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His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa conveys his gratitude to Mawlana Hazar Imam at a ceremony to recognise the gifting, by the Ismaili Imamat, of robotic surgical equipment at the Curry Cabral Hospital in Lisbon.
His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa conveys his gratitude to Mawlana Hazar Imam at a ceremony to recognise the gifting, by the Ismaili Imamat, of robotic surgical equipment at the Curry Cabral Hospital in Lisbon.
Ismaili Imamat donates medical equipment to University Hospital in Lisbon
Ismaili Imamat donates medical equipment to University Hospital in Lisbon
7 November 2019

Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa attended a special ceremony in Lisbon today, 8 November, to inaugurate the Ismaili Imamat’s donation of a Da Vinci surgical system to the Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central.

Mawlana Hazar Imam with President Rahmon of Tajikistan ahead of the Paris Peace Forum.
Mawlana Hazar Imam with President Rahmon of Tajikistan ahead of the Paris Peace Forum.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with President of Tajikistan
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with President of Tajikistan
6 November 2019

Ahead of the Paris Peace Forum, Mawlana Hazar Imam today met with President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan. 

Prince Hussain presents a photograph to Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa at The Living Sea photo exhibition in Lisbon.
Prince Hussain presents a photograph to Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa at The Living Sea photo exhibition in Lisbon.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Portuguese President visit The Living Sea photo exhibition
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Portuguese President visit The Living Sea photo exhibition
5 November 2019

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa today enjoyed a tour of Prince Hussain’s photo exhibition at the National Museum of Natural History and Science in Lisbon.

The Dreams and Dystopias exhibition in the Zamana Space at Ismaili Centre, London, offers an insight into East Africa’s diverse geography and colonial legacy.

Dreams & Dystopias exhibition

The Dreams and Dystopias exhibition in the Zamana Space at Ismaili Centre, London, offers an insight into East Africa’s diverse geography and colonial legacy.
Video: Dreams and Dystopias exhibition
20 October 2019

Dreams and Distopias: East Africa at the Crossroads is the fourth exhibition to be held in the Zamana Space at the Ismaili Centre, London since its reopening earlier this year. The visual exhibit navigates the East African coastline through the lens of international artist Guillaume Bonn, to reveal a region perennially poised at a crossroads between two worlds.

Prince Rahim and President Naushad Jivraj share a light moment shortly before departing the Ismaili Centre.
Prince Rahim and President Naushad Jivraj share a light moment shortly before departing the Ismaili Centre.
Prince Rahim inaugurates Dreams and Dystopias exhibition at the Ismaili Centre, London
Prince Rahim inaugurates Dreams and Dystopias exhibition at the Ismaili Centre, London
20 October 2019

On 10 October, Prince Rahim visited the Ismaili Centre, London to inaugurate the exhibition: Dreams and Dystopias, East Africa at the Crossroads, featuring photographic work by Guillaume Bonn.

Princess Zahra is presented with the Huffington Award by Nancy C. Allen, Honorary Co-Chair and Asia Society Center Board Member, and Bonna Kol, President of the Asia Society Texas Center.
Princess Zahra is presented with the Huffington Award by Nancy C. Allen, Honorary Co-Chair and Asia Society Center Board Member, and Bonna Kol, President of the Asia Society Texas Center.
Princess Zahra presented with Huffington Award by Asia Society Texas Center
Princess Zahra presented with Huffington Award by Asia Society Texas Center
10 October 2019

On 10 October 2019, Princess Zahra, accompanied by her daughter, Miss Sara Boyden, was honoured with the Asia Society Texas Center’s Huffington Award in Houston, USA. Princess Zahra was honoured for her outstanding contributions that have furthered international understanding, uplifted lives, and advanced health and education through her work with the Aga Khan Development Network.

