PR No.206 Islamabad: March 22, 2017

President Mamnoon Hussain has appreciated the socio-economic work and services rendered by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan Health services in Pakistan under the inspiring and dynamic leadership of His Highness the Aga Khan.

President Mamnoon Hussain was talking to Hafiz Sherali, President Aga Khan Council for Pakistan here at Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad on Wednesday. During the meeting, Hafiz Sherali handed over a letter of felicitation from His Highness the Aga Khan on the occasion of Pakistan Day to the President.

The President noted that continued engagement of AKDN in Pakistan especially the northern areas is making a visible difference in the lives of people and infrastructure in the country.

The President also appreciated the role of Aga Khan’s grandfather, Sir Sultan Shah Aga Khan in the Pakistan Movement in his capacity as the first President of the All India Muslim League.

Hafiz Sherali apprised the President of the current projects being undertaken in Pakistan in various sectors with special reference to the establishment of School of High Excellence in Islamabad. He also briefed about the special projects which will be undertaken on the occasion of Diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Aga Khan on 11th July, 2017.

President Mamnoon Hussain extended an invitation to His Highness the Aga Khan to visit Pakistan during his Diamond Jubilee celebrations.