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Princess Zahra and her son Iliyan at the institutional dinner in Islamabad, Pakistan, on 26 May 2024.

Covering more than a dozen projects across various districts and regions, Princess Zahra yesterday completed a whistle stop tour of northern Pakistan.

Princess Zahra, her son Iliyan, and guests reveal a plaque to commemorate the official opening of the Aga Khan Hostel in Sherqilla.

Princess Zahra yesterday attended the inauguration of the Aga Khan Hostel in Sherqilla, a new facility designed to cater for and support female students of the adjacent Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Sherqilla.

This first formal encounter of the Imam-of-the-Time with the Tajik Jamat in recent history is celebrated annually as Roz-e-Nur, or the Day of Light.

In May 1995, as the Jamat in Tajikistan prepared to welcome Mawlana Hazar Imam to their homeland for the very first time, a baby boy was born in the city of Khorog. In honour of the Imam’s historic visit, his family named him “Didor.”

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Princess Zahra and her son Iliyan reveal a plaque to commemorate the official opening of the Aga Khan Health Centre in Aliabad.

Princess Zahra yesterday attended the inauguration of the purpose-built Aga Khan Health Centre in Aliabad, a new facility that aims to boost the quality of healthcare in the region.

In an exclusive interview with The Ismaili TV, Sultan Allana, Director of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), shares the depth of AKFED's strategic vision and its practical implications for the lives of people in the developing world.

In case you missed it last month, Professor Zayn Kassam, Director of The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS), joined us for an exclusive interview with The Ismaili TV. She talked about her journey in academia and offered her insights on the multifaceted role and mandate of the IIS.

Castelo Branco’s Mayor bestows upon Prince Amyn the city’s gold medal.

Prince Amyn was yesterday honoured with the gold medal of Castelo Branco in recognition of his efforts to promote arts and culture in Portugal and around the world.

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O Príncipe Amyn foi ontem agraciado com a medalha de ouro de Castelo Branco, em reconhecimento dos seus esforços na promoção das artes e da cultura em Portugal e no mundo.

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Princess Zahra and the Honourable Kassim Majaliwa, Prime Minister of Tanzania.

This morning Princess Zahra met with the Prime Minister of Tanzania, the Honourable Kassim Majaliwa, at his office in Mlimwa, Dodoma.

Join host Shamya Jaffer for the latest episode of The Ismaili Update, coming to you from the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam, where Princess Zahra today attended the inauguration of a new Cancer Care Centre. With its world-class facilities, the Centre will help pave the way toward a healthier, brighter future for Tanzania and its people.

The new state-of-the-art facility represents a big leap forward in the battle against cancer in East Africa.

Princess Zahra today joined guests and supporters to celebrate the inauguration of a new Cancer Care Centre at the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam. The new state-of-the-art facility represents a big leap forward in the battle against cancer in East Africa.

The Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam is managed by Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), which has been operating in Tanzania since the 1920s.

Princess Zahra will deliver remarks tomorrow at the inauguration of a Cancer Care Centre at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam. Join us live from Tanzania to learn how AKDN is helping to improve the quality of healthcare in East Africa.

Join host Asma Gowani for the April edition of The Ismaili Update, as we look back at some of the exciting stories from the worldwide Jamat over the past month.

(L to R): Their Excellencies Presidents José Maria Neves of Cabo Verde, Umaro Sissoco Embaló of Guinea-Bissau, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal, Prince Rahim, Prince Aly Muhammad, Carlos Manuel Vila Nova of Sao Tome and Principe, José Ramos-Horta of Timor-Leste, and Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal.

Heads of State from the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) were hosted yesterday at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat. Prince Rahim and Prince Aly Muhammad welcomed Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa and leaders from other Lusophone countries.  |  Em português

(L to R): Their Excellencies Presidents José Maria Neves of Cabo Verde, Umaro Sissoco Embaló of Guinea-Bissau, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal, Prince Rahim, Prince Aly Muhammad, Carlos Manuel Vila Nova of Sao Tome and Principe, José Ramos-Horta of Timor-Leste, and Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal.

Os Chefes de Estado da Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (CPLP) foram recebidos ontem no Diwan do Ismaili Imamat. O Príncipe Rahim e o Príncipe Aly Muhammad deram as boas-vindas ao Presidente da República, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, e aos líderes de outros países lusófonos.

Prince Rahim receives Mr Goodale’s credentials on behalf of Mawlana Hazar Imam.

Canada’s Representative to the Ismaili Imamat, His Excellency Ralph Goodale, presented his credentials today at the Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat.

Across cities in parts of Africa, Asia, and Europe, a green revolution is sprouting—one that promises hope for the natural environment and local communities. This Earth Day, let’s take a look at microforests, and their potential to transform urban centres.

There are more than 150 million people active in the gig economy in North America and Western Europe.

Ever wondered what links Airbnb hosts, personal tutors, and dog walkers? They are all part of the so-called “gig economy.” If you’ve ever taken an Uber ride or bought something from Etsy, you’ve also participated in this economy. Read on to learn how such trends are changing the way people work and live.

Eid al-Fitr is a festival in which we express gratitude for the blessings in our lives, extend our compassion and generosity to others, and celebrate with our families and communities. Watch this clip to learn about the festival that marks the end of the month of Ramadan. Also available in Arabic, French, Farsi, Gujarati, Portuguese, Tajik, and Urdu.

The Ismaili presents a rendition of Lab pe aati hai Du’a, performed by ZIKR band. The prayer, in the form of verse, was originally written by the philosopher-poet Muhammad Iqbal in 1902.