In promoting the sanctity of human life, the Qur'an-e Shariff says that good health, like knowledge, is a divine gift. The family unit nurtures the lives of its members, assisting them in their physical and spiritual endeavours. The wellbeing of individuals, in-turn, contributes to the overall health of the family, and that of society at large.
During their visit to Pakistan in October 2018, Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa examined approaches to poverty alleviation and development, and visited a number of AKDN institutions and projects aimed at improving quality of life.
Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan, youngest son of Mawlana Hazar Imam, yesterday arrived in Pakistan for a private visit.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Kuala Lumpur on 29 March 2012 for a two-day visit, during which he inaugurated an exhibition of art objects from the Aga Khan Museum collection at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. Hazar Imam then proceeded to Singapore to meet with the Far East Jamat.
In June 2010, Ismailis from Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur joined the Jamat in Penang, Malaysia for a sports day event. Numerous activities were organised, but badminton and table tennis were the centrepiece competitions.
In Tajikistan, the celebration of Imamat Day — or Roz-e Takht Nishini in Tajik — traditionally includes family and neighbourhood gatherings with shared meals, music and dancing. In July 2009 the Aga Khan Development Network Resident Representative Office contributed to the festivities by hosting an education-themed Imamat Day reception.