Preview of the Aga Khan Museum at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai

18 March 2014 — An outreach event titled A Preview of the Aga Khan Museum was held at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. The event offered insight into the range of programming that will take place at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.

Aga Khan Museum Director and CEO Henry Kim addresses a gathering at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Courtesy of the Ismaili Council for the UAEAga Khan Museum Director and CEO Henry Kim addresses a gathering at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Courtesy of the Ismaili Council for the UAE

18 March 2014 — An outreach event titled A Preview of the Aga Khan Museum was held at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. The Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al-Nahayan, was the guest of honour and keynote speaker at the event, which was attended by more than 300 people. Also present were a number of distinguished guests, including Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum Al Maktoum from the Royal family, Khaled Al Kamda, Director General of the Community Development Authority, government officials, diplomats from several countries, professionals and entrepreneurs.

The event offered insight into the range of programming that will take place at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto and featured an introductory talk by the Museum's Director and CEO, Henry Kim, followed by a performance by renowned sitar player Mohamed Assani and tabla virtuoso Shahbaz Hussain.

Opportunity through leadership, entrepreneurship and ethics

15 February 2014 — The role of leadership in implementing ethical business models that benefit all stakeholders was the focus of a knowledge form held at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Panelists and keynote speakers representing a cross-section of industry leaders engaged with the audience on the importance sustainable growth and business development.

Some 250 people attend a knowledge forum on leadership, entrepreneurship and ethics at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Courtesy of the Ismaili Council for the UAESome 250 people attend a knowledge forum on leadership, entrepreneurship and ethics at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Courtesy of the Ismaili Council for the UAE

15 February 2014 — The role of leadership in implementing ethical business models that benefit all stakeholders was the focus of a knowledge form held at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Panelists and keynote speakers representing a cross-section of industry leaders engaged with the audience on the importance sustainable growth and business development. The forum looked at managing financial, social and environmental risks, obligations and opportunities both from an idealistic and practical standpoint.

Prominent speakers included Apparel Group chairman Nilesh Ved, Sultan Ali Allana, Chairman of Habib Bank Ltd and Director of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development, Rashid Doleh, co-founder and managing partner of MSquared Shopping Centres, and Harjeev Khandhari, Executive director of Al Dobowi Group. The event was moderated by Soha Nashaat, Strategic Advisor to the Executive Chairman of Shuaa Capital. Approximately 250 people attended the event, including Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum Al Maktoum from the Royal family, Khaled Al Kamda, Director General of Community Development Authority, diplomats from a number of countries as well as representatives of international agencies.

CEO of Dubai Cares visits Ismaili Centre

Dubai, 27 January 2015 — Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai and met with the President of the Ismaili Council for United Arab Emirates.

Dubai Cares CEO Tariq Al Gurg meets children at the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre during his tour of the Ismaili Centre. Ismaili Council for the UAE
Dubai Cares CEO Tariq Al Gurg meets children at the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre during his tour of the Ismaili Centre.
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Dubai Cares CEO Tariq Al Gurg meets children at the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre during his tour of the Ismaili Centre. Ismaili Council for the UAE

Dubai, 27 January 2015 — Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai and met with the President of the Ismaili Council for United Arab Emirates. The CEO toured the Ismaili Centre including the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre and learnt about the work of the Aga Khan Development Network.

Canadian Foreign Affairs minister and diplomats visit the Ismaili Centre, Dubai

Dubai, 4 March 2015 — The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai today. The Minister was accompanied by the Canadian Ambassador and Consul General to the United Arab Emirates.

Canada's Foreign Minister Rob Nicholson and Ismaili Council President Amiruddin Thanawalla in conversation as they tour the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Ismaili Council for the UAE
Canada's Foreign Minister Rob Nicholson and Ismaili Council President Amiruddin Thanawalla in conversation as they tour the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.
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Canada’s Foreign Minister Rob Nicholson and Ismaili Council President Amiruddin Thanawalla in conversation as they tour the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Ismaili Council for the UAE

Dubai, 4 March 2015 — The Honourable Rob Nicholson, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai today. The Minister was accompanied by His Excellency Arif Lalani, Canada’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and His Excellency Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Canada’s Consul General to the UAE.

During their visit, the Canadian delegation met with the President and Vice-President of the Ismaili Council for the United Arab Emirates.

