Mawlana Hazar Imam applauding following remarks by the Governor of Texas Greg Abbott, as Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam applauding following remarks by the Governor of Texas Greg Abbott, as Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner looks on.
Governor Greg Abbott honors Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Texas
Governor Greg Abbott honors Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Texas
18 March 2018

Immediately upon his arrival in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, March 18, Mawlana Hazar Imam attended a series of engagements, including meetings with Governor of Texas Greg Abbott and Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner, followed by a lunch reception with state officials and academic, business, and civil society leaders.

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal presents Mawlana Hazar Imam with a Proclamation in recognition of his Diamond Jubilee.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal presents Mawlana Hazar Imam with a Proclamation in recognition of his Diamond Jubilee.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Georgia's Governor in Atlanta
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Georgia's Governor in Atlanta
14 March 2018

“For 60 years, the Aga Khan has demonstrated a longstanding commitment to improving the human condition for the betterment of individuals and the advancement of societies around the world.” -Proclamation by the State of Georgia presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam, Atlanta, March 14, 2018.

Mawlana Hazar Imam receives a state welcome in Atlanta, Georgia to commence his Diamond Jubilee visit to the USA.
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives a state welcome in Atlanta, Georgia to commence his Diamond Jubilee visit to the USA.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the United States
14 March 2018

Upon his arrival in Atlanta, Mawlana Hazar Imam was greeted by various government officials and leaders of the Jamat. The Atlanta Police Department Honor Guard welcomed him with an official salute, and the national 116th Army Band performed the Nashid al-Imamah and the US National Anthem.

Mawlana Hazar Imam waving to the Jamati leadership.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waving to the Jamati leadership.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the United States
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the United States
13 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Atlanta today on the first stop of his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States. 

Volunteers welcome Jamati members arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport from around the country for the Atlanta Mulaqat.
Volunteers welcome Jamati members arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport from around the country for the Atlanta Mulaqat.
USA Diamond Jubilee visit: Welcoming the Jamat to Atlanta
USA Diamond Jubilee visit: Welcoming the Jamat to Atlanta
13 March 2018

In anticipation of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s historic Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States of America, the American Jamat is preparing for the Mulaqat in the host cities of Atlanta and Houston.

Thousands of spectators gathered to support participants at the DJSF National Games in Islamabad
Thousands of spectators gathered to support participants at the DJSF National Games in Islamabad
Pakistan holds National Games to celebrate Diamond Jubilee
Pakistan holds National Games to celebrate Diamond Jubilee
11 March 2018

Pakistan’s Diamond Jubilee Sports Festival (DJSF) recently reached its apex with an iconic National Games at the Jinnah Complex in Islamabad. Over 1,300 athletes from eight regions in the country competed for medals in 17 different sports, cheered on and supported by thousands more.

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar held at Dubai World Central.
Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar held at Dubai World Central.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee visit to the UAE
11 March 2018

If you missed the showings in Jamatkhana, the film of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Arab Emirates is now available online. This 25-minute film recounts the preparations by the UAE Jamat, and the programme undertaken by Mawlana Hazar Imam during his four-day visit.

Her Majesty the Queen this evening hosted a dinner at Windsor Castle to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Mawlana Hazar Imam
Her Majesty the Queen this evening hosted a dinner at Windsor Castle to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Mawlana Hazar Imam
Her Majesty the Queen hosts Mawlana Hazar Imam at Windsor Castle
Her Majesty the Queen hosts Mawlana Hazar Imam at Windsor Castle
7 March 2018

Her Majesty the Queen today hosted a dinner at Windsor Castle to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Mawlana Hazar Imam.

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat at the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Mumbai.
Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat at the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Mumbai.
Mawlana Hazar Imam graces India Jamat with Darbar
Mawlana Hazar Imam graces India Jamat with Darbar
2 March 2018

On the final day of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee visit to India, the Jamat of Western India gathered on the grounds of Mumbai University's Kalina campus as Mawlana Hazar Imam graced them with a Diamond Jubilee Darbar.

Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Ismaili Council for India Vice-President Munir Merchant, before his departure from Mumbai, completing a 10-day Diamond Jubilee visit to India.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Ismaili Council for India Vice-President Munir Merchant, before his departure from Mumbai, completing a 10-day Diamond Jubilee visit to India.
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs India
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs India
2 March 2018

Following the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Mumbai, Mawlana Hazar Imam departed India, concluding his 10-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the country. Leaders of the Jamat gathered at Mumbai airport to bid him farewell.

Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao, Honourable Governor of Maharashtra in conversation with Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Raj Bhavan.  
Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao, Honourable Governor of Maharashtra in conversation with Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Raj Bhavan.  
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Governor and Chief Minister of Maharashtra
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Governor and Chief Minister of Maharashtra
1 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam met with Honourable Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Maharashtra at the Raj Bhavan on 01 March.

Empowerment of women is one of the core objectives of the Programme’s interventions.
Empowerment of women is one of the core objectives of the Programme’s interventions.
Reflections on the Diamond Jubilee
Reflections on the Diamond Jubilee
28 February 2018

Jubilees have traditionally been occasions for Mawlana Hazar Imam to launch new projects and programmes, such as the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in India, which was launched during his Silver Jubilee. As we approach the end of Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to India, we asked Aga Khan Rural Support Programme India Chief Executive Officer Apoorva Oza to share with us his reflections on the Programme.

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