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Dodoma, Tanzania Jamat Khana opening 1954-08-18

Dodoma, Tanzania Jamat Khana opening  1954-08-18

Prince Karim and Prince Amyn came to Dodoma in 1954 to perform the opening of the new Jamat Khana. Scout Master Sadrudin Hassanali Sharif is shown holding the flag

Hazar Imam laid the foundation stone of Garden Jamat Khana in Karachi on October 2nd 1960

The foundation stone laying by Hazar Imam on October 2, 1960 of the Garden Jamat Khana, Karachi

Hazar Imam is seen in this picture examining the model of the new Garden Jamat Khan at the time of the laying of its foundation stone in Karachi on Oct 2, 1960

Hazar Imam's letter to Bruno Freschi for the construction of Burnaby Jamat Khana 1985-10-20

Hazar Imam's Letter of appreciation to architect Bruno Freschi

To Mr. Bruno freschi

With deep and sincere gratitude for conceiving, designing and building a Jamatkhana and Centre which represent our respect for our past, our belief of today, and our hope for the future. The Ismaili Jamath worldwide, and I, are proud of your remarkable achievement

Aga Khan
20th October, 1985

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at the luncheon at Vancouver Hotel during the foundation of the Burnaby Jamat Khana 1982-07-26

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Calgary Crescent (Chandraat publication) by Ismailia Assoc for Canada

July 26, 1982

Your Honour,
The Honorable Senator Perrault,
The Honorable Mrs. Grace McCarthy,
Deputy Premier of British Columbia,
His Worship, The Mayor of Vancouver,
Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen,
One of the advantages of coming at the end of a long list of speakers is that everybody wants you to stop speaking.

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the foundation ceremony of the first purpose built Jamatkhana in Lisbon 1996-12-18

Hazar Imam laying the foundation stone of Lisbon Jamatkhana with the President of Portugal

Foundation Stone-Laying Ceremony of the Centro Ismaili Lisbon, Portugal
Thursday, December 18th, 1996

Your Excellency, Mr President of the Republic
Your Excellency, the Representative of the President of Parliament
Your Excellency, the Representative of His Excellency the Prime Minister
Your Worship, the Mayor of the City of Lisbon
Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests.

We are all, Mr President, deeply honoured by your presence here today at an occasion that is as significant as it is historic for the Ismaili Muslims worldwide and for myself.

Speech at the Foundation Ceremony of Dhaka Jamat Khana

Hazar Imam is joined by Bangladesh’s Honourable Adviser for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed, in unveiling the plaque marking


Honourable Adviser for Foreign Affairs
Honourable Adviser for Religious Affairs
Your Excellencies
Distinguished Guests


It is a special pleasure to welcome this distinguished and diverse audience to this Foundation Ceremony, as we formally mark the beginning of a new Jamatkhana in Dhaka.

0669-NEW JAMATKHANA - 2004

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