Singapore’s Ambassador and Consul General to the UAE tour the Ismaili Centre, Dubai

Dubai, 29 January 2015 — His Excellency Umej Singh, Singapore’s Ambassador to United Arab Emirates and His Excellency Cheong Ming Foong, Singapore’s Consul General to United Arab Emirates, visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai and met with the President of the Ismaili Council for United Arab Emirates.

The Singaporean Ambassador and Consul General in the courtyard of the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, together with the President of the Ismaili Council. Ismaili Council for the UAE
The Singaporean Ambassador and Consul General in the courtyard of the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, together with the President of the Ismaili Council.
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The Singaporean Ambassador and Consul General in the courtyard of the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, together with the President of the Ismaili Council. Ismaili Council for the UAE

Dubai, 29 January 2015 — His Excellency Umej Singh, Singapore’s Ambassador to United Arab Emirates and His Excellency Cheong Ming Foong, Singapore’s Consul General to United Arab Emirates, visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai and met with the President of the Ismaili Council for United Arab Emirates. The Ambassador and the Consul General toured the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre and learnt about the work of the Aga Khan Development Network.

Consul General of Tajikistan visits Ismaili Centre

Dubai, 11 March 2015 — The Consul General of Tajikistan, His Excellency Abdurahmon Ayubov, visited the Ismaili Centre and met with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE.

The Consul General of Tajikistan in the Social Hall of the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, together with the President of the Ismaili Council.
The Consul General of Tajikistan in the Social Hall of the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, together with the President of the Ismaili Council.
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The Consul General of Tajikistan in the Social Hall of the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, together with the President of the Ismaili Council. Ismaili Council for the UAE

Dubai, 11 March 2015 — The Consul General of Tajikistan, His Excellency Abdurahmon Ayubov, visited the Ismaili Centre and met with the President of the Ismaili Council for the United Arab Emirates. The Consul General toured the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Learning Centre, and learnt about the work of the Aga Khan Development Network.

Pakistan's ambassador visits the Ismaili Centre Dubai

Dubai, 16 February 2015 — His Excellency Asif Durrani, Pakistan’s Ambassador to United Arab Emirates visited the Ismaili Centre and met with the President and Vice-President of the Ismaili Council for the United Arab Emirates.

The Ambassador of Pakistan tours the Ismaili Centre, together with the President and Vice-President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE. Ismaili Council for the UAE
The Ambassador of Pakistan tours the Ismaili Centre, together with the President and Vice-President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE.
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The Ambassador of Pakistan tours the Ismaili Centre, together with the President and Vice-President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE. Ismaili Council for the UAE

Dubai, 16 February 2015 — His Excellency Asif Durrani, Pakistan’s Ambassador to United Arab Emirates visited the Ismaili Centre and met with the President and Vice-President of the Ismaili Council for the United Arab Emirates.

During his visit, the ambassador toured the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre, and learnt about the work of the Aga Khan Development Network.

Ugandan ambassador visits the Ismaili Centre, Dubai

Dubai, 7 April 2015 — Her Excellency Irene Florence Persis Wekiya, Ambassador of Uganda to the United Arab Emirates visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai and met with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE.

The Ugandan ambassador at the entrance foyer of the Ismaili Centre, together with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE. Ismaili Council for the UAE
The Ugandan ambassador at the entrance foyer of the Ismaili Centre, together with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE.
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The Ugandan ambassador at the entrance foyer of the Ismaili Centre, together with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE. Ismaili Council for the UAE

Dubai, 7 April 2015 — Her Excellency Irene Florence Persis Wekiya, Ambassador of Uganda to the United Arab Emirates visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai and met with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE.

The ambassador toured the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Learning Centre and learnt about the work of the Aga Khan Development Network.

Tanzanian ambassador visits the Ismaili Centre, Dubai

Dubai, 19 May 2015 — The Tanzanian ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Mbarouk Nassor Mbarouk, visited the Ismaili Centre and met with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE.

The Tanzanian ambassador in the main foyer of the Ismaili Centre, together with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE. Ismaili Council for the UAE
The Tanzanian ambassador in the main foyer of the Ismaili Centre, together with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE.
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The Tanzanian ambassador in the main foyer of the Ismaili Centre, together with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE. Ismaili Council for the UAE

Dubai, 19 May 2015 — The Tanzanian ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Mbarouk Nassor Mbarouk, visited the Ismaili Centre and met with the President of the Ismaili Council for the UAE.

