Dr. Shafik Sachedina – Helping the Ismaili Nation Thrive

Dr. Shafik Sachedina is the Head of the Department of Jamati Institutions at the Secretariat of His Highness the Aga Khan at Aiglemont in France. His main job priorities include balancing out the exercises and schedules of the Ismaili nation’s businesses in the various places where those businesses stand. Dr. Shafik Sachedina also takes care of integrating with the Aga Khan Development Network businesses and organizations of all the various Ismaili nations within Central Asia. His work with the Institute of Ismaili Studies has been on-going and substantial.

The Institute of Ismaili Studies came to be in 1977 with its main goal being to build up awareness in the Islamic religion across the globe. As of right now, the institution has one of the biggest libraries that includes publications through many books, journals, and magazines that are fixed on encouraging the Islamic religion and customs. This library now stands as one of the largest places for reference material on earth.

Dr. Shafik Sachedina was born in Tanzania in the year of 1950, in the city of Dar-es-Salaam. As a teenager, he emigrated to the United Kingdom. He became a dental surgeon in the year of 1975, getting his eligibility from Guy’s Hospital Medical and Dental School at the University of London, afterwards practicing dentistry for many years in England, coming to be known as one of the best dental surgeons in the world. In addition to his dentistry degree, Dr. Shafik Sachedina built up quite serious interests in health-care entrepreneuring.

His job with the Aga Khan and the Jamati Institutions came to be in a sort of spontaneous way. It came to be because Dr. Sachedina stayed with the nation’s long-established customs of spontaneous aid.

Adding onto his first couple of titles, Dr. Shafik Sachedina became a member of of the Institution’s Board of Governors, along with coming to be a part of various other positions in the job he tackles for the Ismaili Imamat and Ismaili nation. He’s even served two terms in a row for the Ismaili Council for the United Kingdom as President. Dr. Sachedina has done much for the Ismaili nation with his various jobs and many titles. The Islamic culture may just continue to really thrive with Shafik on their side.