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From L to R: Prince Rahim, Prince Amyn, Xavier Darcos, Chancelier of the Institut de France and Former Government Minister, Hubert Védrine, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mawlana Hazar Imam, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Princess Zahra, Laure Darcos, Senator from Essonne and Maria Vadillo, Spouse of the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs.

Mawlana Hazar Imam was presented with France’s highest honour, La Grand-croix de la Légion d’honneur (The Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour), in recognition of his contributions to humanity, and to improving the quality of life in some of the most vulnerable regions and communities around the world.

President Emmanuel Macron and Mawlana Hazar Imam after their meeting at the Élysée Palace.

18 September 2018 - Paris, France: President Emmanuel Macron today received Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Élysée Palace in Paris - the official office and residence of the President of France. A guard of honour by the Republican Guard was on display, as Hazar Imam was welcomed by the French President.

Leaders of the Jamat lay a wreath at the memorial event to recognise all who fought alongside France during the First World War a century ago.

On the occasion of the centenary of the end of the First World War, the Ismaili Council for France represented the France jurisdiction Jamat at a ceremony to mark the memory of soldiers of South Asian origin, who lost their lives a century ago. Guests at the event came together to focus on unity and cohesion between all peoples.

Senior French authorities, the Indian diaspora from various countries, as well as several civil society associations were present at the memorial ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

A l’occasion du centenaire de la fin de la 1ère Guerre Mondiale, le Conseil Ismaili pour la France a représenté le jamat de la juridiction française lors d'une cérémonie marquant la mémoire des soldats d'origine sud-asiatique, qui ont perdu la vie il y a un siècle. Les invités de cet événement se sont réunis pour s’accorder sur l'unité et la cohésion entre tous les peuples.

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the Jamat at the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Paris.

Mawlana Hazar Imam granted a Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Paris yesterday for the France jurisdiction Jamat.

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