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A penalty shootout takes place during the football competition at the European Sports Festival 2019.

The European Sports Festival took place between 19-21 April 2019, at which over 1600 participants competed across more than 40 sporting categories. Hundreds of volunteers from across the UK and Europe also came together to serve across a number of areas.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arriving at the Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) in London, July 1983.

As we prepare for Mawlana Hazar Imam's arrival in the United Kingdom, we look back on previous visits which included Mawlana Hazar Imam meeting with the country's leaders, establishing new projects and institutions, and meeting with the Jamat. This photo gallery showcases some of his visits over the years.

Young members of the Jamat gathered to celebrate and prepare for Mawlana Hazar Imam’s arrival into the UK.

Murids of all ages from across the UK jurisdiction Jamat have come together to prepare for and celebrate Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Kingdom.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed by Shri Deepak Mittal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs; and Ashish Merchant, President of the Ismaili Council for India (right).

Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to India in February 2018 for his Diamond Jubilee visit. 

Narangi Baug Jamatkhana in Pune

The Jamat in India is all set to welcome Mawlana Hazar Imam for a historic Diamond Jubilee visit to India to commence on 20 February 2018. Festivities have been taking place across the country, including decorating Jamatkhana buildings, traditional dandia-raas, and other cultural events and highlights, reflecting the Jamat’s excitement and unity in anticipation for the visit.