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Murad Abdullah, President of the Ismaili Council for the Southeast, and Gulzar Ajani, Community Building member for the Ismaili Council, pose with panelists and volunteers who organized the Ivy League Connect.

For most, education is still a foundation of future success hence the emphasis on a quality education and excellence by Mawlana Hazar Imam. For those who can gain admission and afford the tuition, the group of eight prestigious institutions comprising the Ivy League represent some of the oldest and highest quality targets for higher education in America. Although many other colleges also offer excellent education and academic rigor at substantially less cost, many families consider an Ivy League education an unparalleled opportunity to be surrounded by some of the most academically gifted students and professors.

Thousands of spectators gathered to support participants at the DJSF National Games in Islamabad

Pakistan’s Diamond Jubilee Sports Festival (DJSF) recently reached its apex with an iconic National Games at the Jinnah Complex in Islamabad. Over 1,300 athletes from eight regions in the country competed for medals in 17 different sports, cheered on and supported by thousands more.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Mamnoon Hussain discussing matters of mutual interest at the Aiwan-e-Sadr

On the first full day of his Diamond Jubilee visit to Pakistan, Mawlana Hazar Imam, accompanied by Princess Zahra, called on His Excellency President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Pakistan’s Presidential Palace.

Mawlana Hazar Imam met with His Excellency President Mamnoon Hussain at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on 8 December 2017.

Mawlana Hazar Imam in discussion with Pakistan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Khawaja Asif upon his arrival at Nur Khan Air Base, Islamabad

In December 2017, Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to Pakistan for his Diamond Jubilee visit. While there, he met with the Jamats in Islamabad and Karachi, and granted Diamond Jubilee Darbars to Jamats in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan. While in Karachi, Mawlana Hazar Imam inaugurated the Aga Khan University Centre for Innovation in Medical Education, a state-of-the-art facility for technology-based learning for health professionals.

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