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Prince Rahim in conversation with Monsignor Edgar Peña Parra, the Substitute for the Secretariat of State at the Vatican.
Prince Rahim in conversation with Monsignor Edgar Peña Parra, the Substitute for the Secretariat of State at the Vatican.
Prince Rahim meets with the Substitute for the Secretariat of State at the Vatican
Prince Rahim meets with the Substitute for the Secretariat of State at the Vatican
12 May 2022

Yesterday, 12 May, Monsignor Peña Parra, the Substitute for the Secretariat of State at the Vatican, was welcomed to the Ismaili Centre Lisbon by Prince Rahim, accompanied by Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal, and Rahim Firozali, President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal.

President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal (left), and Rahim Firozali, President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal (right), enjoy a light moment at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon.
President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal (left), and Rahim Firozali, President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal (right), enjoy a light moment at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon.
Honouring shared values this Ramadan
Honouring shared values this Ramadan
22 April 2022

An Iftar dinner was hosted at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon, earlier this week, attended by President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Princess Zahra, and Prince Hussain. Representatives of fellow faith communities, diplomats, and government officials were invited to break the fast alongside leaders of the Jamat and the Aga Khan Development Network.

Princess Zahra (left) and Honorable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Minister of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania (right), lay the foundation stone of the cancer care centre at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, on 10 April 2022.
Princess Zahra (left) and Honorable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Minister of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania (right), lay the foundation stone of the cancer care centre at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, on 10 April 2022.
Princess Zahra lays foundation stone for cancer care centre in Tanzania
Princess Zahra lays foundation stone for cancer care centre in Tanzania
13 April 2022

The Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project is a first-of-its kind initiative addressing the impact of non-communicable diseases in the country and wider region.

Princess Zahra welcomes Katerina Sakellaropoulou, President of Greece, to the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon, as Prince Hussain and Nazim Ahmad look on.
Princess Zahra welcomes Katerina Sakellaropoulou, President of Greece, to the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon, as Prince Hussain and Nazim Ahmad look on.
Greek President visits Ismaili Centre, Lisbon
Greek President visits Ismaili Centre, Lisbon
3 April 2022

The President of Greece, Ms Katerina Sakellaropoulou, visited the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon, during her three-day trip to Portugal last week. She was welcomed to the Centre by Princess Zahra and Prince Hussain.

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Video: Statement by Prince Rahim on Afghanistan
30 March 2022

Speaking today at the Afghanistan Conference 2022 on behalf of Mawlana Hazar Imam, Prince Rahim urged the international community to act with generosity and speed “at a time when so many Afghans are in peril.” The meeting was convened by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, and co-hosted by the Governments of Qatar, the United Kingdom, and Germany. 

Prince Hussain (centre) joins Jamati, AKDN, and Government leaders (L to R): José da Câmara, President of the local parish of São Domingos de Benfica; Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal; Dr Maria Antónia Escoval, President of the Portuguese Institute of Blood and Transplantation (IPST); Dr Marta Temido, Minister for Health; Rahim Firozali, President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal; and Dr Eugénia Almeida.
Prince Hussain (centre) joins Jamati, AKDN, and Government leaders (L to R): José da Câmara, President of the local parish of São Domingos de Benfica; Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal; Dr Maria Antónia Escoval, President of the Portuguese Institute of Blood and Transplantation (IPST); Dr Marta Temido, Minister for Health; Rahim Firozali, President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal; and Dr Eugénia Almeida.
Giving blood, gifting life
Giving blood, gifting life
25 March 2022

Ismaili CIVIC Portugal hosted a blood donation campaign today at the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon. The Portuguese Minister for Health and Prince Hussain attended the pop-up clinic, organised to boost blood reserves in the country.

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Prince Rahim addresses guests gathered for the inauguration of the Aga Khan Academy Maputo on 19 March 2022.
Prince Rahim addresses guests gathered for the inauguration of the Aga Khan Academy Maputo on 19 March 2022.
Shaping the leaders of tomorrow
Shaping the leaders of tomorrow
19 March 2022

At a special celebratory event, the Aga Khan Academy Maputo was inaugurated by Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique, and Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal, in the presence of Prince Rahim.

Maputo Jamatkhana has served as a central hub for the Jamat in Mozambique's capital since opening in 1941.
Maputo Jamatkhana has served as a central hub for the Jamat in Mozambique's capital since opening in 1941.
Prince Rahim tours historic Maputo Jamatkhana
Prince Rahim tours historic Maputo Jamatkhana
17 March 2022

Situated in the heart of Mozambique’s capital, along the Indian Ocean coast, Maputo Jamatkhana stands as a monument to the long history of the Ismaili community in southern Africa.

Prince Rahim is welcomed to the Presidential Palace in Maputo, by Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique.
Prince Rahim is welcomed to the Presidential Palace in Maputo, by Filipe Nyusi, President of Mozambique.
Prince Rahim visits Mozambique
Prince Rahim visits Mozambique
16 March 2022

Following his visit to Dubai, last night, Prince Rahim arrived in Maputo for a three-day visit, during which he will meet senior state officials and leaders of the Jamat, and attend the inauguration ceremony of the Aga Khan Academy Maputo.

Prince Rahim in conversation with Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth at the UAE Pavilion Majlis at Expo 2020.
Prince Rahim in conversation with Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Youth at the UAE Pavilion Majlis at Expo 2020.
Prince Rahim visits UAE
Prince Rahim visits UAE
14 March 2022

Prince Rahim is visiting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the invitation of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan bin Mabarak Al Nahayan, Member of the Cabinet and the Minister of Tolerance for the United Arab Emirates.

The Global Pluralism Award winners exemplify how to live peacefully and productively, while engaging with diversity.
The Global Pluralism Award winners exemplify how to live peacefully and productively, while engaging with diversity.
Global Pluralism Awards spotlights champions of positive change
Global Pluralism Awards spotlights champions of positive change
23 February 2022

The Global Pluralism Award ceremony was streamed to a worldwide audience on 23 February 2022, highlighting the organisations and individuals who demonstrate pluralism in action everyday.

Prince Rahim and United Nations Secretary General Mr António Guterres in New York on 9 February 2022.
Prince Rahim and United Nations Secretary General Mr António Guterres in New York on 9 February 2022.
Prince Rahim meets with UN Secretary General
Prince Rahim meets with UN Secretary General
10 February 2022

Prince Rahim met with United Nations Secretary General Mr António Guterres at the UN’s Headquarters in New York on 9 February 2022.

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