The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, met governor C Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhavan and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who had called on him at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, on Friday. The spiritual leader, who is the founder of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), emphasised on developing expertise in oncology and cardiology.
CM Fadnavis tweeted on Friday, “Glad to meet His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan ji, spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims, this morning in Mumbai. I am happy to know that Aga Khan Development Network and The Aga Khan health services is considering to set up a Cancer Hospital for children in Mumbai.”
The Aga Khan also met with the management committee of the Mumbai University to discuss the importance of research, the criticality of exam systems in bettering students’ educational experience, and helping sharpen the brain power of a child with early childhood development.