A winter view of the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby from the south-west.
A winter view of the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby from the south-west.
Mawlana Hazar Imam to meet with Jamats of Western Canada
Mawlana Hazar Imam to meet with Jamats of Western Canada
16 April 2018

The Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum (LIF) has announced that Mawlana Hazar Imam, at the invitation of the Government, has confirmed that he will visit Canada in early May 2018.

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat
Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat
Mawlana Hazar Imam grants Darbar before departing Kenya
Mawlana Hazar Imam grants Darbar before departing Kenya
14 April 2018

In a moment that was uniquely historic for the entire Jamat, Mawlana Hazar Imam granted a Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Nairobi, Kenya on the very same grounds where the Imam had been installed during his Takht Nashini in 1957 when he acceded to the Imamat. This was also the same site where Mawlana Hazar Imam celebrated both his Silver and Golden Jubilees.

Mawlana Hazar Imam signs the guest book at the State House in Nairobi as His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta look on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam signs the guest book at the State House in Nairobi as His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta look on.
President Kenyatta welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam at State House
President Kenyatta welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam at State House
13 April 2018

His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta today welcomed Mawlana Hazar Imam at the State House in Nairobi on the second day of Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to Kenya.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to Kenya by leaders of the Jamat.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to Kenya by leaders of the Jamat.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Kenya
12 April 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Nairobi, Kenya on 12 April to commence his Diamond Jubilee visit.

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to leaders and members of the Jamat upon his arrival in Nairobi.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to leaders and members of the Jamat upon his arrival in Nairobi.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Kenya
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Kenya
12 April 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam today arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi for his Diamond Jubilee visit to Kenya.

Diamond Jubilee visit to Kenya confirmed
Diamond Jubilee visit to Kenya confirmed
29 March 2018

The Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum has announced that Mawlana Hazar Imam, at the invitation of the Government, has confirmed that he will visit Kenya in April 2018.

Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Jamati leaders, shortly before his departure from Houston, completing a 10-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Jamati leaders, shortly before his departure from Houston, completing a 10-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States.
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Houston, completing his Diamond Jubilee visit to the USA
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Houston, completing his Diamond Jubilee visit to the USA
22 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Houston early this morning, marking an end to his 10-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States. Jamati leaders were present to bid him an emotional farewell on behalf of the US Jamat.

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to the Jamat gathered outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston after the last Mulaqat of his Diamond Jubilee visit to USA.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to the Jamat gathered outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston after the last Mulaqat of his Diamond Jubilee visit to USA.
Mawlana Hazar Imam to establish Ismaili Centre in Houston
Mawlana Hazar Imam to establish Ismaili Centre in Houston
21 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam confirmed plans to build a high-profile centre in Houston on 22 March during his final Mulaqat of the USA Diamond Jubilee visit. He went on to say that the process of selecting architects is already underway with guidance from Hazar Imam’s brother Prince Amyn.

Diamond Jubilee Celebration to be staged in Lisbon in July 2018
Diamond Jubilee Celebration to be staged in Lisbon in July 2018
21 March 2018

The Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum (LIF) announced on 21 March that Mawlana Hazar Imam will visit Portugal in July 2018 to attend events marking the conclusion of the Diamond Jubilee Year, including a Diamond Jubilee festival and a Darbar open to all Jamats.

Volunteers provide information to attendees for the Mulaqat events.
Volunteers provide information to attendees for the Mulaqat events.
Jamat arrives in Houston for Diamond Jubilee Mulaqat
Jamat arrives in Houston for Diamond Jubilee Mulaqat
20 March 2018

Over the last few days, volunteers have been ready at information and registration booths at the George R. Brown Convention Center to welcome Jamati members travelling to Houston for Mawlana Hazar Imam's historic visit.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted upon his arrival in Houston by Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos as Dr. Barkat Fazal, President of the Ismaili Council for USA, looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted upon his arrival in Houston by Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos as Dr. Barkat Fazal, President of the Ismaili Council for USA, looks on.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Houston
18 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Houston yesterday for the second stop of his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States. Upon his arrival, Hazar Imam was welcomed with a sabre salute by the Texas A&M Ross Volunteers, the State of Texas’ official honor guard. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam applauding following remarks by the Governor of Texas Greg Abbott, as Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam applauding following remarks by the Governor of Texas Greg Abbott, as Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner looks on.
Governor Greg Abbott honors Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Texas
Governor Greg Abbott honors Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Texas
18 March 2018

Immediately upon his arrival in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, March 18, Mawlana Hazar Imam attended a series of engagements, including meetings with Governor of Texas Greg Abbott and Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner, followed by a lunch reception with state officials and academic, business, and civil society leaders.