The visit began on 20 February in Delhi, where Hazar Imam met with India's Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, as well as President Shri Ram Nath Kovind, and Vice-President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu. While in Delhi, Hazar Imam also presided over the inauguration of Sunder Nursey, a 90-acre city park in the heart of the nation's capital.
During his stay in India, Hazar Imam met with government officials in Gujarat, Telangana and Maharashtra, alongside meeting with all of the Indian Jamat between Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Mumbai.
Upon Hazar Imam's departure, Prof. Ram Shinde, Minister for Water Conservation and Protocol, Government of Maharashtra bade him farewell on behalf of the government, whilst leaders of the Jamat were also present to wish him a bon voyage.
Mawlana Hazar Imam's visit was at the official invitation of the Government of India, and coincided with the commemoration of his Diamond Jubilee. The 10-day visit provided an opportunity to build upon the longstanding partnership between India and the Ismaili Imamat.