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As he departs the Dushanbe Serena Hotel, Mawlana Hazar Imam waves at members of the Jamat gathered across the street.
As he departs the Dushanbe Serena Hotel, Mawlana Hazar Imam waves at members of the Jamat gathered across the street.
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Tajikistan
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Tajikistan
2 November 2011

Dushanbe, 1 November 2011 – Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to Tajikistan drew to a close today. Following the inauguration of the Dushanbe Serena Hotel, members of the Jamat gathered across the street to bid farewell to Hazar Imam as he departed the Serena.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon cut the ribbon to officially open the Dushanbe Serena Hotel, as Prince Rahim, AKDN Resident Representative Munir Merali and Prince Amyn watch.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon cut the ribbon to officially open the Dushanbe Serena Hotel, as Prince Rahim, AKDN Resident Representative Munir Merali and Prince Amyn watch.
Dushanbe Serena Hotel is opened by Mawlana Hazar Imam and the President of Tajikistan
Dushanbe Serena Hotel is opened by Mawlana Hazar Imam and the President of Tajikistan
1 November 2011

Dushanbe, 1 November 2011 – Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan, inaugurated a new Serena Hotel in the heart of Dushanbe, the Tajik capital. Prince Amyn and Prince Rahim were present for the ceremony, as were dignitaries from the government, development and tourism sectors.

Mawlana Hazar Imam, President Rahmon, Prince Amyn and Prince Rahim together with artists who performed during a dinner hosted by the President in honour of Hazar Imam’s visit to Tajikistan.
Mawlana Hazar Imam, President Rahmon, Prince Amyn and Prince Rahim together with artists who performed during a dinner hosted by the President in honour of Hazar Imam’s visit to Tajikistan.
President of Tajikistan hosts dinner for Mawlana Hazar Imam
President of Tajikistan hosts dinner for Mawlana Hazar Imam
1 November 2011

Dushanbe, 31 October 2011 – The President of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon hosted a dinner in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam's visit at the Saodat Teahouse (chaikhana). Prince Amyn and Prince Rahim were also present at the dinner, which featured performances of music, dance and song by a number of Tajik artists.

Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with His Excellency President Hamid Karzai in Kabul and receives a state welcome, including a guard of honour.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with His Excellency President Hamid Karzai in Kabul and receives a state welcome, including a guard of honour.
Mawlana Hazar Imam stops over in Kabul to meet with President Karzai
Mawlana Hazar Imam stops over in Kabul to meet with President Karzai
31 October 2011

Kabul, 30 October 2011 – Between visits to India and Tajikistan, Mawlana Hazar Imam made a stop in Kabul, where he met with His Excellency President Hamid Karzai to discuss the progress of AKDN activities in Afghanistan. The Government of Aghanistan accorded Hazar Imam a full state welcome, including a guard of honour.

Mawlana Hazar Imam reviews plans for the Humayun’s Tomb - Sunder Nursery - Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti Urban Renewal Project.
Mawlana Hazar Imam reviews plans for the Humayun’s Tomb - Sunder Nursery - Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti Urban Renewal Project.
AKDN: Mawlana Hazar Imam tours Delhi urban renewal project
AKDN: Mawlana Hazar Imam tours Delhi urban renewal project
31 October 2011

Delhi, 30 October 2011 – Mawlana Hazar Imam toured the Humayun’s Tomb - Sunder Nursery - Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti Urban Renewal Project, in the heart of the Indian capital, to review progress on the project.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to Tajikistan by LIF Member Dr Sharofat Mamadambarova and ITREC Chairman Dr Mamadsho Ilolov, as AKDN Resident Representative Munir Merali looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to Tajikistan by LIF Member Dr Sharofat Mamadambarova and ITREC Chairman Dr Mamadsho Ilolov, as AKDN Resident Representative Munir Merali looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Tajikistan to open Dushanbe Serena
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Tajikistan to open Dushanbe Serena
30 October 2011

Dushanbe, 30 October 2011 – Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Tajikistan today for the inauguration of the Dushanbe Serena Hotel. Prince Rahim and Prince Amyn had arrived earlier, and will also participate in the opening ceremony.

