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Mawlana Hazar Imam waves goodbye to the Jamati leadership as he leaves the airport.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves goodbye to the Jamati leadership as he leaves the airport.
Mawlana Hazar Imam welcomed by Texas officials in Houston
Mawlana Hazar Imam welcomed by Texas officials in Houston
18 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Houston today for the second stop of his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States. Upon his arrival, Mawlana Hazar Imam was given a sabre salute by the Texas A&M Ross Volunteers, the State of Texas’ official honor guard who were also present during his Golden Jubilee visit to Texas in 2008.

Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston meets with Dr. Barkat Fazal, President of the Council for the United States, and Murad Ajani, President of the Council for Southwest, in preparation for Mawlana Hazar Imam's Visit.
Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston meets with Dr. Barkat Fazal, President of the Council for the United States, and Murad Ajani, President of the Council for Southwest, in preparation for Mawlana Hazar Imam's Visit.
USA Diamond Jubilee visit: Houston Mayor welcomes the Ismaili Community
USA Diamond Jubilee visit: Houston Mayor welcomes the Ismaili Community
17 March 2018

Following the Mulaqat in Atlanta, Georgia, Mawlana Hazar Imam will arrive in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, March 18 to continue his historic 10-day visit to the United States. Jamati members from several regions will be traveling to the city to participate in the Diamond Jubilee Mulaqat.

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal presents Mawlana Hazar Imam with a Proclamation in recognition of his Diamond Jubilee.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal presents Mawlana Hazar Imam with a Proclamation in recognition of his Diamond Jubilee.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Georgia's Governor in Atlanta
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Georgia's Governor in Atlanta
14 March 2018

“For 60 years, the Aga Khan has demonstrated a longstanding commitment to improving the human condition for the betterment of individuals and the advancement of societies around the world.” -Proclamation by the State of Georgia presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam, Atlanta, March 14, 2018.

Mawlana Hazar Imam waving to the Jamati leadership.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waving to the Jamati leadership.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the United States
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in the United States
13 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Atlanta today on the first stop of his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States. 

Volunteers welcome Jamati members arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport from around the country for the Atlanta Mulaqat.
Volunteers welcome Jamati members arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport from around the country for the Atlanta Mulaqat.
USA Diamond Jubilee visit: Welcoming the Jamat to Atlanta
USA Diamond Jubilee visit: Welcoming the Jamat to Atlanta
13 March 2018

In anticipation of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s historic Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States of America, the American Jamat is preparing for the Mulaqat in the host cities of Atlanta and Houston.

Audio Visual volunteers got a hands-on training on how to live capture and live edit an event
Audio Visual volunteers got a hands-on training on how to live capture and live edit an event
Communications National Task Force elevates skills
Communications National Task Force elevates skills
10 March 2018

Writers, photographers, and videographers from across the country attended a training workshop in Dallas, in preparation for providing quality content for the newly launched The.Ismaili website and The Ismaili USA social media channels.

New Diamond Jubilee Songs are now available!
New Diamond Jubilee Songs are now available!
4 March 2018
To celebrate the Diamond Jubilee, and to express our sentiments at this joyous time, the Jamati Institutions are delighted to present all songs currently available on the Jubilee Songs Albums. 
Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman, the Sugar Land City Council, I-CERV team members, and leadership of the Ismaili Council for the Southwestern United States at the Sugar Land City Council meeting on February 6, 2018.
Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman, the Sugar Land City Council, I-CERV team members, and leadership of the Ismaili Council for the Southwestern United States at the Sugar Land City Council meeting on February 6, 2018.
City of Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman recognizes Ismaili Muslim I-CERV Volunteers
City of Sugar Land Mayor Joe Zimmerman recognizes Ismaili Muslim I-CERV Volunteers
16 February 2018

City of Sugar Land’s Council recognized the Ismaili Muslim I-CERV volunteers for receiving the Points of Light Foundation’s Daily Point of Light Award for their volunteer work related to Hurricane Harvey.

Jubilee Heritage excursion launches in North America
Jubilee Heritage excursion launches in North America
15 February 2018

Learn more about the Jubilee Heritage excursion for American and Canadian participants 25 to 40 years of age.

R-L ​: ​​Anthony Giuliani ​and ​Corey Rose​ from the Texas Sec. of State's Office, Samina Hooda, President Nizar Didarali​, Texas Sec. of State Rolando Pablos, V​P Karima Karmali​, Council for Canada, Amir Ali Rupani, Arman Rupani, Nimet Ahmed.
R-L ​: ​​Anthony Giuliani ​and ​Corey Rose​ from the Texas Sec. of State's Office, Samina Hooda, President Nizar Didarali​, Texas Sec. of State Rolando Pablos, V​P Karima Karmali​, Council for Canada, Amir Ali Rupani, Arman Rupani, Nimet Ahmed.
Texas Secretary of State visits the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto
Texas Secretary of State visits the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto
7 February 2018

Rolando Pablos, Texas Secretary of State, along with members of his staff, visited the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre, Toronto.

The College Program on Islam presents "On the Road"
The College Program on Islam presents "On the Road"
2 February 2018

The College Program on Islam (CPOI) is offering a new program in 2018 called the "On the Road." This year’s program is a 2-week road trip on Islamic History and diverse identities. 

Diamond Jubilee Jamati Registration and Survey launches in USA
Diamond Jubilee Jamati Registration and Survey launches in USA
15 December 2017

Register today at Jamatkhana to experience the various events and programs that will take place during the Diamond Jubilee year. 

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