Spectators from Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea cheer on a race at the National Ismaili Sports Tournament held in Sydney, Australia in April 2011.
Spectators from Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea cheer on a race at the National Ismaili Sports Tournament held in Sydney, Australia in April 2011.
Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea Jamats gather for Sydney games
Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea Jamats gather for Sydney games
30 August 2011

The Jamats of Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea gathered in Sydney earlier this year for a National Ismaili Sports Tournament.

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves as he prepares to depart Nairobi at the conclusion of his Jamati visit to Kenya.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves as he prepares to depart Nairobi at the conclusion of his Jamati visit to Kenya.
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Kenya; visits Arusha at the end of his East Africa visit
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Kenya; visits Arusha at the end of his East Africa visit
30 July 2011

Nairobi, 28 July 2011 – As Mawlana Hazar Imam prepared to depart Nairobi, senior Jamati leaders bid him farewell. Prior to leaving East Africa, Mawlana Hazar Imam stopped over in Arusha, where he visited the site of the Aga Khan University campus and met with the Secretary General of the East African Community.

Mawlana Hazar Imam speaking at the Foundation Ceremony of the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications.
Mawlana Hazar Imam speaking at the Foundation Ceremony of the Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications.
Prime Minister of Kenya performs ground breaking of AKU School of Media and Communications in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam
Prime Minister of Kenya performs ground breaking of AKU School of Media and Communications in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam
28 July 2011

Nairobi, 27 July – The Foundation Ceremony of the Aga Khan University’s Graduate School of Media and Communications was held today. Mawlana Hazar Imam and the Right Honourable Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya, presided over the ceremony.

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the gathering at the inauguration of the Aga Khan University Hospital Heart and Cancer Centre in Nairobi.
Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the gathering at the inauguration of the Aga Khan University Hospital Heart and Cancer Centre in Nairobi.
Kenyan Jamat gathers to witness opening of Heart and Cancer Centre by Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Kibaki
Kenyan Jamat gathers to witness opening of Heart and Cancer Centre by Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Kibaki
25 July 2011

Nairobi, 25 July 2011 – Thousands of Ismailis gathered at the Parklands Complex in Nairobi to witness the opening of a new Heart and Cancer Centre. The Aga Khan University Hospital facility was inaugurated by His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam.

Mawlana Hazar Imam was guest of honour at a dinner reception hosted by the Jamati Institutions in Kenya.
Mawlana Hazar Imam was guest of honour at a dinner reception hosted by the Jamati Institutions in Kenya.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Kenya Jamati Institutional Dinner
25 July 2011

Mawlana Hazar Imam joined Jamati and institutional leaders at a dinner held in Nairobi on 15 July 2011. Hazar Imam was presented with a Qajar manuscript of Nasir Khusraw's Diwan on behalf of those in attendance. Guests were entertained by performances of students from the Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi, and well-known Ismaili Bollywood music artists Salim and Sulaiman Merchant.

Mawlana Hazar Imam with His Excellency, President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya at Harambee House in Nairobi.
Mawlana Hazar Imam with His Excellency, President Mwai Kibaki of Kenya at Harambee House in Nairobi.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with President Kibaki in Nairobi
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with President Kibaki in Nairobi
23 July 2011

Nairobi, 22 July 2011 – Mawlana Hazar Imam met with His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki at Harambee House in Nairobi today. Continuing his Jamati visit to Kenya, Hazar Imam had returned to the capital after spending a few days in Mombasa where he met with the Jamat and visited the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa.

Mawlana Hazar Imam at the institutional leadership dinner in Kampala, Uganda on 12 July 2011.
Mawlana Hazar Imam at the institutional leadership dinner in Kampala, Uganda on 12 July 2011.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Uganda Jamati Institutional Dinner
20 July 2011

Mawlana Hazar Imam attended a dinner with the Jamati and institutional leaders of Uganda held at the Kampala Serena Hotel. During the evening, President Huzur Mukhi Mohamed Lalani presented Hazar Imam a gift of an incense burner cover from Khorasan shaped in the form of a horse head, on behalf of those gathered.

Mawlana Hazar Imam applauds during the institutional dinner, together with Ismaili Council President Aitmadi Zul Abdul and AKDN Resident Representative Aitmadi Aziz Bhaloo.
Mawlana Hazar Imam applauds during the institutional dinner, together with Ismaili Council President Aitmadi Zul Abdul and AKDN Resident Representative Aitmadi Aziz Bhaloo.
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends Kenyan Jamati Institutional Dinner
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends Kenyan Jamati Institutional Dinner
17 July 2011

Nairobi, 16 July 2011 – Mawlana Hazar Imam joined Jamati and institutional leaders at a dinner held in Nairobi yesterday evening. Hazar Imam was presented with a Qajar manuscript of Nasir Khusraw’s Diwan on behalf of those in attendance.

Mawlana Hazar Imam at the institutional leadership dinner in Kampala, Uganda on 12 July 2011.
Mawlana Hazar Imam at the institutional leadership dinner in Kampala, Uganda on 12 July 2011.
Mawlana Hazar Imam completes Uganda visit
Mawlana Hazar Imam completes Uganda visit
14 July 2011

Kampala, 13 July 2011 – This morning Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Uganda Jamat at Kampala Jamatkhana, before travelling to inspect the construction of the Bujagali Hydroelectric power dam. Yesterday, Hazar Imam attended a dinner with the Jamati and institutional leaders of Uganda.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted upon arrival in Nairobi, Kenya, by Mussa Abdul Dossa and Azmira Shamsudin, as Aitmadi Zul Abdul, President of the Ismaili Council for Kenya looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted upon arrival in Nairobi, Kenya, by Mussa Abdul Dossa and Azmira Shamsudin, as Aitmadi Zul Abdul, President of the Ismaili Council for Kenya looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Kenya
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Kenya
14 July 2011

Nairobi, 13 July 2011 – Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Kenya this evening, commencing the final leg of his three-country Jamati tour of East Africa. Mawlana Hazar Imam is in Kenya to meet with the Jamat, and will also participate in events at the Aga Khan University in Nairobi.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives at Kampala Jamatkhana accompanied by Huzur Mukhi Mohamed Lalani, President of the Ismaili Council for Uganda.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives at Kampala Jamatkhana accompanied by Huzur Mukhi Mohamed Lalani, President of the Ismaili Council for Uganda.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Uganda
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Uganda
12 July 2011

Kampala, 12 July – Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Uganda this morning for a Jamati visit. Eagerly awaiting the Imam, the Uganda Jamat has been busy making preparations for his visit, and celebrating with traditional festivities.

Mawlana Hazar Imam applauds during the dinner with Tanzanian institutional leaders.
Mawlana Hazar Imam applauds during the dinner with Tanzanian institutional leaders.
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends dinner with Tanzanian Jamati leaders
Mawlana Hazar Imam attends dinner with Tanzanian Jamati leaders
8 July 2011

Dar es Salaam, 7 July 2011 – On the eve of his departure from Tanzania, Mawlana Hazar Imam attended a dinner with the leadership of the Tanzanian Jamat. Hazar Imam is expected to meet with the entire Tanzanian Jamat before concluding the first leg of his East African tour.

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