David W. Leebron, President of Rice University, in conversation with Princess Zahra, Miss Sara Boyden, and President Al-Karim Alidina of the Ismaili Council for the USA, at the Asia Society Award Dinner.
David W. Leebron, President of Rice University, in conversation with Princess Zahra, Miss Sara Boyden, and President Al-Karim Alidina of the Ismaili Council for the USA, at the Asia Society Award Dinner.
Video: Princess Zahra honoured by Asia Society Texas Center
10 October 2019

The Asia Society Texas Center presented Princess Zahra with their highest honour, the Huffington Award, for her tireless work to uphold human dignity, develop future leaders, and spearhead health and education initiatives in more than 30 countries around the world.

Host Committee members, Dr Anne and Albert Chao, and the President of the Asia Society Texas Center, Bonna Kol, in conversation with Princess Zahra during a pre-dinner reception.
Host Committee members, Dr Anne and Albert Chao, and the President of the Asia Society Texas Center, Bonna Kol, in conversation with Princess Zahra during a pre-dinner reception.
Video: Princess Zahra presented with Huffington Award
10 October 2019

The Asia Society Texas Center presented Princess Zahra with their highest honour, the Huffington Award, for her tireless work to uphold human dignity, develop future leaders, and spearhead health and education initiatives in more than 30 countries around the world.

Princess Zahra and Miss Sara Boyden meet with President Al-Karim Alidina and Vice President Celina Shariff of the Ismaili Council for the United States of America, upon their arrival into Houston.
Princess Zahra and Miss Sara Boyden meet with President Al-Karim Alidina and Vice President Celina Shariff of the Ismaili Council for the United States of America, upon their arrival into Houston.
Princess Zahra arrives in Houston, Texas, to receive Huffington Award
Princess Zahra arrives in Houston, Texas, to receive Huffington Award
10 October 2019

Princess Zahra and her daughter, Miss Sara Boyden, arrived in Houston, Texas, earlier today at the invitation of the Asia Society Texas Center. Princess Zahra is being honoured with the Huffington Award at the annual Award Dinner being held later tonight. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Their Royal Highnesses, and the High Commissioner of Pakistan to the UK, His Excellency Mohammad Nafees Zakaria.
Mawlana Hazar Imam in conversation with Their Royal Highnesses, and the High Commissioner of Pakistan to the UK, His Excellency Mohammad Nafees Zakaria.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam hosts The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
1 October 2019

At the Aga Khan Centre on 2 October 2019, Mawlana Hazar Imam hosted Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The special event provided a platform for guests whose interests and engagements encompass the wide-ranging relationship between the UK and Pakistan, including members of the Pakistani diaspora making a meaningful contribution to society in the United Kingdom and beyond. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Mawlana Hazar Imam hosts The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Aga Khan Centre
Mawlana Hazar Imam hosts The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Aga Khan Centre
1 October 2019

On a crisp autumnal morning in London’s King’s Cross, Mawlana Hazar Imam welcomed Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Aga Khan Centre, for a special event to celebrate the culture and heritage of Pakistan, and the contributions of the Pakistani diaspora to British society.

Prince Hussain and Princess Fareen pose for a group photograph with Mawlana Hazar Imam; Vahid Khoshideh, President of the Association Islamique et Culturelle d’Ahl-el-Bayt de Geneve (centre right); Mahmoud Eboo, Chairman of the Leaders’ International Forum; and his wife Karima Eboo.
Prince Hussain and Princess Fareen pose for a group photograph with Mawlana Hazar Imam; Vahid Khoshideh, President of the Association Islamique et Culturelle d’Ahl-el-Bayt de Geneve (centre right); Mahmoud Eboo, Chairman of the Leaders’ International Forum; and his wife Karima Eboo.
The wedding of Prince Hussain and Ms Elizabeth Hoag
The wedding of Prince Hussain and Ms Elizabeth Hoag
28 September 2019

Prince Hussain, second son of Mawlana Hazar Imam, married Ms Elizabeth Hoag in a private ceremony on 29 September 2019, in Geneva, Switzerland. Attended by immediate family members, the proceedings took place in accordance with Muslim tradition.

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