Legacy of Jubilees – Legacy of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Golden Jubilee


“The Ismaili tradition looks upon a Jubilee anniversary as a good time to launch new projects. It was at the time of my grandfather’s Platinum Jubilee — marking 70 years as Imam — that he opened a new jute mill here — a company which is still called the Platinum Jubilee Jute Mills. Similarly, we have viewed this Golden Jubilee as an auspicious time for new beginnings…..”
Mawlana Hazar Imam
Foundation Ceremony of Dhaka Jamatkhana, Bangladesh, May 21, 2008

Aga Khan IV Aiglemont, July 11, 2007. Photo: The Ismaili Canada, Golden Jubilee Issue

“As I observe this Jubilee year, I plan to use this occasion to do two things: first, to visit places and people that have been particularly important to the Ismaili community and to me throughout this last half century, and, secondly, to discuss issues which have been particularly important to us, with a special effort to put them into historical perspective, and to…

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