Arriving in Edmonton, Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed by Alberta Chief of Protocol Betty Anne Spinks, Minister Ken Hughes, Ismaili Council President Malik Talib, and Vice-President Moez Rajwani.
Arriving in Edmonton, Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed by Alberta Chief of Protocol Betty Anne Spinks, Minister Ken Hughes, Ismaili Council President Malik Talib, and Vice-President Moez Rajwani.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in Edmonton to sign historic agreement
Mawlana Hazar Imam in Edmonton to sign historic agreement
24 October 2012

Edmonton, 23 October 2012 – Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in the capital of Alberta this evening, where he will meet with Premier Alison Redford to sign an historic Agreement of Cooperation between the Ismaili Imamat and the Government of Alberta. The agreement is the first of its kind in Canada, and marks a special milestone for the Canadian Jamat.

Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Peggy Dulany, founder of the Synergos Institute, at "University Night" in London on 22 October 2012.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Peggy Dulany, founder of the Synergos Institute, at "University Night" in London on 22 October 2012.
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives award
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives award
23 October 2012

London, 22 October 2012 – Mawlana Hazar Imam was awarded the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award by the Synergos Institute. In a letter that was read before the audience, David Rockefeller commended the Imam’s work through the Aga Khan Development Network for having “leveraged the social conscience of Islam in ways that benefit people of all faiths; promoting tolerance, pluralism, and broad-based development.”

Princess Zahra with the Vice Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament, Asiya Sasykbaeva, and a student of the Aga Khan School in Osh cutting a 10th Anniversary cake for the school in the presence of Kyrgyz government and Osh civic officials.
Princess Zahra with the Vice Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament, Asiya Sasykbaeva, and a student of the Aga Khan School in Osh cutting a 10th Anniversary cake for the school in the presence of Kyrgyz government and Osh civic officials.
Tenth anniversary of Aga Khan School in Osh
Tenth anniversary of Aga Khan School in Osh
22 October 2012

Princess Zahra was in the Kyrgyz Republic on Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of the Aga Khan School in Osh. Established in 2002, the school provides close to 500 students with quality learning experiences in an environment which values diversity and responds creatively to the educational needs of children.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Karzai unveil a plaque commemorating the restoration of the mausoleum of Timur Shah.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Karzai unveil a plaque commemorating the restoration of the mausoleum of Timur Shah.
Mawlana Hazar Imam reopens Timur Shah mausoleum; participates in foundation of maternal care facility in Kabul
Mawlana Hazar Imam reopens Timur Shah mausoleum; participates in foundation of maternal care facility in Kabul
21 October 2012

Kabul, 19 – 20 October 2012 – During an eventful weekend, Mawlana Hazar Imam and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai officially opened the restored mausoleum of Timur Shah. Hazar Imam also took part in the foundation ceremony of a new Women’s Wing for the French Medical Institute for Children in Kabul.

Traditional dancers welcome Mawlana Hazar Imam, who is in Uganda for the opening of the Bujagali Hydropower Project and to mark the 50th anniversary of Ugandan independence.
Traditional dancers welcome Mawlana Hazar Imam, who is in Uganda for the opening of the Bujagali Hydropower Project and to mark the 50th anniversary of Ugandan independence.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives for opening of Bujagali hydropower plant
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives for opening of Bujagali hydropower plant
8 October 2012

Entebbe, Uganda, 8 October 2012 – Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Entebbe today for the opening of the Bujagali Hydropower Project and to participate in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Uganda’s independence.

RAYS OF LIGHT: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat runs in Kampala between 12 – 16 October 2012. Photo: Courtesy of the Ismaili Council for Uganda
RAYS OF LIGHT: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat runs in Kampala between 12 – 16 October 2012. Photo: Courtesy of the Ismaili Council for Uganda
RAYS OF LIGHT set to shine on the “Pearl of Africa”
RAYS OF LIGHT set to shine on the “Pearl of Africa”
8 October 2012

As the Jamat in Uganda – and Ismailis of Ugandan heritage around the world – join in celebrating 50 years of Ugandan independence, RAYS OF LIGHT: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat, will open in Kampala, marking its East African premiere. The exhibition adds a special dimension to the country’s commemoration of this historic occasion.

Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Singapore’s Minster for Information, Communications and the Arts, and Prince Amyn arrive at the inauguration ceremony for “Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum”.
Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Singapore’s Minster for Information, Communications and the Arts, and Prince Amyn arrive at the inauguration ceremony for “Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum”.
Prince Amyn and Singapore Minister open Aga Khan Museum exhibition
Prince Amyn and Singapore Minister open Aga Khan Museum exhibition
18 July 2012

Singapore, 18 July 2012 – Prince Amyn and Singapore’s Minster for Information, Communications and the Arts, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, opened a new exhibition titled Treasures of the Aga Khan Museum today. The exhibition runs from 19 July – 28 October 2012 at the Asian Civilisations Museum.

Upon his arrival, Mawlana Hazar Imam was received by the Tanzanian Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Honourable Dr Shukuru Kawambwa, AKDN Resident Representative in Tanzania Amin Kurji and Ismaili Council for Tanzania President Aitmadi Jehang
Upon his arrival, Mawlana Hazar Imam was received by the Tanzanian Minister of Education and Vocational Training, Honourable Dr Shukuru Kawambwa, AKDN Resident Representative in Tanzania Amin Kurji and Ismaili Council for Tanzania President Aitmadi Jehang
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Tanzania
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Tanzania
18 July 2012

Dar es Salaam, 17 July 2012 – Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Tanzania for a brief visit to meet with senior government officials and review progress on AKDN projects in the country.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Ambassador Richard Sezibera, Secretary General of the East African Community, meeting at the EAC headquarters in Arusha.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Ambassador Richard Sezibera, Secretary General of the East African Community, meeting at the EAC headquarters in Arusha.
Mawlana Hazar Imam signs AKDN agreement with East African Community
Mawlana Hazar Imam signs AKDN agreement with East African Community
18 July 2012

Arusha, 18 July 2012 – Mawlana Hazar Imam signed an agreement with the East African Community (EAC) today, that will strengthen and broaden cooperation between the Aga Khan Development Network and the EAC in the areas of economic, social and cultural development throughout East Africa. The agreement highlights the need for improvements in education and healthcare, including efforts to promote the expansion of the Aga Khan University as a regional university for East Africa.

Participants at the Seniors Fair learn new exercise routines to improve their health and wellbeing.
Participants at the Seniors Fair learn new exercise routines to improve their health and wellbeing.
Ismaili Seniors in the UK learn new skills and reconnect at annual fair
Ismaili Seniors in the UK learn new skills and reconnect at annual fair
16 July 2012

Over 900 senior members of the Jamat from around the United Kingdom participated in a Seniors Fair organised by the Aga Khan Social Welfare Board last month. The event, which took place at Watford Colosseum attracted interest from the BBC Asian Network, who reported on how the Ismaili community is helping its elderly members stay up-to-date with technological advancements.

Presidents Mohamed Manji and Karim Sunderji of the Ismaili Councils for Canada and Ontario receive Premier Dalton McGuinty upon his arrival at Headquarters Jamatkhana in Toronto.
Presidents Mohamed Manji and Karim Sunderji of the Ismaili Councils for Canada and Ontario receive Premier Dalton McGuinty upon his arrival at Headquarters Jamatkhana in Toronto.
Ismaili tradition of voluntary service and contributions to Ontario recognised by province’s Premier
Ismaili tradition of voluntary service and contributions to Ontario recognised by province’s Premier
29 June 2012

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty generously praised the Ismaili community at a gathering of Jamati and civic leaders held at Toronto’s Headquarters Jamatkhana in April. Recognising the long-standing relationship and common values shared between the Jamat and the province, he presented certificates to the Presidents of the Ismaili Councils for Canada and Ontario.

Runners Nash Pradhan and Dan McCormack completed the 2012 London Marathon in support of the Aga Khan Development Network. The pair set a Guinness world record for “Fastest marathon dressed as a video games character”.
Runners Nash Pradhan and Dan McCormack completed the 2012 London Marathon in support of the Aga Khan Development Network. The pair set a Guinness world record for “Fastest marathon dressed as a video games character”.
Guinness world record set at London Marathon by runners supporting the AKDN
Guinness world record set at London Marathon by runners supporting the AKDN
20 June 2012

Runners Nash Pradhan and Dan McCormack ran in support of the Aga Khan Development Network. Dressed as characters from the video game Super Mario Brothers, they set a new Guinness world record and achieved their goal of raising funds for the Khorog Diagnostic Unit in Tajikistan.

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