Common Ground – The Ismaili Centres as Enablers for Holistic Engagement

“The Holy Quran commands humankind to shape our earthly environment, as good stewards of the Divine Creation…We hope that the Aga Khan Award for Architecture will always point towards an architecture of optimism and harmony, a powerful force in elevating the quality of human life.” – Speech by Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Aga Khan…

Sir Aga Khan Bridge Inaugurated in Sind, Pakistan | Longest bridge on Indus River

Source: Roshan Khaskheli ✌‏ @RoshanKhaskhel2 Feb 27 Source: Abdul Qadeer Chacher‏ @ChacherQadeer Feb 27 Longest bridge on River Indus inaugurated at Jhirk — Tribune com KARACHI  :  The longest bridge on the Indus River in Pakistan, the 1.7 kilometre-long Sir Aga Khan Bridge, was inaugurated by Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairperson B ilawal Bhutto Zardari…

Exclusive: The Myanmar Jamatkhana by Muslim Harji @Simergphotos

Photo Essay: The Ismaili Jamatkhana in Myanmar, With Notes on the Community’s Patriotic Spirit April 13, 2014 By Malik Merchant, Simergphotos ***** Editor’s note: This post is an amalgamation of selected photos of the Ismaili jamatkhana in Rangoon taken by Muslim Harji of Montreal Canada during his recent visit to Burma (now Myanmar) with photos…

A Reflection on the Tragedy in Karachi — By Navyn Naran on Simerg com

Editor’s note: For the first time in recent memory, an act of violence and terror was directed against the Ismaili community on Wednesday, August 13, 2013 at two of their Jamatkhanas located in Karachi. Two deaths as well as several dozen injuries were reported by the media in Pakistan. It was indeed a sad day…

Karachi hand grenade attacks leave two dead, 42 injured — according to The News com it happened at Ayesha Manzil in Karimabad and Metroville area of the metropolis Ismaili Jamatkhanas

KARACHI: Hand grenade attacks at two Aga Khan Jamaat Khanas (Prayer Houses) left at least two dead and 42 others injured here on Tuesday, Geo News reported. According to sources in the first attack, a grenade was chucked at a Prayer House located near Ayesha Manzil in Karimabad when it was packed with worshipers, while…