Aga Khan praises Portugal as country of opportunity and partner in pluralism

Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in Portugal Include Address to Members of Parliament. Lisbon, Portugal, 10 July 2018 – In an historic address to Portugal’s Members of Parliament that received a standing ovation, His Highness the Aga Khan praised Portugal as a leader on the global stage, one that is widely acknowledged as a country of opportunity,…

We are taking Mini Break — PBSJ BLOG

Dear Readers, In the next few days we will be attending the historic Diamond Jubilee celebrations in Lisbon. Our apologies for not being able to update our blog at the usual speed during that time. Please refer to our extensive archive. Rest assured, we will be back soon with more news and information. Thank you…

Lisbon, Portugal: Important Diamond Jubilee Celebration Information — The Ismaili

  Diamond Jubilee Celebration Schedule Explore the official Diamond Jubilee Celebration schedule, which includes all events, timings, and venue information for Jubilee Arts, Pátio Mela, Jubilee Concerts, Exhibitions, and Jamatkhana. Please note the schedule is subject to change and will continue to be updated throughout the week. Read more   Video: Introducing Pátio Mela Pátio…

Lisbon, Portugal: Global Jamat comes together for Diamond Jubilee Celebration

Thousands of Ismailis from Jamats around the world have gathered in Lisbon, Portugal for the launch of an historic celebration, to mark the conclusion of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.  At the renowned Parque das Nações on the Lisbon seafront, hundreds of volunteers from numerous countries have been working tirelessly day and night, and in…

The Ismaili: The significance of art — By Nazim Karim

The Jubilee Arts Festivals, held in countries across the world and culminating in the International Arts Festival in Lisbon in the coming days, has engaged the creative talent of the global Jamat for the past year. This is the first undertaking of its kind, bringing together Ismailis from around the world to celebrate art, film,…

Ismailimail: Aga Khan in Lisbon with State Honors (Portuguese Media)

BY ISMAILIMAIL POSTED ON JUNE 30, 2018 Excerpt translated via Google: The leader of the Ismaili community arrives next week in Portugal to celebrate the end of his Diamond Jubilee. Prince Karim Aga Khan’s official visit to Portugal will last six days from July 6 to 12 and will bring to the country’s capital more…

Video: Opening ceremony of the Aga Khan Centre in London

The Aga Khan Centre was opened by HRH the Prince of Wales in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam on 26 June 2018, at an inauguration ceremony to coincide with Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the UK. Mawlana Hazar Imam was joined by Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra, Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa, Prince Hussain, and…

Mawlana Hazar Imam graces UK Jamat with Darbar — 30 June 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam granted a Diamond Jubilee Darbar in London yesterday for the UK jurisdiction Jamat. Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in London.SARFARAJ SULTAN Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in London, with Mukhi Saheb, Kamadia Saheb, Mukhiani Saheba, and Kamadiani Saheba of…

Canada: Aga Khan Garden in Edmonton opens to public

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 29 June 2018 – After nearly a decade of planning and 18 months of construction, the much-anticipated new Aga Khan Garden in Edmonton, Alberta, was opened to the public. Ice Chabutra – The Aga Khan Garden in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Chadar and chini-khana – The Aga Khan Garden in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada….

Cultural pluralism at the heart of Diamond Jubilee celebrations in the UK

The Diamond Jubilee Music Series, held at venues across the United Kingdom jurisdiction, promoted pluralism and cultural encounters through the medium of music, culminating in a spectacular finale at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall. The Music Series opened in November 2017 with the Ayoub sisters, and their unique fusion of classical and modern music with…

36 Years of Aga Khan Rural Support Programme in Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral |Established thousands of small infrastructure projects, community organisations etc.

Basic Activities The Aga Khan Rural Support Programme is a private, non-profit company, established by the Aga Khan Foundation in 1982 to help improve the quality of life of the villagers of Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral. AKRSP’s development approach gives primacy to the people and their abilities. It is based on the belief that local…

Prime Minister May and His Highness the Aga Khan underscore the importance of partnership between the UK and the Ismaili Imamat

London, United Kingom, 27 June 2018 – UK Prime Minister Theresa May today emphasised the importance of ongoing collaboration between the Ismaili Imamat, the Aga Khan Development Network, the Shi’a Ismaili Community and various departments of the UK Government to improve the quality of life for disadvantaged communities around the world.  UK Prime Minister Theresa…