The very first Qur’anic injunction – to read – reminds us of the emphasis Islam places on the pursuit of knowledge and on engaging the human intellect. Education carries with it the ethical responsibility to apply learning for the benefit of humanity and Creation at large through both work and service.
Lisbon, 21 July 2017 — Yesterday, the Portuguese Republic and the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa each bestowed honours and tributes upon Mawlana Hazar Imam. The visit to Portugal was Hazar Imam’s first official public event since the commencement of his Diamond Jubilee.
Editor of the renowned English daily newspaper, The Daily Star, Mr. Mahfuz Anam, paid a visit to the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center on the 27th of April, 2017.
Lisbon, 20 July 2017 — Mawlana Hazar Imam is in Portugal today, where the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa is awarding him an honorary doctorate, and the President of the Republic is decorating him with one of the country's highest honours.
Is your food colourful enough? At only 21, Nabila Juma was in pain, tired and overweight. She soon realized that it had a lot to do with her diet. Read about how adding more colour to her diet helped Nabila become healthier, happier, leaner and more energetic.
An event celebrating the World Speech Day was held by the National Council for Bangladesh on the 8th of April, 2017 at the Social Hall of the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center.