Mawlana Hazar Imam departed from Uganda today to continue his Diamond Jubilee visit to Tanzania.

The Attorney General, Hon. William Byaruhanga; President of the Ismaili Council for Uganda Minaz Jamal; AKDN Resident Representative Amin Mawji, and other Jamati leaders were present at the airport for Mawlana Hazar Imam’s departure from Uganda.

Jamati leaders bade Khuda Hafiz to Mawlana Hazar Imam on behalf of the entire Ugandan Jamat in a colourful ceremony at Entebbe airport. Mawlana Hazar Imam walked past a Guard of Honour, and local dancers performed a traditional dance.

While he was in Uganda, Mawlana Hazar Imam graced the first Darbar of his Diamond Jubilee year, which marks 60 years of his Imamat as the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community.