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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
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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