Rare Video: A Glimpse of the Hajj from 61 Years Ago, With Footage of Mata Salamat, the Begum Aga Khan

Mata Salamat Begum Aga Khan at the Hajj

Om Habibeh, Mata Salamat, the Begum Aga Khan (1906-2000) at the Hajj in 1954. According to the footage she was accompanied by the then Prime Minister of Pakistan (Mohammad Ali Bogra). Click on image below to watch the rare video

Date posted: November 26, 2015


1955: The “Jubilee Ball” of His Highness the Aga Khan III by Ameer Janmohamed

The 1955 “Jubilee Ball” of His Highness the Aga Khan III at the Savoy

Left: The Lancaster Room, Savoy; Right: Verse of a qasida written on the program by His Highness the Aga Khan. The program was then sold to the highest bidder. Please click for article. Photos credits: The Savoy and Amir Alibhai Kassim-Lakha.

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