Aga Khan’s arrival in Lisbon. “It is like Moses to the Jews, like Christ to the Christians”

(excerpt translated) The Aga Khan’s plane crossed the skies of Lisbon at 15:53. Half an hour later he was welcomed by the members of the Ismaili community at the top of the Eduardo VII Park. There were hugs and tears. The prince, celebrates in Lisbon, the 60 years as a head of the Ismailis.

Lina Santos – 06 July 2018

When the dark green car entered the Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira, the crowd which gathered along the road sang and waved the little flags of Portugal and the Ismaili community. Inside the gleaming car, half-open glass, a hand waved at them. The hand of Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismailis, who is in Lisbon since the afternoon of Friday, 6, to close the celebrations of his 60 years as the head of the community. It was 16.00 when he landed at Figo Maduro airport.




Author: ismailimail

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

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