Mawlana Hazar Imam waves goodbye to Jamati leaders assembled at the Calgary airport at the conclusion of his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.

After granting Diamond Jubilee Mulaqats in Calgary, Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Canada, concluding his 12-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the country.

Volunteers clean parks as part of the Ismaili CIVIC 150 initiative in Mississauga.

While commemorating Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee, the Canadian Jamat also celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary. To honour these milestones, the Jamat participated in Ismaili CIVIC 150, an initiative that pledged one million hours of service to improving quality of life for communities across Canada.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Rachel Notley, Premier of Alberta, in conversation at the Office of the Premier, the historic McDougall Centre in Calgary.

Building on a strong and long history of collaboration between the Ismaili Imamat and the Province of Alberta, Mawlana Hazar Imam and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley met on 10 May 2018 to discuss how to strengthen collaboration on areas of mutual interest.

"Stories" vocalists singing passionately.

The concept of Stories: Our American Journey, was first conceived by a small group of individuals, including professional Ismaili artists, about a year ago.

Calgary Mayor Naheed K Nenshi comments to Mawlana Hazar Imam on the wonderful work being done by the Jamat and leadership.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Calgary on 7 May 2018 during his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by hundreds of Jamati leaders and institutional staff at the airport on his departure from Ottawa.

Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Ottawa on 4 May 2018 during his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves farewell before departing Vancouver.

Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Vancouver on 7 May 2018 during his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.

Lieutenant Governor Lois Mitchell and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi greet Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Calgary during his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.

A grateful and deeply contented British Columbia Jamat bid farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam on 7 May as Jamati representatives assembled for his departure to Calgary, where he will continue his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.

Activity at Yavatmal LRC

The older generation has made us who we are. They have moulded the lives of the generations that came after them – giving them better education, better opportunities, and the possibilities of better lives. For our part, the present generation can return this invaluable gift by helping to make the lives of their parents and seniors more comfortable and enjoyable in this - the ‘golden phase’ of their lives.  

 

Tickets are now on sale for the Jubilee Concert to be held on 5 July at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal. The concert, which will mark the beginning of the week-long Diamond Jubilee Celebration, is called “Kings of Rhythm,” and will feature internationally-renowned artists Cheb Khaled and the dynamic duo of Vishal-Shekhar.

Under Thane council jurisdiction, a small batch of twenty women were selected to learn lessons in English with two trainers, as a pilot project.

With the objective of English literacy for all women in Thane council jurisdiction, a small batch of twenty women were selected to impart lessons in English with two trainers, as a pilot project.

 

Some of the glass weights from the collection presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam in Houston.

A rare collection of Fatimid era (909-1171) colorful glass weights was presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam on the final Mulaqat of his USA visit, in Houston on March 22, 2018.

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with Jamati leaders upon arrival in Vancouver.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Vancouver on 4 May 2018 in preparation for his visits with the Western Canadian Jamats. He was received at the airport by British Columbia Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin and Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson, along with leaders and representatives of the Jamat.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and British Columbia Premier John Horgan speak about the Ismaili community’s spirit of service and pluralism.

Earlier today, Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Vancouver to begin the Western Canada portion of his Diamond Jubilee visit. Shortly after his arrival, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Honourable John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia, who extended a warm welcome and congratulated him on his Diamond Jubilee.

Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia Janet Austin and Mayor of Vancouver Gregor Robertson greet Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Vancouver.

Mawlana Hazar Imam completed the first leg of his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada, departing from Ottawa on 4 May after having completed several days of proceedings related to the work of the Aga Khan Development Network and Global Centre for Pluralism. On his departure, Hazar Imam expressed his appreciation for the work of the institutions and highlighted the importance of continuing to build strong institutions in Canada.

Ayaan Jeraj is a member of scouts as well as a youth volunteer.

With Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to Vancouver quickly approaching, thousands of volunteers are working day and night to prepare.

A week-long Celebration in Lisbon, Portugal is being held from 5-11 July 2018, to mark the culmination of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center is a beautiful structure with a lot of aesthetic appeal. Visible from outside with its raised entrance and grand wooden door, the premises draw a lot of attention and curiosity from people and the management is often requested for tours.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Her Excellency Julie Payette with former Governors General Adrienne Clarkson and David Johnston, and current and former Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau, Joe Clark, and Jean Chretien, and their respective spouses at Rideau Hall.

Earlier this evening, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, hosted a dinner at Rideau Hall in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to Jamati leaders gathered at the Ottawa airport, welcoming him on his arrival to Canada for his Diamond Jubilee visit.

Mawlana Hazar Imam was greeted by government and Jamati leaders upon arriving in Ottawa on 1 May to commence his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.