Mawlana Hazar Imam, accompanied by Prince Hussain and officials from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, walks down the central axis of the Sunder Nursery — once known as Azim Bagh (great garden) — after visiting  the Sunder Burj, a 16th century tomb restored
Mawlana Hazar Imam, accompanied by Prince Hussain and officials from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, walks down the central axis of the Sunder Nursery — once known as Azim Bagh (great garden) — after visiting  the Sunder Burj, a 16th century tomb restored
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in India; visits Sundar Nursery
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in India; visits Sundar Nursery
17 September 2013

Delhi, 17 September 2013 – Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in India today, starting a 10-day visit during which he will join Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in marking the completion of the restoration of Humayun's Tomb. He will also inaugurate a new Aga Khan Academy in Hyderabad.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr Dipu Moni, and the Ambassador at Large from the Prime Minister’s Office, Mohammad Ziauddin, upon his arrival in Dhaka.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr Dipu Moni, and the Ambassador at Large from the Prime Minister’s Office, Mohammad Ziauddin, upon his arrival in Dhaka.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Bangladesh
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Bangladesh
16 September 2013

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 16 September 2013 – Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Dhaka this morning for a two-day official visit to Bangladesh at the invitation of the government. During the visit, Hazar Imam is expected to meet with government leaders, sign a protocol agreement between the AKDN and the Government of Bangladesh and meet with the Jamat at the new Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre.

Mawlana Hazar Imam signs a protocol agreement with Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni between AKDN and the Government of Bangladesh, as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam signs a protocol agreement with Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni between AKDN and the Government of Bangladesh, as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam signs AKDN protocol agreement with Bangladesh
Mawlana Hazar Imam signs AKDN protocol agreement with Bangladesh
16 September 2013

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 16 September 2013 – An agreement was signed between the Aga Khan Development Network and the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh today, that will work towards improving the quality of life of the people of Bangladesh.

Live webcast: Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013
Live webcast: Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013
5 September 2013

The 2013 ceremony of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture will take place on 6 September in Lisbon, Portugal, and will be broadcast live on the AKDN website starting at 8:30 PM Lisbon time (7:30 PM GMT). The website also includes detailed profiles of the projects that are shortlisted for this year's award, as well as information about winners from past years.

WATCH LIVE STARTING AT 20:30 LISBON TIME (19:30 GMT)

Mawlana Hazar Imam welcomes the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, His Eminence Dom Manuel Clemente, accompanied by the Patriarch Emeritus of Lisbon, His Eminence Dom José Policarpo, to the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon.
Mawlana Hazar Imam welcomes the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon, His Eminence Dom Manuel Clemente, accompanied by the Patriarch Emeritus of Lisbon, His Eminence Dom José Policarpo, to the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in Lisbon for the 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Mawlana Hazar Imam in Lisbon for the 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture
4 September 2013

Lisbon, 7 September 2013 – Mawlana Hazar Imam is in Portugal for the 12th cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, which was presented yesterday at Lisbon’s São Jorge Castle. As part of his visit Hazar Imam also held meetings with a number of senior Portuguese officials, and presided over the signing ceremony of a renewed Memorandum of Understanding between the Catholic University of Portugal and the Aga Khan University.

Mawlana Hazar Imam, Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa and members of the Imam’s family pose for a photograph with the members of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum after the nikah ceremony.
Mawlana Hazar Imam, Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa and members of the Imam’s family pose for a photograph with the members of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum after the nikah ceremony.
The wedding of Prince Rahim and Miss Kendra Salwa Spears
The wedding of Prince Rahim and Miss Kendra Salwa Spears
31 August 2013

Geneva, Switzerland, 31 August 2013 – Mawlana Hazar Imam’s eldest son, Prince Rahim and Ms Kendra Salwa Spears were married in Geneva, Switzerland, earlier today. 

In "The Harmony Project", musicians perform a medley of spiritual music combining the instruments as diverse as the sitar and the electro-acoustic guitar.
In "The Harmony Project", musicians perform a medley of spiritual music combining the instruments as diverse as the sitar and the electro-acoustic guitar.
UK theatrical production offers audience an innovative look at pluralism
UK theatrical production offers audience an innovative look at pluralism
14 June 2013

The Harmony Project premiered before audiences at the Ismaili Centre, London on 13 and 14 April 2013. Written, directed and performed by members of the United Kingdom Jamat, the theatrical production follows the story of a group of fictional characters from completely different backgrounds, brought together to create a show.

RAYS OF LIGHT ambassadors assist a member of the Edmonton Jamat to register in advance of the exhibition’s Canadian premiere.
RAYS OF LIGHT ambassadors assist a member of the Edmonton Jamat to register in advance of the exhibition’s Canadian premiere.
RAYS OF LIGHT exhibition to tour across Canada in summer of 2013
RAYS OF LIGHT exhibition to tour across Canada in summer of 2013
12 June 2013

A Golden Jubilee International Programme, RAYS OF LIGHT: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat, will make its much-anticipated Canadian debut in Edmonton on 4 July 2013. The exhibition provides a unique opportunity for the Jamat and the wider public to understand the scope and scale of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s tremendous work across the globe.

Mawlana Hazar Imam participates in a panel discussion on Culture in the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda.
Mawlana Hazar Imam participates in a panel discussion on Culture in the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda.
Culture is a trampoline for development says Mawlana Hazar Imam, speaking at UNESCO conference in China
Culture is a trampoline for development says Mawlana Hazar Imam, speaking at UNESCO conference in China
15 May 2013

Hangzhou, China, 15 May 2013 – Mawlana Hazar Imam delivered the keynote address today at the Hangzhou International Congress "Culture: Key to Sustainable Development" organised by UNESCO, the People’s Republic of China and the Hangzhou Municipal Government. 

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 shortlist announced
Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 shortlist announced
30 April 2013

Lisbon, 30 April 2013 – The shortlist of nominees for the 2013 cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture was announced today at Portugal’s Palacio das Necessidades (the Ministry of Foreign Affairs). 
 

Prince Rahim and Ms Kendra Spears.
Prince Rahim and Ms Kendra Spears.
Mawlana Hazar Imam announces the engagement of Prince Rahim
Mawlana Hazar Imam announces the engagement of Prince Rahim
26 April 2013

On 26 April 2013, Mawlana Hazar Imam announced the engagement of his eldest son, Prince Rahim, to Ms Kendra Spears of Seattle, Washington, the United States.

26 April 2013

On 26 April 2013, Mawlana Hazar Imam announced the engagement of his eldest son, Prince Rahim, to Ms Kendra Spears of Seattle, Washington, the United States.

 

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