Tickets for Kings of Rhythm Jubilee Concert now on sale
Tickets for Kings of Rhythm Jubilee Concert now on sale
7 May 2018

Tickets are now on sale for the Jubilee Concert to be held on 5 July at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal. The concert, which will mark the beginning of the week-long Diamond Jubilee Celebration, is called “Kings of Rhythm,” and will feature internationally-renowned artists Cheb Khaled and the dynamic duo of Vishal-Shekhar.

Ayaan Jeraj is a member of scouts as well as a youth volunteer.
Ayaan Jeraj is a member of scouts as well as a youth volunteer.
Vancouver’s volunteers work around the clock leading up to Mulaqat
Vancouver’s volunteers work around the clock leading up to Mulaqat
4 May 2018

With Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to Vancouver quickly approaching, thousands of volunteers are working day and night to prepare.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and British Columbia Premier John Horgan speak about the Ismaili community’s spirit of service and pluralism.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and British Columbia Premier John Horgan speak about the Ismaili community’s spirit of service and pluralism.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with British Columbia Premier
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with British Columbia Premier
4 May 2018

Earlier today, Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Vancouver to begin the Western Canada portion of his Diamond Jubilee visit. Shortly after his arrival, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Honourable John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia, who extended a warm welcome and congratulated him on his Diamond Jubilee.

Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Janet Austin and Mayor of Vancouver Gregor Robertson greet Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Vancouver.
Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Janet Austin and Mayor of Vancouver Gregor Robertson greet Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Vancouver.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Vancouver for second leg of Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Vancouver for second leg of Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada
4 May 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam completed the first leg of his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada, departing from Ottawa on 4 May after having completed several days of proceedings related to the work of the Aga Khan Development Network and Global Centre for Pluralism. On his departure, Hazar Imam expressed his appreciation for the work of the institutions and highlighted the importance of continuing to build strong institutions in Canada.

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with Jamati leaders upon arrival in Vancouver.
Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with Jamati leaders upon arrival in Vancouver.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Vancouver
4 May 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Vancouver on 4 May 2018 in preparation for his visits with the Western Canadian Jamats. He was received at the airport by British Columbia Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, along with leaders and representatives of the Jamat.

Welcome: Diamond Jubilee Celebration
Welcome: Diamond Jubilee Celebration
3 May 2018

A week-long Celebration in Lisbon, Portugal is being held from 5-11 July 2018, to mark the culmination of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Her Excellency Julie Payette with former Governors General Adrienne Clarkson and David Johnston, and current and former Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau, Joe Clark, and Jean Chretien, and their respective spouses at Rideau Hall.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Her Excellency Julie Payette with former Governors General Adrienne Clarkson and David Johnston, and current and former Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau, Joe Clark, and Jean Chretien, and their respective spouses at Rideau Hall.
A “beacon of light”: Mawlana Hazar Imam hosted at Rideau Hall during his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada
A “beacon of light”: Mawlana Hazar Imam hosted at Rideau Hall during his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada
1 May 2018

Earlier this evening, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, hosted a dinner at Rideau Hall in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to Jamati leaders gathered at the Ottawa airport, welcoming him on his arrival to Canada for his Diamond Jubilee visit.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to Jamati leaders gathered at the Ottawa airport, welcoming him on his arrival to Canada for his Diamond Jubilee visit.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Canada for his Diamond Jubilee visit
1 May 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam was greeted by government and Jamati leaders upon arriving in Ottawa on 1 May to commence his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Ismaili Council for Canada President Malik Talib upon his arrival in Ottawa.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Ismaili Council for Canada President Malik Talib upon his arrival in Ottawa.
Mawlana Hazar Imam returns to Canada for his Diamond Jubilee visit
Mawlana Hazar Imam returns to Canada for his Diamond Jubilee visit
1 May 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Ottawa on 1 May, marking the first stop of his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.

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.