The ambassador toured the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Learning Centre and learnt about the work of the Aga Khan Development Network.

Art Dubai presentation on Aga Khan Museum held at Ismaili Centre

Dubai, 20 March 2015 — The Ismaili Centre, Dubai in collaboration with Art Dubai, the Aga Khan Museum and the Ambassador of Canada and Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, hosted a special presentation on the Aga Khan Museum.

Aga Khan Museum Director and CEO Henry Kim addresses a gathering of the Art Dubai Collectors Circle Programme at the Ismaili Centre. Ismaili Council for the UAE
Aga Khan Museum Director and CEO Henry Kim addresses a gathering of the Art Dubai Collectors Circle Programme at the Ismaili Centre.
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Aga Khan Museum Director and CEO Henry Kim addresses a gathering of the Art Dubai Collectors Circle Programme at the Ismaili Centre. Ismaili Council for the UAE

Dubai, 20 March 2015 — The Ismaili Centre, Dubai in collaboration with Art Dubai, the Aga Khan Museum and the Ambassador of Canada and Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, hosted a special presentation on the Aga Khan Museum. The presentation was held as part of the Art Dubai VIP Collectors Circle Programme.

The event was attended by more than 150 people, including art collectors, museum professionals, artists and government authorities. His Excellency T.P. Seetharam, Indian Ambassador to United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Consul General of Canada, and Imran Qureshi and Aisha Khalid, eminent artists from Pakistan were amongst the distinguished guests.

“As an institution that highlights connections between Muslim civilisations and world heritage, Art Dubai presents an exciting forum in which to discuss global connections,” said Henry Kim, Aga Khan Museum Director and CEO. Art Dubai is now in its ninth edition.

In his speech, His Excellency Arif Lalani praised the volunteers for their service in organising the event and applauded the collaborative initiative, now in its second year. Guests were offered an architectural tour of the Ismaili Centre, conducted by volunteer tour guides.

Suhoor speakers focus on education at Ismaili Centre Dubai

Dubai, 16 June 2016 — His Excellency Tariq Al Gurg, CEO of Dubai Cares and Caroline Arnold, Director of Education at the Aga Khan Foundation led a lively discussion on education at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. The event was part of the Ismaili Centre's annual Suhoor Speakers Series during the holy month of Ramadan.

More than 200 guests gathered for an event on education that was part of the Ismaili Centre's annual Suhoor Speakers Series during the holy month of Ramadan. Ismaili Centre Dubai
More than 200 guests gathered for an event on education that was part of the Ismaili Centre's annual Suhoor Speakers Series during the holy month of Ramadan.
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Dubai, 16 June 2016 — His Excellency Tariq Al Gurg, CEO of Dubai Cares and Caroline Arnold, Director of Education at the Aga Khan Foundation led a lively discussion on education at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. The event showcased the long-term solutions that these leading development agencies are bringing to communities in need in Afghanistan, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Hosted in collaboration with the Afghan and Tanzanian consulates to the United Arab Emirates, the event was part of the Ismaili Centre's annual Suhoor Speakers Series during the holy month of Ramadan. More than 200 guests, including members of the diplomatic corps, government dignitaries, academics and professionals from the field of education were in attendance.

For Muslims across the globe, Ramadan is a month of reflection on the values that underpin Islam. Guided by the vision and leadership of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Mawlana Hazar Imam respectively, Dubai Cares and the Aga Khan Foundation are driven by a shared concern for upholding the ethic of human dignity.

Portuguese ambassador visits Ismaili Centre

Dubai, 26 October 2016 — His Excellency Joaquim Moreira de Lemos, Portugal’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and his wife Paula Moreira de Lemos visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.

His Excellency Joaquim Moreira de Lemos, Portugal Ambassador to the UAE, and his wife Paula Moreira de Lemos. Ismaili Council for UAE
His Excellency Joaquim Moreira de Lemos, Portugal Ambassador to the UAE, and his wife Paula Moreira de Lemos.
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Dubai, 26 October 2016 — His Excellency Joaquim Moreira de Lemos, Portugal’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and his wife Paula Moreira de Lemos visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.

