Explore photos galleries of Mawlana Hazar Imam, his family and the Ismaili Community.
Mawlana Hazar Imam presided over the inaugural Global Pluralism Award on 15 November 2017. The Award, presented biennially, is designed to seek out those, “… who explore and investigate, and who then reflect on the difference that pluralistic commitments can make in specific contexts, at specific moments, in specific places,” Hazar Imam said. The Global Pluralism Award highlights what a commitment to pluralism can look like in practice.
Mawlana Hazar Imam received the highest award bestowed by the Asia Society, the Asia Game Changer Lifetime Achievement Award, on 01 November for his work to improve the lives of millions in Asia and around the world.
Mawlana Hazar Imam was presented with the Champion for Global Change Award on 18 October at the 2017 Global Leadership Dinner, hosted by the United Nations Foundation in New York City.
Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan, youngest son of Mawlana Hazar Imam, yesterday arrived in Pakistan for a private visit.
Mawlana Hazar Imam has remarked that Ismaili Centres have come to be seen as "ambassadorial buildings, which today reflect and illustrate much of what the Shia Ismaili community represents." These centres serve as a bridge between the Ismaili community and the communities where Ismailis live. There are six such buildings around the world, in London, Lisbon, Dubai, Dushanbe, Vancouver, and Toronto. Each building is unique both in architectural style as well as functionality. This photo essay depicts the beauty of these buildings, with quotes by Mawlana Hazar Imam on their function and importance.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is in Portugal today where the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa is awarding him an honorary doctorate, and the President of the Republic is decorating him with one of the country's highest honours.
On 11 July 2017, His Highness the Aga Khan commences his Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years as the Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. He is only the fifth Imam in the 1,400 year history of the Ismaili Imamat to reach this epic milestone.
Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa have kindly shared photographs of their second child, Prince Sinan, who is pictured with his parents and his older brother, Prince Irfan.
On 16 December 2016, Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 80th birthday was celebrated at Aiglemont by Jamati and institutional leaders, who represented the worldwide Ismaili community, and by members of Hazar Imam’s family. Mawlana Hazar Imam expressed his great happiness at the occasion.
Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa have kindly shared photographs of Prince Irfan, their first child, who is pictured with his parents and grandfather, Mawlana Hazar Imam.
During his visit to India earlier this month, Mawlana Hazar Imam and his family visited the Qutb Shahi Heritage Park, where conservation work is being carried out by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Days earlier, Hazar Imam and and his family had toured Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi.