“These are ordinary people doing extraordinary things. That spirit of volunteerism, that spirit that says we are all in this together, that spirit is exemplified by the five Points of Light recipients.”
— President Barack Obama, speaking about the Points of Light honourees at Texas A&M University on 21 October 2017.
The Leaders’ International Forum (LIF) announced Friday that Mawlana Hazar Imam will visit Canada in November this year. In addition to presiding over the inaugural Global Centre for Pluralism (GCP) Award ceremony in Ottawa and attending meetings of the GCP Board, Mawlana Hazar Imam will meet with Eastern Canada Jamats in the jurisdictions of the Councils of Ontario, Ottawa, Quebec, and Maritime Provinces.
Jubilee Concerts debuted its first performances in 7 cities across the United States, with upcoming events planned in Europe and Asia. International recording artists Salim and Sulaiman Merchant were accompanied on the US tour by award winning performers Sukriti Kakkar and Vipul Mehta, along with a 16-member band.
Earlier today, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. This evening, Mawlana Hazar Imam will be honoured by the United Nations Foundation as a Champion for Global Change at their annual Global Leadership Dinner.
Mawlana Hazar Imam was presented with the Champion for Global Change Award on 18 October at the 2017 Global Leadership Dinner, hosted by the United Nations Foundation in New York City.
Mawlana Hazar Imam departed from Tanzania on 12 October after completing his second Diamond Jubilee visit.
The Tanzanian Jamat gathered in Dar es Salaam on 12 October for the historic occasion of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee Darbar.
Mawlana Hazar Imam departed from Uganda today to continue his Diamond Jubilee visit to Tanzania.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Tanzania for his second Diamond Jubilee visit.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Tanzania this morning continuing his visit to East Africa in commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee year.
Today, 10 October 2017, Mawlana Hazar Imam is expected to grace the Jamat in Uganda with the first Darbar of his Diamond Jubilee year, at the historic location of the Kampala Darkhana.