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In his remarks, Mawlana Hazar Imam thanked the government for inviting the Ismaili Imamat to establish its permanent Seat in Portugal. TheIsmaili / Gary Otte
In his remarks, Mawlana Hazar Imam thanked the government for inviting the Ismaili Imamat to establish its permanent Seat in Portugal. TheIsmaili / Gary Otte
Historic agreement establishes Global Seat of Ismaili Imamat in Portugal
Historic agreement establishes Global Seat of Ismaili Imamat in Portugal
3 June 2015

Lisbon, 3 June 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam and Portugal’s Minister of State and Foreign Affairs Rui Machete signed a landmark agreement today, for the establishment of a formal Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Pedro Mota Soares, Portugal's Minister of Solidarity, Labour and Social Security. TheIsmaili / Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Pedro Mota Soares, Portugal's Minister of Solidarity, Labour and Social Security. TheIsmaili / Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Portugal
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Portugal
1 June 2015

Lisbon, 2 June 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Portugal this afternoon to sign a historic agreement between the Imamat and the Republic of Portugal.

Canadian Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin delivers the fourth Annual Lecture of the Global Centre for Pluralism at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. GCP / T Sandler
Canadian Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin delivers the fourth Annual Lecture of the Global Centre for Pluralism at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. GCP / T Sandler
Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin delivers annual pluralism lecture
Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin delivers annual pluralism lecture
28 May 2015

Toronto, 28 May 2015 — The Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of Canada delivered the Global Centre for Pluralism Annual Lecture. The event took place at the Aga Khan Museum in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam and numerous Canadian dignitaries.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Premier Kathleen Wynne share in applause after unveiling the plaque marking the inauguration of the Aga Khan Park. Zahur Ramji
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Premier Kathleen Wynne share in applause after unveiling the plaque marking the inauguration of the Aga Khan Park. Zahur Ramji
VIDEO: Aga Khan Park a new place of connection in Toronto
VIDEO: Aga Khan Park a new place of connection in Toronto
27 May 2015

Toronto, 25 May 2015 — The Aga Khan Park was inaugurated by the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario, in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam. During the ceremony they unveiled a ceremonial plaque to mark the occasion.

Prince Amyn, and Prince Hussain join Mawlana Hazar Imam and Premier Wynne at Queen's Park for the signing of the Agreement of Cooperation.
Prince Amyn, and Prince Hussain join Mawlana Hazar Imam and Premier Wynne at Queen's Park for the signing of the Agreement of Cooperation.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Premier Wynne sign historic agreement
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Premier Wynne sign historic agreement
24 May 2015

Toronto, 25 May 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne signed a historic Agreement of Cooperation between the province and the Ismaili Imamat today. The agreement reflects the shared concerns of the Ismaili Imamat and the Government of Ontario for society’s most vulnerable populations, and a desire to support the advancement of people and collaborate in fields of mutual interest such as education.

Mawlana Hazar Imam speaking at the inauguration ceremony marking the completed restoration of the Aqsunqur Mosque in Cairo, Egypt. AKDN / Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam speaking at the inauguration ceremony marking the completed restoration of the Aqsunqur Mosque in Cairo, Egypt. AKDN / Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam marks inauguration of Cairo’s Blue Mosque
Mawlana Hazar Imam marks inauguration of Cairo’s Blue Mosque
3 May 2015

Cairo, 2 May 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam was in Egypt to attend an event marking the restoration of the 14th century Aqsunqur Mosque. Work on Cairo’s “Blue Mosque” was completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture as part of its Al-Darb al-Ahmar Urban Regeneration Programme.

Mawlana Hazar Imam meets a group of students on the campus of the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad. AKDN / Ahmed Charania
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets a group of students on the campus of the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad. AKDN / Ahmed Charania
Mawlana Hazar Imam visits Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad
Mawlana Hazar Imam visits Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad
9 April 2015

Hyderabad, India, 10 April 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam visited the Aga Khan Academy, Hyderabad today, to review the progress of the school. He was accompanied by Prince Aly Muhammad, Princess Zahra and her children, Sara and Iliyan.

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 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 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.

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