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Idi Amin: Wife Alison and Sons Cairo

idi amin: We grew up with little but my parents ensured we had a lot of the Aga Khan's teachings in everything we did, according to Vancouver Courier. The Aga Khan is never far from anything we do as a family, said Lalani, who lives in North Vancouver with his wife Alison and their sons Cairo and Xavier. His family's forced exodus from Idi Amin's Uganda in the 1970s brought them to an inviting Canada along with thousands of others, whose homes, businesses and properties were seized by a brutal regime.article continues below Trending Stories Parents of missing man mark painful five-year anniversary First look at Parq Vancouver casino resort New Vancouver non-profit offering free baby gear for needy families Downtown assault victim in hospital with serious injury Here, they started again from scratch to rebuild their lives armed with a simple message from their spiritual leader, the Aga Khan, who told his displaced following to grow and give back to Canada. This weekend, Lalani, the CEO of Market One Media Group, one of Canada's top financial media companies, will be among the thousands of Ismailis who will be at BC Place to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the Aga Khan. They're a global, multi-ethnic community whose members comprising a wide diversity of cultures, languages and nationalities live in Central Asia, the Middle East, South Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and North America. The Aga Khan, a direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, is the spiritual leader of 15 million people around the world, including 120,000 in Canada, who belong to the Ismaili faith. ( As reported in the news.