ALL MISSING: We regret all (or most) of the speeches during this visit are not available in the Archive. Listed below are some events he attended where Mawlana Hazar Imam made or may have made a speech. We would be very grateful if any of our readers who may have these speeches, or others from the visit, would kindly share them with us. Please click here for information on making submissions to NanoWisdoms; we thank you for your assistance.

  • November 21, 1964 (Karachi, Pakistan): Arrived one month visit to Pakistan and Bangladesh, including Peshawar, Rawalpindi, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Mangla Dam, Lahore, Sarghoda, Multan, Dacca, Chittagong and Khulna.
  • November 24, 1964 (Rawalpindi, Pakistan): Rawalpindi Press Club function (made donation of Rs. 125,000). The Aga Khan said he would like to offer the Press Club not just a crank to get “your car running and then let you drive until you run out of petrol, because you cannot stop the car and start up once again, but rather an electric starter which will allow you to drive where you want, when you want, so long of course, as you can keep on the road. I hope that you will accept a rather expensive car and that you will treat it with the same care and respect as the profession you exercise.” (Africa Ismaili, Vol 3, No 11, 12 November 1970, pp 1)
  • November 24, 1964 (Islamabad, Pakistan): Visited Islamabad, suggesting use of Islamic architecture for new buildings.
  • November 25, 1964 (Lahore, Pakistan): Attended Anjuman-e-Himayate-e-Islam function.
  • December 1, 1964 (Khulna, ??): Pak-Platinum Cooperative Housing Society Opening Ceremony.
  • December 1, 1964 (Khalipur, ??): Peoples’ Jute Mill Carpet Plant Opening Ceremony.
  • December 5, 1964 (Karachi, Pakistan): Addressed to the Rotary Club in Karachi.
  • December 6, 1964 (Dacca, Bangladesh): Attended Pakistan Diabetic Association function.
  • December 7, 1964 (Dacca, Bangladesh): East Pakistan Press Club Reception.
  • December 10, 1964 (Karachi, Pakistan): Addressed Baby Health Show and announced construction of modern hospital and medical college in Karachi.
  • December 11, 1964 (Karachi, Pakistan): Aga Khan Secondary School, Karachi, First Phase Opening Ceremony.
  • December 12, 1964 (Malir, Pakistan): Prince Aly Khan Boys’ Academy Foundation Stone Ceremony.
  • December 14, 1964 (Karachi, Pakistan): Visited the Ismailia Women’s Association and Garden Health Centre.
  • December 17, 1964: (Karachi, Pakistan): Attended Garden and Kharadhar Education Board prize distribution functions.
  • December 17, 1964 (Karachi, Pakistan): Al-Ilmu Reading Room, Prince Aga Khan Students’ Union, Opening Ceremony (Kharadhar, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • December 20, 1964 (Karachi, Pakistan): Ismailia Garden Cooperative Housing Society (now known as Amynabad) Foundation Stone Ceremony
  • December 21 to 24, 1964 (Hyderabad, Pakistan): Journalist Colony Foundation Stone Ceremony. The Aga Khan asked journalists to serve the nation by contributing their might towards promotion of free thinking in the Muslim society. He hoped that “between this world and the world hereafter” the journalists would try to steer a middle course and create a sound public opinion. (Pakistani press reports, Africa Ismaili, Vol 3, No 11, 12 November 1970, pp 1)
  • December 21 to 24, 1964 (Tando Bagho, Pakistan): Health Centre Opening Ceremony.


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