Shafik Sachedina is the comprehensive principal for Jamati Institutions which were initiated and set afloat by His Highness, Aga Khan. The role of Mr Sachedina is only to synchronise the work as well as duties of the various sectors and departments who have heads that work and report to him. His role and position is not constitutional and does not follow any said laws of the constitution of the institutions. It is factual to say the department bosses are in full accountability of the work and actions that are being done in their sectors. These duties are directly reported to the Imam of the institutions.
The sixty-eight-year-old was born and raised in the East-African nation of Tanzania. He pursued a degree in Medicine from the school of medicine in the University of London. He finished his degree in 1975 graduating from the university and was a certified dental clinician. It is a point to factually note that he also got citizenship in Britain during his time at the University. Shafik Sachedina can be accessed from his office at the Aga Khan Secretariat that is located in AIglemont city in France.
The duties of Shafik Sachedina in Jamati Institution involve the managing and coordinating of tasks that follow those of the Institute of Ismaili that is located in London. These tasks are done in 16 distinct centres that also have the institute branches. His other responsibilities involve the unionization of Jamati Institution and the programs handled by the Aga Khan Development Network. The mission incorporated by the Institute of Ismaili Studies is to promote and reveal the understanding of both historical as well as contemporary ways of the Muslim society. He also has other roles such as the chairman for FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance International Coordinating among others.
Mr Sachedina co-chairs with Shiraz Boghani, having done it for two decades, in the governing board of Sussex Healthcare that has its clinics located in South Coast area of England. The clinic provides specialised services towards the much elderly residents and adults who have special needs. The clinic was started about 33 years ago. Go Here for additional information.
Shafik Sachedina has additional duties that include making occasional trips to other countries to foster the objectives and mission of the Ismaili Institute. Shafik Sachedina represents His Highness Aga Khan IV in these ventures evident in his trip to the Russian nation to visit the deputy minister for foreign affairs called Mikhael Bogdanov. He applauded the country for the role of removing extremist factions.