Aiglemont, 24 October 2014 — Mawlana Hazar Imam informed the Jamat today that Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa are expecting their first child. Around the world, Ismailis are gathering in Jamatkhanas to celebrate the happy news.

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.

Prince Rahim, the eldest son of Mawlana Hazar Imam, married Princess Salwa (née Kendra Spears) on 31 August 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland.