Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda visits Aga Khan Museum in Toronto

Left to right: AKDN official Alnoor Maherali, Ismaili Council for Ontario President Sheherazade Hirji and Speaker Rebecca Kadaga at AKM Patrons Lounge in Canada on July 10. Photo Salim Nensi / Ismaili Council for Ontario.

KAMPALA- The Speaker of Parliament, Ms Rebecca Kadaga, has praised the Aga Khan for preserving works of history and art at a time culture and heritage are being destroyed in other parts of the world.

Speaker Kadaga made the comments during a tour of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada.

Uganda’s High Commissioner there, Ms Joy Ruth Acheng, accompanied the Speaker and other high-level Ugandan officials on a tour of the museum, which is an initiative of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.

“During the visit, the Speaker (Kadaga) noted that while so much culture and history are being destroyed, it is commendable to see His Highness’ efforts at restoring and preserving works of history and art,” a statement issued by the Aga Khan Development Network reads in part.

Source: Daily Monitor Uganda / RISDEL KASASIRA / AUGUST 2 2018

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