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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 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.

Ismaili Council President Amiruddin Thanawalla welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam together with the UAE Minister of State for Tolerance. Gary Otte
Ismaili Council President Amiruddin Thanawalla welcomes Mawlana Hazar Imam together with the UAE Minister of State for Tolerance. Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the UAE for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture ceremony
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the UAE for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture ceremony
3 November 2016

Dubai, 4 November 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in the United Arab Emirates this evening, ahead of this weekend’s presentation of the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. He was accompanied by Prince Amyn and Prince Aly Muhammad.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov congratulate one another after unveiling the plaque marking the inauguration of the UCA Naryn Campus. Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Kyrgyz Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov congratulate one another after unveiling the plaque marking the inauguration of the UCA Naryn Campus. Gary Otte
VIDEO: University of Central Asia has power to change lives
VIDEO: University of Central Asia has power to change lives
19 October 2016

Naryn, 19 October 2016 — In a historic ceremony held this morning, Mawlana Hazar Imam and the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic inaugurated the Naryn campus of the University of Central Asia — the first of three residential campuses being constructed in the high mountains of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a traditional offering of non (bread) by two students from the Aga Khan School in Osh. Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a traditional offering of non (bread) by two students from the Aga Khan School in Osh. Gary Otte
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Kyrgyz Republic ahead of UCA Naryn Campus inauguration
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Kyrgyz Republic ahead of UCA Naryn Campus inauguration
16 October 2016

Bishkek, 17 October 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Kyrgyzstan this evening, ahead of the inauguration of the University of Central Asia’s Naryn campus.

Prince Irfan, the first child of Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa, pictured together with his parents and grandfather, Mawlana Hazar Imam. TheIsmaili
Prince Irfan, the first child of Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa, pictured together with his parents and grandfather, Mawlana Hazar Imam. TheIsmaili
Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa expecting second child
Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa expecting second child
7 October 2016

Aiglemont, 7 October 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam informed the Jamat with great joy today that Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa are expecting their second child. Ismailis are gathering in Jamatkhanas around the world to celebrate the happy news.

VIDEO: Speech by Adrienne Clarkson at Prize for Global Citizenship
VIDEO: Speech by Adrienne Clarkson at Prize for Global Citizenship
25 September 2016

Speech by Adrienne Clarkson at the awarding of the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship to Mawlana Hazar Imam at Koerner Hall in Toronto on 21 September 2016.

Mawlana Hazar Imam in an onstage conversation with Adrienne Clarkson. Lisa Sakulensky
Mawlana Hazar Imam in an onstage conversation with Adrienne Clarkson. Lisa Sakulensky
VIDEO: Conversation at the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship
VIDEO: Conversation at the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship
24 September 2016

Adrienne Clarkson and Mawlana Hazar Imam in an onstage conversation at the awarding of the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship at Koerner Hall in Toronto on 21 September 2016.

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the gathering on the challenges of global citizenship today. Vazir Karsan
Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the gathering on the challenges of global citizenship today. Vazir Karsan
VIDEO: Speech by Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship
VIDEO: Speech by Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship
21 September 2016

Mawlana Hazar Imam speaks upon receiving the inaugural Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship at Koerner Hall in Toronto on 21 September 2016.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's video message at the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship awarded to Mawlana Hazar Imam on 21 September 2016. ICC
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's video message at the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship awarded to Mawlana Hazar Imam on 21 September 2016. ICC
VIDEO: Message from the Prime Minister of Canada
VIDEO: Message from the Prime Minister of Canada
21 September 2016

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau​, Prime Minister of Canada, honours Mawlana Hazar Imam in a video message presented during the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship ceremony in Toronto on 21 September 2016.

Adrienne Clarkson presents Mawlana Hazar Imam with the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship in Toronto's Koerner Hall. Vazir Karsan
Adrienne Clarkson presents Mawlana Hazar Imam with the Adrienne Clarkson Prize for Global Citizenship in Toronto's Koerner Hall. Vazir Karsan
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives the Adrienne Clarkson Prize
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives the Adrienne Clarkson Prize
20 September 2016

Toronto, 21 September 2016 — Before a distinguished gathering at Toronto’s Koerner Hall, the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson presented Mawlana Hazar Imam with an award bearing her name and representing the convictions that she has long championed.

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