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Three-day programme to air on The Ismaili TV in celebration of Imamat Day
Three-day programme to air on The Ismaili TV in celebration of Imamat Day
8 July 2020

The Ismaili TV is pleased to present an Imamat Day programme featuring a variety of content that is sure to entertain and inspire the Jamat over the course of three days.

Aerial view over the Citadel View Restaurant, central spine and formal garden.

Close to Home - Al Khimyah

Aerial view over the Citadel View Restaurant, central spine and formal garden.
Close to Home: Al-Khimyah
4 June 2020

The second film in the Close to Home series, written and directed by Prince Aly Muhammad, explores the work of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in Cairo, Egypt. The film is an account of a city whose foundations were laid over a thousand years ago, which has seen a 500-year-old rubbish dump rebuilt into a lush green oasis, and a poor inner-city district transformed into a thriving community.

Al-Azhar park in Cairo features walkways, fountains, lawns, and gardens overlooking a lake in the traditional chahar bagh style.

Trailer: Close to Home: Al Khimyah

Al-Azhar park in Cairo features walkways, fountains, lawns, and gardens overlooking a lake in the traditional chahar bagh style.
Close to Home film series continues on World Environment Day
1 June 2020

A second film in the Close to Home series will be released on World Environment Day, Friday 5 June.

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
25 May 2020

To celebrate the occasion of Roz-e-Nur this week, The Ismaili is pleased to present 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.

Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam, 23 May 2020
Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam, 23 May 2020
22 May 2020

On the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, The Ismaili is pleased to share a message from Mawlana Hazar Imam to the worldwide Jamat.

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Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam
Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam
23 April 2020

The Ismaili is pleased to share a message from Mawlana Hazar Imam to the global Jamat. 

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Mawlana Hazar Imam conveys blessings for the worldwide Jamat
Mawlana Hazar Imam conveys blessings for the worldwide Jamat
28 March 2020

Mawlana Hazar Imam has sent a message with blessings for the global Jamat, which is shared here by Malik Talib, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum.

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa tour the Aga Khan University Community Outreach Centre at the AKU site in Arusha, Tanzania.
Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa tour the Aga Khan University Community Outreach Centre at the AKU site in Arusha, Tanzania.
Prince Rahim visits East Africa to evaluate AKDN’s response to environmental sustainability and climate change
Prince Rahim visits East Africa to evaluate AKDN’s response to environmental sustainability and climate change
24 March 2020

In early March, Prince Rahim, accompanied by his wife, Princess Salwa, visited Kenya and Tanzania, to better understand the plans and responses of the various institutions and agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) towards environmental sustainability and climate action.

Mawlana Hazar Imam sends a message for the Jamat
Mawlana Hazar Imam sends a message for the Jamat
20 March 2020

On the occasion of Navroz, The Ismaili is pleased to share a message from Malik Talib, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum, which includes a message from Mawlana Hazar Imam.

Strengthening Partnership (L to R): Dr S. Sohail H. Naqvi (Rector, UCA), Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Professor Stephen Toope, Princess Zahra (UCA Trustee), Dr Shamsh Kassim-Lakha (Chairman, Board of Trustees, UCA) and Mr Naguib Kheraj (UCA Trustee).
Strengthening Partnership (L to R): Dr S. Sohail H. Naqvi (Rector, UCA), Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Professor Stephen Toope, Princess Zahra (UCA Trustee), Dr Shamsh Kassim-Lakha (Chairman, Board of Trustees, UCA) and Mr Naguib Kheraj (UCA Trustee).
Partnering to create, curate, and communicate knowledge
Partnering to create, curate, and communicate knowledge
26 February 2020

The University of Central Asia (UCA) and the University of Cambridge came together to sign historic partnership agreements at ceremonies in Cambridge and London on 25 and 26 February 2020. The events in the UK were attended by Princess Zahra, along with senior leaders from UCA and the University of Cambridge.

The three winners of the 2019 Global Pluralism Award: Aung Kyaw Moe on behalf of the Centre for Social Integrity, an organisation that provides youth from Myanmar’s conflict-affected regions with the skills to be leaders for change; Deborah Ahenkorah, a Ghanaian social entrepreneur and book publisher; and Igor Radulović on behalf of Learning History that is not yet History, a network in the Balkans developing a new approach to teaching the history of conflict.
The three winners of the 2019 Global Pluralism Award: Aung Kyaw Moe on behalf of the Centre for Social Integrity, an organisation that provides youth from Myanmar’s conflict-affected regions with the skills to be leaders for change; Deborah Ahenkorah, a Ghanaian social entrepreneur and book publisher; and Igor Radulović on behalf of Learning History that is not yet History, a network in the Balkans developing a new approach to teaching the history of conflict.
Pluralism in action: Global Pluralism Award winners tell their story
Pluralism in action: Global Pluralism Award winners tell their story
19 December 2019

The Global Centre for Pluralism (GCP) hosted the second biennial Global Pluralism Award ceremony in November 2019. At the ceremony, presided over by Mawlana Hazar Imam and attended by many members of the GCP’s Board, including Princess Zahra, the Centre recognised three winners who will each receive a $50,000 grant to help them continue their work.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a cake on behalf of the worldwide Jamat on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a cake on behalf of the worldwide Jamat on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Salgirah
Salgirah
12 December 2019

On 13 December 2019, Ismailis around the world will celebrate Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 83rd birthday — an occasion to reflect on the unique spiritual bond that links each murid to the Imam-of-the-Time.

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