5 July 2018

Today marked day one of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Lisboa 2018, where the global Jamat were welcomed to Portugal with a number of events organised by Jubilee Arts, Pátio Mela, Exhibitions, and Jubilee Concerts.

Mukhi Saheb, Mukhiani Saheba, Kamadia Saheb, and Kamadiani Saheba of Lisbon Darkhana welcome Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Portugal.
Mukhi Saheb, Mukhiani Saheba, Kamadia Saheb, and Kamadiani Saheba of Lisbon Darkhana welcome Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Portugal.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Portugal
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Portugal
4 July 2018

At the invitation of the Government of Portugal, Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Lisbon this afternoon to mark the conclusion of his Diamond Jubilee year, commemorating 60 years of his Imamat. Global celebrations began on 11 July 2017 and conclude over the next week at the Diamond Jubilee Celebration in Lisbon, Portugal.

Lisbon's renowned Parque das Nações will host the weeklong Diamond Jubilee Celebration.
Lisbon's renowned Parque das Nações will host the weeklong Diamond Jubilee Celebration.
Global Jamat comes together for Diamond Jubilee Celebration
Global Jamat comes together for Diamond Jubilee Celebration
3 July 2018

Thousands of Ismailis from Jamats around the world have gathered in Lisbon, Portugal for the launch of an historic celebration, to mark the conclusion of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in London.
Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in London.
Mawlana Hazar Imam graces UK Jamat with Darbar
Mawlana Hazar Imam graces UK Jamat with Darbar
29 June 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam granted a Diamond Jubilee Darbar in London yesterday for the UK jurisdiction Jamat.

Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street, the official residence and office of the British Prime Minister.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street, the official residence and office of the British Prime Minister.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
27 June 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam met with Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday at 10 Downing Street, the official residence and office of the British Prime Minister, following a luncheon hosted by senior government officials.

 
Mawlana Hazar Imam and HRH The Prince of Wales unveil a plaque to commemorate the opening of the Aga Khan Centre.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and HRH The Prince of Wales unveil a plaque to commemorate the opening of the Aga Khan Centre.
Aga Khan Centre inaugurated in King’s Cross, London
Aga Khan Centre inaugurated in King’s Cross, London
26 June 2018

Earlier today, the Aga Khan Centre was opened by HRH the Prince of Wales in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam, at an inauguration ceremony to coincide with Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the UK. Mawlana Hazar Imam was joined by Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra, Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa, Prince Hussain, and Prince Aly Muhammad, for a momentous occasion in the history of the Ismaili Imamat and the global Jamat.

Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Liakat Hasham, President of the Ismaili Council for the UK.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Liakat Hasham, President of the Ismaili Council for the UK.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the United Kingdom
25 June 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in London on 25 June 2018 for his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Kingdom. Upon his arrival, Mawlana Hazar Imam was received by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations, Liakat Hasham, President of the Ismaili Council for the UK, and other Jamati leaders. Following a military salute, the Royal Imperial Military Band played the Nashid al-Imamah and the British National Anthem.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to the United Kingdom on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to the United Kingdom on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the UK
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the UK
25 June 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in London today to commence his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Kingdom at the invitation of the government. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves goodbye to Jamati leaders, shortly before departing Houston, completing his Diamond Jubilee visit.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves goodbye to Jamati leaders, shortly before departing Houston, completing his Diamond Jubilee visit.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States
24 June 2018

If you missed the screenings in Jamatkhana, the 40-minute film of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States is now available online.

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the Jamat at the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Paris.
Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the Jamat at the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Paris.
Mawlana Hazar Imam graces France Jamat with Darbar
Mawlana Hazar Imam graces France Jamat with Darbar
23 June 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam granted a Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Paris yesterday for the France jurisdiction Jamat.

23 June 2018

As we prepare for Mawlana Hazar Imam's arrival in the United Kingdom, we look back on previous visits which included Mawlana Hazar Imam meeting with the country's leaders, establishing new projects and institutions, and meeting with the Jamat. This photo gallery showcases some of his visits over the years.

Jahanara Mirzai was motivated to volunteer after her experience serving during the Golden Jubilee
Jahanara Mirzai was motivated to volunteer after her experience serving during the Golden Jubilee
Volunteering around the clock in the United Kingdom jurisdiction
Volunteering around the clock in the United Kingdom jurisdiction
22 June 2018

With Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit quickly approaching, thousands of volunteers are working all hours, preparing to host Jamats from Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and across the UK.