Toronto, 5 September 2014 — Mawlana Hazar Imam will preside over the opening of the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre, Toronto on Friday, 12 September. The occasion will be marked by two separate ceremonies, followed by a reception at the Aga Khan Museum.

Full coverage of this event, including a live webcast of both opening ceremonies will be provided on Further details will be provided in the days ahead.

The Ismaili Centre, Toronto is the sixth in a network of Ismaili Centres in Vancouver, London, Lisbon, Dubai and Dushanbe, and will continue a tradition of hosting programmes that stimulate the intellect, encourage dialogue and celebrate cultural diversity.

The Aga Khan Museum, which will open its doors to the public on 18 September, aims to foster a greater understanding of the artistic, intellectual and scientific contributions that Islamic civilisations have made to world heritage.