Lisbon, Portugal, 6 July 218 - His Highness the Aga Khan arrived in Portugal today for a visit commemorating his Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years of leadership as the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the world’s Shia Ismaili Muslim community. This visit, at the invitation of the Portuguese Government, represents the culmination of celebrations that have been undertaken worldwide since 11 July 2017 - 60 years to the day that he acceded to the office of the Ismaili Imamat in 1957 at the age of 20 years.
Diamond Jubilee visit to United Kingdom
HRH The Prince of Wales is welcomed to the Aga Khan Centre by His Highness...
London, United Kingdom, 26-28 June - On 26 June was the official inauguration of a unique building in King’s Cross, at the heart of London’s thriving Knowledge Quarter. Aga Khan Centre (AKC) was opened by The Prince of Wales in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan.
His Highness the Aga Khan's Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada
The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development...
Ottawa, Canada, 1 May 2018 – His Highness the Aga Khan arrived in Ottawa today as part of an international celebration of his Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years as spiritual leader of the global Shia Ismaili Muslim community.
Diamond Jubilee visit to US
His Highness the Aga Khan is greeted upon his arrival in Houston by Texas...
New Delhi, India, 21 February 2018 – Sunder Nursery, a new 90-acre (36 hectare) city park in New Delhi, was officially inaugurated today by Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, and His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network.