His Highness the Aga Khan receives honorary degree at University of Calgary ceremony | Calgary Herald

Aga Khan receives honorary degree at University of Calgary ceremony | Calgary Herald
His Highness the Aga Khan with Chancellor Deborah Yedlin after receiving his honorary degree, Doctor of Laws, from the University of Calgary. Al Charest/Postmedia

The University of Calgary awarded the Aga Khan an honorary doctor of laws degree on Wednesday, bestowing the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community the university’s highest academic honour.

The Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam of the world’s Shia Ismaili Muslims, was praised for his contributions toward international development, commitment to inclusion and diversity by university president Elizabeth Cannon.

Cannon said the Aga Khan “stands as a living legend.”

More at the source: calgaryherald.com, SAMMY HUDES, October 17, 2018

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