Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with the President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, at the Presidential Palace in Kabul. AKDN
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with the President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, at the Presidential Palace in Kabul. AKDN
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends inauguration of Afghan National Unity Government
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends inauguration of Afghan National Unity Government
3 October 2014

Kabul, 29 September 2014 — Mawlana Hazar Imam was in the capital of Afghanistan to witness the inauguration of the new president, Dr Muhammad Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, and the swearing in of the Chief Executive, Dr Abdullah Abdullah. Dignitaries from around the world attended the event, which marked a new era of National Unity Government in Afghanistan.

Ismailis from across Toronto attended Jamatkhana for the first time at the new Ismaili Centre on 19 September 2014. Moez Visram
Ismailis from across Toronto attended Jamatkhana for the first time at the new Ismaili Centre on 19 September 2014. Moez Visram
Jamatkhana opens at Ismaili Centre, Toronto
Jamatkhana opens at Ismaili Centre, Toronto
25 September 2014

Toronto, 19 September 2014 — Ismaili Muslims from across the city gathered to attend Jamatkhana for the first time at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. It was a particularly happy and emotional occasion, especially for the Jamat who live in the Don Mills area and surrounding neighbourhoods.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by Minister Chris Alexander and President Malik Talib upon his arrival in Toronto. Zahur Ramji
Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by Minister Chris Alexander and President Malik Talib upon his arrival in Toronto. Zahur Ramji
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Toronto
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Toronto
9 September 2014

Toronto, 10 September 2014 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Canada this afternoon, ahead of the opening of the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. The occasion, to be marked by two separate ceremonies, will take place on Friday. Full coverage, including a live webcast of both opening ceremonies will be provided on TheIsmaili.org.

Opening ceremonies for the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre, Toronto will take place on 12 September 2014. Kalloon Photography
Opening ceremonies for the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre, Toronto will take place on 12 September 2014. Kalloon Photography
Mawlana Hazar Imam to open the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto
Mawlana Hazar Imam to open the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto
5 September 2014

Toronto, 5 September 2014 — Mawlana Hazar Imam will preside over the opening of the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre, Toronto on Friday, 12 September. The occasion will be marked by two separate ceremonies, followed by a reception at the Aga Khan Museum.

The North American Ismaili Games is the largest Ismaili sports event ever staged on the content.
The North American Ismaili Games is the largest Ismaili sports event ever staged on the content.
North American Ismaili Games set to open in Chicago
North American Ismaili Games set to open in Chicago
29 August 2014

Chicago, 28 August 2014 – This Labour Day weekend, Ismaili Muslims from across Canada and the United States will gather in Chicago for the inaugural North American Ismaili Games. An expected 1 300 athletes will compete in 12 sports, making the event the largest Ismaili sports tournament ever staged in North America.

The Aga Khan Museum’s exceptional collection of over 1 000 objects will be complemented by a vibrant performing arts programme.
The Aga Khan Museum’s exceptional collection of over 1 000 objects will be complemented by a vibrant performing arts programme.
Aga Khan Museum to open in September
Aga Khan Museum to open in September
15 August 2014

Toronto, 18 August 2014 – The Aga Khan Museum announced today that it will open its doors to the public on Thursday, 18 September. The announcement also coincided with the launch of the museum’s website.

Ismaili Council for the UK President Amin Mawji breaks bread with Yemeni Ambassador, His Excellency Abdulla Ali Al-Radhi at an Iftar dinner hosted at the West London Jamatkhana on 21 July 2014.
Ismaili Council for the UK President Amin Mawji breaks bread with Yemeni Ambassador, His Excellency Abdulla Ali Al-Radhi at an Iftar dinner hosted at the West London Jamatkhana on 21 July 2014.
Big Iftar dinner held at West London Jamatkhana
Big Iftar dinner held at West London Jamatkhana
24 July 2014

London, 22 July 2014 – British Muslims and friends of the community gathered at West London Jamatkhana yesterday evening, where the Ismaili Muslim community hosted an Iftar dinner. The fast-breaking meal was part of The Big Iftar, an initiative of the Government of the United Kingdom to promote neighborliness and strengthen community relations by sharing a meal.

Princess Zahra cuts a cake in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Aga Khan School, Dhaka on 5 June 2014.
Princess Zahra cuts a cake in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Aga Khan School, Dhaka on 5 June 2014.
Princess Zahra visits Mumbai and Dhaka
Princess Zahra visits Mumbai and Dhaka
27 June 2014

Princess Zahra visited India and Bangladesh in June to review progress in the redevelopment of Prince Aly Khan Hospital and the surrounding Aga Hall estate, and to take part in celebrating the silver jubilee of the Aga Khan School in Dhaka. She also met with leaders and members of the Jamat in both countries.

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers remarks on at the North-South Prize award ceremony, which took place in the Senate Hall of the Portuguese Parliament.
Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers remarks on at the North-South Prize award ceremony, which took place in the Senate Hall of the Portuguese Parliament.
VIDEO: Mawlana Hazar Imam in Portugal ahead of North-South prize ceremony
12 June 2014

Mawlana Hazar Imam visited the Parliament of the Republic of Portugal, where he was greeted by the President of the Assembly of the Republic. Hazar Imam is in Lisbon at the invitation of the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, to receive the 2013 North-South Prize.

 

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres delivers the 2014 Annual Pluralism Lecture at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres delivers the 2014 Annual Pluralism Lecture at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat.
Absence of pluralism forcing millions to flee, says António Guterres
Absence of pluralism forcing millions to flee, says António Guterres
4 June 2014

The growing diversity of populations in countries around the world is a fact, according to António Guterres, yet for some it is a source of discomfort. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees shared his perspective in the Global Centre for Pluralism’s 2014 Annual Pluralism Lecture that he delivered last week in Ottawa.

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers keynote remarks at the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Summit in Toronto on 29 May 2014.
Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers keynote remarks at the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Summit in Toronto on 29 May 2014.
Mawlana Hazar Imam expresses optimism on maternal and newborn health
Mawlana Hazar Imam expresses optimism on maternal and newborn health
29 May 2014

Toronto, 29 May 2014 – At the invitation of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Mawlana Hazar Imam gave a keynote speech this morning at a summit on the global fight to improve maternal, newborn and child health in developing countries. The gathering, brought together world leaders to focus on reducing the preventable deaths of newborns, mothers and children under the age of five.

The RAYS OF LIGHT exhibition in Nairobi, Kenya will remain open until 25 May 2014.
The RAYS OF LIGHT exhibition in Nairobi, Kenya will remain open until 25 May 2014.
Kenyan leaders visit RAYS OF LIGHT exhibition; praise contributions of the Ismaili Imamat
Kenyan leaders visit RAYS OF LIGHT exhibition; praise contributions of the Ismaili Imamat
22 May 2014

RAYS OF LIGHT: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat opened recently in Nairobi. First launched in 2008 in Paris, the exhibition – a Golden Jubilee International Programme – offers glimpses from the life of Mawlana Hazar Imam, the first fifty years of his Imamat and the immense scope and work of Aga Khan Development Network institutions around the world.

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