Dubai: Institutional Dinner and Farewell

http://www.theismaili.org/cms/262/United-Arab-Emirates-visit After a busy four day trip to the United Arab Emirates, which included the historic opening of the Ismaili Centre Dubai, His Highness the Aga Khan departed from Dubai today. He was bid farewell at the Royal Terminal of the Dubai International Airport by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum on behalf…

Video: Opening of the Ismaili Centre Dubai

http://theismaili.org/cms/252/Opening-of-the-Ismaili-Centre-Dubai Video of Mawlana Hazar Imam opening the Ismaili Centre Dubai on 26 March 2008, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, senior members of the ruling families of the United Arab Emirates. Hazar Imam was accompanied at the ceremony by…

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of The Ismaili Centre Dubai – 26 March 2008

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim Your Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Your Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Honourable Ministers Your Excellencies Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen As-Salaam-o-Alaikum I am deeply pleased that all of you have been able to join us for the inauguration of this elegant new Ismaili Centre. Your presence is itself a…

Initiative to combine past and present – "Khor Dubai" Cultural Project

Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai launched yesterday the “Khor Dubai” Cultural Project which aims to transform the banks of Dubai creek into the cultural hub of the city. The ambitious 20 kilometre project was announced at Shaikh Saeed Al Maktoum’s…

Dubai Creek cultural project launched

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched the Dubai Creek cultural project today. The project is expected to transform the UAE, especially Dubai, into an international hub for culture. Dubai Culture and Arts Authority Chairman Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum delivered…

Ismaili Muslims prepare in anticipation of His Highness the Aga Khan’s Golden Jubilee visit to UAE

From the official website of the Ismaili Muslim Community With only days remaining before Mawlana Hazar Imam’s expected arrival in the United Arab Emirates, there is an of excitement and anticipation as the Jamat prepares for an historic visit. Golden Jubilee National Task Forces are busy planning and coordinating the visit. As the pressure builds…