The visitors were given a tour of the Ismaili Centre, including the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre, which was followed by lunch with Ismaili Council leaders. Ambassador Moreira de Lemos was acquainted with Ismailis living in Portugal, many of whom had migrated from Mozambique after 1975. He lauded Ismailis for their adaptability, integration and contribution to the society at large.

In signing the Ismaili Centre guest book, the ambassador wrote: “What a fantastic visit! I am aware of the impact of the work of the Aga Khan Development Network on the lives of so many people, regardless of their faith, or national origins. I learnt some more today. The Network deserves all blessings, and our continued support.”

Diplomatic leaders from Tajikistan and Rwanda visit the Ismaili Centre

Dubai, 27 October 2016 — Their Excellencies Bahodur M. Sharifi, Tajik Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Bahodu Safarzoda, Tajik Consul General to Dubai, and Yasmin Dalila, Acting Consul General (Chargé d’Affaires) from Rwanda visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.

Ambassador Bahodur M. Sharifi and Consul General Bahodu Safarzoda of Tajikistan, and Acting Consul General of Rwanda Yasmin Dalila at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Ismaili Council for UAE
Ambassador Bahodur M. Sharifi and Consul General Bahodu Safarzoda of Tajikistan, and Acting Consul General of Rwanda Yasmin Dalila at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.
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Dubai, 27 October 2016 — Their Excellencies Bahodur M. Sharifi, Tajik Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Bahodu Safarzoda, Tajik Consul General to Dubai, and Yasmin Dalila, Acting Consul General (Chargé d’Affaires) from Rwanda visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.

The President and Vice-President of the Ismaili Council for Tajikistan, Dr Sharofat Mamadambarova and Muzaffar Jorubov, joined leaders from the Ismaili Council for the United Arab Emirates in receiving the guests.

The dignitaries toured the Ismaili Centre, including Aga Khan Early Learning Centre. After watching a video on Ismaili Centres, the Tajik ambassador expressed interest in organising a joint event promoting Tajik culture, including music, arts and crafts, and foods from Tajikistan.

Her Excellency Yasmin Dalila of Rwanda expressed appreciation for the Aga Khan Development Network’s programmes in East Africa.

Turkish Ambassador and Consul General visit Ismaili Centre

Dubai, 15 November 2016 — His Excellency Can Dizdar, Turkish Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, and His Excellency Erdem Ozan, Consul General of Turkey to Dubai visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.

Turkish Ambassador Can Dizdar and Consul General Erdem Ozan at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai. Ismaili Council for UAE
Turkish Ambassador Can Dizdar and Consul General Erdem Ozan at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.
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Dubai, 15 November 2016 — His Excellency Can Dizdar, Turkish Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, and His Excellency Erdem Ozan, Consul General of Turkey to Dubai visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.

The visitors were given a tour of the Ismaili Centre, including the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre. Ambassador Can Dizdar mentioned that there were sure to be many areas of mutual interest where the Ismaili Centre, the Aga Khan Development Network, and the Turkish Embassy would be able to work together. The opportunities for cultural collaborations between the Turkish Embassy and the Ismaili Centre were discussed and the ambassador agreed that there would be opportunities to partner in relation to such events.

In his guest book remarks, Ambassador Dizdar wrote: “The mission of this Centre is commendable. What I saw and heard today definitely opens up new horizons in the minds and hearts of the mankind. Congratulations!”

Canadian Ambassador and Consul General visit Ismaili Centre

Dubai, 16 November 2016 — His Excellency Masud Husain, Canadian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and His Excellency Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Consul General of Canada to Dubai and Northern Emirates visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.

His Excellency Masud Husain, Canadian Ambassador to the UAE and His Excellency Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Consul General of Canada to Dubai and Northern Emirates. Ismaili Council for UAE
His Excellency Masud Husain, Canadian Ambassador to the UAE and His Excellency Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Consul General of Canada to Dubai and Northern Emirates.
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Dubai, 16 November 2016 — His Excellency Masud Husain, Canadian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and His Excellency Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Consul General of Canada to Dubai and Northern Emirates visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.

The dignitaries toured the Ismaili Centre, including Aga Khan Early Learning Centre. The Ambassador was appreciative of the joint initiatives between the Canadian Embassy and the Ismaili Centre. The two institutions, along with Aga Khan Museum, and Art Dubai have jointly hosted presentations about the museum for the past three years.

