• Short Summary

    A DELEGATION OF THE EAST AFRICAN MUSLIM WELFARE SOCIETY, LED BY THE AGA KHAN, IS TOURING TUNISIA.

  • Description

    A DELEGATION OF THE EAST AFRICAN MUSLIM WELFARE SOCIETY, LED BY THE AGA KHAN, IS TOURING TUNISIA. THE AIMS OF THE DELEGATION INCLUDE SPREADING THE TEACHINGS OF ISLAM IN ALL AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND TO HELP MUSLIMS IN AFRICAN COUNTRIES WHERE THEY ARE IN A MINORITY.

    ON OCTOBER 23 THE AGA KHAN, WHO IS STAYING IN THE PRESIDENTIAL RESIDENCE, VISITED THE MOSQUE OF TUNIS WHERE HE STUDIED A NUMBER OF ANCIENT BOOKS AND SIGNED THE DISTINGUISHED VISITORS' BOOK.

    THE FOLLOWING DAY THE AGA KHAN HAD TALKS WITH PRESIDENT BOURGUIBA, AND ASKED HIS HELP IN SEEKING TEACHERS OF MUSLIM THEOLOGY. THE PRESIDENT WAS ACCOMPANIED BY THE TUNISIAN MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9BR8Y6LDMGFVFHK0IKB1SVOR5
    Media URN:
    VLVA9BR8Y6LDMGFVFHK0IKB1SVOR5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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