Mawlana Hazar Imam waves goodbye to Jamati leaders, shortly before departing Houston, completing his Diamond Jubilee visit.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves goodbye to Jamati leaders, shortly before departing Houston, completing his Diamond Jubilee visit.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States
21 March 2018

If you missed the screenings in Jamatkhana, the 40-minute film of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States is now available online.

Diamond Jubilee Celebration to be staged in Lisbon in July 2018
Diamond Jubilee Celebration to be staged in Lisbon in July 2018
21 March 2018

The Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum (LIF) announced on 21 March that Mawlana Hazar Imam will visit Portugal in July 2018 to attend events marking the conclusion of the Diamond Jubilee Year, including a Diamond Jubilee festival and a Darbar open to all Jamats.

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to the Jamat gathered outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston after the last Mulaqat of his Diamond Jubilee visit to USA.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to the Jamat gathered outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston after the last Mulaqat of his Diamond Jubilee visit to USA.
Mawlana Hazar Imam to establish Ismaili Centre in Houston
Mawlana Hazar Imam to establish Ismaili Centre in Houston
21 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam confirmed plans to build a high-profile centre in Houston on 22 March during his final Mulaqat of the USA Diamond Jubilee visit. He went on to say that the process of selecting architects is already underway with guidance from Hazar Imam’s brother Prince Amyn.

Volunteers provide information to attendees for the Mulaqat events.
Volunteers provide information to attendees for the Mulaqat events.
Jamat arrives in Houston for Diamond Jubilee Mulaqat
Jamat arrives in Houston for Diamond Jubilee Mulaqat
20 March 2018

Over the last few days, volunteers have been ready at information and registration booths at the George R. Brown Convention Center to welcome Jamati members travelling to Houston for Mawlana Hazar Imam's historic visit.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted upon his arrival in Houston by Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos as Dr. Barkat Fazal, President of the Ismaili Council for USA, looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted upon his arrival in Houston by Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos as Dr. Barkat Fazal, President of the Ismaili Council for USA, looks on.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Houston
18 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Houston yesterday for the second stop of his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States. Upon his arrival, Hazar Imam was welcomed with a sabre salute by the Texas A&M Ross Volunteers, the State of Texas’ official honor guard. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves goodbye to the Jamati leadership as he leaves the airport.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves goodbye to the Jamati leadership as he leaves the airport.
Mawlana Hazar Imam welcomed by Texas officials in Houston
Mawlana Hazar Imam welcomed by Texas officials in Houston
18 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Houston today for the second stop of his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States. Upon his arrival, Mawlana Hazar Imam was given a sabre salute by the Texas A&M Ross Volunteers, the State of Texas’ official honor guard who were also present during his Golden Jubilee visit to Texas in 2008.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms bids farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam as he departs Atlanta.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms bids farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam as he departs Atlanta.
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Atlanta
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Atlanta
18 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Atlanta today for the second stop of his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States of America. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, who earlier had issued a letter welcoming Hazar Imam and the Jamat to Atlanta, was at the airport to bid him farewell together with Jamati leaders.

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.