New Ismaili Muslim Center Opens in Texas

June 24, 2002

Source: The Houston Chronicle

On June 24, 2002 The Houston Chronicle reported that Prince Karim Aga Khan, spiritual leader of world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims, dedicated a new center [in Sugar Land, Texas] to 'peace, humility, reflection and prayer'...    The Aga Khan... attended the opening of the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center, along with Sugar Land Mayor David Wallace, Gov. Rick Perry and other state leaders...  The $ 10 million center is not only the newest center for the American Muslim community, it also will serve as national headquarters for the Ismaili Council for the United States...  The Aga Khan... told the 150 invited guests that the strength of Islam comes from [its] diversity and pluralism."