On the historic occasion of his Diamond Jubilee visit to Portugal, Mawlana Hazar Imam will deliver an address to the Portuguese Parliament on Tuesday 10 July 2018. The address will be webcast live at https://the.ismaili/live starting at 11:45 AM Lisbon time.
Prince Hussain and Prince Aly Muhammad attended the International Arts Festival at the Diamond Jubilee Celebration on 8 July.
Marking the historic occasion of his Diamond Jubilee, Mawlana Hazar Imam delivered an address to the Portuguese Parliament on 10 July 2018, in the presence of his family, government officials, and leaders of the Jamat and AKDN. Following the address, Hazar Imam toured an exhibition entitled Ideals of Leadership: Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum Collections, hosted at the Parliament building, São Bento Palace in Lisbon.
Prime Minister of Portugal António Costa lauded Mawlana Hazar Imam’s work during a luncheon hosted in his honour earlier today.
President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa officially welcomed Mawlana Hazar Imam to Portugal on 9 July with full state honours at Palácio de Belém, the official residence of the President.
President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa officially welcomed Mawlana Hazar Imam to Portugal on 9 July with full state honours at Palácio de Belém, the official residence of the President. Before entering the presidential palace on Monday, Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa paused to observe the Portugal Army Band’s rendition of the Portuguese National Anthem and the Nashid al-Imamah.
Prince Hussain and Prince Aly Muhammad attended the Diamond Jubilee Celebration on 8 July, to join members of the Jamat in viewing films, exhibitions, galleries, and performances by artists from around the world.
Mawlana Hazar Imam graced the Portugal jurisdiction Jamat with a Mulaqat at Centro de Congressos in Lisbon on 7 July 2018. Hazar Imam also met with the Jamat at the Ismaili Centre Lisbon earlier in the day.
Highlights of the all the events on day three of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Lisboa 2018.
Excitement filled the Portugal Pavilion as over 400 artists came together on 5 July for A Estreia — the welcome gala for the Jubilee Arts finalists.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Lisbon this afternoon to mark the conclusion of his Diamond Jubilee year, commemorating 60 years of his Imamat. Upon his arrival at the airport, Mawlana Hazar Imam was presented with military honours by the Air Base Commander and was greeted by state and government officials as well as leaders of the Jamat and the Aga Khan Development Network.
The unique occasion of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration (DJC) has illustrated the diversity and unity of the Ismaili community, as well as their commitment to serve. As part of the DJC registration process, thousands of volunteers from all over the world came forward and expressed their desire to contribute their time and energy for this historic event. This photo gallery highlights volunteers in action at Parque das Nações in Lisbon, where the DJC is taking place this week, and will be updated throughout the week.