Partnership Between AKU and University of Alberta to Expand; Aga Khan to Receive Honorary Degree

8 June, 2009, Edmonton, Canada – His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta on June 9th in recognition of his efforts to improve the lives of millions of the world’s poorest people and build a global culture of tolerance.

The ceremony will be webcast live on 9 June 2009 at 3PM (Alberta time). For more information, please see the website:

http://www.registrar.ualberta.ca/ro.cfm?id=377

http://www.akdn.org/press_release.asp?ID=766

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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