Photo Album: Aga Khan’s visit to Atlanta

Elissa Eubanks/AJC – Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Aga Khan, head of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims, arrives at Fulton County Airport on Thursday.

The Aga Khan, head of the world’s 15 million Ismaili Muslims, arrives at Fulton County Airport on Thursday.

Dr. Mahmoud Eboo (left), the president of Ismaili Council for the United States; The Aga Khan; and Chris Young, director of International Affairs for the state Department of Economic Development

Dr. Mahmoud Eboo (left), the president of Ismaili Council for the United States; The Aga Khan; and Chris Young, director of International Affairs for the state Department of Economic Development, stand for two national anthems to represent the guest and the host.

Local worshippers welcome the holy visitor.

Local worshippers welcome the holy visitor.

Sannah Vasaya, 18, from Snellville waves flags with other members of the Ismaili community.

Sannah Vasaya, 18, from Snellville waves flags with other members of the Ismaili community.

A band greeted him with the Ismaili anthem and the U.S. national anthem, and a representative from Gov. Sonny Perdue's office as well as local politicians were on hand to welcome him.

A band greeted him with the Ismaili anthem and the U.S. national anthem, and a representative from Gov. Sonny Perdue’s office as well as local politicians were on hand to welcome him.

He will speak in closed session with Ismailis from around the Southeast while here and give a lecture at North Atlanta High School that will attract students and teachers from around the country in the International Baccalaureate program.

He will speak in closed session with Ismailis from around the Southeast while here and give a lecture at North Atlanta High School that will attract students and teachers from around the country in the International Baccalaureate program. The Aga Khan is known for his interest in education, sponsoring 325 schools and two universities around the world.

Elissa Eubanks/AJC – Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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3 thoughts

  1. those who see this pic mubarak for them the new generation is very lucky they thier imam
    once again mubarak

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  2. Ya Ali Madad,
    Shukre lilleah, wal hamdu lellah, that we are Ismaili, May Mawla e Zaman, Bless all Ismailis, “Aameen”

    Deedar Mubarak for all.

    Ya ali madad.

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