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