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Prince Amyn and Portuguese President inaugurate NOVA University’s Westmont Hospitality Hall
Prince Amyn and Portuguese President inaugurate NOVA University’s Westmont Hospitality Hall
24 October 2021

President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was joined by Prince Amyn earlier today for the inauguration of the Westmont Hospitality Hall at NOVA University in Lisbon, Portugal.

Prince Rahim at a cultural celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of Tajikistan’s independence at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris.
Prince Rahim at a cultural celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of Tajikistan’s independence at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris.
Prince Rahim attends Tajikistan's 30th Anniversary of Independence Commemoration at UNESCO
Prince Rahim attends Tajikistan's 30th Anniversary of Independence Commemoration at UNESCO
14 October 2021

Prince Rahim attended a cultural celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of Tajikistan’s independence, held at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris, in the presence of the President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon.

Talika Mubarak of Mawlana Hazar Imam, 10 October 2021
Talika Mubarak of Mawlana Hazar Imam, 10 October 2021
9 October 2021

Mawlana Hazar Imam has graciously sent a Talika Mubarak to the global Jamat, which is being shared via The Ismaili.

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Mawlana Hazar Imam met with French Prime Minister Jean Castex on 13 July 2021.
Mawlana Hazar Imam met with French Prime Minister Jean Castex on 13 July 2021.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Prime Minister of France
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Prime Minister of France
12 July 2021

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Rahim were received at the Hotel de Matignon for a meeting with French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier today, to discuss areas of collaboration between the French government and the Aga Khan Development Network.

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Talika Mubarak of Mawlana Hazar Imam, 11 July 2021
Talika Mubarak of Mawlana Hazar Imam, 11 July 2021
10 July 2021

On the occasion of Imamat Day, Mawlana Hazar Imam has graciously sent a Talika Mubarak to the global Jamat, which is being shared via The Ismaili.

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The book Depth of Field features more than 200 images of Mawlana Hazar Imam, spanning eight decades.
The book Depth of Field features more than 200 images of Mawlana Hazar Imam, spanning eight decades.
Depth of Field: The Aga Khan Beyond the Lens
Depth of Field: The Aga Khan Beyond the Lens
9 July 2021

A new collection of personal photographs — many never-before published — offers a fascinating glimpse into the work and life of Mawlana Hazar Imam. The book, entitled Depth of Field, is available to pre-order now from The Ismaili Shop.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and members of his family pose for a group photograph on the occasion of the University of Central Asia’s inaugural convocation, hosted on 19 June 2021.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and members of his family pose for a group photograph on the occasion of the University of Central Asia’s inaugural convocation, hosted on 19 June 2021.
Mawlana Hazar Imam expresses confidence in UCA graduates to fulfil ‘special responsibility’
Mawlana Hazar Imam expresses confidence in UCA graduates to fulfil ‘special responsibility’
17 June 2021

Against the backdrop of snow-capped mountains, the University of Central Asia celebrated the achievements of its inaugural cohort of graduates: the Class of 2021. A live-streamed convocation brought together students, family members, faculty, and well-wishers across multiple countries and time zones around the world.

Students enjoying the outdoor landscaping at the UCA Khorog Campus.
Students enjoying the outdoor landscaping at the UCA Khorog Campus.
University of Central Asia to celebrate first graduating class during virtual ceremony
University of Central Asia to celebrate first graduating class during virtual ceremony
15 June 2021

Mawlana Hazar Imam will deliver a virtual address at the University of Central Asia’s first-ever convocation on 19 June. The ceremony will honour the first class of undergraduate students at the School of Arts and Sciences and will be livestreamed from the University campuses in Khorog, Tajikistan and Naryn, Kyrgyzstan.

Mawlana Hazar Imam accepts a newly granted charter for Aga Khan University in Kenya via a video message during a special ceremony held in Nairobi on 11 June 2021.
Mawlana Hazar Imam accepts a newly granted charter for Aga Khan University in Kenya via a video message during a special ceremony held in Nairobi on 11 June 2021.
Mawlana Hazar Imam accepts newly granted Charter for AKU in Kenya
Mawlana Hazar Imam accepts newly granted Charter for AKU in Kenya
11 June 2021

President Uhuru Kenyatta presented the Aga Khan University with a newly granted charter at a special ceremony held in Nairobi yesterday. The event also included the inauguration of AKU’s University Centre, and featured an address by Mawlana Hazar Imam.

On 11 June 2021, the Aga Khan University will inaugurate the University Centre — its new main campus in Kenya's capital city.
On 11 June 2021, the Aga Khan University will inaugurate the University Centre — its new main campus in Kenya's capital city.
Mawlana Hazar Imam to deliver virtual address during historic ceremony at Aga Khan University in Kenya
Mawlana Hazar Imam to deliver virtual address during historic ceremony at Aga Khan University in Kenya
9 June 2021

In a momentous occasion, the Aga Khan University will receive its Charter from Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and will inaugurate a new state-of-the-art University Centre in the heart of Nairobi. The event will air live on The Ismaili TV tomorrow, 11 June, and will feature an address by Mawlana Hazar Imam.

The film 7 Seas is shot in Sataya Reef, along Egypt’s Red Sea coast, where Prince Hussain spent time swimming with and photographing spinner dolphins, against a backdrop of crystal clear waters.
The film 7 Seas is shot in Sataya Reef, along Egypt’s Red Sea coast, where Prince Hussain spent time swimming with and photographing spinner dolphins, against a backdrop of crystal clear waters.
New films by Prince Hussain released on World Environment Day
New films by Prince Hussain released on World Environment Day
3 June 2021

To coincide with World Environment Day, The Ismaili is pleased to present two short films produced by Prince Hussain, demonstrating the natural beauty of the oceans and the delicate ecosystems they support.

This first formal encounter of the Imam-of-the-Time with the Tajik Jamat in recent history is celebrated annually as Roz-e-Nur, or the Day of Light.
This first formal encounter of the Imam-of-the-Time with the Tajik Jamat in recent history is celebrated annually as Roz-e-Nur, or the Day of Light.
Roz-e-Nur: The day of light
Roz-e-Nur: The day of light
24 May 2021

To celebrate the occasion of Roz-e-Nur this week, The Ismaili is pleased to share From a Thousand Years ago into the Next Millennium, a 93-minute film of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s historic first visit to the Tajikistan Jamat in May 1995.

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