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Salma Lakhani appointed Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, first Muslim in Canada to hold post 2020-07-01

Salma Lakhani has been appointed as the Governor of Alberta province in Canada. (Norquest/Twitter Photo)
Source: 
hindustantimes.com

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that Salma Lakjani was devoted to supporting people in her community, from new immigrants and young people, to women and families.

A community advocate and businessperson Salma Lakhani made history on Wednesday upon her appointment as the Lieutenant Governor of the province of Alberta, the first-ever Muslim with roots in the Indian subcontinent to occupy the post in Canada.

His Highness the Aga Khan receives UCalgary honorary degree at special ceremony 2018-10-17

His Highness the Aga Khan, second from left, arrives at the University of Calgary's Rozsa Centre Wednesday 2018-10-17
Source: 
ucalgary.ca

His Highness the Aga Khan now has a new connection to the University of Calgary.
In a special ceremony on campus Wednesday, Chancellor Deborah Yedlin conferred an Honorary Doctor of Laws — UCalgary’s highest academic honour — on the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community.

Premier Redford and Aga Khan sign co-operation agreement 2012-10-24

Alberta Premier Alison Redford trades pens with the Aga Khan after both signed an agreement of co-operation Wednesday at Governm
Source: 
Edmonton Journal

On a day Premier Alison Redford said “she would remember for the rest of (her) life, the premier and His Highness the Aga Khan signed an agreement of co-operation Wednesday at Government House.


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