His Highness the Aga Khan becomes the first Muslim to be honored by Cambridge unversity in 800 years

HH The Aga Khan at the award ceremony
HH The Aga Khan at the award ceremony

In a colourful and historic ceremony held on Friday, 12 June, the University of Cambridge conferred upon Mawlana Hazar Imam an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity. Hazar Imam became the first Muslim to receive the distinction in the University’s long and storied history.

“The Honorary Doctorate of Divinity is awarded to individuals who have made a global impact through their religious leadership,” said Tim Winter, Academic Secretary in the Faculty of Divinity. “I am delighted that His Highness the Aga Khan, whose charitable and spiritual leadership has a truly worldwide reach, and whose support for scholarship has impacted profoundly on Islamic Studies, should have been chosen for this well-deserved honour.” SOURCE

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  1. Congratulations to all Ismaili’s…………….
    We should be proud of it.

    God bless you all


  2. On this aucipicious occasion i congratulate all muslims brothers and sisters specially for the ismaili community.

  3. Congratulations to all Muslims and specially to all Ismailies all over the world

    Sajida Khan

  4. Congratulation to all Lucky Ismaili’s Muslims for the Historical occasion
    And yes our Hazer Imam is truely deserving for this frist honor from all Muslim religious leadership.

    Ali Aman Gojali

  5. Although the Doctorate has no meanings in front of Mollahs Diginty but it is a sambol of widely growing acceptance of Ismaili Philosophy in the West alog with the East.

  6. All the muslims of the world should be proud of it spetially Ismaili
    community.congratulation to all

  7. Congratulations to all Muslims and specially to all Ismailies all over the world, great historic day for all muslims,specially for ismailis

  8. No doubt!!!!! No doubt, the Shia Ismailee Muslims and their Imam leads the UMHAA- The intelligensia of the World Accept it. So, on behalf of me and my family congrats to the SON OF ALAM ISLAM.

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