"A kiss of mist": View of Hunza
"A kiss of mist": View of Hunza
Being the change: A lens on the beauty of northern Pakistan
Being the change: A lens on the beauty of northern Pakistan
23 April 2018

Often referred to as the roof of the world, the remote regions of Gilgit-Baltistan feature some of the world’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty. Lush green valleys surrounded by snow-capped mountains provide a home to 1.8 million people in the northernmost areas of Pakistan.

A winter view of the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby from the south-west.
A winter view of the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby from the south-west.
Mawlana Hazar Imam to meet with Jamats of Western Canada
Mawlana Hazar Imam to meet with Jamats of Western Canada
16 April 2018

The Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum (LIF) has announced that Mawlana Hazar Imam, at the invitation of the Government, has confirmed that he will visit Canada in early May 2018.

His Excellency Abdel-Ellah Sediqi, introducing the event at the Afghan Embassy in Paris.
His Excellency Abdel-Ellah Sediqi, introducing the event at the Afghan Embassy in Paris.
A Place of Miracles: The story of a children’s hospital in Kabul
A Place of Miracles: The story of a children’s hospital in Kabul
15 April 2018

The Ismaili Council for France, French NGO La Chaîne de l’Espoir, and the Aga Khan Development Network hosted an event on 10 April 2018 to present Dr Lee Hilling’s book A Place of Miracles. The event was held at the Afghan Embassy in Paris and was attended by representatives from the diplomatic and civil society sectors.

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat
Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat
Mawlana Hazar Imam grants Darbar before departing Kenya
Mawlana Hazar Imam grants Darbar before departing Kenya
14 April 2018

In a moment that was uniquely historic for the entire Jamat, Mawlana Hazar Imam granted a Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Nairobi, Kenya on the very same grounds where the Imam had been installed during his Takht Nashini in 1957 when he acceded to the Imamat. This was also the same site where Mawlana Hazar Imam celebrated both his Silver and Golden Jubilees.

Mawlana Hazar Imam signs the guest book at the State House in Nairobi as His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta look on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam signs the guest book at the State House in Nairobi as His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta look on.
President Kenyatta welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam at State House
President Kenyatta welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam at State House
13 April 2018

His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta today welcomed Mawlana Hazar Imam at the State House in Nairobi on the second day of Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to Kenya.

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to leaders and members of the Jamat upon his arrival in Nairobi.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to leaders and members of the Jamat upon his arrival in Nairobi.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Kenya
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Kenya
12 April 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam today arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi for his Diamond Jubilee visit to Kenya.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to Kenya by leaders of the Jamat.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to Kenya by leaders of the Jamat.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Kenya
12 April 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Nairobi, Kenya on 12 April to commence his Diamond Jubilee visit.

Curator, Dr. Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani, shows an artefact to Prince Amyn, AKDN Resident Representative to Canada Dr. Mahmoud Eboo, Aga Khan Trust for Culture General Manager Luis Monreal, and Ismaili Council for Canada President Malik Talib.
Curator, Dr. Assadullah Souren Melikian-Chirvani, shows an artefact to Prince Amyn, AKDN Resident Representative to Canada Dr. Mahmoud Eboo, Aga Khan Trust for Culture General Manager Luis Monreal, and Ismaili Council for Canada President Malik Talib.
Prince Amyn attends The World of the Fatimids exhibition opening at the Aga Khan Museum
Prince Amyn attends The World of the Fatimids exhibition opening at the Aga Khan Museum
10 April 2018

The World of the Fatimids, the newest exhibition at the Aga Khan Museum, launched on 12 March in Toronto. Prince Amyn delivered the keynote address for the opening of the exhibition, which explores the Fatimid period through artefacts and objects from the 10th and 11th centuries.

Jubilee Concerts to host two events in Portugal
Jubilee Concerts to host two events in Portugal
3 April 2018
Two concerts set to dazzle Lisbon, featuring internationally acclaimed artists as never seen before, in a celebration of music this July.
Diamond Jubilee visit to Kenya confirmed
Diamond Jubilee visit to Kenya confirmed
29 March 2018

The Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum has announced that Mawlana Hazar Imam, at the invitation of the Government, has confirmed that he will visit Kenya in April 2018.

The Tolerance statues are located in Buffalo Bayou Park in downtown Houston.
The Tolerance statues are located in Buffalo Bayou Park in downtown Houston.
The glow of Tolerance continues to light Houston
The glow of Tolerance continues to light Houston
23 March 2018

Buffalo Bayou Park in downtown Houston is home to seven glowing 10-foot sculptures, dedicated to tolerance. The sculptures, themselves named Tolerance, are open-weave, metal structures that depict kneeling human forms, with characters and symbols from nine different languages, created by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa. The sculptures represent the seven continents.

Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Jamati leaders, shortly before his departure from Houston, completing a 10-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Jamati leaders, shortly before his departure from Houston, completing a 10-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States.
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Houston, completing his Diamond Jubilee visit to the USA
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Houston, completing his Diamond Jubilee visit to the USA
22 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Houston early this morning, marking an end to his 10-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States. Jamati leaders were present to bid him an emotional farewell on behalf of the US Jamat.

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