Mawlana Hazar Imam in Edmonton to sign historic agreement
Arriving in Edmonton, Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed by Alberta Chief of Protocol Betty Anne Spinks, Minister Ken Hughes, Ismaili Council President Malik Talib, and Vice-President Moez Rajwani. Photo: Alnoor Nathoo
Edmonton, 23 October 2012 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in the capital of Alberta this evening, where he will meet with Premier Alison Redford to sign an historic Agreement of Cooperation between the Ismaili Imamat and the Government of Alberta. The agreement is the first of its kind in Canada, and marks a special milestone for the Canadian Jamat.
Upon his arrival Mawlana Hazar Imam was received by the Honourable Ken Hughes, Alberta’s Minister of Energy, and Chief of Protocol Betty Anne Spinks on behalf of the Government of Alberta. Ismaili Council for Canada President Malik Talib and Vice-President Moez Rajwani also welcomed Hazar Imam.