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Mawlana Hazar Imam and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, together with senior leaders of the Ismaili Imamat and the President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal. AKDN / Antonio Pedrosa
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, together with senior leaders of the Ismaili Imamat and the President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal. AKDN / Antonio Pedrosa
Partnership and shared values celebrated as Portugal lauds Mawlana Hazar Imam
Partnership and shared values celebrated as Portugal lauds Mawlana Hazar Imam
21 July 2017

Yesterday, the Portuguese Republic and the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa each bestowed honours and tributes upon Mawlana Hazar Imam. The visit to Portugal was Hazar Imam’s first official public event since the commencement of his Diamond Jubilee.

11 July 2017

On 11 July 2017, His Highness the Aga Khan commences his Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years as the Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. He is only the fifth Imam in the 1,400 year history of the Ismaili Imamat to reach this epic milestone. 

 

At the forecourt of the Imam's residence at Aiglemont, LIF Chairman Dr Mahmoud Eboo offers Diamond Jubilee Mubarak greetings to Mawlana Hazar Imam and his family on behalf of the Jamati leaders present and all Ismailis around the world.
At the forecourt of the Imam's residence at Aiglemont, LIF Chairman Dr Mahmoud Eboo offers Diamond Jubilee Mubarak greetings to Mawlana Hazar Imam and his family on behalf of the Jamati leaders present and all Ismailis around the world.
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives Jamat’s pledges and prayers on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives Jamat’s pledges and prayers on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee
11 July 2017

Yesterday, Ismaili Muslims all over the world symbolically crossed the threshold of Aiglemont and joined in procession with hundreds of senior Jamati leaders, as they called on the residence of the Imam of the Time to offer homage on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee.

VIDEO: Architectural League of New York honours Mawlana Hazar Imam with President's Medal
VIDEO: Architectural League of New York honours Mawlana Hazar Imam with President's Medal
5 July 2017

On 19 May 2017, the Architectural League of New York awarded Mawlana Hazar Imam the President’s Medal, its highest and most important honour. The occasion highlighted the values of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, established 40 years ago.

Mawlana Hazar Imam with Aga Khan Award for Architecture Director Farrokh Derakhshani and 2004 laureate Diébédo Francis Kéré.
Mawlana Hazar Imam with Aga Khan Award for Architecture Director Farrokh Derakhshani and 2004 laureate Diébédo Francis Kéré.
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives President’s Medal from Architectural League of New York
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives President’s Medal from Architectural League of New York
19 May 2017

Yesterday evening, the Architectural League of New York accorded Mawlana Hazar Imam its highest and most important honour.

Prince Amyn, accompanied by Museum of Anthropology Director Dr. Anthony Shelton, Dr. Mahmoud Eboo, AKDN Diplomatic Representative for Canada, and Council for Canada President Malik Talib entering the Museum of Anthropology for the opening reception of the
Prince Amyn, accompanied by Museum of Anthropology Director Dr. Anthony Shelton, Dr. Mahmoud Eboo, AKDN Diplomatic Representative for Canada, and Council for Canada President Malik Talib entering the Museum of Anthropology for the opening reception of the
Prince Amyn speaks at opening of calligraphy exhibition at UBC Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver
Prince Amyn speaks at opening of calligraphy exhibition at UBC Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver
17 May 2017

Prince Amyn was in Vancouver on 11 and 12 May to participate in the opening of a new exhibition at the University of British Columbia’s Museum of Anthropology.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Canadian Governor General David Johnston unveil a plaque marking the opening of the international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism in Ottawa.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Canadian Governor General David Johnston unveil a plaque marking the opening of the international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism in Ottawa.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Canadian Governor General open Global Centre for Pluralism headquarters
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Canadian Governor General open Global Centre for Pluralism headquarters
17 May 2017

Ottawa, 16 May 2017 — Mawlana Hazar Imam and His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada officially opened the new international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism today.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Aly Muhammad at the Global Centre for Pluralism, accompanied by Ismaili Council for Canada President Malik Talib and Farhad Mawani, Project Manager for the renovation of 330 Sussex Drive.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Aly Muhammad at the Global Centre for Pluralism, accompanied by Ismaili Council for Canada President Malik Talib and Farhad Mawani, Project Manager for the renovation of 330 Sussex Drive.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Canada ahead of Global Centre for Pluralism opening
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Canada ahead of Global Centre for Pluralism opening
14 May 2017

Ottawa, 15 May 2017 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Ottawa this afternoon, accompanied by Princess Zahra and Prince Aly Muhammad. Tomorrow Hazar Imam will be joined by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada for the official opening of the international headquarters of the Global Centre for Pluralism.

18 December 2016

On 16 December 2016, Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 80th birthday was celebrated at Aiglemont by Jamati and institutional leaders, who represented the worldwide Ismaili community, and by members of Hazar Imam’s family. Mawlana Hazar Imam expressed his great happiness at the occasion.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a cake on behalf of the worldwide Jamat on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Farhez Rayani
Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a cake on behalf of the worldwide Jamat on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Farhez Rayani
VIDEO: Mawlana Hazar Imam’s milestone birthday celebration
VIDEO: Mawlana Hazar Imam’s milestone birthday celebration
18 December 2016

Aiglemont, 16 December 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 80th birthday was celebrated by the Jamat and members of Hazar Imam’s family with love, music and felicity. Representing the entire Ismaili community in all of its diversity, Jamati and institutional leaders visited the Imam at his home on this milestone occasion to offer congratulations, express shukrana, and to reaffirm the Jamat’s bayyah to the Imam of the Time.

Mawlana Hazar Imam hosted a dinner and concert at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai for the international attendees of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam hosted a dinner and concert at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai for the international attendees of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Gary Otte
VIDEO: Mawlana Hazar Imam hosts AKAA dinner and concert
VIDEO: Mawlana Hazar Imam hosts AKAA dinner and concert
9 November 2016

On the evening of Saturday, 5 November, Mawlana Hazar Imam hosted a dinner and concert at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai for the international attendees of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The feature of the evening was a rare musical encounter between the talented and innovative artists from Afghanistan, China, Italy, and Syria.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan proceed to lunch at the Presidential Palace, accompanied by an entourage that includes Prince Aly Muhammad and several UAE leaders. Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan proceed to lunch at the Presidential Palace, accompanied by an entourage that includes Prince Aly Muhammad and several UAE leaders. Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Emirati leaders before departing the UAE
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Emirati leaders before departing the UAE
6 November 2016

Abu Dhabi, 7 November 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam wrapped up his visit to the United Arab Emirates today, following the ceremony and proceedings of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, which took place over the weekend.

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