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  • On 11 July 2017, His Highness the Aga Khan commences his Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years as the Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. He is only the fifth Imam in the 1,400 year history of the Ismaili Imamat to reach this epic milestone.
    AKDN / Zahur Ramji
Commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Aga Khan

His Highness the Aga Khan commenced his Diamond Jubilee, or 60th year as the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the world’s Shia Ismaili Muslims.

This worldwide celebration brings together the global Ismaili community, partners of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), and government and faith community leaders in over 25 countries. It also commences a year of milestone announcements by the Aga Khan for a global commitment to partnerships based on the principles of ethics in action, peace and pluralism.

His Highness the Aga Khan's biography:

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Press release:

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Frequently asked questions:                                                                          Download

 

 

Background on the Shia Ismaili Muslim community:                     View    Download   Website

 

 

Brief - 60 years of improving the quality of life:

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Photographs:

Portrait of His Highness the Aga Khan:   Download
Image gallery: 60 years of commitment to improving quality of life for all: View Download
Image gallery: Initiatives of the Aga Khan Development Network : View Download
Photographs of the Diamond Jubilee Inauguration (11 July 2017): View Download

 

 

 

 

Videos:

Who is Aga Khan IV?: View Download
His Highness the Aga Khan at the Canadian Parliament: View Download
His Highness the Aga Khan in the words of Adrienne Clarkson:                       View Download
The historic jubilees of Aga Khan III: View  Download
AKDN improving the quality of life: View   Download
AKDN in numbers: View Download