Baroness Margaret Thatcher (13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) Performed the Opening of the First High Profile Ismaili Centre in the Western World — Simerg com

BARONESS MARGARET THATCHER AND HIS HIGHNESS THE AGA KHAN JULY 2008 His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th Ismaili Imam and direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad, warmly greeting Baroness Margaret Thatcher at the banquet hosted by His Highness in London on July 3, 2008 during his Golden Jubilee Celebrations. Photo: Mawlana Hazar Imam Shah Karim Al Hussaini…

Institute of Ismaili Studies Launches Hamdani Collection Catalogue in London

  IIS Launches Hamdani Collection Catalogue in London February 2012 ***** The IIS launched one of its new publications, Arabic, Persian and Gujarati Manuscripts: The Hamdani Collection, at the Ismaili Centre in London. The publication is a catalogue of rare and unique manuscripts generously donated by Professor Abbas Hamdani to the Library of the IIS….

Ismaili community expands in London – Archive News story from Jul 31, 2011 at The National by Sharmila Devi

The Aga Khan speaks to students and educators interested in international baccalaureate programmes in 2008. John Amis/Associated Press   LONDON //Amid a noisy debate about the merits of multiculturalism, particularly the position of Muslims, leaders of the 14,000-strong Ismaili community in Britain are quietly planning their expansion across central London. The Aga Khan, Prince Karim…

At the Ismaili Centre – Poem by Izzat Muneyb at Simerg com

Please click for “At the Ismaili Centre” At the Ismaili Centre by Izzat Muneyb As soon as I enter the Ismaili Centre, What do I see in Arabic calligraphy? Bismi’llaahir-Rahmaanir-Raheem Is what I see. ”In the name of Allah Most Kind, Most Merciful.” In the name of Allah I begin all things, In the name…

EPB UK’s international conference entitled “Opportunity Africa” at the Ismaili Centre in London – The Promota News story and photos

Click link to read all http://www.thepromota.co.uk/?p=5703 *****   Mr Kalonzo Musyoka, Kenya Vice President, invited investors to take advantage of the vast opportunities that emerged from the amalgamation of East Africa. The Aga Khan Economic Planning Board hosted an international conference entitled “Opportunity Africa” at the Ismaili Centre in London over the weekend of 12th…

IIS Summer Programme on Islam Takes Place at the University of Cambridge – Institute of Ismaili Studies News

Link to Source The ninth Summer Programme on Islam was held at the University of Cambridge from 13 – 20 August 2011. Thirty-nine participants from 14 countries (Canada, India, Mozambique, Pakistan, Portugal, South Africa, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, United Kingdom and the United States) participated in the eight-day programme. The Programme’s…

Ismaili community expands in London – By Sharmila Devi at The National UAE

The Aga Khan speaks to students and educators interested in international baccalaureate programmes in 2008. LONDON //Amid a noisy debate about the merits of multiculturalism, particularly the position of Muslims, leaders of the 14,000-strong Ismaili community in Britain are quietly planning their expansion across central London. Already proud possessors of an architecturally-iconic religious and social…

“THE FESTIVAL OF POETIC EXPRESSIONS” -A special presentation by Simerg.com

A group photo of the participants of the “Festival of Poetic Expressions” which was held to celebrate the Golden Jubilee celebrations of His Highness the Aga Khan. The picture includes the UK Ismaili leadership and the organizing committee of the Festival. Photo: The Aga Khan Council for the UK. Please click for photo enlargement Ismailis…