Jan 17, 2012

Mawlana Hazar Imam receives honorary doctorate from the University of Ottawa; lauds Canada for “what it can do for others”

Ottawa, 13 January 2012 — At a special convocation ceremony held this morning at the University of Ottawa, Mawlana Hazar Imam was awarded the honorary degree Doctor of the University for his service to humanity.
In his welcome remarks, Allan Rock, President of the University of Ottawa, addressed Mawlana Hazar Imam, saying “we see Your Highness' presence today as a call to action for all in our university community who seek to serve humanity.” President Rock described Hazar Imam as a builder of bridges who has used “his own faith as a point of departure [to speak] directly to the goodness in all peoples.”



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