Shafik Sachedina Ismaili was born in 1950 in Der-es-Salaam, Tanzania. He attended London University Guy’s Hospital and Dental school where he specialized in dental surgery. He graduated from the institution in the year 1975. He was the first in the area of dental surgery. While in London, he became interested in entrepreneurship and philanthropy. Nowadays, he lives in England and holds several important positions in various healthcare facilities.
Besides holding important positions at various committees, Shafik Sachedina decided to volunteer on the board of governors at the Jamati Institution. His career helped him get a job at Institute of Ismaili Studies, a company that concentrates on promoting the culture and history of Muslims because it speaks about other societies and faiths. He is also one of the co-chairs at the Sussex healthcare. He has made several achievements due to his engagements at the institute. Shafik Sachedina meets the Deputy foreign affairs minister the Middle East and Africa.
Shafik Sachedina has served as the Ismaili Council’s President in the UK for two consecutive terms, which shows that he has a strong desire of helping people. In the year 2017, Sachedina was privileged to discuss with Special President Representative and the Deputy Foreign Minister of Africa and the Middle East. During the meeting, they talked widely about the recent happenings in the Middle East. At one point, they spoke about extremism and terrorism in Afghanistan and Syria. Shafik was happy to note that a lot has been achieved in the effort to end the conflicts and disagreements in the region.
Sachedina felt that it is important to start negotiations to create the government within the Syrian Arab Republic as well as the opposition to enhance a policial resolution as per the rules of the United Nations. He was attracted to these issues because they were related to what he does at Aga Kahn Foundation.
Shafik spends most of his time dealing with the issues in the healthcare sector as well as those of foreign affairs. Do you know why? It is because they are related to what happens at Institute of Ismail Studies. He has been working extremely hard to help people from different parts of the world since he moved to U.K. from Tanzania.
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