• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS OF MOSLEM ISMAILIS WELCOMED THE SPIRITUAL LEADER OF THE SECT, THE AGHA KHAN, WHEN HE ARRIVED IN DAR ES SALAAM ON TUESDAY.

  • Description

    THOUSANDS OF MOSLEM ISMAILIS WELCOMED THE SPIRITUAL LEADER OF THE SECT, THE AGHA KHAN, WHEN HE ARRIVED IN DAR ES SALAAM ON TUESDAY. THE VISIT TO TANZANIA IS PART OF A TWO-MONTH TOUR THE AGHA KHAN IS MAKING OF EAST AFRICA AND MADAGASCAR.

    DAR ES SALAAM IS BELIEVED TO HAVE THE LARGEST ISMAILI COMMUNITY - SOME 12,000 - OF ANY COUNTRY ON THE CURRENT TOUR. THIS IS THE AGHA KHAN'S FIRST VISIT TO TANZANIA SINCE THE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION IN 1961. THE DAY AFTER HIS ARRIVAL HE MET PRESIDENT NYERERE AND THEY HAD A FORTY-FIVE MINUTE DISCUSSION.

    BEFORE ARRIVING IN DAR ES SALAAM THE AGHA KHAN HAD ALREADY VISITED PARTS OF NORTHERN TANZANIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAWEQ355BF77E0R4S6YIA0GIAV
    Media URN:
    VLVAAWEQ355BF77E0R4S6YIA0GIAV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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