The dignitaries were apprised of the commemoration of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee, starting 11 July 2017. The Consul General talked about about Canada celebrating its 150th anniversary of Confederation this year, and expressed interest in planning joint programmes in areas of mutual interest.

Danish ambassador visits Ismaili Centre

Dubai, 17 November 2016 — Her Excellency Merete Juhl, Ambassador of Denmark to the United Arab Emirates visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.

Her Excellency Merete Juhl Ambassador of Denmark to the UAE. Ismaili Council for UAE
Her Excellency Merete Juhl Ambassador of Denmark to the UAE.
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Dubai, 17 November 2016 — Her Excellency Merete Juhl, Ambassador of Denmark to the United Arab Emirates visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai.

Ambassador Juhl toured the Ismaili Centre including Aga Khan Early Learning Centre. After watching a video of 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture ceremony held in the UAE, the ambassador spoke about having met with the award-winning team from Denmark, and appreciated the work of Aga Khan Development Network in promoting culture and diversity.

Book launch for “Into that Heaven of Freedom" by Dr Mohamed Keshavjee held at the Ismaili Centre Dubai

Dubai, 20 November 2016 — A book launch was held for Into that Heaven of Freedom, written by Dr Mohamed Keshavjee, a renowned South African-born scholar and winner of the prestigious Gandhi King Ikeda Award for Peace.

Dr Mohamed Keshavjee shares stories from his book “Into that Heaven of Freedom”. Ismaili Council for the UAE
Dr Mohamed Keshavjee shares stories from his book “Into that Heaven of Freedom”.
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Dubai, 20 November 2016 — A book launch was held for Into that Heaven of Freedom, written by Dr Mohamed Keshavjee, a renowned South African-born scholar and winner of the prestigious Gandhi King Ikeda Award for Peace. The event was held at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai in collaboration with Consulate General of India in Dubai. His Excellency Manabile Shogole, South African Consul General in Dubai, also attended the event.

Dr Keshavjee described the early struggles of the South African Ismaili families and some of the people amongst whom they lived. It was also the period when the late Mahatma Gandhi was practicing law in South Africa. The event provided a fascinating interaction between the author and the audience, which was moderated by Sajida H. Shroff, a distinguished educationist.

Tajik cultural mosaic celebrated in Dubai

Dubai, 22 December 2016 — In collaboration with the Ismaili Centre Dubai, the Embassy and Consulate General of the Republic of Tajikistan to the United Arab Emirates celebrated the diversity of Tajik art and culture.

Tajik musicians perform traditional music from their country. Ismaili Council for UAE
Tajik musicians perform traditional music from their country.
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Dubai, 22 December 2016 — In collaboration with the Ismaili Centre Dubai, the Embassy and Consulate General of the Republic of Tajikistan to the United Arab Emirates celebrated the diversity of Tajik art and culture.

The event was an extension of a long history of collaboration between the government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Aga Khan Development Network. It represented the diversity of Tajik heritage through art, music, culture, and authentic foods that were presented to an audience that included diplomatic, business and professional leaders.

His Excellency Bahodour Sharifi, Tajik Ambassador to the UAE, thanked the Ismaili Centre and its volunteers for hosting the event, and expressed his admiration to the work of the Aga Khan Development Network across the globe.

The event concluded with a rich musical performance by Tajik singers and musicians.

Mayor and City Council of Markham visit Ismaili Centre Dubai

Dubai, 9 February 2016 — His Worship Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of the City of Markham in Ontario, Canada visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai along with the members of the Markham City Council.

Mayor Frank Scarpitti of Markham, Ontario visiting the Ismaili Centre Dubai together with members of his city council. Ismaili Council for UAE
Mayor Frank Scarpitti of Markham, Ontario visiting the Ismaili Centre Dubai together with members of his city council.
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Dubai, 9 February 2016 — His Worship Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of the City of Markham in Ontario, Canada visited the Ismaili Centre, Dubai along with the members of the Markham City Council. His Excellency Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Consul General of Canada also joined the group.

The delegation toured the Ismaili Centre, including the Aga Khan Early Learning Centre.

Mayor Scarpitti expressed his appreciation for the Aga Khan Development Network’s initiatives especially in pluralism and education. He looked forward to visiting the Ismaili Centre and Aga Khan Museum in Toronto together with the members of Markham City Council.