Abu Dhabi, 7 November 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam wrapped up his visit to the United Arab Emirates today, following the ceremony and proceedings of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, which took place over the weekend.

His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs of the United Arab Emirates hosted a lunch for Hazar Imam, which was also attended by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the country’s Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development. Sheikh Nahyan had attended the Opening Ceremony of the Jubilee Games in Dubai this summer, where he delivered an address in the presence of Prince Rahim.

Later in the day, Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Abu Dhabi accompanied by Prince Aly Muhammad.