Reflection | October 1959: His Highness Aga Khan IV visited Mwanza, Tanzania

Old Africa: Stories From East Africa’s Past, Issue 103, October-November 2022

In October 1959, Prince Karim Aga Khan IV undertook his first visit to Mwanza, Tanganyika (now Tanzania). During his overnight stay, the Aga Khan was hosted by the Honourable Iqbal Chand Chopra at their house on Capri Point… today the President’s State House.

The Aga Khan’s uncle, Late Prince Sadruddin, who was UN’s Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees (1962-1965), and High Commissioner for Refugees (1966-1977), visited Chopra House on many occasions.

Author: ismailimail

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

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