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During his Golden Jubilee visit to Tajikistan in 2008, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Jamat in Ishkashim and Porshinev, and laid the foundation stone for the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre in Khorog.
During his Golden Jubilee visit to Tajikistan in 2008, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Jamat in Ishkashim and Porshinev, and laid the foundation stone for the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre in Khorog.
Reflecting on 65 years of Imamat - Part six: 2007-2017
Reflecting on 65 years of Imamat - Part six: 2007-2017
4 July 2022

On 11 July 2022, the global Jamat will commemorate a rare milestone - Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 65th Imamat Day. Here, we look back at his sixth decade as Imam.

Mawlana Hazar Imam visited the Bamyan Provincial Hospital in Afghanistan in 2005. The hospital has since grown into a 141-bed facility, and has a key focus on the health of children and women in the area.
Mawlana Hazar Imam visited the Bamyan Provincial Hospital in Afghanistan in 2005. The hospital has since grown into a 141-bed facility, and has a key focus on the health of children and women in the area.
Reflecting on 65 years of Imamat - Part five: 1997-2007
Reflecting on 65 years of Imamat - Part five: 1997-2007
2 July 2022

On 11 July 2022, the global Jamat will commemorate a rare milestone - Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 65th Imamat Day. Here, we look back at his fifth decade as Imam.

ICAB conversation

Publish date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Video: Ethical Wealth Transfer and Inheritance Planning
29 June 2022

The Ismaili International Conciliation and Arbitration Board (ICAB) presents a conversation between ICAB Chair Zulie Sachedina, Dr Azim Nanji, Dr Gurdofarid Miskinzoda, and Dr Shainool Jiwa on the topic of natural justice and equity as it relates to ethical wealth transfer and inheritance planning. 

Prince Rahim in conversation with Abdulla Shahid, President of the United Nations General Assembly, as Prince Hussain and Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal, look on.
Prince Rahim in conversation with Abdulla Shahid, President of the United Nations General Assembly, as Prince Hussain and Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal, look on.
Turning the tide in favour of action
Turning the tide in favour of action
28 June 2022

An Ismaili Imamat delegation led by Prince Rahim is attending the Ocean Conference in Lisbon at the invitation of the United Nations (UN). The conference aims to raise awareness and action around the alarming degradation of the planet’s oceans – which not only provide us with oxygen, food and livelihoods, but act as a giant carbon sink.

Video: Guidelines for ethical wealth transfer and inheritance planning
28 June 2022

The Ismaili International Conciliation and Arbitration Board, in collaboration with the IIS, and at the direction of Mawlana Hazar Imam, has produced Guidelines for Ethical Wealth Transfer and Inheritance Planning to assist Ismailis to engage in ethical wealth transfer and inheritance planning.

Mawlana Hazar Imam was accompanied by Princess Zahra at the Aga Khan Award for Architecture Ceremony, in Surakarta (Solo), Indonesia, in 1995.
Mawlana Hazar Imam was accompanied by Princess Zahra at the Aga Khan Award for Architecture Ceremony, in Surakarta (Solo), Indonesia, in 1995.
Reflecting on 65 years of Imamat - Part four: 1987-1997
Reflecting on 65 years of Imamat - Part four: 1987-1997
27 June 2022

On 11 July 2022, the global Jamat will commemorate a rare milestone - Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 65th Imamat Day. Here, we look back at his fourth decade as Imam.

Iman Vellani as Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan in Marvel Studios' MS. MARVEL, exclusively on Disney+.
Iman Vellani as Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan in Marvel Studios' MS. MARVEL, exclusively on Disney+.
How Iman Vellani became a Marvel superhero
How Iman Vellani became a Marvel superhero
25 June 2022

You’ve heard it a hundred times: be careful what you forward on WhatsApp. But at the same time, be careful what you dismiss on WhatsApp — a lesson Iman Vellani learned after receiving a message that changed her life.

Financial literacy is an important skill that enables people to make effective financial decisions and actively participate in the economy.
Financial literacy is an important skill that enables people to make effective financial decisions and actively participate in the economy.
Treading the path to financial success
Treading the path to financial success
25 June 2022

In the 1990s, the United Nations launched a financial literacy course to help families develop a budget and organise their savings. Word soon began to spread, and the course gained in popularity. Today, members of the Jamat across the world are both delivering the course content and benefiting from it alike.

On his 50th birthday — 13 December 1986 — Mawlana Hazar Imam marked a significant moment in the Jamat’s modern history, as he ordained the first global Ismaili Constitution.
On his 50th birthday — 13 December 1986 — Mawlana Hazar Imam marked a significant moment in the Jamat’s modern history, as he ordained the first global Ismaili Constitution.
Reflecting on 65 years of Imamat - Part three: 1977-1987
Reflecting on 65 years of Imamat - Part three: 1977-1987
24 June 2022

On 11 July 2022, the global Jamat will commemorate a rare milestone - Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 65th Imamat Day. Here, we look back at his third decade as Imam.

YAM reprise

Music video: Ya Ali Madad [Reprise]
20 June 2022

To coincide with World Music Day, The Ismaili is pleased to present The Ismaili Sounds: Jam Sessions, a platform to showcase live and mellow performances. The first release, Ya Ali Madad [Reprise] by The Sufistics, expresses the belief that adversities can be overcome by keeping one’s faith close by.

The Ismaili Sounds provides a platform for hundreds of music artists across the worldwide Jamat.
The Ismaili Sounds provides a platform for hundreds of music artists across the worldwide Jamat.
The story behind The Ismaili Sounds
The story behind The Ismaili Sounds
20 June 2022

In May 2020, while the world was in lockdown, The Ismaili TV hosted a virtual Shukrana Concert to commemorate Eid ul-Fitr. To prepare, the organising team issued a call out for song submissions, hoping for a few hours worth of content. The response was overwhelming. A new platform was soon created to showcase the musical talent of the Jamat – and thus, two years ago this week, The Ismaili Sounds was born.

Good knowledge of English is important to prepare children and adults to be better placed for financial security and the best opportunities.
Good knowledge of English is important to prepare children and adults to be better placed for financial security and the best opportunities.
Enhancing English skills in Afghanistan and beyond
Enhancing English skills in Afghanistan and beyond
19 June 2022

Access to English language learning opportunities in Afghanistan has long been uneven and limited, especially in the most remote areas. Yet, proficiency in English is essentially important to compete for the highest quality education and the best employment opportunities. A new language programme, developed in Canada, is helping to increase high-quality access at an exponential rate.

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