“It gives me the greatest happiness to announce that Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa are expecting their second child,” said Mawlana Hazar Imam in a written message. “This wonderful news, which I am delighted to share with you, brings immense joy and happiness to all our family and to the Ismaili community worldwide.”
The couple’s first child, Prince Irfan, was born on 11 April 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. Their second baby is due in early 2017.
Ismailis are gathering in Jamatkhanas around the world to celebrate the happy news.
On behalf of the global Jamat, Aitmadi Mahmoud Eboo, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders' International Forum (LIF) has submitted a message of congratulations to Mawlana Hazar Imam and the entire Imamat family, and also conveyed warmest wishes to Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa on this very happy occasion.