AKU 2015 Convocation - Dar es Salaam - Video

Video of Full Convocation Ceremony: Aga Khan University 2015 Convocation – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Ismailimail is excited to share the 75 min video of Aga Khan University 2015 Convocation Ceremony held at Diamond Jubilee Hall in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This year’s Convocation in Tanzania had a special significance as the Aga Khan University celebrated its 15th anniversary in East Africa. To mark this milestone, the Chancellor presided over the…

Video: An Ismaili Muslim leads the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in Prayers

Video: An Ismaili Muslim leads the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in Prayers

Transcript (video link below): Madame Speaker: I call on Sherali Hussein of the Ismaili Muslim community of British Columbia to lead this House in prayer. S. Hussein: It is a distinct honour and privilege to lead the Legislative Assembly of the province of British Columbia in prayer today, prior to the throne speech. Today’s selection…

Structural Design Innovation: Aga Khan Museum & Ismaili Centre receives 2014 Ontario Concrete Award

Commendation | Aga Khan Museum & Ismaili Centre, Toronto receive 2014 Ontario Concrete Award in Structural Design Innovation

Imara (Wynford Drive) Limited, acting on behalf of the Aga Khan Development Network, appointed Carillion for pre-construction planning services and construction. The development incorporates a unique combination of contemporary design features and interpretive elements from traditional Islamic architecture. The level of quality, workmanship and materials demanded is extremely high.

VIDEO SPEECH: His Highness, the Aga Khan at 2014 London Conference on Afghanistan

Just Released Video: His Highness the Aga Khan addresses the 2014 London Conference on Afghanistan

As a longstanding partner, including as one of the largest private employers and contributors to the Exchequer, AKDN’s investments and development objectives follow an integrated, multi-sector approach. We have established long-term institutions in the region, including schools and hospitals, banking institutions, leisure facilities, and telecommunications. We are pleased to announce further innovations, including in cross-border…

ArmaFilmworks: Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

ArmaFilmworks: Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

Watch in 1080p HD. All Press & Media Stories about Aga Khan Museum 110+ Media Reports from 20+ Countries International North America: Canada & USA Canada USA Europe: Belgium, Bosnia, France, Spain, UK Belgium, Bosnia, France, Spain UK Middle East: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE Africa: Kenya, South Africa Asia: China, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, Vietnam…

Canadian Humanitarian Conference AKFC CEO Welcoming Conference Participants

2014 Canadian Humanitarian Conference hosted at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat – Webcasts of the complete Conference

Trends show humanitarian crises are more numerous than ever and consequently affecting more people. They are hitting increasingly urban populations and require complex global responses. Aga Khan Foundation Canada, in partnership with the Humanitarian Coalition, the International Development Research Centre and the Canadian Research Institute on Humanitarian Crisis and Aid, invite you to watch a…

Leezia Dhalla, in fifth grade, submits her vote for Al Gore in a mock presidential election at her school in 2000. (Courtesy of Leezia Dhalla)

Leezia Dhalla: Obama’s new immigration policy doesn’t do enough to protect families like mine

I’m an undocumented immigrant from Canada. Obama’s new policy doesn’t do enough to protect families like mine. Obama’s immigration policy should prioritize undocumented immigrants who have paid taxes and worked for legal residency. By Leezia Dhalla November 21 Leezia Dhalla is an executive communications specialist for an IT company based in San Antonio, Texas. She…

Sayohat Khalilova & Aksakol Didor

Jamat in Russia Celebrates Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 78th Birthday in St. Petersberg

From St. Petersberg, Russia with Love, courtesy of Sayohat Khalilova & Aksakol Didor About St. Petersberg, Russia Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербург) is the second largest city in Russia, politically incorporated as a federal city. It is located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. In 1914…

SS-PBS interview

Salim-Sulaiman Interviews (3 of 3): Bollywood Duo talk to PBS – Religion & Ethics Newsweekly on how faith inspires their music

Over the last 2 days we have shared with our readers Salim-Sulaiman’s interviews – conversations with an 11 year old and with Ismailimail that touched on some interesting themes. Themes ranging from music to sports to service; Mawlana Hazar Imam to youths to musicians to change makers; sentiments that speak of love, of giving and…

New Video: In Conversation with Aga Khan - Rajiv Mehrotra Interview in India during 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Ceremony

Video: In Conversation with Aga Khan – Rajiv Mehrotra Interview, India, 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Ceremony

…you radiate so much of happiness, you radiate a kind of glow, what is the prescription of happiness for you? “The role I have is a remarkable privilege. It’s to be able to help people, and in that sense, when I have a feeling that some of the things are being done, do actually cause…