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Mawlana Hazar Imam and Minister of Tourism and Culture Dr Mahesh Sharma at the foundation ceremony of the Humayun's Tomb site museum. AKDN / Narendra Swain
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Minister of Tourism and Culture Dr Mahesh Sharma at the foundation ceremony of the Humayun's Tomb site museum. AKDN / Narendra Swain
Foundation laid for Humayun’s Tomb site museum
Foundation laid for Humayun’s Tomb site museum
7 April 2015

Delhi, 7 April 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam and Dr Mahesh Sharma, India’s Minister of Tourism and Culture, presided over the foundation ceremony of a site museum to be situated at the Humayun’s Tomb complex.

Mawlana Hazar Imam visits with the Honourable Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India at Panchavati, the official Prime Ministerial residence. Government of India
Mawlana Hazar Imam visits with the Honourable Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India at Panchavati, the official Prime Ministerial residence. Government of India
Mawlana Hazar Imam visits with India’s leaders
Mawlana Hazar Imam visits with India’s leaders
7 April 2015

New Delhi, 7 April 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam called on the President, Vice President and Prime Minister of India today, visiting them at their respective official residences.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Gordon Campbell, Canada's Representative to the Ismaili Imamat meet at Aiglemont. AKDN / Cécile Genest
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Gordon Campbell, Canada's Representative to the Ismaili Imamat meet at Aiglemont. AKDN / Cécile Genest
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives Canada’s representative to the Ismaili Imamat
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives Canada’s representative to the Ismaili Imamat
3 March 2015

Gouvieux, France, 4 March 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam received His Excellency Gordon Campbell, Canada's Representative to the Ismaili Imamat at Aiglemont today.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Kenyatta meet at State House in Nairobi. AKDN / Aziz Islamshah
Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Kenyatta meet at State House in Nairobi. AKDN / Aziz Islamshah
Mawlana Hazar Imam calls on President Kenyatta
Mawlana Hazar Imam calls on President Kenyatta
1 March 2015

Nairobi, 2 March 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the State House today. The meeting followed the convocation ceremony of the Aga Khan University, where Hazar Imam presided in his capacity as Chancellor of AKU.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Museveni meet at the State House in Entebbe, Uganda. AKDN / Zahur Ramji
Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Museveni meet at the State House in Entebbe, Uganda. AKDN / Zahur Ramji
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Ugandan President
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Ugandan President
25 February 2015

Entebbe, Uganda, 25 February 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam called on President Yoweri Museveni at the State House in Entebbe today.

At Entebbe, Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Uganda's acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Oryem Okello. MOFA / Fahad Mugga
At Entebbe, Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Uganda's acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Oryem Okello. MOFA / Fahad Mugga
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Uganda
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Uganda
23 February 2015

Kampala, 24 February 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Uganda today. Thursday, he will preside over the Aga Khan University’s 2015 convocation in Kampala.

Mawlana Hazar Imam receives the Aga Khan University Charter from President Jakaya Kikwete at the State House on 23 February 2015. AKDN / Zahur Ramji
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives the Aga Khan University Charter from President Jakaya Kikwete at the State House on 23 February 2015. AKDN / Zahur Ramji
AKU charter enshrined in Tanzanian law
AKU charter enshrined in Tanzanian law
22 February 2015

Dar es Salaam, 23 February 2015 — Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete presented Mawlana Hazar Imam with the newly granted charter of the Aga Khan University, at a ceremony held at the State House today. The occasion marks the first time that a foreign-based institution of higher learning has been recognised under Tanzanian law in this manner.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed by Tanzanian Ministers, Dr Shukur Jumanne Kawambwa and Bernard Kamilius Membe, upon his arrival in Dar es Salaam. AKDN / Zahur Ramji
Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed by Tanzanian Ministers, Dr Shukur Jumanne Kawambwa and Bernard Kamilius Membe, upon his arrival in Dar es Salaam. AKDN / Zahur Ramji
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Dar es Salaam
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Dar es Salaam
19 February 2015

Dar es Salaam, 20 February 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam is commencing a ten-day visit to East Africa today, marking the 15th anniversary of the Aga Khan University’s presence in the region. In his capacity as Chancellor of AKU, Hazar Imam will preside over convocation ceremonies in Dar es Salaam, Kampala and Nairobi.

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, pictured with Mawlana Hazar Imam in September 2013, is expected to confer the Padma Vibhushan. AKDN / Gary Otte
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, pictured with Mawlana Hazar Imam in September 2013, is expected to confer the Padma Vibhushan. AKDN / Gary Otte
India awards Mawlana Hazar Imam the Padma Vibhushan
India awards Mawlana Hazar Imam the Padma Vibhushan
25 January 2015

New Delhi, 25 January 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam has been named a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan, one of India’s highest civilian decorations.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Minister Kanat Sadykov and AKDN Representative Shamsh Kassim-Lakha upon his arrival in Bishkek. AKDN / Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Minister Kanat Sadykov and AKDN Representative Shamsh Kassim-Lakha upon his arrival in Bishkek. AKDN / Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam in Kyrgyzstan to review AKDN activities
Mawlana Hazar Imam in Kyrgyzstan to review AKDN activities
1 November 2014

Bishkek, 2 November 2014 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic this evening for a four day visit to review Aga Khan Development Network activities in the country.

Surrounded by serviceberry trees and soft gravel, the reflective pools are mirrors that draw the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Museum into the formal garden. Scott Norsworthy
Surrounded by serviceberry trees and soft gravel, the reflective pools are mirrors that draw the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Museum into the formal garden. Scott Norsworthy
Video: Opening Ceremony of the Aga Khan Museum
12 September 2014

The opening ceremony of the Aga Khan Museum took place on 12 September 2014, following the opening of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto earlier in the afternoon by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Mawlana Hazar Imam. They also marked the opening of the museum, together with Prince Amyn and the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages. Among the distinguished guests at the ceremony were Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa, and Prince Hussain, former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson, government leaders, diplomats, and leaders of Jamati and Imamat institutions.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by Minister Chris Alexander and President Malik Talib upon his arrival in Toronto. Zahur Ramji
Mawlana Hazar Imam is greeted by Minister Chris Alexander and President Malik Talib upon his arrival in Toronto. Zahur Ramji
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Toronto
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Toronto
9 September 2014

Toronto, 10 September 2014 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Canada this afternoon, ahead of the opening of the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. The occasion, to be marked by two separate ceremonies, will take place on Friday. Full coverage, including a live webcast of both opening ceremonies will be provided on TheIsmaili.org.

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