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As the Arena doors opened and the audience eagerly began to take their seats, there was an air of excitement among the concert-goers. The night began with a special performance from the Portuguese Fado singer, Cuca Roseta, who delighted the audience with her powerful voice and the melodies of her accomplished band. Following the first performance, Cheb Khaled, the Algeria-born artist famous for his songs Aicha, Didi, and C'est la vie, took the stage and energised the audience with songs performed in French, Spanish, and Arabic, much to everyone’s delight. Vishal-Shekar, the dynamic Bollywood duo thrilled the crowds to close the concert.

Vice President of UAE Council Aziz Merchant and his wife bid farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam as President Amiruddin Thanawalla looks on.

Mawlana Hazar Imam departed the United Arab Emirates yesterday, concluding his four-day Diamond Jubilee visit. Leaders of the Jamat bade him farewell and thanked the Imam for his visit.

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar held at Dubai World Central.

The Jamat from across the Gulf gathered in Dubai as Mawlana Hazar Imam graced them with a Diamond Jubilee Darbar at Dubai World Central.

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar held at Dubai World Central.

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.

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

On the third day of his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Arab Emirates, Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to Abu Dhabi where he met with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

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