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Ashad Ali Haji and his family in Madrid, circa 1928. Ismaili Council for Portugal

Two years ago, the oldest Ismaili Muslim community in Europe celebrated 100 years since it’s arrival on the continent. In July, an exhibition that recounts their story was inaugurated at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon.

Fredric Roberts with the workshop attendees and AKF staff, at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon. Mike Sakas

Lisbon, 10 September 2016 — A graduation ceremony was held for 20 students who completed a photography workshop given by Fredric Roberts at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon.

Secretary of State Miguel Honrado, AKDN Representative Nazim Ahmad, Álvaro Siza Vieira, Ismaili Council President Rahim Firozali, and Aga Khan Museum CEO Henry Kim, attend the tribute held at the Ismaili Centre Lisbon. Luís Catarino

Lisbon, 2 July 2016 — About 100 people attended a tribute to Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, held at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon in celebration of the launch of an exhibition of his latest project at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.

Vice-President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal, Huzur Mukhi Azim Manji, addresses participants at the opening session of the Portuguese Cardiology Foundation Symposium. Magda Jiná

Lisbon, 13 May 2016 — The Portuguese Cardiology Foundation once again returned to the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon for its annual symposium.

President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam at Belém Palace, the official residence of the President of Portugal. AKDN / Luis Filipe Catarino

Lisbon, 12 May 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam is in Portugal for his first official visit since a landmark agreement establishing the global Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal came into effect. Yesterday evening he attended a dinner hosted in his honour by the President of the Portuguese Republic.

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