Arriving in Delhi, Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed by Ruchira Kamboj, Chief of Protocol for the Government of India, as well as Aitmadi Gulam Rahimtoola, President of the Ismaili Council for India and Abad Ahmed, Chairman of the Aga Khan Foundation in Indi
Arriving in Delhi, Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed by Ruchira Kamboj, Chief of Protocol for the Government of India, as well as Aitmadi Gulam Rahimtoola, President of the Ismaili Council for India and Abad Ahmed, Chairman of the Aga Khan Foundation in Indi
Mawlana Hazar Imam in India to review revitalisation of historic Nizamuddin
Mawlana Hazar Imam in India to review revitalisation of historic Nizamuddin
30 October 2011

Delhi, 29 October 2011 – Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in India today to review progress on the restoration of Humayun's Tomb and the work at Sunder Nursery in the capital region of Delhi. The projects are part of a larger initiative that also aims to preserve and rehabilitate landmark buildings in Nizamuddin Basti, while improving the quality of life for inhabitants of the area.

Mawlana Hazar Imam — His Highness the Aga Khan.
Mawlana Hazar Imam — His Highness the Aga Khan.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is awarded the J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development
Mawlana Hazar Imam is awarded the J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development
28 October 2011

Los Angeles, 28 October 2011 – Describing him as “an unparalleled leader in development, cultural preservation and philanthropy,” the Urban Land Institute has named Mawlana Hazar Imam the 2011 Laureate of the J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development. The prize recognises an individual whose career demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of responsible development.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives at the Ismaili Centre, and is received by AKDN Resident Representative Munir Merali and Muzaffar Djorubov, Executive Officer of the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives at the Ismaili Centre, and is received by AKDN Resident Representative Munir Merali and Muzaffar Djorubov, Executive Officer of the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds town hall meeting at Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds town hall meeting at Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe
23 October 2011

Dushanbe, 22 October 2011 – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited the Ismaili Centre, Dushanbe today, where she held a town hall meeting to help promote the US-sponsored New Silk Road Initiative. 

Live Event: IIS Graduation Ceremony
Live Event: IIS Graduation Ceremony
20 October 2011

The Institute of Ismaili Studies will hold a live webcast of the 2011 Graduation for the Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities on Saturday, 22 October 2011 at 2:00 PM (London time). Professor David Ford of the University of Cambridge will deliver the Commencement Address.

Prince Hussain plants a silver oak tree in the presence of David Boyer, Senior Director, Prince Sadruddin Fund for the Environment; Aziz Bhaloo, AKDN Resident Representative in Kenya; Dr Wing-Kun Tam, Lions Clubs International President; Murtaza Dungarwal
Prince Hussain plants a silver oak tree in the presence of David Boyer, Senior Director, Prince Sadruddin Fund for the Environment; Aziz Bhaloo, AKDN Resident Representative in Kenya; Dr Wing-Kun Tam, Lions Clubs International President; Murtaza Dungarwal
AKDN and Lions Clubs International to plant 1.5 million trees in Kenya
AKDN and Lions Clubs International to plant 1.5 million trees in Kenya
19 October 2011

Nairobi, 19 October 2011 — With 2011 designated the International Year of Forests by the United Nations, the Aga Khan Development Network and Lions Clubs International committed to plant 1.5 million trees in Kenya by June 2012. 

Be prepared to protect yourself during an earthquake: 1. DROP and make yourself small; 2. Take COVER under a shelter; and 3. HOLD ON until the shaking stops.
Be prepared to protect yourself during an earthquake: 1. DROP and make yourself small; 2. Take COVER under a shelter; and 3. HOLD ON until the shaking stops.
Jamats and AKDN institutions around the world to participate in global earthquake preparedness drill
Jamats and AKDN institutions around the world to participate in global earthquake preparedness drill
18 October 2011

On Thursday, 20 October, more than 100 000 Aga Khan Development Network staff and members of the Jamat in locations around the world will DROP to their hands and knees, take COVER and HOLD ON. Together with more than 7.9 million other people around the world, they will be taking part in ShakeOut – a drill that teaches people how to protect themselves during an earthquake.

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