Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid in Dubai
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid in Dubai
22 January 2018

The Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Zabeel Palace on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Arab Emirates.

Mawlana Hazar Imam greets leaders of the Jamat upon his arrival in Dubai.
Mawlana Hazar Imam greets leaders of the Jamat upon his arrival in Dubai.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the United Arab Emirates
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the United Arab Emirates
21 January 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Dubai on an official visit at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai.



AKHSS Kuragh Campus
AKHSS Kuragh Campus
A commitment to education in Pakistan
A commitment to education in Pakistan
17 January 2018

“When I was younger, people didn’t know how to read,” recalled Musa Khan. “If we received a letter, we had to travel far to find someone who could read it for us. Today, every child in the area is enrolled in school.” The educational progress covered in Musa Khan’s lifetime is that of centuries. Musa is one of many teachers who have dedicated their lives to educating children in their communities in the Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral regions of Pakistan. 

Mr Ferid Nandjee, Diplomatic Representative of AKDN West Africa, delivers a Diamond Jubilee commemorative speech.
Mr Ferid Nandjee, Diplomatic Representative of AKDN West Africa, delivers a Diamond Jubilee commemorative speech.
AKDN West Africa celebrates Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee in Abidjan
AKDN West Africa celebrates Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee in Abidjan
10 January 2018

AKDN West Africa commemorated the Diamond Jubilee of Mawlana Hazar Imam with a diplomatic reception in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on 8 December, 2017.

Diamond Jubilee Soundscape

Diamond Jubilee Soundscape: A reflection of diversity
Diamond Jubilee Soundscape: A reflection of diversity
1 January 2018

As we enter into 2018, The.Ismaili wishes you a happy new year, and all the very best for the year ahead. While looking forward to the coming weeks and months, the start of a new year also provides an opportunity to look back and reflect on the previous year. At the Homage Ceremony to mark the beginning of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee, an ensemble of 22 Ismaili musicians from around the world joined together to perform an intricate piece of music — a devotional soundscape to accompany the historic event on 11 July 2017. 

2017 Year in Review

Video: 2017 Year in Review
30 December 2017

Wishing everyone across the world a very happy new year and all the best for 2018.

Left to right: Dr Haile T. Debas, Chairman pro-te​m, Princess Zahra Aga Khan Member, AKDN Board of Directors, and Hafiz Sherali, Ismaili Council for Pakistan President, applauding the performance at the institutional dinner held at Serena Hotel Islamabad
Left to right: Dr Haile T. Debas, Chairman pro-te​m, Princess Zahra Aga Khan Member, AKDN Board of Directors, and Hafiz Sherali, Ismaili Council for Pakistan President, applauding the performance at the institutional dinner held at Serena Hotel Islamabad
Princess Zahra Aga Khan attends institutional dinner in Pakistan
Princess Zahra Aga Khan attends institutional dinner in Pakistan
26 December 2017

On 11 December, 2017, during Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to Pakistan, the Ismaili Council for Pakistan hosted a dinner in honour of the Board of Trustees of the Aga Khan University. The dinner was attended by Princess Zahra along with other trustees and leaders of the Aga Khan Development Network and Jamati institutions.

Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, at the dinner hosted by Chief Minister of Sindh, in honour of the Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the country
Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, at the dinner hosted by Chief Minister of Sindh, in honour of the Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the country
Chief Minister of Sindh hosts dinner in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam
Chief Minister of Sindh hosts dinner in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam
25 December 2017

During his Diamond Jubilee visit to Pakistan, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah, who also hosted a reception in honour of Hazar Imam on 16 December. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman, along with other key government officials, and AKDN and Jamati leadership were also present.

Mawlana Hazar Imam speaking at the inauguration of the CIME’s facility.
Mawlana Hazar Imam speaking at the inauguration of the CIME’s facility.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam inaugurates Centre for Innovation at AKU
20 December 2017

Mawlana Hazar Imam inaugurated the Aga Khan University (AKU) Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), a state-of-the-art facility for technology-based learning for health professionals, on 15 December.

President of the Ismaili Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sherali bids farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam at Karachi Airport
President of the Ismaili Council for Pakistan Hafiz Sherali bids farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam at Karachi Airport
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Pakistan after 13-day visit
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Pakistan after 13-day visit
19 December 2017

Mawlana Hazar Imam departed from Karachi on 19 December after concluding a historic 13-day visit to Pakistan.

Professor Saulat Fatmi shares how a low-cost innovation introduced by the Aga Khan University’s faculty is helping students learn about the inner workings of the heart.
Professor Saulat Fatmi shares how a low-cost innovation introduced by the Aga Khan University’s faculty is helping students learn about the inner workings of the heart.
Mawlana Hazar Imam inaugurates Centre for Innovation at AKU
Mawlana Hazar Imam inaugurates Centre for Innovation at AKU
15 December 2017

Mawlana Hazar Imam inaugurated the Aga Khan University (AKU) Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), a state-of-the-art facility for technology-based learning for health professionals, on 15 December.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Muhammad Zubair, Governor of Sindh and Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh, and greeted by Junior Guides and Shaheen Scouts from the Sindh Jamat upon his arrival at Karachi airport
Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Muhammad Zubair, Governor of Sindh and Syed Murad Ali Shah, Chief Minister of Sindh, and greeted by Junior Guides and Shaheen Scouts from the Sindh Jamat upon his arrival at Karachi airport
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Karachi
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Karachi
14 December 2017

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Karachi on 14 December, continuing his Diamond Jubilee visit to Pakistan. 

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