Mawlana Hazar Imam, Prime Minister Odinga, Prince Hussain, and other dignitaries discuss the model of the soon to be restored Nairobi City Park.
Mawlana Hazar Imam, Prime Minister Odinga, Prince Hussain, and other dignitaries discuss the model of the soon to be restored Nairobi City Park.
Aga Khan Trust for Culture to revitalise Nairobi City Park
Aga Khan Trust for Culture to revitalise Nairobi City Park
30 November 2012

Nairobi, 29 November 2012 – Mawlana Hazar Imam and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga marked the signing of an important agreement between the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and the Government of Kenya to rehabilitate Nairobi City Park. The 60-hectare heritage site is a natural preserve and an important cultural asset whose restoration can contribute to improving quality of life in the busy urban centre.

The President of Kenya, His Excellency Mwai Kibaki, greets Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.
The President of Kenya, His Excellency Mwai Kibaki, greets Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Nairobi
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Nairobi
29 November 2012

Nairobi, 28 November 2012 – After attending the inauguration of the new headquarters of the East African Community in Arusha earlier today, Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to the Kenyan capital, where he will witness the signing of an agreement for the rehabilitation of the Nairobi City Park.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and other leaders are briefed about the new EAC headquarters building.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and other leaders are briefed about the new EAC headquarters building.
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends EAC opening
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends EAC opening
28 November 2012

Arusha, 28 November 2012 – Mawlana Hazar Imam took part today in the inauguration of the new headquarters of the East African Community. The building, situated on a parcel of land in Arusha town, houses the EAC Secretariat, the East African Legislative Assembly and the East African Court of Justice.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to Arusha by the Deputy Secretaries General of the East African Community.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to Arusha by the Deputy Secretaries General of the East African Community.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in Arusha for opening of EAC headquarters
Mawlana Hazar Imam in Arusha for opening of EAC headquarters
27 November 2012

Arusha, 27 November 2012 – Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Tanzania earlier today, where tomorrow he will join the presidents of the five member states of the East African Community to tour the organisation’s new Arusha headquarters on the occasion of its opening.

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the gathering at Government House, as Alberta Premier Alison Redford looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the gathering at Government House, as Alberta Premier Alison Redford looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam signs agreement between the Ismaili Imamat and the Government of Alberta
Mawlana Hazar Imam signs agreement between the Ismaili Imamat and the Government of Alberta
25 October 2012

Edmonton, 24 October 2012 – Mawlana Hazar Imam and Alberta Premier Alison Redford signed an Agreement of Cooperation today between the Ismaili Imamat and the Government of Alberta. The agreement facilitates further collaboration in the areas of health sciences, education, the environment, forestry and natural resources management, culture, and private sector and economic development.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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