During a morning meeting, the Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security & Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, briefed Mawlana Hazar Imam on the Government's foreign policy. Hazar Imam then met President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr (the presidential residence), where the President expressed appreciation for Mawlana Hazar Imam's personal services to the people of Pakistan and made particular note of the impact of AKDN institutions in education, health, poverty alleviation, and all-round improvements in quality of life. Later, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, the Minister of Finance, briefed Hazar Imam about the state of Pakistan's economy.
In the evening Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cited the AKDN as a model for other development organisations. Over a dinner hosted at the Prime Minister's House, he pointed out that there were many areas that would benefit from new capacity, highlighting the needs of Pakistan's energy sector in particular.
Mawlana Hazar Imam was accompanied by senior institutional leaders, including Princess Zahra, Director of the Social Welfare Department of the AKDN, who also sits on the Aga Khan University Board of Trustees.