While in office, President Abdul Kalam especially came to Saify Mahal to meet Syedna Mohammed Buhranuddin RA in 2003. On that occasion, he also offered greetings to Syedna Burhanuddin RA on his 92nd Birthday.
Recently, in February 2015, Shz. Dr. Aziz bhaisaheb met with Dr. APJ Kalam at his residence in New Delhi (click here to view photos and read details) and conveyed the greetings of Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin TUS and his vision for education for the Dawoodi Bohra Community. Dr. Kalam enthusiastically engaged in discussion about Qutbi Jubilee Scholaship Program (QJSP) and offered his insights and advice from years of experience. He communicated later through email that he would be “available for the QJSP for any advice or suggestions” and conveyed “his best wishes to Respected Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin, Head of the Dawoodi Bohra Community and all the members of the community.”