organization presented welcome speech and disclosed the manifesto of the organization.

Babar Majeed gave a comprehensive presentation regarding The Pak Hunza Gilgit Social Welfare Organization highlighting the milestones achieved, ongoing projects and the upcoming programs of the organization.

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