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Time and again, Mawlana Hazar Imam has taken the opportunity to recognise and appreciate the importance and value of voluntary service.

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Time and again, Mawlana Hazar Imam has taken the opportunity to recognise and appreciate the importance and value of voluntary service.
A peek at the new Ismaili Volunteers motto, badge, and uniform
A peek at the new Ismaili Volunteers motto, badge, and uniform
18 October 2022

Mawlana Hazar Imam has approved a set of new guidelines for our uniformed volunteers who render service day in, day out, in Jamatkhanas and beyond. Be the first to view the new motto, badge, and uniform of the Ismaili Volunteers here.

What’s so special about architecture?
What’s so special about architecture?
25 September 2022

The eagerly anticipated winners of this year’s Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced this week. The six winning projects uniquely differ from one another but, as Faisal Ali explains, they share one important aspect.

Prince Amyn presented with Honorary Citizenship of the City of Houston
Prince Amyn presented with Honorary Citizenship of the City of Houston
8 August 2022

Shortly after his arrival in Houston yesterday, Prince Amyn met with Houston Mayor, the Honorable Sylvester Turner at City Hall. During their meeting, the Mayor bestowed Prince Amyn with an Honorary Citizenship of the City of Houston.

Ismaili Center Houston: Address by Prince Amyn
Ismaili Center Houston: Address by Prince Amyn
7 August 2022

Join us for a live presentation today from Houston, USA, featuring reflections on the upcoming Ismaili Center from Prince Amyn and Mayor of the City of Houston Sylvester Turner.

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.

Seven handy tips to help your child during exam season
Seven handy tips to help your child during exam season
21 April 2022

No matter how old your child is, exam season can be stressful for everyone involved. Whilst you can’t sit their exams for them, there are ways you can help. Read on for several useful tips to help everyone beat exam stress.

Five practical steps for students to cope with exam season
Five practical steps for students to cope with exam season
21 April 2022

For students, the reintroduction of in-person exams can cause stress and anxiety. Whether it's your first time sitting an exam in high school, or you’re an experienced pro at university, we could all use some help. By finding ways to remain calm, exam season can be a lot easier to cope with.

Celebrate 2022 as One Jamat on The Ismaili TV
Celebrate 2022 as One Jamat on The Ismaili TV
28 December 2021

In which time zone will The Ismaili TV ring in 2022? All of them, of course! The Ismaili is pleased to announce special programming to celebrate the start of a new year as One Jamat. In a unique celebration lasting 24 hours, we will ring in 2022 in 22 different time zones to mark this occasion with the global Jamat.

Global Jamat presents gift to Mawlana Hazar Imam on his 85th birthday
Global Jamat presents gift to Mawlana Hazar Imam on his 85th birthday
12 December 2021

In commemoration of the milestone occasion of our beloved Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 85th Salgirah Mubarak, a humble gift was presented on behalf of the global Jamat as a token of our gratitude, love, and devotion.

Beloved Flame: A musical treat for the senses
Beloved Flame: A musical treat for the senses
11 December 2021

Beloved Flame, a musical compilation especially produced in celebration of Salgirah this year, follows in a long tradition of artistic expression, and promises something special for the Jamat to enjoy.

Join us for the uplifting Courage for the Journey, premiering on 11 December exclusively on The Ismaili TV.
Join us for the uplifting Courage for the Journey, premiering on 11 December exclusively on The Ismaili TV.
Courage for the journey: Exclusive short film to debut on The Ismaili TV
Courage for the journey: Exclusive short film to debut on The Ismaili TV
9 December 2021

Featuring moving recitations of Ismaili devotional literature, beautiful visual animations, and light moments of laughter, a new short film prepared for the occasion of Salgirah promises something special for everyone to enjoy.

Salgirah programme to be screened on The Ismaili TV
Salgirah programme to be screened on The Ismaili TV
9 December 2021

As the global Jamat looks forward to celebrating the 85th birthday of our beloved Mawlana Hazar Imam, The Ismaili is pleased to present a weekend-long Salgirah programme on The Ismaili TV. Featuring a variety of content — from an inspiring short film production to a special children’s show — we hope to entertain and inspire the Jamat on this special and joyous occasion.

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