“The significance of this ceremony is further enhanced by the fact that this is the first Jamatkhana to be built in North America – in Canada, a country of the New World”
The Prime Minister of Uganda Dr Ruhakana Rugunda has commended the role of the Aga Khan Development Network in the development and transformation of the country largely through education and health.
The long-standing relationship of the AKDN network and the Tanzanian government dates back to 1905, when the first girls’ school was established in Zanzibar
Mawlana Hazar Imam has graciously consented to marking the 60th year of his Imamat as the Diamond Jubilee.
His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan’s 59 years of Imamat was celebrated at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat at a reception organised by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Resident Representative for Canada.
“I am delighted to mark the 59th anniversary since Prince Karim Aga Khan became the 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, having descended directly from the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family).
On behalf of the City of Mississauga and Members of Council, I join with our City’s Ismaili community to mark Imamat Day.
The year 2016 heralds to be a banner year for international sports competitions around the world.
I join today with Ismailis in Canada and around the world to celebrate Imamat Day
To commemorate this year’s Imamat Day, Ismaili Gnosis offers its new article, Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Direct Descent from Prophet Muhammad: The Historical Proof
To mark the occasion of 59th Imamat anniversary, Simerg provides short selections on the Imamat drawn from numerous writings of historians, theologians, philosophers and poets, Ismailis and non-Ismailis alike.
Today, we join Shia Ismaili Muslims in Canada and around the world to celebrate His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, who on this day in 1957 became Imam—spiritual leader—of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.
Aga Khan’s forward looking policies receive praise from Canadian leaders
Mawlana Hazar Imam became the forty-ninth hereditary Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims on July 11, 1957 while still a student at Harvard University.
Ahead of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan’s 59 years of Imamat, we celebrate with this collection below, highlighting the world wide impact of our two beloved Imams and the honors the world has bestowed on them for service to humanity.
Luís Amado has been appointed by the Government of Portugal to lead the Portuguese delegation to the Ismaili Imamat and in this capacity he will be a bridge between the Portuguese Republic and the Ismaili Imamat led by His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan.
Kindle the candle of intellect in your heart and hasten with it to the world of brightness. –Nasir-i Khusraw
Dominique Perrault is a French architect and planner and the founder of Dominique Perrault Architecture in Paris.
Success Breeds Success – The continuing legacy of the Aga Khan in the Sport of Kings.
Video: Canada’s oldest humanities research, the Pontifical Institute for Mediaeval Studies, awarded Mawlana Hazar Imam an honorary degree
In a meeting with the delegation, His Highness the Aga Khan underlined the importance of good quality education for improving the quality of life of marginalised populations, including mountain societies in some of the remotest parts of Central Asia.
The University in 2015-16 saw milestones related to diversity, scientific advances, and the renaming of the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Success Breeds Success – The Aga Khan’s legacy continues in the Sport of Kings. With…
The Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies held a special convocation on 20th May in St Basil’s Collegiate Church to confer an honorary degree on His Highness the Aga Khan.